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Glossary for Red scaly rash in children

Medical terms related to Red scaly rash in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Annular rash: A rash that is ring shaped
  • Chikungunya: A rare viral disease usually transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by fever, rash and severe arthritis.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • 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.
  • Itching skin: Itching feeling of the skin.
  • 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.
  • Papulosquamous skin disorders in children: Papulosquamous skin disorders in children refers to a child who has disorder characterized by a skin eruption of scaly red, round, raised bumps that have clear borders.
  • Pityriasis Rosea: A skin rash that starts with a large scaly spot and then develops into groups of smaller patches. The condition usually resolves itself within about 8 weeks.
  • Pruritis: A sensation for the need to scratch
  • Pruritus: The sensation of itch
  • 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.
  • Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
  • Rash in children: Rash in children refers to a child with a skin eruption or reaction.
  • Red scaly rash: Red scaly rash refers to a skin eruption or reaction that is red and flaky.
  • Rosacea: Inflammatory rash affecting cheeks, nose, forehead, chin
  • Scaly rash: A rash that scales
  • Scaly skin: Toughness or scaliness of the skin
  • Scarlet fever: A complication of infection from strep bacteria such as strep throat.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • 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 capitis: A condition which is characterized by tinea of the scalp
  • Tinea corporis: A condition which is characterized by tinea of glabrous skin

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