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281 Possible Causes for Desquamating Rash

  • Otitis Media

    S pyogenes may be associated with streptococcal toxic shock syndrome, which may include coagulopathy, soft tissue necrosis or fasciitis, desquamating rash, and liver or renal[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Boric Acid

    […] skin rashes and to allow the initiation of appropriate clinical care.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] published material on the symptoms and histopathology following boric acid ingestion, but knowledge of this entity is important, both to differentiate it from other causes of desquamative[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[academic.oup.com]

  • Arsenical

    He had a several week history of vomiting, weight loss, a widespread desquamating skin rash, and symptoms and signs of a progressive painful sensorimotor neuropathy.[pn.bmj.com]

  • 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.[fpnotebook.com] The similarity of the rashes and desquamation of the skin of several diseases caused by staphylococci indicate at least one common toxin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[symptoma.com]

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome (TSS) has rarely been reported without rash and desquamation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[errolozdalga.com] Toxic shock syndrome (TSS), which can be life-threatening, is clinically and pathologically characterized by the presence of high fever, skin rash, desquamation, hypotension[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[aafp.org] 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.[mja.com.au] […] supplementation Hospital admission Intravenous immune globulin (some benefit noted) Ophthalmology consultation 10 – 12 Wound care Toxic shock syndrome* Diffuse “sunburn” rash[aafp.org]

  • Acute Arsenic Poisoning

    Massive acute arsenic poisoning is rare yet potentially life-threatening. 2,3-dimercaptopropane-1-sulphonate (DMPS) appears to have the appropriate chelating property. However, clinical experience on the use of DMPS in massive arsenic poisoning is limited. A 37-year-old woman attempted suicide by ingesting 37.5 g of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Impetigo

    It causes fever , diffuse erythematous then desquamating rash , hypotension and involvement of other organs.[dermnetnz.org]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Two cases of severe community-acquired pneumococcal pneumonia (CAP) admitted to our hospital within 24 h are described, both in young males. These two cases illustrate the usefulness of the British Thoracic Society severity criteria and serve to emphasize the importance of early recognition of adverse physiology[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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