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226 Possible Causes for Indurated Skin Lesion

  • Skin Cancer

    What Causes Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancer? A risk factor is anything that affects a person's chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. Some risk factors, like smoking, can be controlled. Others, like a person's age or family history, can't be changed. But risk[…][]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

    Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the skin is one of the three most frequent skin cancers with about 250,000 new cases diagnosed each year in the United States. Although most patients with the condition are cured, more than a tenth of them will eventually develop metastases. Treatment for small, superficial[…][]

  • Calcinosis Circumscripta

    Intralesional injections of triamcinolone acetonide are effective in treating indurated and disfiguring skin lesions.[] Sarcoidal plaques present as raised erythematous /violaceous, indurated, and shiny skin lesions on the face and extremities (Figure 4).[] The diagnosis is easily made by performing a skin biopsy, which in sarcoidosis will reveal noncaseating granulomas.[]

  • Tuberculosis

    Related Knowledge Base Chapters Journal Articles Antiretroviral therapy and TB notification rates in a high HIV prevalence South African community Middelkoop K, Bekker LG, Myer L, Johnson LF, Kloos M, Morrow C, Wood R. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 56:3, 263-269. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for[…][]

  • Carcinoma

    Intraductal carcinoma of the salivary glands is a rare, not well-characterized tumor. We reviewed the literature and report the first case of a high-grade unicystic intraductal carcinoma of the parotid. Formalin-fixed/paraffin-embedded blocks were sectioned and stained for hematoxylin and eosin and immunostains[…][]

  • Chromoblastomycosis

    Several weeks or months later, new lesions, projecting 1 to 2 mm above the skin, may appear along paths of lymphatic drainage.[] Clinically, he presented with the complaints of slowly spreading, small, papular, hyperpigmented, brown-to-skin colored, itchy, nodular, warty lesions of about 6 months duration[] These papules extend to form dull red or violaceous, sharply demarcated patches with indurated bases.[]

  • Calcinosis Universalis

    Abstract Although frequent in juvenile dermatomyositis, calcinosis is a rare finding in adult dermatomyositis. It has been associated with disease activity and delayed treatment. It is more common in later phases of the disease, in sites under chronic stress and trauma. Calcinosis has been associated with inflammation[…][]

  • Acne Vulgaris

    In the indurative type, the lesions are deep-seated and cause scarring. The face, neck, and shoulders are common sites. Acne may be obstinate and recurrent.[] Treatment Treatments include skin cleansing, topical agents (e.g., azelaic acid or benzoyl peroxide or vitamin A derivatives), and oral or topical antibacterial drugs.[]

  • Skin Infection

    Lesions are often covered by eschar-like indurated plaques.[] If not adequately cared for, impetigo may turn into ecthyma, a type of skin infection that extends into the dermal layer.[]

  • Actinic Keratosis

    The lesions are small, have indurated margins, 1 cm in diameter, tan brown or red in color and grow close together in patches.[] […] hyperkeratosis, increased erythema, induration or nodularity). 10 Owing to the protective effects of a higher epidermal melanin concentration, skin cancers are much less[] Areas of skin that are usually exposed, like head, face, neck, forearms and hands etc. show minuscule lesions.[]

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