Glossary for Rash in children
Medical terms related to Rash in children or mentioned in this section include:
- Allergies: Immune system over-reaction to various substances.
- Athlete's foot: A condition which is characterized by a chronic superificial infection of the foot caused by a fungi
- Barmah Forest virus: Mosquito-borne virus in parts of Australia
- Chickenpox: Common viral infection.
- Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
- Cradle Cap: Common scalp condition in babies
- Dandruff: Scaly and dry material that is shed from the scalp
- Dengue fever: An acute viral disease characterized by fever, rash and myalgia and caused by a flavivirus which is transmitted by mosquitoes.
- Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin.
- Diaper rash: Red rash in diaper area of infants
- Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
- Enteroviruses: Viruses affecting the digestive tract.
- Erythema multiforme: An allergic inflammatory skin disorder which has a variety of causes and results in skin and mucous membrane lesions that affect mainly the hands, forearms, feet, mouth nose and genitals.
- Generalised rash in children:
- Generalized rash in children: Generalized rash in children refers to a child who has a skin reaction or eruption that occurs throughout the body.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Heat rash: Skin rash due to hot and humid weather
- Henoch-Schonlein purpura: A form of vasculitis (blood vessel inflammation) that affects blood capillaries and affects mostly the skin, kidneys, joints and stomach.
- Human parvovirus B19 infection: An infectious disease caused by parovirus B19 which causes fifth disease and erythema infectiosum.
- Impetigo: Contagious skin rash from bacteria
- Infection: Infections as a symptom.
- Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
- Kawasaki disease: A childhood illness that generally affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes.
- Leukemia: Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells.
- Lyme disease: Lyme disease is an emerging infectious disease caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to the genus Borrelia.
- Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
- Meningococcemia: A rare infectious disease whose main symptoms are upper respiratory tract infection, fever, rash and eye and ear problems.
- Milia: White, small cysts that are commonly seen on the face.
- Molluscum contagiosum: Common wart-causing virus.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Parvovirus antenatal infection: Fetal infection with human parvovirus B19 - serious abnormalities rarely occur.
- Pityriasis Versicolor: Fungal skin infection
- Purpura: Any of several bleeding disorders involving hemorrhaging into tissues.
- Q fever: A disease caused by Coxiella burnetti which causes fever, headache and muscle pain.
- Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
- Rocky Mountain spotted fever: A bacterial disease caused by Rickettsia rickettsii and transmitted by ticks. The condition causes fever and a characteristic rash and may be fatal in severe or untreated cases.
- 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.
- Scarlet fever: A complication of infection from strep bacteria such as strep throat.
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Sick: Feeling ill or off color
- Skin infection: Infection or inflammation of the skin.
- Skin infections: Infection or inflammation of the skin.
- Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Tinea: A condition which is characterized by an infection caused by a fungus
- Toxic Shock Syndrome: Severe immune reaction causing shock
- Weals: Drug reaction, allergy, infection, lupus, overactive thyroid, polycythemia, rheumatic fever, blisters, amyloidosis, progesterone increase, Still's Disease, pregnancy, vasculitis
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