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135 Possible Causes for Excoriation, Rash of the Hands and Feet

  • Scabies

    Clinically, burrows are difficult to visualize and may be disguised by excoriations and impetigo.[] Scabies presents with severe itch and a papular rash, with a predilection for the hands, feet and genitalia.[] Young children usually get the rash on their hands, feet, armpits, and sometimes their scalp and face.[]

  • Herpes Gestationis

    They were manifested by a polymorphous eruption, consisting of erythematous urticaria-like plaques, small tense vesicles and multiple excoriations.[] The rash can involve: The torso Back Buttocks Forearms Palms of hands Soles of the feet It usually does not involve the face, scalp, or the inside of the mouth After two to[] Secondary excoriations due to scratching may be the only skin findings.[]

  • Contact Dermatitis

    Secondary changes may include: Scratch marks ( excoriation ) Crusting (due to ooze) Pustules (due to bacterial infection ).[] The hands and feet are commonly affected but ICD can occur on the face or elsewhere on the body.[] Allergic contact dermatitis In ACD, the primary symptom is intense pruritus; pain is usually the result of excoriation or infection.[]

  • Skin Infection

    […] elevated, serpiginous and erythematous larval track starts progressing in a curved fashion, while at the same time itching becomes more and more intense (often resulting in excoriations[] You’re most likely to get ringworm in your groin if you have other fungal skin infections of your hands, feet or nails.[] […] not be well accepted or tolerated by some patients for many reasons including severe burning and stinging (with benzyl benzoate and 5% permethrin) in cases of secondarily excoriated[]

  • Pharyngitis

    The symptoms and signs are frequently atypical in children less than 3 years of age, with coryza, excoriation of the nares, and generalized adenopathy occurring.[] […] with edema and erythema of the hands and feet, and periungual desquamation followed by peeling of the palms.[] 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[]

  • Autoeczematisation

    Chronic eczema Clinical: Thick skin, skin lines accentuated (lichenified), fissures and excoriations.[] Most types cause dry, itchy skin and rashes on the face, inside the elbows and behind the knees, and on the hands and feet. Scratching the skin can cause it to turn ...[] In highly sensitized patients, rash can become disseminated with edematous excoriated papules, vesicles and pustules.[]

  • Atopic Dermatitis

    […] most outstanding clinical feature • depending on the acuity of the skin disease there can be: - ill-defined erythema - tiny coalescing edematous papules or papulovesicles - excoriations[] It can also appear on the neck, hands, and feet. In adults, the rash may be limited to the hands, eyelids, or genitals.[] It is manifested by lichenification, excoriation, and crusting, mainly on the flexural surfaces of the elbow and knee. In infants it is known as infantile eczema.[]

  • Cholestasis

    There is no rash but the skin may show scratch marks (excoriations) or become yellow (jaundiced).[] There is no rash. Most women feel itchy on the palms of their hands or the soles of their feet, but some women feel itchy everywhere.[] These are called excoriations and may be complicated with bacterial infections as well. The itching sites may sometimes bleed due to excessive scratching.[]

  • Papular Urticaria

    Clinically insect bites are generally: itchy urticated papules - there may be a central punctum; they may be excoriated; occasionally blisters are associated bites often occur[] The symptoms of angioedema can affect any part of the body, but swelling usually affects the eyes, lips, genitals, hands or feet.[] They can be intensely pruritic, and excoriations are often evident. Chronic scratching can lead to lichenification or prurigo nodularis.[]

  • Pediculosis Pubis

    Patient case no. 1651 Date added 21 April 2003 Patient details Age --Undetermined-- Localisation Lower limbs / Folds / inguino-crural Primary Lesions Papule / erythematous Excoriation[] The lesions are generally distributed but are concentrated especially on hands and feet and in body folds ( Figure 5 ) .[] Pruritus was reported by 104 patients (85.9%), while excoriations were observed in 30 (24.8%) and maculae ceruleae in one.[]

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