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Glossary for Spots on the hands or legs

Medical terms related to Spots on the hands or legs or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Adrenal gland symptoms: Symptoms affecting the adrenal glands
  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Chloasma: Red facial marks in women related to hormones
  • Cirrhosis of liver: diffuse hepatic process characterized by fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal nodules
  • Cushing-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of Cushing's disease
  • Cyanosis: Blueness or purple coloring of skin.
  • Dark skin: Darkening of the skin as a symptom
  • Dermatomyositis: A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Dry Gangrene: Tissue death (necrosis) due to lack of blood supply causing the affected tissue to become dry and black; occurs without bacterial infection and cellulitis.
  • Emery-Nelson syndrome: A rare condition characterized by a flat face and hand and foot abnormalities.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Familial polyposis: Rare genetic disease causing multiple colorectal polyps
  • Hand symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hand
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Kaposi sarcoma: A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also affect the lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. There are four forms of the condition: Classical Indolent form, Endemic African KS, iatrogenic KS and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated KS. Symptoms depend on the extent of internal organ and lymphatic system involvement.
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • 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.
  • Mole: Darkened growths on the skin; everyone has a few.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurofibromatosis: Nerve disorders often leading to tumors on nerves.
  • Sarcoidosis: Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs.
  • Scleroderma: A rare, progressive connective tissue disorder involving thickening and hardening of the skin and connective tissue. There are a number of forms of scleroderma with some forms being systemic (involving internal organs).
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Spots: The occurrence of spots
  • Sunburn: A skin inflammatory reaction due to overexposure to sun
  • Vitamin deficiency: When there is any deficiency of vitamins in the body

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Spots on the hands or legs:

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