• rash
  • 3 8 The following case of intermittent prolonged fever and rash in a 4-year-old boy illustrates the difficulty clinicians face to treat prophylactically when a common presentation of upper respiratory tract infection partially fulfils the diagnostic criteria for a more severe illness such as incomplete KD (iKD). (bmj.com)
  • The most common complications are infections: staphylococcal and streptococcal skin rash. (lepson.info)
  • Patchy areas with a brownish or reddish scaly rash on the scalp ( scalp ringworm ), trunk, limbs or groin ( jock itch ), peeled skin on the hands or feet ( athlete's foot ), or discolored or cracked nails are typical symptoms of a skin fungal infection . (healthhype.com)
  • Once the oil and resin are thoroughly washed from the skin, the rash is not contagious. (wikipedia.org)
  • In patients who survive the initial phase of the infection, the rash desquamates, or peels off, after 10-14 days. (wikipedia.org)
  • In contrast to TSS caused by Staphylococcus, streptococcal TSS less often involves a sunburn-like rash. (wikipedia.org)
  • This characteristic rash has been denoted as "scarlatiniform" and it appears as a diffuse redness of the skin with small papules, or bumps, which resemble goose pimples. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the rash spreads, it becomes more pronounced in creases in the skin, such as the skin folds in the inguinal and axillary regions of the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • Within 1 week of onset the rash begins to fade followed by a longer process of desquamation, or shedding of the outer layer of skin, which lasts several weeks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children who have darker skin can have a different presentation in that the redness of the skin involved in the rash and the ring of paleness around the mouth can be less obvious. (wikipedia.org)
  • This reddened skin or rash may signal a deeper, more serious infection of the inner layers of skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Erythrogenic toxins are known to damage the plasma membranes of blood capillaries under the skin and produce a red skin rash (characteristic of scarlet fever). (wikipedia.org)
  • pseudomonas
  • bloody opalescent discharge in streptococcal infection, while greenish discharge is seen in pseudomonas ulcer Bloody (sanguineous), usually seen in malignant ulcers and in healing ulcers with healthy granulation tissue Seropurulent Serosanguinous Serous with sulphur granules, seen in actinomycosis Yellowish, as seen in tuberculous ulcer The wounds from which ulcers arise can be caused by a wide variety of factors, but the main cause is impaired blood circulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • Primary skin lesions are variations in color or texture that may be present at birth, such as moles or birthmarks, or that may be acquired during a person's lifetime, such as those associated with infectious diseases (e.g. warts, acne, or psoriasis ), allergic reactions (e.g. hives or contact dermatitis ), or environmental agents (e.g. sunburn, pressure, or temperature extremes). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Skin lesions can be caused by a wide variety of conditions and diseases. (encyclopedia.com)
  • However, resident microbes can cause skin diseases and enter the blood system, creating life-threatening diseases, particularly in immunosuppressed people. (wikipedia.org)
  • While only a small number of skin diseases account for most visits to the physician, thousands of skin conditions have been described. (wikipedia.org)
  • Allergic
  • Minor infections, allergic contact dermatitis, keloid formation, and traumatic tearing may occur after piercing of the earlobe. (aafp.org)
  • Allergic reactions and sensitivity to outside environmental factors can also lead to the formation of skin lesions. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Since the skin reaction is an allergic one, people may develop progressively stronger reactions after repeated exposures, or have no immune response on their first exposure but show sensitivity on subsequent exposures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some people are so sensitive that it only takes a trace of urushiol (two micrograms, or less than one ten-millionth of an ounce) on the skin to initiate an allergic reaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • In many instances of staphylococcal infections, such as bacteremia, cefazolin is an alternative to penicillin in patients who are allergic to penicillin. (wikipedia.org)
  • dermis
  • Skin is made up of three layers: the epidermis (pronounced: ep-ih-DUR-mis), dermis , and the subcutaneous (pronounced: sub-kyoo-TAY - nee-us) tissue . (kidshealth.org)
  • Below the epidermis is the next layer of our skin, the dermis, which is made up of blood vessels, nerve endings, and connective tissue. (kidshealth.org)
