Glossary for Maculopapular rash
Medical terms related to Maculopapular rash or mentioned in this section include:
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Adenoviruses: Common viruses causing common cold and various other ailments.
- Adult T-Cell leukemia: A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may lay dormant for decades. There are four subtypes: acute, chronic, lymphoma and smoldering. The acute and lymphoma subtypes have the poorest prognosis.
- Adult onset Still's disease: A form of Still's disease that has a later onset and involves arthralgia or arthritis and a characteristic rash that often appears during periods of temperature increase.
- Angioimmunoblastic with dysproteinemia lymphadenopathy: A rare immune system disorder which is similar to lymphoma. The condition is progressive but the course varies with some patients surviving a long time without treatment and others surviving only a short period of time.
- Autosensitization dermatitis: A skin reaction involving the development of a variety of skin lesions in response to infections (virus, bacteria, fungus, parasite), inflammatory skin conditions or other triggers. The skin reaction may vary considerable in appearance from itchy red skin to the development of blisters and may involve variable portions of the body.
- Dengue fever: An acute viral disease characterized by fever, rash and myalgia and caused by a flavivirus which is transmitted by mosquitoes.
- Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
- Epidemic typhus: An infectious disease caused by Rickettsia prowazekii and transmitted by body lice. The severity of the illness may range from moderate to fatal.
- Epstein-Barr virus: Common virus causing mononucleosis
- Fever: Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Henoch-Schonlein purpura: A form of vasculitis (blood vessel inflammation) that affects blood capillaries and affects mostly the skin, kidneys, joints and stomach.
- Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease:
- Lassa fever: Infectious rat-borne West African disease.
- Maculopapular rash in pregnancy: Maculopapular rash in pregnancy refers to a rash with small raised areas and areas with change in skin colour in a woman who is pregnant.
- Marburg virus: Serious virus related to Ebola.
- Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
- Mononucleosis: Common infectious virus.
- Morbilliform rash: A measles like rash
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
- Rat-bite fever: A disease caused by a rat bite where the patient becomes infected by a bacteria (causes skin ulceration and recurrent fever) or a fungus (causes skin inflammation, muscle pain and vomiting). Also called sodokosis.
- Roseola infantum: Contagious infant conditions
- Ross River virus: Mosquito-borne virus in parts of Australia and other countries
- Rubella: A contagious viral infection caused by the Rubella virus which produces a rash and lymph node swelling. It can have serious implication in pregnant women as the virus can be transmitted through the placenta and cause serious fetal defects or even fetal death.
- Scabies: Mite infection of the skin common in institutions.
- Scrub typhus: Type of typhus usually caught from ticks
- Secondary syphilis: A condition which is characterized by fever, multiform skin eruptions, iritis, alopecia, mucous patches and severe pain in the head and joints
- 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.
- Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
- Temperature symptoms: Abnormalities of body temperature including fever.
- Typhoid fever: Fever from bacterial food poisoning.
- Typhus fever: A general name for various arthropod-borne rickettsial infections
- Viral diseases: Any disease that is caused by a virus
- West Nile fever: Mosquito-borne infectious virus.
- West nile encephalitis: A virus that is of the Flavivirus genus that causes the condition West Nile encephalitis
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