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Glossary for Palm rash

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

  • Allergies: Immune system over-reaction to various substances.
  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Atopic dermatitis: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • 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.
  • Behind knee rash: An eruption on the skin behind the knee.
  • 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.
  • Dry skin: Dryness, cracking or scaling of the skin.
  • Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • 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.
  • Fungal infections: Symptoms from various fungal infections
  • 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
  • Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease: Common contagious viral infant or child condition
  • Heat rash: Skin rash due to hot and humid weather
  • Herpes: Virus with one subtype causing cold sores and another causing genital herpes.
  • Ichthyosis: Fish-like scaly dry skin areas
  • Knuckle rash: Change in the skin of the knuckles which affects the color, appearance or texture.
  • 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
  • Palm itch: A sensation thatcauses a desire to scratch the skin of the palm
  • Palm pain: pain in the fingers or toes.
  • Palm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the palm of the hand.
  • 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.
  • Q fever: A disease caused by Coxiella burnetti which causes fever, headache and muscle pain.
  • Queensland tick typhus: Form of typhus from North-Australian ticks
  • Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
  • Reiterís syndrome: A form of reactive arthritis characterized by arthritis, urethritis, conjunctivitis and skin lesions.
  • Scabies: Mite infection of the skin common in institutions.
  • 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 Cancer: The occurrence of a malignancy that is located on the skin
  • Skin cancer: The occurrence of a malignancy that is located on the skin
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Sole rash: An eruption on the skin of the sole.
  • Stasis dermatitis:
  • 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.
  • Thumb rash: Thumb rash is change of the skin which affects its color, appearance or texture.
  • Treponema infection: A rare infectious diseases which is transmitted through sexual contact and caused by Treponema pallidum (a spirochete bacterium). Untreated cases can result in severe complications and even death.
  • Venous insufficiency: A condition which is characterized by inadequacy of the venous valves which impairs venous drainage
  • Wrist rash: Change in the skin which affects the color, appearance or texture.

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