  • Without certain molecules in the dermis, our skin wouldn't stretch when we bend or reposition itself when we straighten up. (kidshealth.org)
  • These two types of fibers in the dermis, collagen and elastin , help the skin stretch and reposition itself when we move. (kidshealth.org)
  • Lesion that involves loss of the upper portion of the skin (epidermis) and part of the lower portion (dermis). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Discolored, fibrous tissue that permanently replaces normal skin after destruction of the dermis. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The skin weighs an average of four kilograms, covers an area of two square meters, and is made of three distinct layers: the epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • The dermis is the layer of skin between the epidermis and subcutaneous tissue, and comprises two sections, the papillary dermis and the reticular dermis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Antibiotics
  • Bacterial infections can be treated by antibacterial drugs - antibiotics . (healthhype.com)
  • Oritavancin shares certain properties with other members of the glycopeptide class of antibiotics, which includes vancomycin, the current standard of care for serious Gram-positive infections in the United States and Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • irritation
  • The conjunctiva, a membrane that lines the white of the eye , becomes pink and inflamed due to infection , allergy or irritation . (madeformums.com)
  • The majority of Loxosceles bites result in minor skin irritation that heals in one week. (wikipedia.org)
  • A skin ulcer is often visible in the event of exposure to heat or cold, irritation, or a problem with blood circulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • occurs
  • In the United States streptococcal TSS occurs in about 3 per 100,000 per year while staphylococcal TSS occurs in about 0.5 per 100,000 per year. (wikipedia.org)
  • In stage 4, deeper necrosis usually occurs, the fat underneath the skin is completely exposed, and the muscle may also become exposed. (wikipedia.org)
  • vesicles
  • These vesicles usually appear grouped closely together, and they may spread out and cover a large area of the skin. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Pus-filled vesicles containing a whitish fluid may indicate an infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • More severe infections can result in vesicles (pox or insect bite-like marks), blisters, and petechiae (small purple or red spots), with possible skin necrosis (death). (wikipedia.org)
  • chronic
  • Repeated infection of the extremities can lead to chronic swelling (lymphangitis). (wikipedia.org)
  • Blood disorders and chronic wounds can result in skin ulcers as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore, most current textbooks present a classification based on location (for example, conditions of the mucous membrane), morphology (chronic blistering conditions), etiology (skin conditions resulting from physical factors), and so on. (wikipedia.org)
  • secondary
  • Skin lesions can be grouped into two categories: primary and secondary. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Secondary skin lesions are those changes in the skin that result from primary skin lesions, either as a natural progression or as a result of a person manipulating (e.g. scratching or picking at) a primary lesion. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In addition, hair follicles can become damaged which cause hair loss.Hidradenitis is very similar, but tends to have a secondary bacterial infection so that pus-draining sinuses are formed. (wikipedia.org)
  • subcutaneous
  • The bottom layer of our skin, the subcutaneous tissue , is made up of connective tissue, sweat glands, blood vessels, and cells that store fat. (kidshealth.org)
  • Salmonella
  • 001) Cholera disease (002) Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers (003) Other Salmonella infections (003.0) Salmonella gastroenteritis (004) Shigellosis (004.9) Shigellosis, unspec. (wikipedia.org)
  • severe
  • Severe cases involve small (1-2 mm), clear, fluid-filled blisters on the skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Urushiol is primarily found in the spaces between cells beneath the outer skin of the plant, so the effects are less severe if the plant tissue remains undamaged on contact. (wikipedia.org)
  • necrotic
  • During the next stage, the skin may become necrotic down through the deep layers of skin, and the fat beneath the skin may become exposed and visible. (wikipedia.org)
  • redness
  • The borders of the area of redness are generally not sharp and the skin may be swollen. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the second stage the redness of the skin becomes more pronounced, swelling appears, and there may be some blisters and loss of outer skin layers. (wikipedia.org)