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326 Possible Causes for Desquamating Rash

  • Atopy

    […] at·o·py \ ˈa-tə-pē \ : a genetic disposition to develop an allergic reaction (such as allergic rhinitis or asthma ) and produce elevated levels of IgE upon exposure to an environmental antigen and especially one inhaled or ingested Other Words from atopy atopic \ (ˌ)ā-ˈtä-pik, -ˈtō- \ adjective First Known Use of[…][]

  • Scarlet Fever

    […] and soles may occur Desquamation Follows rash fading after several weeks Desquamation of face, skin folds, hands and feet Desquamation may last up to 6 weeks VI.[] The similarity of the rashes and desquamation of the skin of several diseases caused by staphylococci indicate at least one common toxin.[] The fever persists for 3 to 6 days and the rash begins to desquamate and peel off on its own, fading after around 6 days.[]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    BACKGROUND: Pneumococcal polysaccharide conjugate vaccines prevent pneumococcal disease in infants, but their efficacy against pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia in adults 65 years of age or older is unknown. METHODS: In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial involving 84,496 adults 65 years of[…][]

  • Exfoliative Dermatitis

    An 84-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with a diabetic foot ulcer and osteomyelitis of the calcaneum. While being treated with cefoxitin sodium, he experienced generalized exfoliative dermatitis, which subsided on discontinuation of therapy. To our knowledge, this is the first report of exfoliative dermatitis[…][]

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    Staphylococcal TSS is defined by fever; diffuse macular rash; desquamation of the rash 1 to 2 weeks after the onset of illness with involvement of the palms and soles; hypotension[] Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome (TSS) has rarely been reported without rash and desquamation.[] BACKGROUND: Toxic shock syndrome (TSS), which can be life-threatening, is clinically and pathologically characterized by the presence of high fever, skin rash, desquamation[]

  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

    […] with desquamation over one to two weeks; erythema and edema of palms and soles; high fever; hyperemia of conjunctiva and mucous membranes; hypotension; involvement of 3 or[] […] on palms and soles that evolves to desquamation over about 2 wk) Paraneoplastic pemphigus (sometimes with different mucocutaneous findings or in patients with evidence of[] Clinical record A 44-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of a progressive rash, fever, malaise and mucosal ulceration.[]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Dermatomyositis Discrete red areas overlying the knuckles in a person with juvenile dermatomyositis. These are known as Gottron's papules. Specialty Rheumatology Symptoms Rash, muscle weakness, weight loss, fever[1] Complications Calcinosis, lung inflammation, heart disease[1][2] Usual onset 40s to 50s[3] Duration[…][]

  • Chronic Arsenic Poisoning

    Over the next 2 weeks he developed profound distal weakness, desquamating rash over trunk and limbs, rain drop pigmentation ( Figure 1A ) and Mees’ lines ( Figure 1B ). 24[]

  • Acute Arsenic Poisoning

    Realgar (arsenic sulfide) is widely used in combination with other herbs as Chinese patent medicine to treat a variety of diseases in China. As a mineral arsenic, its mild toxicity was also well known. Longtime over-dose usage or wrongly oral intake of realgar can cause chronic arsenic poisoning and/or death, but[…][]

  • Arsenic-Induced Polyneuropathy

    Chronic exposure is associated with mucosal irritation, desquamating rash, myalgias, peripheral neuropathy, and white transverse (Mees) lines in the fingernails.[]

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