Glossary for Perianal lesions
Medical terms related to Perianal lesions or mentioned in this section include:
- Anal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the anus.
- Balanitis: Inflammation of the glans (or head) of the penis.
- Blastomycosis: A fungal infection caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis and resulting in lung, skin, bone and genitourinary involvement.
- Brushfield-Wyatt syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental deficiency, weakness on one side of the body and large port-wine stains that cover about a third of the skin's total surface. This condition may be a variant of another condition called Sturge-Weber syndrome.
- Candida: Fungal infection often called thrush
- Condyloma: A type of wart transmitted through direct sexual contact and is caused by the human papilloma virus.
- Contact dermatitis: Skin reaction to an irritant
- Crohn's disease: Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive system. It is one of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease. The disease can affect any area from the mouth to the anus. It often affects the lower part of the small intestine called the ileum.
- Darier disease: A slowly progressing inherited skin disorder characterized by small brownish warty bumps and nail abnormalities. The skin disorder because the skin cells are not held together properly.
- Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin.
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
- Fibroma: A tumour that is comprised mainly of fibrous connective tissue
- Genital herpes: Sexually transmitted infection of the genital region.
- Genital warts: Skin warts in the genital regions.
- Granuloma inguinale: Granulomous disease spread sexually.
- Kerion celsi: A parasitic fungal skin infection that tends to occur mainly on the back of the neck, scalp or beard. It is caused by animal fungi. The condition resolves itself in a matter of weeks but hair loss in the affected area may be permanent.
- Lichen planus: Skin rash
- Lipoma: Tumor of fat cells usually just under the skin
- Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
- Multiple myeloma: A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Papilloma: A benign nipple-like growth on the surface of skin or mucus membrane.
- Penis Cancer: A cancerous lesion that occurs on the penis
- Perianal lesions in pregnancy: Perianal lesions in pregnancy refers to lesions around the anus in a woman who is pregnant.
- 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.
- Scabies: Mite infection of the skin common in institutions.
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Aggressive skin cancer arising due to sun exposure; lesions are locally invasive to surrounding tissues and may metastasise
- Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
- 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.
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