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82 Possible Causes for Usually Symmetrical Skin Lesions

  • X-Linked Ichthyosis

    X-linked ichthyosis is an X-linked disorder caused due to the deficiency of the enzyme - steroid sulfatase, which leads to the build-up of cholesterol sulfate in the skin. This causes the skin cells to attach to each other more strongly than usual with reduced exfoliation and building up of the skin cells in clumps[…][symptoma.com]

  • Intertrigo

    Skin lesion Intertrigo is an inflammatory rash of skinfolds caused by skin-on-skin friction. This usually occurs in opposing surfaces of a skin fold.[explainmedicine.com] The distribution of the lesion is more or less symmetrical along the mid line of the skin fold. It commonly occurs in the groin, axillae, and infra-mammary folds.[explainmedicine.com]

  • Pityriasis Circinata

    Skin lesions usually lasts about 6 weeks [3,7,8].[odermatol.com] The appearance of other lesions (about 2 weeks later) is characterized by patches that are similar to the initial one, but are smaller and symmetrically oriented with their[odermatol.com]

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Psoriasis usually consists of multiple lesions — the same with eczema— and psoriasis tends to be symmetrical.[web.archive.org] Psoriasis usually consists of multiple lesions — the same with eczema— and psoriasis tends to be symmetrical.[skincancerguide.ca] An sBCC is just a lonely little patch of red, well-defined, slightly scaly skin that may not change very much for months or even years. That, in itself, is a clue.[web.archive.org]

  • Erythema Nodosum

    […] nodules, elevated above the skin surface On anterior surface of legs, arms, face, calves and trunk Usually involutes in days / weeks, leaving depressed, pigmented lesions[pathologyoutlines.com] […] older age group Chronic erythema nodosum: nodules appear over months / years; otherwise indistinguishable from typical condition Clinical features Red, painful, bilateral, symmetrical[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Urticaria

    Skin lesions have the characteristic iris lesions. The mucous membranes are usually involved.[drmhijazy.com] The Hebra type: is characterized by symmetrical erythematous papular, urticarial, bullous or even hemorrhagic reactions appear on the sun-exposed areas of the skin.[drmhijazy.com]

  • Syphilis

    The rash is usually nonpruritic and covers the entire body in a symmetric pattern.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The skin is indurated and there is often a superficial scale on the lesions, which may lead to a misdiagnosis of psoriasis in some patients. Fig. 4: Stages of syphilis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Celiac Disease

    The usual clinical presentation of DH consists of diffuse, symmetrical, grouped polymorphic lesions consisting of erythema, urticarial plaques, papules, herpetiform vesiculae[dx.doi.org] Even if a skin rash or other dermatologic manifestations can be common in untreated CD[ 37 ], DH presents with unique characteristics.[dx.doi.org]

  • Erythroderma Desquamativum

    Skin lesions have the characteristic iris lesions. The mucous membranes are usually involved.[drmhijazy.com] The Hebra type: is characterized by symmetrical erythematous papular, urticarial, bullous or even hemorrhagic reactions appear on the sun-exposed areas of the skin.[drmhijazy.com]

  • Drug-induced Lupus Erythematosus

    […] and presenting with typical photosensitive symmetric, non-scarring annular polycyclic or papulosquamous lesions, usually on sun-exposed areas ; and chronic cutaneous lupus[rheumatologyadvisor.com] The skin rash is typical of SCLE with symmetric nonscarring annular or polycyclic (ring-shaped) or papulosquamous (raised scaly ) lesions usually on sun-exposed areas.[dermnetnz.org] , a rare form of DILE associated with classic discoid skin lesions in photosensitive areas. 1,2 Although DILE and ILE have overlapping symptoms, they are distinct diseases[rheumatologyadvisor.com]

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