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24 Possible Causes for Erythematous Ear Canal, Folliculitis

  • Otitis Externa

    Folliculitis of the ear canal hair may cause acute localized otitis externa .[dictionary.cambridge.org] […] of fullness (blockage) or pressure Itchiness /- Discharge Examination The tragus and pinna are exquisitely tender when moved The ear canal may be erythematous and dry, or[kidshealthwa.com] Diagnosis Before you are treated for otitis externa, be sure to rule out the following conditions that may closely mimic the infection: Eczema (red and scaly skin disease), Folliculitis[healthcentral.com]

  • Intertrigo

    Folliculitis, an infection of the hair follicle, presents as painful spots, red in color, forming on the follicle.[ozarkderm.com] ear canal Erythematous mucosa Excessive smegma Exfoliative dermatitis, generalized Generalized exfoliative dermatitis Generalized granuloma annulare Genitocrural intertrigo[icd9data.com] : Staphylococcus aureus Acute or chronic Superficial tender red papules Pustules centred on hair follicles May be provoked by shaving , waxing, epilating Folliculitis Common[dermnetnz.org]

  • Exfoliative Dermatitis

    Rash" and "Swimmer's Ear" (Pseudomonas) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Contact dermatitis (Medical Encyclopedia) Diaper rash (Medical Encyclopedia) Hot tub folliculitis[icdlist.com] ear canal Erythematous mucosa Excessive smegma Exfoliative dermatitis, generalized Generalized exfoliative dermatitis Generalized granuloma annulare Genitocrural intertrigo[icd9data.com] Actinic reticuloid 97 Adverse drug a Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis Toxic epidermal necrolysis Other Pseudolymphoma 103 Erythema gyratum repens 107 Perforating folliculitis[plasticsurgerykey.com]

  • Dermatitis Medicamentosa

    Rash" and "Swimmer's Ear" (Pseudomonas) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Contact dermatitis (Medical Encyclopedia) Diaper rash (Medical Encyclopedia) Hot tub folliculitis[icdlist.com]

  • Acute Otitis Externa

    Common predisposing factors for AOE (Hirsch 1992) are humidity or prolonged exposure to water, dermatologic conditions (eczema, seborrhea, psoriasis, folliculitis), anatomic[richtlijnendatabase.nl] […] tenderness Use pneumatic otoscopy or tympanometry, treat with systemic antibiotics Chronic otitis externa Itching is often predominant symptom, erythematous canal, lasts[aafp.org] Differential Diagnosis Herpes Zoster Oticus Carcinoma of the external auditory canal or temporal bone Eczematous dermatitis Otitis media with perforation Folliculitis Malignant[emedmd.com]

  • Fungal Otitis Externa

    Diagnosis Before you are treated for otitis externa, be sure to rule out the following conditions that may closely mimic the infection: Eczema (red and scaly skin disease), Folliculitis[healthcentral.com] […] of fullness (blockage) or pressure Itchiness /- Discharge Examination The tragus and pinna are exquisitely tender when moved The ear canal may be erythematous and dry, or[kidshealthwa.com] "Pseudomonas aeruginosa folliculitis after shower/bath exposure" . Int. J. Dermatol . 39 (4): 270–3. doi : 10.1046/j.1365-4362.2000.00931.x . PMID 10809975 .[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Chronic Otitis Externa

    "Pseudomonas aeruginosa folliculitis after shower/bath exposure" . Int. J. Dermatol . 39 (4): 270–3. doi : 10.1046/j.1365-4362.2000.00931.x . PMID 10809975 .[en.wikipedia.org] […] pain, no hearing loss and tympanic membrane visible Grade II Debris in ear canal (not completely occluded) and erythematous ear canal, tympanic membrane may be partially obscured[teachmesurgery.com] The skin lining the external canal may be erythematous and shiny in appearance.[sites.google.com]

  • Acute Otitis Media

    Ears: clean canals bilaterally, left tympanic membrane pearly grey with light reflex and visible bony landmarks.[npstudent.com] Right tympanic membrane erythematous and bulging with diminished light reflex, bony landmarks not visualized. No purulent drainage observed.[npstudent.com]

  • Seborrheic Dermatitis

    The recognition of Malassezia folliculitis in recent decades has led to some confusion regarding categorization of these cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] especially where sebaceous glands are numerous eyebrows nasolabial folds external ear canals groin Evaluation Diagnosis is made by clinical history and exam skin biopsy typically[step2.medbullets.com] Impetigo of the scalp and folliculitis. There is no greasy dandruff and the lesions are usually localized.[drmhijazy.com]

  • Folliculitis

    folliculitis.[symptoma.com] This presents with erythematous, sometimes vesicular, glassy or desquamating lesions and can follow a pattern where the drops have rolled out of the ear canal, down the conchal[entokey.com] ) Folliculitis[en.wikipedia.org]

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