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Glossary for Arm rash

Medical terms related to Arm rash or mentioned in this section include:

  • Allergic reaction: A hypersensitivity reaction produced by the body, which results in an exaggerated or inappropriate immune reaction to a particular substance.
  • Arm conditions: Conditions that affect the arm
  • Arm injury: An injury to the arm
  • Arm numbness: Loss of feeling or sensation
  • Arm pain: Pain or discomfort of one or both arms
  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Arm tingling: Abnormal tingling sensation in the arm.
  • Bacterial meningitis: Bacterial meningitis is a form of meningitis caused by bacteria that normally lives in the mouth and throat. When the immune system is unable to supress this bacteria, it travels to the cerebrospinal spinal fluid in the brain. From there it affects the membranes surrounding the brain.
  • Berylliosis: Beryllium poisoning which causes granulomas and pulmonary fibrosis.
  • Chest rash: An eruption on the skin of the chest.
  • Chickenpox: Common viral infection.
  • Contact dermatitis: Skin reaction to an irritant
  • Cradle Cap: Common scalp condition in babies
  • Dandruff: Scaly and dry material that is shed from the scalp
  • Discoid eczema: Discoid eczema is a common form of skin inflammation and irritation characterized by its round or oval shape. The size of the lesions may vary from a few millimetres to centimetres across. The cause is unknown but minor injuries such as insect bites may be triggers. The lesions tend to occur most often on the limbs.
  • Discoid lupus erythematosus: Form of lupus affecting the skin.
  • Dry skin: Dryness, cracking or scaling of the skin.
  • Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Elbow rash: An eruption on the skin of the elbow.
  • Elbow symptoms: Symptoms affecting the elbow
  • Erysipelas: An infectious skin disease with symptoms such as redness, swelling, fever, large blisters and pain.
  • Erythema nodosum: Allergic skin condition usually on the legs
  • Finger rash: Finger rash is change of the skin which affects its color, appearance or texture.
  • Finger symptoms: Symptoms affecting any fingers
  • Groin rash: Change of the skin which affects its colour, appearance or texture in the groin area.
  • HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
  • Hand rash: An eruption on the skin of the hand.
  • Hand symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hand
  • Heat rash: Skin rash due to hot and humid weather
  • Ichthyosis: Fish-like scaly dry skin areas
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
  • Melanoma: Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is the leading cause of death from skin disease. It involves cells called melanocytes, which produce a skin pigment called melanin. Melanin is responsible for skin and hair color.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurodermatitis: Lichen simplex chronicus refers to thickened itchy skin that results from persistently rubbing or scratching an area of skin.
  • Palm rash: Change in the skin which affects the color, appearance or texture.
  • Psoriasis: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it - roughly 10% of those susceptible will actually develop the condition. There are various environmental factors which can trigger the onset of the disease e.g. strep throat (common trigger), some medication, stress and cold weather. Once the disease develops, it may resolve on its own or with treatment or may become a persistent chronic condition. The severity and duration of symptoms is variable.
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A rare inflammatory skin disorder characterized by small red bumps or blisters which eventually become ulcerated.
  • Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
  • Reiterís syndrome: A form of reactive arthritis characterized by arthritis, urethritis, conjunctivitis and skin lesions.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin rash: Change in the skin which affects the color, appearance or texture.
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Sole rash: An eruption on the skin of the sole.
  • Stasis dermatitis:
  • Sunburn: A skin inflammatory reaction due to overexposure to sun
  • Superior vena cava syndrome: A condition caused by compression or obstruction to the normal circulation of the superior vena cava which carries deoxygenated blood from the body tissues back to the heart.
  • Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.
  • Tinea: A condition which is characterized by an infection caused by a fungus

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