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986 Possible Causes for Peripheral Rash

  • Insect Bite

    Insect bites may be inflicted by mosquitos, fleas, bugs, lice and a plethora of other species pertaining to distinct families of the order insects. While they are of little medical interest in the vast majority of cases, immunocompromised or allergic patients may suffer from severe reactions to an insect bite. Most[…][]

  • Atopic Dermatitis

    AD is commonly referred to as the itch that rashes; the associated pruritus may be significant, even in the absence of significant rash.[] The pathophysiology behind pruritus is complex, and both peripheral and central factors are involved. 51 Examples of peripheral factors are irritant entry through a defective[]

  • Sunburn

    Sunburns are readily noticeable by their visible signs. These signs include erythema which usually occurs within two to six hours after overexposure. The pain is often so intense that even a thin layer of clothing touching the skin can cause pain. It may also seem like the skin is stiff and can make moving painful or[…][]

  • Dermatographia

    Diet is a major part of dermatographia. What you eat can have an effect on how your body responds. Cutting out certain foods from my diet helped me eliminate symptoms. And I believe they can help others too. Here is the bottom line. Consuming alcohol, sugars, grains, caffeine, and dairy can enhance or even cause[…][]

  • Sweet Syndrome

    The histology of affected skin, a peripheral neutrophilic leucocytosis and an elevated ESR are also typical.[] This patient demonstrates many of the manifestations of Sweet's syndrome with a recurrent, self‐limiting, painful, blistering rash occurring in a middle‐aged female in association[]

  • Kawasaki Disease

    In view of his prolonged fever, the observed peripheral changes, history of rash, mucous membrane changes, and conjunctivitis at various times during his admission, and markers[] Cervical lymphadenopathy is the cardinal manifestation most often absent in children with incomplete KD as was observed in our patient [ 1 ], this is followed by rash, peripheral[] Cervical lymphadenopathy (at least 1.5 cm in diameter) Bilateral conjuctival injection Oral mucosal changes Peripheral extremity changes.[]

  • Impetigo

    Impetigo is a bacterial infection that involves the superficial skin. The most common presentation is yellowish crusts on the face, arms, or legs. Less commonly there may be large blisters which affect the groin or armpits. The lesions may be painful or itchy. Fever is uncommon.It is typically due to either[…][]

  • Erythema Infectiosum

    Once the fever resolves, an erythematous macular to maculopapular rash usually appears, starting on the trunk and spreading peripherally.[] Persons with parvovirus B19 infection are no longer contagious when the rash appears because viremia has cleared by this point.[] ) Trunk, spreads peripherally Macular to maculopapular High fever, usually greater than 102 F (39 C), precedes the rash; child is otherwise well-appearing No Can be confused[]

  • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

    Hand, foot and mouth disease is a mild, contagious viral infection, which is most commonly caused by coxsackievirus A type 16. Symptoms include fever, exanthem and macular or vesicular lesions of the oral cavity. The incubation period for the virus to present signs and symptoms is 3 to 6 days from the day of initial[…][]

  • Photosensitivity Disorder

    By Elizabeth H. Page, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School; Staff Physician, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Sunlight and Skin Damage Overview of Sunlight and Skin Damage Photosensitivity Reactions Sunburn Photosensitivity, sometimes referred to as a sun allergy, is an immune[…][]

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