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113 Possible Causes for Fingertip Ulceration

  • Thromboangiitis Obliterans

    Critical blood flow was discovered in the middle, ring, and little finger, with ischemic ulcerations apparent in the fingertips of these 3 fingers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Painful ulcers on the toes and fingertips (sometimes). Causes Unknown, but the disease is probably triggered by nicotine.[nmihi.com] The authors present the case of a 34-year-old male, with ulcers in the fingertips with progressive worsening: acrocyanosis, slow healing, necrosis and finally loss of substance[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Raynaud's Disease

    Trophic changes of sclerodactyly and, rarely, fingertip ulcerations or gangrene,[jamanetwork.com] All were asymptomatic after surgery with satisfactory healing of the ulcers at the fingertips. None of them relapsed during the follow-up time of 1.5 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Care of the nails must be done carefully to avoid injuring sensitive toes and fingertips. Ulcers on the tips of the digits should be monitored closely by the doctor.[medicinenet.com]

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    ulceration, oesophageal symptoms Organs affected - risk of renal (acute or chronic failure), cardiac (conduction defect,arrhythmia, pericarditis), pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary[barts.wikia.com] […] can cause damage to the tissue, leading to the formation of pits or skin ulcers.[dovemed.com] Prevent infections- Antibiotic ointment may help prevent infection of fingertip ulcers caused by Raynaud’s phenomenon.[mollysfund.org]

  • Limited Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis

    In the last 10 years, first she had begun having fingertip ulcerations and perforations, then the same symptoms had begun in her toes.[marmaramedicaljournal.org] Skin ulcerations may arise from Raynaud's related peripheral vascular insufficiency (fingertips), from scleroderma related skin tightness (extensor surfaces of the proximal[eatonhand.com] , pitting at the fingertips, telangiectasia, calcinosis cutis (calcium deposits in skin) , edema and pruritus in the early stages Oral manifestations of systemic sclerosis[quizlet.com]

  • Sclerodactyly

    The fingertips may be ulcerated.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] , pitting at the fingertips, telangiectasia, calcinosis cutis (calcium deposits in skin) , edema and pruritus in the early stages Oral manifestations of systemic sclerosis[quizlet.com] 2; fingertip pitted scars 3 Telangiectases 2 Abnormal nailfold capillaries 2 Pulmonary disease: pulmonary artery hypertension 2; interstitial lung disease 2 Raynaud phenomenon[dermnetnz.org]

  • Vasculitis

    Chilblain lupus is a skin disease characterized by blue-reddish coloring, swelling or ulcers on acral regions of body such as fingertips, heels, nose and auricles.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It can produce deep dermal ulcers, localized skin infarction, ischemia or necrosis of the fingertips, scleritis, and inflammation of multiple nerves (mononeuritis multiplex[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Anticardiolipin Antibody Syndrome

    APS can cause: Purple and white mottling of the skin Repeated sores (ulcers) Repeated bumps (nodules) Tissue in the fingertips to die (gangrene) Eyes.[drugs.com]

  • Low Back Pain

    ulcers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] a 58 years old man with systemic sclerosis (SSc) for 15 years who developed severe lumbar pain when he was admitted for intravenous infusion of prostaglandin E1 for his fingertip[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dactylitis

    An 86-year-old woman presented with marked blistering of her left index fingertip and ulceration of the left middle fingertip, with a 2-year history of recurrent blistering[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and ulceration of her fingers bilaterally.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Limb Hypertrophy

    Small ulcerations were noted in the fingertips. There was no indication of cardiac failure.[nejm.org] ., and Alvaro Fernandez-Heredero, M.D. 3 Citing Articles A 77-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of fingertip ulcers.[nejm.org] A 77-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of fingertip ulcers. She had arteriovenous malformation of the left arm (Panel A) that had been present since childhood.[nejm.org]

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