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Glossary for Hand and foot rashes in children

Medical terms related to Hand and foot rashes in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Acrodermatitis Enteropathica: A rare, chronic condition that occurs in infants and involves autosomal zinc malabsorption. Signs include blisters on the skin and mucous membranes, alopecia, diarrhea and failure to thrive. The condition may be fatal if untreated.
  • Acute leukemia: An acute condition which affects a cell line of the blood which shows little or no differentiation
  • Allergic reaction: A hypersensitivity reaction produced by the body, which results in an exaggerated or inappropriate immune reaction to a particular substance.
  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Chickenpox: Common viral infection.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Cirrhosis of liver: diffuse hepatic process characterized by fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal nodules
  • Congenital Toxoplasmosis: Fetal infection with toxoplasmosis.
  • Contact dermatitis: Skin reaction to an irritant
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
  • Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Emery-Nelson syndrome: A rare condition characterized by a flat face and hand and foot abnormalities.
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Foot symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both feet
  • Hand conditions: Any condition that affects the hand
  • Hand pain: Pain affecting one or both hands
  • Hand symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hand
  • Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease: Common contagious viral infant or child condition
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hepatoma: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a primary malignancy of the liver.
  • Human parvovirus B19 infection: An infectious disease caused by parovirus B19 which causes fifth disease and erythema infectiosum.
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: Chronic arthritis affecting children and teens
  • Kawasaki disease: A childhood illness that generally affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes.
  • Keratosis palmoplantar periodontopathy: A very rare inherited condition characterized by dry scaly patches on the skin of the palms and soles, gum and teeth problems and frequent skin infections.
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver
  • Lower leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower legs, calves and shins.
  • Lyme disease: Lyme disease is an emerging infectious disease caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to the genus Borrelia.
  • Lymphoma: Any neoplastic disorder that occurs in lymphoid tissue
  • Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
  • Mononucleosis: Common infectious virus.
  • Murine typhus: An infectious condition which is characterized by a similar condition to that of typhus due to Rickettsia typhi.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Olmsted syndrome: A rare congenital condition characterized by progressive thickening and hardening of skin on palms and soles, alopecia and nail abnormalities.
  • 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.
  • REST syndrome: A condition that is similar to CREST syndrome but doesn't include calcinosis. The disorder affects the skin, blood vessels and digestive tract.
  • Rabies: An infectious disease that can affect any mammal including humans and is transmitted through the saliva of an infected animal. The infectious agent is the Neurotropic lyssavirus which affects the salivary gland and also causes neurological symptoms.
  • Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
  • Rashes in children: Rashes in children refers to a skin eruption or reaction in a child.
  • Rat-bite fever: A disease caused by a rat bite where the patient becomes infected by a bacteria (causes skin ulceration and recurrent fever) or a fungus (causes skin inflammation, muscle pain and vomiting). Also called sodokosis.
  • 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
  • SARS: Serious respiratory infection
  • Scabies: Mite infection of the skin common in institutions.
  • Scarlet fever: A complication of infection from strep bacteria such as strep throat.
  • Secondary syphilis: A condition which is characterized by fever, multiform skin eruptions, iritis, alopecia, mucous patches and severe pain in the head and joints
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
  • Tinea: A condition which is characterized by an infection caused by a fungus
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome: Severe immune reaction causing shock
  • Viral hemorrhagic fever: A group of diseases caused by viruses which cause damage to blood vessels and result in hemorrhages and fever. The hemorrhaging does not always cause serious bleeding. The specific symptoms may vary depending on which particular virus is involved.
  • Weals: Drug reaction, allergy, infection, lupus, overactive thyroid, polycythemia, rheumatic fever, blisters, amyloidosis, progesterone increase, Still's Disease, pregnancy, vasculitis
  • West Nile fever: Mosquito-borne infectious virus.
  • Zinc deficiency: When there is a deficiency of zinc in an individuals body

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