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74 Possible Causes for Fingertip Ulceration, Skin Atrophy

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    Under this medication clinical improvement was observed in 4 patients with partial regression of cutaneous sclerosis and inflammation, healing of fingertip ulcerations or[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Edematous swelling and erythema may precede atrophy of the skin, also termed morphea.[aocd.org] […] can cause damage to the tissue, leading to the formation of pits or skin ulcers.[dovemed.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] […] and atrophy of skin, subcutaneous tissue, muscle, and bone.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Sclerodactyly

    The fingertips may be ulcerated.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The sclerodactyly leads to indurations of the skin, skin atrophy, dermatogenic contractions of the finger joints, lack of sensibility, especially on the finger tips and thinning[pictures.doccheck.com] Sclerodactyly often leads to ulceration of the skin of the distal digits and is commonly accompanied by atrophy of the underlying soft tissues.[encyclo.co.uk]

  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

    Common clinical manifestations of MCTD are arthritis, Raynaud's phenomenon, digital ischemia progressing to fingertip ulceration, pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung[link.springer.com] skin sclerosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Scleroderma is characterized by thick, hardened patches of skin that can be painful or restrict movement. Polymyositis is characterized by muscle weakness and atrophy.[disability-benefits-help.org]

  • Raynaud's Disease

    Trophic changes of sclerodactyly and, rarely, fingertip ulcerations or gangrene,[jamanetwork.com] , muscle, and tissue atrophy Ulceration Ischemic gangrene Raynaud’s disease is treatable, especially if it is caught early.[disability-benefits-help.org] 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]

  • Skin Atrophy

    […] and pitted scars on fingertips; sclerodactyly; telangiectasias; Raynaud's phenomenon Jaundice, leg ulcers (malleolar regions), pallor 1 : Chancre (painless) (see p. 516)[quizlet.com] This study aims to review clinical data on skin atrophy induced by TCs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Steroid-induced skin atrophy is the most frequent and perhaps most important cutaneous side effect of topical glucocorticoid therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] […] with waxy appearance of the skin and limited range of motion Atrophy and necrotic spots Lesions on the proximal nail fold Multiple, painful ischemic digital ulcers Face Loss[amboss.com] If the patient is treating their skin with topical steroids, careful assessment for epidermal atrophy needs to be performed at each appointment, with cessation of topical[dermatologyadvisor.com]

  • Upper Limb Hypertrophy

    Small ulcerations were noted in the fingertips. There was no indication of cardiac failure.[nejm.org] atrophy, multiple warts, dermatitis, pigmentation, ulcer formation, cellulitis and so on. (2) lymphatic system lesions: limbs can have significant lymphedema, the reasons[healthfrom.com] […] ecchymoses or swelling Localized injury Symmetric bulk of thenar and hypothenar eminences Thenar atrophy suggests chronic median nerve injury; hypothenar atrophy suggests[aafp.org]

  • Granuloma Annulare

    They present as firm to hard lumps on the scalp margins, fingertips and shins.[dermcoll.edu.au] The major side effect from this type of treatment is skin atrophy (thinning). Treatment of the generalized form of granuloma annulare has been frustrating.[randyjacobsmd.com] atrophy Phototherapy (both UVA and UVB) for generalised GA The use of phototherapy remains controversial While some studies report improvements in GA with treatment, it is[pcds.org.uk]

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    Pain, numbness, tingling, cold sensation, pale/mottled hand or fingers with black spots, fingertip ulceration or gangrene.[umcvc.org] skin temperature provocative tests high rate of false positives supraclavicular pressure test evaluates for compression at the interscalene triangle technique patient seated[orthobullets.com] Visual inspection should investigate for asymmetry of musculature, atrophy, abnormal posture, scapular dyskinesia, and skin or nail color changes with or without vascular[journals.lww.com]

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