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251 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[web.archive.org]

  • Pharyngitis

    […] with edema and erythema of the hands and feet, and periungual desquamation followed by peeling of the palms.[aafp.org] Dermatologic features of the disease become apparent within three days of the onset of fever 14 , 18 and include cracked red lips, a generalized polymorphous erythematous rash[aafp.org]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Toward the end of the first week of illness, the rash begins to fade and is followed by a desquamation over the trunk, which progresses to the hands and feet.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

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

  • Scarlet Fever

    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] […] 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 rash starts fading within 3–4 days followed by the desquamation of the rash which will last several weeks to a month.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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]

  • Boric Acid

    […] skin rashes and to allow the initiation of appropriate clinical care. 2013 John Wiley & Sons A/S.[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]

  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

    […] 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[merckmanuals.com] 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] […] differential diagnosis includes the following: Toxic shock syndrome (usually has more prominent multiple organ involvement and different cutaneous manifestations, such as macular rash[merckmanuals.com]

  • Acute Arsenic Poisoning

    WHAT IS KNOWN AND OBJECTIVE: 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. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 37-year-old[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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