Possible Causes for Lesion of the Pinna in USA

  • Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis
    Lesion of the Pinna Ulcer of the Pinna Skin Lesion

    Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infection that is endemic in some areas of Latin America, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean. Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis is one of the three main clinical types of the disease. Biopsy of the lesion or a swab should be obtained for microbiological testing in order to…[1]

  • Herpes Zoster Oticus
    Lesion of the Pinna

    Herpes zoster oticus, a term denoting the infection of the ear by varicella zoster virus (VZV), is one of the many clinical types of VZV described in the literature. In addition to ear pain and the characteristic vesicular eruptions on the skin, herpes zoster oticus frequently manifests with facial nerve palsy, and…[2]

  • Skin Infection
    Skin Lesion

    Skin infection is a general term referring to the invasion and multiplication of pathogens within the patient's epidermis, dermis and/or skin appendages. Causative agents may or may not be part of the physiological skin flora. Owing to the wide variety of possible causes, skin infections clinically present in a…[3]

  • Cellulitis of the Pinna
    Ulcer of the Pinna
  • Chondritis of the External Ear
    Ulcer of the Pinna
  • Frostbite
    Ulcer of the Pinna

    Frostbite is a type of freezing injury, often accompanied by irreversible tissue damage. Depending upon the depth of tissue damage, frostbite has been classified into various categories, each of which has its own characteristic clinical manifestations. These include: First-degree frostbite Commonly known as “frost…[4]

  • Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia
    Skin Lesion

    Cartilage hair hypoplasia is a rare multisystemic genetic disorder demarcated by a short stature from birth, hypoplastic hair, various skeletal abnormalities and a variable degree of immunodeficiency that can be fatal in the absence of an early diagnosis. Clinical signs, results from imaging studies, and genetic testing…[5]

  • Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita
    Skin Lesion

    Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita is a chronic autoimmune disorder characterized by subepidermal blisters in the skin and mucous membranes and is mostly reported in adults. Although epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) can be seen at any age, it has an increased prevalence in adulthood. The presentation of EBA is…[6]

  • Rabies
    Skin Lesion

    Rabies is a viral infection caused by lyssaviruses. Rabies presents itself in the form of flu like symptoms in the beginning. The incubation period is around 2-12 weeks. Later the symptoms seen are increased sensation at the site of bite, excitability, muscle spasms, restlessness, excitability, slight or partial paralysis,…[7]

  • Bubonic Plague
    Axillary Lesion Inguinal Lesions Skin Lesion

    Bubonic plague is a rare, contagious disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, characterized by painful buboes in the axilla, groin or neck, high fever, petechial hemorrhage and delirium. Symptoms of bubonic plague usually appear suddenly within 2 to 5 days after the human is bitten by infected flea. In a…[8]

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  1. Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis, Symptoma
  2. Herpes Zoster Oticus, Symptoma
  3. Skin Infection, Symptoma
  4. Frostbite, Symptoma
  5. Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia, Symptoma
  6. Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita, Symptoma
  7. Rabies, Symptoma
  8. Bubonic Plague, Symptoma