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Glossary for Tight and drawn skin

Medical terms related to Tight and drawn skin or mentioned in this section include:

  • Dementia due to HIV disease: Dementia due to HIV disease is a condition in which there is ongoing progressive confusion, cognitive changes and other losses of brain function that are the result of HIV disease.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Geleophysic dwarfism: A rare genetic disorder characterized by a happy facial expression, short stature and limb abnormalities.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Huntington's disease: Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration.
  • I cell disease: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the harmful accumulation of chemicals (glycoproteins and glycoplipids) due to the deficiency of an enzyme (UDP-N-acetylglucosamine-I-phosphotransferase).
  • Lamellar ichthyosis: A very rare disorder where an infant is born covered with a transparent membrane which sheds to reveal red scaly skin patches of varying sizes.
  • Lipidosis with triglyceride storage disease: A very disorder involving abnormal storage of fat (triglycerides in parts of the body). The condition causes blood abnormalities as well as skin, eye and hearing problems.
  • Lipodermatosclerosis: A rare condition that affects the skin above the ankles. It tends to occur in people with chronic vein problems which affects the blood flow the this area of skin. The skin becomes smooth, brown, tight and painful.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Parkinson's Disease: Degenerative brain condition characterised by tremor.
  • Peritonitis: Inflammation of the peritoneum.
  • Ruzicka-Goerz-Anton syndrome: A rare genetic syndrome characterized by rough scaly skin, deafness, mental retardation and skeletal anomalies.
  • Scaly skin: Toughness or scaliness of the skin
  • 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).
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Skin conditions: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin pain: Pain affecting the skin.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Skin texture changes: Changes to skin texture or consistency.
  • Tough skin: Excessive toughening or scaling of skin.

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