Henoch-Schonlein Purpura Henoch-Schonlein purpura is inflammation of the blood vessels. This causes a rash of red or purple spots on the skin. This condition may also cause kidney problems and pain in the knee joints, ankle joints, or abdomen. Generally, this condition goes away on its own, although symptoms may return (recur) over time. CAUSES The cause of this condition is not known. RISK FACTORS This condition is more likely to develop in: • Children aged 3–15 years. • Boys. • The seasons of fall, winter, or spring. SYMPTOMS The main symptom of this condition is a rash on the legs and buttocks. The rash is made of red or purple spots and the skin may be red and swollen. Other symptoms may include: • A rash that spreads over
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Hot spots Hot spots are also known as acute moist dermatitis that appears as round, hairless, itchy sores on the superficial layer of the skin. It can be an allergic reaction to insect bites, parasites, food and even anal gland problems. The bulldog often attempts to relive the pain or itchiness of these sores by chewing or licking them.
The cause of this disease is unknown. This disease can happen to anyone both men and women any from the ages as early as 10-30 years of age. There are many speculations on what could cause this skin disease such as, some researchers think it is an autoimmune disease, if you have an autoimmune disease you may have more of a chance of getting vitiligo. Autoimmune diseases
It 's characterized by skin cells that multiply up to 10 times faster than normal. As underlying cells reach the skin 's surface and die, their sheer volume causes raised, red plaques covered with white scales. Typically occurs on the knees , elbows, and scalp, and it can also affect the torso, palms, and soles of the feet.” http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/psoriasis/understanding-psoriasis-basics#1 3. What are erythematous papules?
Pt. reports self-medicating with NSAID, but it was ineffective. She reported that what she’s experiencing makes it difficult for her to perform her usual activities. She stated that the same area where the rash is located started out as red bumps about 3-4 days, ago. She denies fever, chills, nausea and vomiting.
Of course, the condition will most likely involve a heart problem, which is discovered at birth, along with a webbed neck, chest deformities, many birth marks, also known as café-au-lait spots, and a short stature. The features of this syndrome are not fully known, considering the fact that there are numerous characteristics and no two infected individuals have the same exact features. Like in most other disease cases, there are lists of more minor symptoms that can occur in an individual. In infants and newborns, feeding problems are present, due to a poor sucking reflex. Behavioral problems and developmental delays can occur, which causes the individual to achieve milestones slower, such as sitting and walking.
The symptoms can vary from person to person as well as the duration. Typically there’s some tingling anywhere from 2 to 4 days before the rash appears but it could be as far out as weeks before the rash appears. The first phase of the disease can last from a few days to about 3 weeks. The patient will have either headache, fever or malaise (typical body weakness) but not every person gets or experiences these symptoms. Once these first symptoms pass is when the
Signs and Symptoms SJS is characterized by round, red papules that resemble insect bites. Within a short amount of time, these lesions change into varying sizes and patterns. They may become red with white centers that have papules on the center. This gives them a target-like appearance. Although they can be seen on any body surface area, they are usually seen on the face and trunk.
A rash for dermatomyositis can be a violet-colored or dusty red rash that appears most commonly on a person’s face or eyelids, but it can also be found around a person’s nails, knuckles, elbows, back, chest and knees. Most of the time the first visual sign of dermatomyositis is a patchy bluish-purplish rash. Another sign of dermatomyositis is the progressive weakening of the muscles closest to the trunk of the body, such as: the hips, thighs, shoulders, upper arms, and neck. Over time this pain will gradually worsen, so the weakness will affect both the right and left sides of the
The following day, he noticed that his left arm was itchy and when he pulled up his sleeve, he saw a couple of red spots. He says that over the weekend, it seemed to get significantly worse. He has lots of red spots. He has some large vesicles. There has been some clear drainage coming from them, as well.
Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin when the skin becomes dry, red, scaly, flaky, itchy, and can be blistered. The skin becomes hard, thickened and cracked, swelled, especially in the eyes, face, or groin areas. Skin can appear darkened or leathery, extreme itching and sun sensitive. The most vulnerable parts of the body are the hands, the forearms and face.
Urticaria : definition/ diagnostic criteria Urticaria is described by the quick manifestation of wheals and this may be accompanied by angioedema. A wheal has three typical features which comprises: (i) a centrally located swelling of varying size, almost always encircled by reflex erythema; (ii) accompanied with itching or burning and; (iii) its transient nature, where the skin returns to normal appearance within 1 hour to 24 hours. (1) The transient nature of urticaria is an important characteristic of urticarial lesions.