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109 Possible Causes for Dry Skin, Pitting Nails, Secondary Syphilis

  • Psoriasis

    That therapy produced only 1 adverse effect (dry skin near the lesions on the patient's arms and legs) and was relatively inexpensive.[] Nail changes – loosened, thickened or pitted nails (pits are small dents/ice pick like depressions on the surface of the nails).[] Palmar syphiloderm is one of the most common presentations of secondary syphilis and its recognition is of utmost importance in order to promptly identify such a disease and[]

  • Keratosis Pilaris

    A general inspection of the skin was made for the presence of KP; the lower legs were also examined for dry scaly skin and ichthyosiform skin changes.[] Many people who have plaque psoriasis also have nail psoriasis . With this condition, nails become pitted and crumble easily. Eventually, some nails may be lost.[] syphilis, certain pilar dysplasias (monilethrix, pili torti, Marie Unna hereditary hypotrichosis) and acrokeratosis verruciformis of Hopf.[]

  • Congenital Alopecia

    Syphilitic alopecia has previously been described only in conjunction with secondary syphilis.[] The reported patients showed hypohidrosis confined to the face, coarse hair, dry skin, milia, and follicular atrophoderma.[] […] lung infection * Ridged nails * Pitted nails * Reduced number of T lymphocytes * Reduced helper T cells Causes - T-cell immunodeficiency- congenital alopecia and nail dystrophy[]

  • Parapsoriasis

    Therapies which may help to resolve the condition and symptoms to some degree include the use of emollients to treat scaling, dry skin, topical steroids to treat severe itching[] […] in nails to an erythroderma.[] Nummular dermatitis Psoriasis Pityriasis rosea Drug eruption , especially pityriasis rosea-like Pityriasis lichenoides chronica Secondary syphilis Best Tests Subscription[]

  • Erythema Annulare Centrifugum

    Encyclopedia) Dry skin -- self-care (Medical Encyclopedia) Erythema multiforme (Medical Encyclopedia) Granuloma annulare (Medical Encyclopedia) Keratosis pilaris (Medical[] […] keratolysis Borreliosis Erythema chronicum migrans Borreliosis (acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans) Adnate listeriosis Nail infection caused by Pseudomonas Mycobacteria,[] Diagnosis: atypical secondary syphilis. Treatment: 0.8 million units of procaine penicillin i.m. per day 20 day.[]

  • Tinea Versicolor

    Meet the Dermatology Team Dry Skin Virtually everyone at some point experiences dry skin, but there’s a difference between intermittent dryness and extreme dry skin that requires[] ; the invasion may be restricted to white patches or pits on the nail surface, or the lateral or distal edges of the nail may be involved first, followed by establishment[] Secondary syphilis . Mycosis fungoides . Investigations Investigations are not usually necessary, as the diagnosis is often made clinically.[]

  • T-Cell Lymphoma

    Secondary syphilis – Generalized scaling papules and plaques. Can involve the palms and soles. Check rapid plasma reagin (RPR), history of chancre.[] Symptoms include: Dry skin Itchy skin Rash Enlarged lymph nodes Most patients with CTCL experience only skin symptoms with no severe complications.[] Your specialist nurse and doctor can give you more advice about looking after your skin. They may suggest moisturising creams or bath lotions to prevent dry skin.[]

  • Tinea Imbricata

    The skin showed a diffuse generalized dry exfoliation and reddish-brown maculopapular eruptions on the trunk and extremities.[] ; the invasion may be restricted to white patches or pits on the nail surface, or the lateral or distal edges of the nail may be involved first, followed by establishment[] A female patient with secondary syphilis presented with concentric rings of papules simulating tinea imbricata.[]

  • Reiter's Syndrome

    These include skin softeners (emollients) and medications that clear off the peeling dry skin (keratolytic medications).[] […] changes nails may become thickened, opacified, and crumble oncholysis (erosion of end of nails, lifting from bed) no pitting circinate balanitis 25% (glans penis or glans[] We report the case of an HIV-positive patient with secondary syphilis, scaling palmoplantar keratoderma, scrotal eczema, balanitis and urethritis mimicking Reiter's syndrome[]

  • Palmoplantar Pustulosis

    syphilis, dermatomyositis.[] Emollients Use plenty of grease or other thick emollient to soften the dry skin to prevent fissures . Soak in warm water with emulsifying ointment for 10 minutes.[] These changes include discolouring under the nail plate, pitting of the nails, lines going across the nails, thickening of the skin under the nail, and the loosening (onycholysis[]

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