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Glossary for Hand rash

Medical terms related to Hand rash or mentioned in this section include:

  • 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
  • Bacterial meningitis: Bacterial meningitis is a form of meningitis caused by bacteria that normally lives in the mouth and throat. When the immune system is unable to supress this bacteria, it travels to the cerebrospinal spinal fluid in the brain. From there it affects the membranes surrounding the brain.
  • Behind knee rash: An eruption on the skin behind the knee.
  • Chickenpox: Common viral infection.
  • Contact dermatitis: Skin reaction to an irritant
  • Cradle Cap: Common scalp condition in babies
  • Dandruff: Scaly and dry material that is shed from the scalp
  • Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin.
  • Dermatomyositis: A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash.
  • Discoid eczema: Discoid eczema is a common form of skin inflammation and irritation characterized by its round or oval shape. The size of the lesions may vary from a few millimetres to centimetres across. The cause is unknown but minor injuries such as insect bites may be triggers. The lesions tend to occur most often on the limbs.
  • Dry skin: Dryness, cracking or scaling of the skin.
  • Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Emery-Nelson syndrome: A rare condition characterized by a flat face and hand and foot abnormalities.
  • Erythema nodosum: Allergic skin condition usually on the legs
  • Forearm rash: An eruption on the skin of the forearm.
  • HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
  • Hand conditions: Any condition that affects the hand
  • Hand fracture: A fracture of one or several of the bones that create the hand
  • Hand injury: Any injury to the hand
  • Hand pain: Pain affecting one or both hands
  • Hand rash: An eruption on the skin of the hand.
  • Hand rash in children: Hand rash in children is an eruption or skin reaction in a child's hand.
  • Hand symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hand
  • Hand weakness: Weakness of one or both hands
  • Heat rash: Skin rash due to hot and humid weather
  • Ichthyosis: Fish-like scaly dry skin areas
  • Knuckle rash: Change in the skin of the knuckles which affects the color, appearance or texture.
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
  • Melanoma: Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is the leading cause of death from skin disease. It involves cells called melanocytes, which produce a skin pigment called melanin. Melanin is responsible for skin and hair color.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Palm rash: Change in the skin which affects the color, appearance or texture.
  • 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.
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A rare inflammatory skin disorder characterized by small red bumps or blisters which eventually become ulcerated.
  • Q fever: A disease caused by Coxiella burnetti which causes fever, headache and muscle pain.
  • Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
  • Reiterís syndrome: A form of reactive arthritis characterized by arthritis, urethritis, conjunctivitis and skin lesions.
  • Scabies: Mite infection of the skin common in institutions.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Sole rash: An eruption on the skin of the sole.
  • 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.
  • Thumb rash: Thumb rash is change of the skin which affects its color, appearance or texture.
  • Tingling fingers: Finger tingling, prickling or pins-and-needles sensations
  • Tingling hands: The occurrence of the sensation of tingling which occurs in the hands
  • Venous Insufficiency: A condition which is characterized by inadequacy of the venous valves which impairs venous drainage
  • Venous insufficiency: A condition which is characterized by inadequacy of the venous valves which impairs venous drainage
  • Wrist rash: Change in the skin which affects the color, appearance or texture.

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