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1,247 Possible Causes for Progression of Skin Lesions

  • Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

    Slowly, as the disease progresses, patients note more severe skin lesions and there may be cardiovascular disease like angina and hypertension.[patient.info] Clinical description Skin lesions appear during the second decade of life, with a progressive increase in number and severity during adolescence.[orpha.net] As the disease progresses, the skin of the neck, the axillae, and the groin may become soft, lax and wrinkled, hanging in folds.[patient.info]

  • Actinic Keratosis

    Progression of skin lesions from normal skin to squamous cell carcinoma. Anal Quant Cytol Histol. 2009 Feb; 31(1):17-25. Fuchs A. Marmur E.[symbiosisonlinepublishing.com] Ultraviolet radiation from the sun causes damage to the skin cells, forming clusters of atypical cells that can progress into squamous cell carcinoma – a common type of skin[goldenbergdermatology.com] Even the precancerous skin lesions, such as actinic keratosis, can be treated before they progress to cancer.[livestrong.com]

  • Insect Bite

    The typical clinical picture is painful cutaneous blistering and inflammation which may progress into intensely cyanotic lesions, occasionally resulting in substantial recurrent[anaesthesia.med.usyd.edu.au] […] local tissue necrosis with a deep rolled ulcer involving fat and skin and exposing muscle.[anaesthesia.med.usyd.edu.au]

  • Gingivitis

    BACKGROUND: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) frequently begins with oral lesions and progresses to skin lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stomatitis

    Half to two-thirds of patients also have extra-oral skin lesions around the mouth.[kidshealthwa.com] Pemphigus vulgaris starts with oral lesions, then progresses to flaccid cutaneous bullae. Bullous pemphigoid has tense bullae on normal-appearing skin.[merckmanuals.com] These painful lesions begin as typical herpetiform vesicles, which may progress to pustules or erode to become ulcers. Untreated, the lesions may last for 12 days.[kidshealthwa.com]

  • Acne Vulgaris

    […] in 1776 when Josef Plenck (an Austrian physician) published a book that proposed the novel concept of classifying skin diseases by their elementary (initial) lesions.[en.wikipedia.org] Phototherapy (light therapy) involves exposing the skin to ultraviolet or infrared light.[aetna.com] […] counts at the last available evaluation; Global assessments made by the clinician or the participant regarding improvement in skin condition (e.g. excellent, good or fair[doi.org]

  • Cold Exposure

    There are pruritic, red-purple skin lesions (papules, macules, plaques, or nodules).[patient.info] Continued exposure leads to ulcerative or haemorrhagic lesions which progress to scarring, fibrosis, or atrophy with itching replaced by tenderness and pain.[patient.info]

  • Insulin Resistance

    Skin Lesions Skin lesions include an increased number of skin tags and a condition called acanthosis nigricans - a darkening and thickening of the skin, especially in fold[emedicinehealth.com] Arteriosclerosis, also known as atherosclerosis , is a process of progressive thickening and hardening of the walls of medium-sized and large arteries.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    D e bridement in necrotizing fasciitis As the lesion in necrotizing fasciitis progresses (approximately 48-72 h), the skin becomes bluish and dusky, and bullae containing[emedicine.medscape.com] lesions.[emedicine.medscape.com] Pneumonia Invasive GAS can cause pulmonary infection, often with rapid progression to necrotizing pneumonia.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Oral Candidiasis

    Monitor closely for skin rashes; discontinue if lesions progress. Renal or hepatic impairment.[empr.com]

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