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20 Possible Causes for White Dermatographism

  • Atopic Dermatitis

    Clinically, the white dermatographism and some psychosomatic interactions may partially be explained by this imbalance, which also gives rise to enhanced releasability of[worldallergy.org] dermatographism Ichthyosis Keratosis pilaris Nonspecific dermatitis of the hands and feet Nipple eczema Positive type I hypersensitivity skin tests Propensity for cutaneous[aafp.org] Associated features (suggest the diagnosis of atopic dermatitis but are nonspecific): atypical vascular responses (i.e,, facial pallor, white dermatographism, delayed blanch[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Dermatitis

    Clinically, the white dermatographism and some psychosomatic interactions may partially be explained by this imbalance, which also gives rise to enhanced releasability of[web.archive.org]

  • Urticaria

    These individuals have a normal white-blood-cell count and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and have no evidence of systemic disease.[worldallergy.org] The dermatographism may wax and wane, and the urticaria may vary from severe to mild or may intermittently subside.[worldallergy.org] Some patients are dermatographic, although this is usually of milder degree than is seen with the IgE-dependent dermatographism described earlier.[worldallergy.org]

  • Angioedema

    These individuals have a normal white-blood-cell count and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and have no evidence of systemic disease.[worldallergy.org] The dermatographism may wax and wane, and the urticaria may vary from severe to mild or may intermittently subside.[worldallergy.org] Some patients are dermatographic, although this is usually of milder degree than is seen with the IgE-dependent dermatographism described earlier.[worldallergy.org]

  • Dermatographia

    First off, forms of false dermatographism should be ruled out which are white, black and yellow dermatographism.[howshealth.com] It is also called dermatographism, dermatographia and dermatographic urticaria.[dermnetnz.org] In 25–50% of normal people firm stroking of the skin produces first a white line, then a red line, then slight swelling down the line of the stroke, and a mild red flare in[dermnetnz.org]

  • Chondritis of the External Ear

    Although not specific to atopic dermatitis, affected skin exhibits white dermatographism (ie, appearance of a white line when the lesion is stroked).[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Nonallergic Urticaria

    These individuals have a normal white-blood-cell count and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and have no evidence of systemic disease.[worldallergy.org] The dermatographism may wax and wane, and the urticaria may vary from severe to mild or may intermittently subside.[worldallergy.org] Some patients are dermatographic, although this is usually of milder degree than is seen with the IgE-dependent dermatographism described earlier.[worldallergy.org]

  • Eczema

    Clinically, the white dermatographism and some psychosomatic interactions may partially be explained by this imbalance, which also gives rise to enhanced releasability of[web.archive.org]

  • Eczema Vaccinatum

    It must also have past or family history of atopy, skin test reactivity, white dermatographism and/or delayed blanch to cholinergic agents, a particular type of cataracts[drkaslow.com] Confirming features include xerosis/hyperlinear palms, white patches on cheeks (pityriasis alba), rough bumpy skin on back of arms (keratosispilaris), dark circles under the[drkaslow.com]

  • Cellulitis of the Pinna

    Although not specific to atopic dermatitis, affected skin exhibits white dermatographism (ie, appearance of a white line when the lesion is stroked).[emedicine.medscape.com]

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