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  • causes
  • Cushing syndrome causes striae distensae, moon facies, and skin fragility. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Problems with the skin are among the main reasons for seeking care, accounting for up to 24% of primary care visits, and are one of the most common causes of morbidity [ 2 ]. (omicsonline.org)
  • Raynaud
  • The typical patient is a young or middle-age woman with a history of Raynaud phenomenon who presents with skin induration and internal organ dysfunction. (aafp.org)
  • rash
  • This entry was posted in COPD and tagged copd , inhaled corticosteroids , rash , skin bruising , slow healing . (armiart.com)
  • organ
  • This concept expressed the frontier status of the skin and its role as the organ of exposure. (mesoestetic.com)
  • The skin constitutes the largest organ in the human body, with a surface area of nearly 2m² and a weight that represents approximately 6% of total body weight. (mesoestetic.com)
  • internal
  • The skin separates the external environment from the body's internal environment, but this separation is not isolating, because interchanges take place between external agents and the bodily functions that contribute to shaping the appearance of the skin. (mesoestetic.com)
  • areas
  • At first there is reddened skin with superficial scaling in areas exposed to sunlight, heat & friction. (blogspot.com)