Glossary for Intermittent psoriasis-like calf rash
Medical terms related to Intermittent psoriasis-like calf rash or mentioned in this section include:
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- Acute psoriasis-like back rash: Psoriasis like plaques on the back may be seen in a few cases such as
- Acute psoriasis-like neck rash: Psoriasis like plaques on the neck may be seen in a few cases such as
- Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
- Autoimmune diseases: A group of disorders in which the primary cause is the an inflammatory reaction caused by the body's own immune system attacking tissues
- Calf pain: Pain or tenderness of the calf muscle behind the lower leg
- Calf rash: An eruption on the skin of the ankle.
- Chronic psoriasis-like back rash: Psoriasis like plaques on the back may be seen in a few cases such as
- Chronic psoriasis-like behind-knee rash: Psoriasis like plaques on the chest may be seen in a few cases such as
- Chronic psoriasis-like calf rash: Psoriasis like plaques on the calf may be seen in a few cases such as
- Chronic psoriasis-like chest rash: Psoriasis like plaques on the chest may be seen in a few cases such as
- Chronic psoriasis-like facial rash: Psoriasis is a noncontagious skin disorder that most commonly appears as inflamed, edematous skin lesions covered with a silvery white scale. The most common type of psoriasis is plaque psoriasis. Psoriasis like plaques on the face may be seen in a few cases such as
- Dactylitis: Sausage shaped swelling of the fingers and the toes.
- Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
- Joint pain: Pain affecting the joints
- Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
- Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
- Lower leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower legs, calves and shins.
- Nail psoriasis: Persons with active psoriasis have psoriatic changes in fingernails and/or toenails. In some instances psoriasis may occur only in the nails and nowhere else on the body. Psoriatic changes in nails range from mild to severe, generally reflecting the extent of psoriatic involvement of the nail plate, nail matrix (tissue from which the nail grows), nail bed (tissue under the nail), and skin at the base of the nail. Damage to the nail bed by the pustular psoriasis can result in loss of the nail.
- Pityriasis Alba: A chronic skin condition affecting mostly children or adolescents. It involves hypopigmentation or lighter patches on the skin usually on the cheeks. The rash may be covered by fine skin flakes.
- Pityriasis Rosea: A skin rash that starts with a large scaly spot and then develops into groups of smaller patches. The condition usually resolves itself within about 8 weeks.
- 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.
- Psoriasis-like calf rash: Psoriasis like plaques on the calf may be seen in a few cases such as
- Psoriasis-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to psoriasis or closely related.
- Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
- Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Tinea: A condition which is characterized by an infection caused by a fungus
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