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125 Possible Causes for Paronychia, Whitlow

  • Skin Infection

    OCCUPATIONS High-Risk Job Task DISEASES Dentist Dental assistant Dental hygienist Physician Physician assistant Respiratory therapist Paramedic Work in patients’ mouths Herpetic whitlow[] When it affects the fingertip, it is known as "herpetic whitlow."[] Paronychia A skin infection around a fingernail or toenail.[]

  • Herpetic Whitlow

    Diagnosis of herpetic whitlow is clinical. The digit affected by herpetic whitlow can be identified by the characteristic lesions.[] Acute paronychia and periungual felon may look like herpetic whitlow.[] Herpetic whitlow can be distinguished from a paronychia by the lack of a tense pulp space, formation of vesicles, and serous (rather than purulent) drainage.[]

  • Herpes Simplex Infection

    Herpetic whitlow HSV infection of the finger, termed herpetic whitlow, can occur following inoculation of the virus from primary orofacial or genital infections.[] A health-care worker may develop herpetic whitlow ( paronychia ) A rugby player may get a cluster of blisters on one cheek (‘scrum pox’).[] The differential diagnosis of nongenital herpes simplex virus infection includes aphthous ulcers, acute paronychia, varicellazoster virus infection, herpangina, herpes gestationis[]

  • Nail Abnormality

    Get this App offline and editable on your phone iPhone & iPad Android PC Mac Common ddx paronychia, ingrown nail, herpetic whitlow trauma, nail biting onychomycosis, hyperkeratosis[] Paronychia Paronychia is inflammation of the tissue around the nail, with pus accumulating between the cuticle and the nail matrix.[] NAIL ABNORMALITIES Paronychia Painful red swollen nail fold Inflammation of the nail fold  Infection, Injury, Irritation, Eczema, Psoriasis, DM, HIV Acute  herpetic whitlow—caused[]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Infection

    However, in even slightly injured skin or mucosa, staph may cause styes, pimples, folliculitis , furuncles, boils ( Picture 1 ), swimmer’s ear, sinusitis, epiglotitis, whitlow[]

  • Paronychia

    Panaritium, whitlow Panaritium, whitlow — is an acute inflammation of the tissues of the finger.[] There are two main types of paronychia, acute paronychia and chronic paronychia.[] From post-classical Latin paronychia whitlow, plant reputed to cure whitlows from ancient Greek παρωνυχία whitlow, in Hellenistic Greek also plant reputed to cure whitlows[]

  • Onychomycosis

    Type 1 Excludes herpetic whitlow ( B00.89 ) fungus B35.1 toe L03.03- ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.03- Cellulitis of toe 2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code[] Herein we describe a case of onychomatricoma masquerading as candidal onychomycosis and paronychia and treated erroneously as such.[] Despite topical application of 1% lanoconazole solution, the lesion grew, causing paronychia. Direct microscopy revealed non-dermatophyte molds.[]

  • Human Bite

    […] causalities of horseplay and participating in a sporting event. d) Self-Inflicted Bites: Did you know that biting your nails can lead to hangnails that cause an infection called paronychia[] Human bites can also transmit viruses such as herpes simplex (which may lead to herpetic whitlow or herpes gladiatorum in hands and toes) and hepatitis B and C viruses.[] For example, it is not a good idea to bite your nails because this can lead to an infection known as paronychia or a hangnail.[]

  • Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

    Chronic paronychia is an inflammatory recalcitrant disorder affecting the nail folds. We report one patient with paronychia revealing ungueal leishmaniasis.[] […] by sporotrichoid 5 (12.1%), paronychial 3 (7.3%), lid leishmaniasis 2 (4.9%), psoriasiform 2 (4.9%), mycetoma-like 2 (4.9%), erysipeloid 2 (4.9%), chancriform 2 (4.9%), whitlow[] Rare variants of cutaneous leishmaniasis: Whitlow, paronychia, and sporotrichoid . Int J Dermatol. 2003;42:807-9. [ Links ] 6. Raja KM, Khan AA, Hameed A, Rahman SB.[]

  • Hypertrichosis

    Corynebacterium ( Erythrasma ) Viral skin disease Wart · Molluscum contagiosum · Erythema infectiosum · Exanthema subitum · Herpes simplex ( Herpetic whitlow ) General Cellulitis ( Paronychia[] Strep ( Impetigo ) · Corynebacterium ( Erythrasma ) Viral skin disease Wart · Molluscum contagiosum · Erythema infectiosum · Exanthema subitum · Herpes simplex ( Herpetic whitlow[]

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