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Excoriations: Introduction

Excoriations: Abrasion or scratch on the skin; see also skin lesion. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Excoriations, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Excoriations:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Excoriations. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (usually presenting feature before any other signs are apparent)
  • Lymphoma and Lymphoproliferative disease
  • more causes...»

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Causes of Types of Excoriations:

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Excoriations: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Excoriations, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Message Boards for Excoriations

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Excoriations or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Excoriations:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Excoriations. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine the skin in detail for evidence of a rash due to primary skin disease. Look specifically for features such as the burrows of scabies infection; dry scaly reddened skin of dermatitis; and blisters of dermatitis herpetiformis
    • Note any unusual breath odor which may suggest kidney failure, liver failure or diabetic acidosis
    • Note jaundiced (yellowed) skin and sclera
    • Note plethoric facial appearance (reddened, puffy and congested) which may suggest polycythaemia
  • more tests...»

Excoriations: Animations

Excoriations: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Excoriations may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Excoriations

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Excoriations. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Misdiagnosis and Excoriations

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Excoriations: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Excoriations:

The list of organs typically affected by Excoriations may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Excoriations

The list below shows some of the causes of Excoriations mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Excoriations?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Excoriations. Of the 4 causes of Excoriations that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Excoriations:

The following list of conditions have 'Excoriations' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Excoriations Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Excoriations based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Excoriations?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Excoriations, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Excoriations:

Subtypes of Excoriations:

Abrasion (2 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Excoriations:

Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

Symptoms related to Excoriations:

Skin lesion (422 causes), Red rashes, Psoriasis, Dry skin (231 causes), Scaly skin (483 causes), Crusting (15 causes), Eczema (227 causes), Atopic dermatitis (227 causes), Itchy skin (1068 causes), Blistering (426 causes), Cracking, Oozing, Bleeding (1783 causes)

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