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1,860 Possible Causes for Skin Plaque

  • Psoriasis

    The most common symptoms are dry, raised, red patches of skin (plaques) covered with silvery scales.[] The main symptom of the condition is irritated, red, flaky plaques of skin. Plaques are most often seen on the elbows, knees, and middle of the body.[] Plaque -- Thick, red patches of skin are covered by flaky, silver-white scales. This is the most common type of psoriasis.[]

  • Ichthyosis Vulgaris

    , characterized by dark-brown scale typical of ichthyosis vulgaris and blaschkolinear, atrophic, scaly plaques.[] […] scaly patches and plaques Clinical images Images hosted on other servers: Lamellar ichthyosis Microscopic (histologic) description Increased stratum corneum with loss of[] We present concurrent X-linked chondrodysplasia punctata and ichthyosis vulgaris in adolescent fraternal twin girls, notable for initial presentation with dry skin in adolescence[]

  • Pityriasis Circinata

    This causes plaques or thick red skin to appear on the top of the skin. These plaques commonly appear on the outside of the elbows, knees, or scalp.[] Pityriasis rosea is an acute, self-limiting skin condition. A primary plaque ('herald patch') is followed by a distinctive, generalised itchy rash 1-2 weeks later.[] Psoriasis and pityriasis rosea are different skin conditions. Psoriasis is caused by the immune system. Psoriasis causes your skin cells to turn over too quickly.[]

  • Skin Cancer

    Signs SCC can present itself in many different ways such as scaly plaques, open sores that may crust or bleed, or even as red patches of skin resembling eczema.[] Painless, violaceous macules, nodules or plaques; violaceous hue may be difficult to detect in darker skinned populations.[] , waxy, scar-like plaques More aggressive with poorly-defined edges Commonly found on the face Clinical Image Dermoscopic Image Pigmented BCC Brown, blue or grayish lesion[]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

    Slow-growing ulcer or reddish skin plaque. Bleeding may occur from the tumour. SCC may give rise to local metastases or spread to local lymph nodes [ 1 ].[] The lesion caused by SCC is often asymptomatic Ulcer or reddish skin plaque that is slow growing Intermittent bleeding from the tumor, especially on the lip The clinical appearance[] If you spot scaling pink plaques, inflamed plaques, or hard fibrous horn-like growths on your skin, it could be actinic keratoses.[]

  • Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy

    Pruritus (itching), Diagnosis pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy Dark skin N Pregnancy Y Immuno-suppression N pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of[] Itchy, bumpy hives and plaques develop usually on the abdominal area Symptoms - Pruritic urticarial papules plaques of pregnancy * Itching * Bumpy hives * Skin plaques Causes[] Skin changes typical for PUPPP are erythematous, urticarial plaques, and papules. Rash regression is usually observed within 6 weeks postpartum.[]

  • Sarcoidosis

    […] infiltrated nodules and plaque -like lesions on nose, cheeks, ears, fingers and toes (not chilblains ) skin plaques : purple-red or brown, thickened, circular skin lesions[] Lupus pernio Lupus pernio, first described by Besnier in 1889, is a striking manifestation of sarcoidal skin lesions.[] […] is usually made on the combination of clinical and radiological features. half of the patients are asymptomatic the rest develop respiratory (e.g. cough and dyspnea) or skin[]

  • Syphilis

    ., vulva, scrotum, medial thighs, finger webs, other skin folds) may coalesce into broad, erythematous plaques called condyloma lata.[] Gummata Inflammatory fibrous nodules or plaques, which may be locally destructive. Can occur in any organ but most commonly affect bone and skin.[] All skin lesions of secondary syphilis are teeming with spirochetes and are highly contagious.[]

  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

    Angiogenesis in TSC Patients with TSC may present with skin lesions such as forehead fibrous plaques, facial angiofibromas, ungual fibromas and Shagreen patches, in addition[] Immunohistochemical studies involving TSC neoplasms (kidney AMLs, cortical tumours and skin lesions) reported the expression and up-regulation of the angiogenic growth factor[]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Other skin problems that occur include large red, circular rashes (plaques), which may scar (called discoid lupus). Skin rashes are usually aggravated by sunlight.[] Skin lesions begin as erythematous plaques and progress to atrophic scars. They cluster in light-exposed areas of the skin, such as the face, scalp, and ears.[] DLE, also sometimes called chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus, is a set of skin changes that can occur as part of lupus, with or without systemic involvement.[]

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