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152 Possible Causes for Keratitis, Thick Facial Skin

  • Rosacea

    Surgical and Other Procedures for Treating Thick Skin Fortunately surgical procedures can help reshape the nose and bring the skin back to normal size by shaving off the extra[dx.doi.org] It may be linked with other skin disorders ( acne vulgaris, seborrhea ) or eye disorders ( blepharitis, keratitis ).[nlm.nih.gov] This is known as keratitis. This damage can make the cornea vulnerable to ulceration and infection, which could potentially threaten your sight.[nhs.uk]

  • Ectropion

    In addition to canthoplasty, full-thickness skin graft was preformed in 1 patient, Z-plasty in 1, and lid switch in 2.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Exposure keratitis can lead to infectious keratitis, corneal perforation, blindness and disfigurement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]  Fascial sling  Full thickness skin graft  Transposition graft  Split level graft 44.[slideshare.net]

  • Sjögren Syndrome

    The lesions are mostly limited to lip vermillion, less often labial mucosa or the facial skin around the vermillion is affected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Keratitis filimentosa and chronic arthritis. Trans Ophthalmol Soc UK. 1927;47:88–96. Google Scholar 61. Betsch A.[doi.org] Lymphocytic infiltration of the lacrimal and salivary glands results in the classic sicca complex characterized by dry eyes (keratitis sicca or keratoconjunctivitis sicca[eyewiki.org]

  • Xeroderma Pigmentosum

    […] that may be thick, crusty, or scaly) XP patients do not have a common facial appearance, with the exception of XP-CS patients.[forgottendiseases.org] Conjunctival inflammation and keratitis. Severe keratitis can lead to corneal opacification and vascularisation.[patient.info] Ergun SS, Cek DI, Demirkesen C (2002) Is facial resurfacing with monobloc full-thickness skin graft a remedy in xeroderma pigmentosum?[journals.plos.org]

  • Ichthyosis

    Facial appearance consists in severe ectropion, conjonctival edema, eclabium, flattened ears, broadened nose and large, thick, plate-like skin scales.[bredagenetics.com] Keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness (KID) syndrome is a rare genodermatosis that typically results from mutations of the GJB2 gene or, less commonly, the GJB6 gene.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Babies with harlequin ichthyosis are born prematurely covered in thick, hard, armor-like plates of cornified skin separated by deep fissures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lamellar Ichthyosis

    Credit: Wikimedia Commons Harlequin ichthyosis is a severe genetic disorder that results in thick skin spotted with deep cracks.[cbsnews.com] We report a case of microbial keratitis in a patient with lamellar ichthyosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Babies with harlequin ichthyosis are born prematurely covered in thick, hard, armor-like plates of cornified skin separated by deep fissures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Otitis Externa

    […] may become red, thickened, crusty and hyperpgimented from scratching intense itch Psoriasis Commonly associated with scalp involvement but rarely facial involvement Raised[dermnetnz.org] In addition, inflammation of the middle ear may cause facial paralysis, Horner's syndrome or keratitis sicca.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Matthew Green, Andrew Apel and Fiona Stapleton, A Longitudinal Study of Trends in Keratitis in Australia, Cornea, 27, 1, (33), (2008). G. Ninkovic, V. Dullo and N.C.[doi.org]

  • Acute Otitis Externa

    […] may become red, thickened, crusty and hyperpgimented from scratching intense itch Psoriasis Commonly associated with scalp involvement but rarely facial involvement Raised[dermnetnz.org] In addition, inflammation of the middle ear may cause facial paralysis, Horner's syndrome or keratitis sicca.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] , red lesion with thick, silvery-white adherent scale Often itchy Allergic contact dermatitis Occurs suddenly Red, swollen, itchy and exuding lesions External auditory canal[dermnetnz.org]

  • Psoriasis

    facial skin.[doi.org] […] area of skin involvement varies with the form of psoriasis Ocular: Ectropion and trichiasis, conjunctivitis and conjunctival hyperemia, and corneal dryness with punctate keratitis[emedicine.com] The extent varies from fine scaling to thick erythematous crusted plaques on the entire scalp, typically crossing the hair line and affecting a small area of the adjacent[doi.org]

  • Xeroderma Pigmentosum-Cockayne Syndrome Complex

    Ergun SS, Cek DI, Demirkesen C (2002) Is facial resurfacing with monobloc full-thickness skin graft a remedy in xeroderma pigmentosum?[journals.plos.org] Conjunctival inflammation and keratitis. Severe keratitis can lead to corneal opacification and vascularisation.[patient.info] Physical findings: Physical findings include: • Photosensitivity; • Clouding of the cornea; • Keratitis (inflammation of the cornea); • Blepharitis (inflammation of the eye[secure.ssa.gov]

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