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3,596 Possible Causes for Soft, Thin Skin

  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    Thin, translucent skin (especially noticeable on the chest/abdomen) Easy bruising (spontaneous or with minimal trauma) Characteristic facial appearance (thin lips and philtrum[uwcpdx.org] These defects affect the soft connective tissues resulting in abnormalities in the skin, joints, hollow organs, and blood vessels.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rate and sites of joint instability complications did not vary according to age at diagnosis except for soft-tissue injuries.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type 4

    The patients' skin is very thin, even translucent and reminiscent of cigarette paper. Subcutaneous veins are visible.[symptoma.com] A summary of the testing approach is outlined in the table: CLASSIFICATION CLINICAL FEATURES INHERITANCE GENE(S) AVAILABLE CLINICAL TESTING Classical Type (EDS types I) Soft[uwcpdx.org] Sixty-six index patients who had had no complications had one or more physical findings consistent with the diagnosis (characteristic facial features, thin skin with visible[ehlersdanlos.ca]

  • Epidermolysis Bullosa

    […] on the feet or hands Thin skin appearance and white bumps Difficulty swallowing The symptoms vary from the different types. 7.[de.slideshare.net] Using simple, soft clothing that you can easily get on or off your child. Using sheepskin on car seats and other hard surfaces.[niams.nih.gov] They typically include: blistering on the skin, scalp, and around the eyes and nose tearing of the skin skin that looks very thin skin that falls off alopecia, or hair loss[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Ehlers-Danlos-Syndrome Type 10

    […] valve prolapse 0001634 Petechiae 0000967 Striae distensae Stretch marks 0001065 Thin skin 0000963 Showing of 9 Last updated: 5/1/2019 If you need medical advice, you can[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Hamada S, Hiroshima K, Oshita S, et al. : Ehlers-Danlos syndrome with soft-tissue contractures. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1992; 74 (6): 902–905. PubMed Abstract 7.[f1000research.com] A summary of the testing approach is outlined in the table: CLASSIFICATION CLINICAL FEATURES INHERITANCE GENE(S) AVAILABLE CLINICAL TESTING Classical Type (EDS types I) Soft[uwcpdx.org]

  • Ganglion Cyst

    Occasionally the cyst fluid leaks through the thin overlying skin from time to time.[web.archive.org] Ganglion cysts are benign soft tissue tumours occurring in or near joints such as the wrist, foot or knee.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Unlike with the ganglia of the wrist, mucous cysts can cause the overlying skin to become thinned and may even lead to skin rupture. [2] Patients presenting with mucous cysts[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pemphigus

    Some people cannot tolerate the adverse effects of steroids, which can include high blood pressure, weight gain, thinning of the skin, osteoporosis (thin bones), and elevated[jamanetwork.com] The blisters are soft; they break easily and heal poorly. Pressure on the borders of blisters causes them to spread.[cidpusa.org] : The skin lesions start as thin-walled blisters (collections of clear fluid within the skin), arising on a background of normal-looking skin.[pemfriends.co.uk]

  • Pemphigus Vulgaris

    The blisters may vary in size, but are thin-walled and fragile. They break easily and leave areas of raw skin that are painful and susceptible to infection.[news-medical.net] The most frequent sites were the oral cavity (gingiva and buccal mucosa), larynx (epiglottis and vocal fold), oropharynx (soft palate), and nasal cavity (nasal septum).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient was referred for a painful single bullous lesion together with a small proliferative area localized in the soft palate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    […] of skin Increased blood glucose levels Gastrointestinal irritation Cataracts Increased blood pressure Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs Azathioprine (Imuran) Potentially[rxlist.com] A diagnosis of necrotising soft tissue infection (NSTI) was made and extensive debridement was performed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Computed tomography of the right hand showed soft tissue swelling on multiple small joints, including metacarpophalangeal and proximal interphalangeal joints, but without[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cleft of Hard Palate

    It is made of bone and muscle and is covered by a thin, wet skin that forms the red covering inside the mouth. Its purpose is to separate your nose from your mouth.[omsspecialists.com] The remaining third is the soft palate, which is soft, muscular, mobile and further back toward the throat.[colgate.com] It is made of bone and muscle and is covered by a thin, wet skin that forms the covering inside the mouth.[richfieldoralsurgery.com]

  • Vulvitis

    The moist, warm, occluded environment produces a tendency for the thin skin of the vulva to erode and scar, resulting in a common final appearance often characterized by loss[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vulvitis refers to the inflammation of the soft folds of skin on the outside of the female genitalia, the vulva.[my.clevelandclinic.org] (Low-dose cortisone creams are good for a short time; fluorinated ones can cause thinning and atrophy of the skin if used for a long time, though these may be required for[ourbodiesourselves.org]

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