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2,921 Possible Causes for Leg Ulcer, Scleromalacia Perforans, Sunlight Exposure

  • Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

    perforans.[nature.com] Vitamin D advice The evidence relating to the health effects of serum Vitamin D levels, sunlight exposure and Vitamin D intake remains inconclusive.[skinsupport.org.uk] […] origin of the leg ulcerations in this young patient is not likely.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com]

  • Skin Cancer

    The problem is worse in areas of high elevation or near the equator where sunlight exposure is more intense.[medicinenet.com] […] for SCC in people of color include scars from thermal and chemical burns ( Copcu et al, 2003 ), chronic leg ulcers (King et al, 2008), and previous sites of radiation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In contrast to squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma risk seems not to be associated with cumulative, but intermittent exposure to sunlight.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    However, one study found that when vitamin D deficient patients with leg ulcers were treated with the vitamin, ulcer size reduced by on 28%, on average ( 26 ).[healthline.com] Vitamin D deficiency is common in patients with insufficient sunlight exposure and nutritional deficit in calcium and vitamin D.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vitamin D deficiency is the most common cause of rickets mainly in breast-fed dark-skinned, African or Asian children receiving inadequate sunlight exposure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

    Vitamin D advice The evidence relating to the health effects of serum Vitamin D levels, sunlight exposure and Vitamin D intake remains inconclusive.[britishskinfoundation.org.uk] legs Size varies from a few millimetres to several centimetres in diameter.[dermnetnz.org] Sunlight exposure and immunosuppression are risk factors for SCC of the skin, with chronic sun exposure being the strongest environmental risk factor.[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum

    Corneal melting and scleromalacia perforans in a patient with pyoderma gangrenosum and acute myeloid leukemia. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers. 1998 Apr. 29(4):328-31. [Medline].[emedicine.com] What Are Leg Ulcers? Leg ulcers form when skin on your leg breaks open. These breaks or sores let air and bacteria travel into your skin’s tissue.[healthcare.utah.edu] Overview What Are Leg Ulcers? What Are Leg Ulcers? Leg ulcers form when skin on your leg breaks open.[healthcare.utah.edu]

    Missing: Sunlight Exposure
  • Malignant Melanoma

    Whole genome sequencing data of melanoma tumors recently obtained makes it possible also to definitively associate malignant melanoma with sunlight exposure.[doi.org] In males the back was the most frequently involved, while in females the lesions occurred preferentially in the legs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An addition to the controversy on sunlight exposure and melanoma risk: a meta-analytical approach. J Clin Epidemiol 1995 ; 58 : 1331 –42. Elwood JM, Jopson J.[doi.org]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Erythropoietic Porphyria

    The patient had normal vision in both eyes with bilateral scleromalacia perforans. The right eye showed painful, nodular scleritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Newly characterized features of CEP include acute-onset cutaneous and noncutaneous symptoms immediately following sunlight exposure, and pink erythematous facial papules.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] that darkens the skin (increase tolerance to sunlight exposure) • Cholestyramine and charcoal -- absorb porphyrin in the gut -- interrupt the enterohepatic circulation of[jscimedcentral.com]

    Missing: Leg Ulcer
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Public Health England also says that people whose skin has little or no exposure to the sun should take a vitamin D supplement throughout the year.[arthritisresearchuk.org] In this paper, we present a Japanese woman with RA, who suffered from bilateral leg ulcers secondary to DC.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Felty's syndrome (enlarged spleen and low white cell count); can present with an infection or leg ulcer. Amyloidosis (rare). Anaemia.[patient.info]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer

    After cleansing your wound, you should dry it with either open air exposure (preferably in sunlight) or with a clean, dry cloth.[healingyourwound.com] Around one per cent of the Australian population suffers from leg ulcers (chronic venous leg ulceration).[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] Causes, investigation and treatment of leg ulceration. Br J Dermatol. 2003, 148: 388-401. Gonsalves CF. Venous leg ulcers.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Actinic Keratosis

    Actinic skin damage was more frequent in white men with high as compared with low sunlight exposure, 36.7% vs 23.3%, respectively.[doi.org] (burn scars, leg ulcers, epidermolysis bullosa) Human papilloma virus infection Exposure to chemical carcinogens Immunosuppression Immunosuppressive medications Organ transplantation[doi.org] The condition is associated with chronic exposure to sunlight.[symptoma.com]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans

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