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13 Possible Causes for Flexural Lichenification in Adults

  • Atopic Dermatitis

    lichenification and excoriations - adult - atopic dermatitis generally improves gradually with age, and may remit by late childhood or early adulthood - lesser tendency to[dermweb.com] lichenification in older children and adults Minor features Eyes Cataracts (anterior subcapsular) Keratoconus Infraorbital folds affected Facial pallor Palmar hyperlinearity[aafp.org] Lichenification is a result of scratching and rubbing, and in adults this may also result in excoriated nodules, the "prurigo form" of E.[worldallergy.org]

  • Atopy

    lichenification and excoriations - adult - atopic dermatitis generally improves gradually with age, and may remit by late childhood or early adulthood - lesser tendency to[dermweb.com] 3 phases of atopic dermatitis: - infantile (2 months to 2 years): - facial and extensor distribution - childhood - greater tendency to xerosis - flexural distribution - more[dermweb.com] flexural localization - in adults, atopic dermatitis may primarily affect the hands Treatment • Avoid irritating factors • Aggressive restoration of the cutaneous permeability[dermweb.com]

  • Dermatitis

    Lichenification is a result of scratching and rubbing, and in adults this may also result in excoriated nodules, the "prurigo form" of E.[worldallergy.org] Later on, the typical preferential pattern with eczematous skin lesions of flexures, neck and hands develops, accompanied by dry skin, both as a subjective impression and[worldallergy.org]

  • Pityriasis Circinata

    lichenification in adults (major feature); Facial or extensor involvement in infants and children (major feature); Eczema (perifollicular accentuation); Facial pallor; Facial[findzebra.com] Allergic rhinitis RESPIRATORY: [Airways]; Bronchial asthma SKIN, NAILS, HAIR: [Skin]; Pruritus (major feature); Dermatitis (chronic or chronically relapsing, major feature); Flexural[findzebra.com]

  • Impetigo

    lichenification is common in adults; facial and extensor involvement is common in children Candidiasis Erythematous papules or red, moist plaques; usually confined to mucous[web.archive.org] Selected Differential Diagnosis of Nonbullous Impetigo Diagnosis Distinguishing features Atopic dermatitis Chronic or relapsing pruritic lesions and abnormally dry skin; flexural[web.archive.org]

  • Bullous Impetigo

    lichenification is common in adults; facial and extensor involvement is common in children Candidiasis Erythematous papules or red, moist plaques; usually confined to mucous[aafp.org] Selected Differential Diagnosis of Nonbullous Impetigo Diagnosis Distinguishing features Atopic dermatitis Chronic or relapsing pruritic lesions and abnormally dry skin; flexural[aafp.org]

  • Eczema

    Lichenification is a result of scratching and rubbing, and in adults this may also result in excoriated nodules, the "prurigo form" of E.[worldallergy.org] Later on, the typical preferential pattern with eczematous skin lesions of flexures, neck and hands develops, accompanied by dry skin, both as a subjective impression and[worldallergy.org]

  • Impetigo Neonatorum

    lichenification is common in adults; facial and extensor involvement is common in children Candidiasis Erythematous papules or red, moist plaques; usually confined to mucous[aafp.org] Selected Differential Diagnosis of Nonbullous Impetigo Diagnosis Distinguishing features Atopic dermatitis Chronic or relapsing pruritic lesions and abnormally dry skin; flexural[aafp.org]

  • Linear Atrophoderma of Moulin

    Symptoms: xerosis, lichenification, eczematous lesions. excoriations, crusting, pruritus Sites: Adults: flexural, sparing groin and axilla Children: facial/neck/extensor involvement[quizlet.com]

  • Contagious Ecthyma

    lichenification is common in adults; facial and extensor involvement is common in children Candidiasis Erythematous papules or red, moist plaques; usually confined to mucous[aafp.org] Selected Differential Diagnosis of Nonbullous Impetigo Diagnosis Distinguishing features Atopic dermatitis Chronic or relapsing pruritic lesions and abnormally dry skin; flexural[aafp.org]

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