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Glossary for Reddish purple macular lesions

Medical terms related to Reddish purple macular lesions or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acne-like arm skin symptoms: reddish raised elevated lesions on the arm
  • Acne-like back skin symptoms: acne is a disorder of the pilosebaceous unit. The inflammatory process varies from a papule, pustule to a nodule.Some of the acne-like eruptions on the back include
  • Acne-like chest skin symptoms: acne is a disorder of the pilosebaceous unit. The inflammatory process varies from a papule, pustule to a nodule
  • Alkaptonuria: A rare inherited metabolic disease characterized by homogentisic aciduria, arthritis and ochronosis. Symptoms include darkening of urine, alkinization due to overproduction of homogentisic acid, arthritis in the large joints and black ochronotic pigmentation of cartilage and collagen tissue. However, many of these symptoms may not occur until middle age. The condition may also be caused by chronic phenol poisoning.
  • Becker's nevus: A rare skin disorder where an irregular pigmented patch on the skin slowly grows and becomes thick and hairy.
  • Cushing-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of Cushing's disease
  • Dermatomyositis: A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash.
  • Erythrasma: A condition where there is a bacterial skin infection that is located in the armpits or the groin
  • Hypopigmented lesions in children: Hypopigmented lesions in children refers are sores or ulcers that are colorless or have lost color in a child.
  • Itchy macular rash: small flat reddish lesions less than 0.5 cms in diameter
  • Janeway lesions: erythematous, irregular, painless macules present on the palms, soles, thenar eminence and plantar surface of the toes
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: Chronic arthritis affecting children and teens
  • Lentigo maligna: Lentigo maligna is a melanoma in situ that consists of malignant cells but does not show invasive growth..
  • Lichen planus: Skin rash
  • Macular rash: flat lesions less than o.5 mm in diameter
  • Macules: develop as a result of cystic or otherwise severe acne.
  • Maculopapular lesions: small raised inflammed areas of skin.
  • Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
  • Rheumatic fever: An inflammatory disorder that can occur as a complication of untreated streptococcal bacterial infection such as strep throat or scarlet fever. The condition may affect the brain, skin, heart and joints.
  • Skin color changes: Skin changes such as redness, blueness, or whitening.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Skin-color lesions: Skin lesions with different skin color.
  • Small, painless, non-pruritic macules: flat, reddish leions less than 0.5 cms in diameter which are non- itchy
  • 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.
  • Tinea versicolor: A condition which is characterized by a chronic noninflammatory multiple macular patches
  • Tuberous sclerosis: A rare genetic disorder characterized by harmartomatous skin nodules, seizures, phakomata and bone lesions.
  • Viral exanthema: Viral exanthema is a widespread skin rash triggered by a viral infection. These rashes are more common in children than adults. The rashes are usually not itchy.
  • Vitiligo: A condition which is characterized by chronic pigmentary changes to the skin seen by white patches

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