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

  • Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

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

  • Skin Cancer

    The problem is worse in areas of high elevation or near the equator where sunlight exposure is more intense.[] […] 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.[] In contrast to squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma risk seems not to be associated with cumulative, but intermittent exposure to sunlight.[]

    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 ).[] Vitamin D deficiency is common in patients with insufficient sunlight exposure and nutritional deficit in calcium and vitamin D.[] Vitamin D deficiency is the most common cause of rickets mainly in breast-fed dark-skinned, African or Asian children receiving inadequate sunlight exposure.[]

    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.[] legs Size varies from a few millimetres to several centimetres in diameter.[] Sunlight exposure and immunosuppression are risk factors for SCC of the skin, with chronic sun exposure being the strongest environmental risk factor.[]

    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].[] 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.[] Overview What Are Leg Ulcers? What Are Leg Ulcers? Leg ulcers form when skin on your leg breaks open.[]

    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.[] In males the back was the most frequently involved, while in females the lesions occurred preferentially in the legs.[] 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.[]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Erythropoietic Porphyria

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

    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.[] In this paper, we present a Japanese woman with RA, who suffered from bilateral leg ulcers secondary to DC.[] Felty's syndrome (enlarged spleen and low white cell count); can present with an infection or leg ulcer. Amyloidosis (rare). Anaemia.[]

    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.[] Around one per cent of the Australian population suffers from leg ulcers (chronic venous leg ulceration).[] Causes, investigation and treatment of leg ulceration. Br J Dermatol. 2003, 148: 388-401. Gonsalves CF. Venous leg ulcers.[]

    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.[] (burn scars, leg ulcers, epidermolysis bullosa) Human papilloma virus infection Exposure to chemical carcinogens Immunosuppression Immunosuppressive medications Organ transplantation[] The condition is associated with chronic exposure to sunlight.[]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans

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