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342 Possible Causes for Narrow Hands, Pruritus

  • Contact Dermatitis

    Due to its effectiveness, narrow band UVB at 311 nm has largely replaced broadband UVB.[] Ignoring other conditions can prolong pruritus unnecessarily.[] We describe two cases of acute-onset erythema, peeling, and pruritus or tenderness isolated to the palmar surface of the hands.[]

  • Raynaud's Disease

    When you are cold or stressed, the arteries in your extremities (fingers, hands, feet, toes) narrow, or constrict.[] Raynaud's (say "ray-NOHZ") phenomenon is a problem when the blood vessels in the hands and feet are extra sensitive and become more narrow than normal.[] Overview of Raynaud's Disease Raynaud's disease is a rare condition in which blood vessels, usually in the hands and feet, narrow excessively in response to cold temperatures[]

  • Pregnancy

    These symptoms are due to swelling of tissues in the narrow passages in your wrists, and they should disappear after delivery.[] Intrahepatic cholestasis typically occurs in late pregnancy, and it is characterized by intense pruritus and rash over the hands and feet.[] The other prevalent finding was pruritus, which was seen in 90% of ZIKV-positive women in our study.[]

  • Urticaria

    This can help narrow things down quite a bit. “There aren’t that many rashes that give a burning sensation,” Dr. Zeichner says.[] Pruritus is a common symptom of primary skin diseases including allergic contact dermatitis.[] Two trials demonstrated significant elimination of pruritus with second- or third-generation antihistamine treatment vs placebo (OR, 10.44; 95% CI, 4.39 to 24.84).[]

  • Scabies

    Upon careful examination, you can sometimes see the narrow aisles of reddened skin on the hands, soles of the feet or between fingers and toes.[] Pruritus may be absent and typical scabies lesions may be concealed due to the preexisting disease, resulting in delayed diagnosis.[] Severe itching (pruritus), especially at night, is the earliest and most common symptom of scabies.[]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    […] and reduce blood flow to the hands coeliac disease – a common digestive condition where a person is intolerant (has an adverse reaction) to the protein gluten Increased risk[] Intense pruritus can be itself an indication to liver transplantation, in extreme cases leading to suicide.[] This phenomenon is due to the cold causing a constriction (narrowing) of the arteries that supply blood to the fingers or toes.[]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    In 1896 Dercum secured roentgenograms of the hands of a patient with scleroderma and noted narrowing of the proximal FULL TEXT[] The steroids help with the pruritus and may lead to some lesional thinning.[] For pruritus, camphor and menthol as well as PUVA light treatment may be used.[]

  • Anaphylaxis

    , and feet Angioedema Breathing : Swelling of the surrounding tissues narrows the airways.[] A 75-year-old Japanese woman presented with acute flushing pruritus and a feeling of diffuse warmth followed by collapse while dancing.[] […] seconds of applying 2% w/v chlorhexidine (ChloraPrep 3 mL Wand Applicator) to the skin surrounding the insertion point of his dialysis catheter (Tesio catheter), he developed pruritus[]

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    Symptoms of scleroderma include Calcium deposits in connective tissues Raynaud's phenomenon, a narrowing of blood vessels in the hands or feet Swelling of the esophagus, the[] Skin can breakdown and discharge chalky material (calcium) Salt and pepper dyspigmentation ( hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation ) Pruritus Rarer cutaneous features Morphoea[] […] of blood vessels in the hands and feet.[]

  • Palmoplantar Pustulosis

    Don’t wash the hands unnecessarily. 6.[] Palmoplantar pustulosis (PPP) is a chronic pustular dermatitis of the palms and soles, which is frequently associated with significant pruritus and pain, often limiting daily[] The adverse effects were limited including burning sensation, pruritus, and hyperpigmentation. UVA1 is an effective therapy for PPP with mild side effects.[]

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