Glossary for Blistering lesions in children
Medical terms related to Blistering lesions in children or mentioned in this section include:
- Allergic contact dermatitis: An allergic contact dermatitis is where the body's immune system causes a skin reaction in response to direct contact with an allergen. Symptoms usually only affect the skin directly in contact with the allergen but in severe cases, symptoms may spread around the contact site or even become widespread across the body.
- Alopecia, epilepsy, oligophrenia syndrome of Moynahan: A rare condition characterized by alopecia, epilepsy, mental retardation and a small head.
- Behcet's syndrome: Recurring inflammation of small blood vessels affecting various areas.
- Blistering lesions: Blistering lesions are any type of sore, ulcer or lesion that is blistering.
- Blisters: Blistering of the skin.
- Bullous Pemphigoid: An autoimmune disease characterized by chronic itchy blistering of the skin. Also called pemphigoid.
- Bullous pemphigoid: An autoimmune disease characterized by chronic itchy blistering of the skin. Also called pemphigoid.
- Chemical burn: burns causing protein coagulation
- Chemical burns: burns causing protein coagulation
- Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
- Cockayne syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by a senile-like appearance, hearing and vision impairment and sun sensitive skin.
- Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin.
- Dermatitis herpetiformis: A condition which is characterized by a chronic pruritic dermatitis
- Epidermolysis bullosa: A group of rare inherited skin diseases characterized by fragile skin which forms blisters with even minor injuries. The blisters can be painful and can occur anywhere on the skin and even inside the digestive tract.
- Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita: An acquired autoimmune skin condition characterized by blisters which cause scarring on the skin of joints and sometimes the skull.
- Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica, Bart type: A rare inherited skin blistering disorder characterized by the development of blisters on the skin and mucous membranes as well as areas of missing skin at birth. Nail abnormalities are also present.
- Epidermolytic Hyperkeratosis: A rare inherited skin disorder characterized by blistering, redness, scaling and ultimately thickening of the skin that occurs from birth. The severity of the condition is variable.
- 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.
- Erythrokeratodermia variabilis, Mendes da Costa type: A rare inherited disorder characterized by short-lived red patches on the skin and thickening of the skin.
- Frostbite: damage to skin, soft tissues and blood vessels due to extreme cold
- Hailey-Hailey disease: A rare autoimmune skin disorder characterized by clusters of small blisters that erupt in high friction areas such as the armpits and groin and neck. Hot, humid weather, skin infections and UV radiation often trigger the condition.
- Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease: Common contagious viral infant or child condition
- Herpes simplex virus infection:
- Incontinentia Pigmenti: A rare genetic skin pigmentation disorder characterized by eye, teeth, bone, nail and hair malformations as well as central nervous abnormalities and mental deficiency.
- Insect bites:
- Keratosis pilaris: A condition characterized by hyperkeratosis which is limited to the hair follicles
- Lipoid proteinosis of Urbach and Wiethe: A rare congenital lipoid storage disease where lipids, carbohydrates and proteins are deposited onto blood vessel walls and other tissues.
- Mastocytosis: A disorder where excessive amounts of mast cells proliferate in organs such as the skin, liver, bone, spleen and gastrointestinal tract. Mast cells occur in connective tissue and defend the body against disease by releasing histamine to stimulate the immune system.
- Molluscum contagiosum: Common wart-causing virus.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Pemphigus: A rare group of autoimmune skin disorders where blisters or raw sores develop on the skin and mucous membranes. The bodies immune system destroys proteins the hold skin cells together resulting in blistering. The condition can be life-threatening if untreated.
- Pemphigus Vulgaris: A severe autoimmune skin disease characterized by blistering of the skin including the mucous membranes inside the mouth and esophagus.
- Pemphigus and fogo selvagem: An autoimmune skin disease characterized by skin blisters and a burning sensation. It is endemic particularly in Brazil but may also occur in other countries.
- Poikiloderma of Kindler: A rare disorder characterized by fragile skin which blisters easily even after a mild trauma as well as photosensitivity and striated skin pigmentation (diffuse poikiloderma striate.
- Poisoning: The condition produced by poison
- Skin lesion: Lesions appearing on the skin.
- Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Stevens Johnson syndrome: A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to be an allergic reaction that can occur in response to some drugs or infectious diseases.
- Thermal burns:
- Toxic epidermal necrolysis: A skin condition causing widespread blisters to erupt over greater than 30% of the body.
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