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Glossary for Vesicular rash

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

  • 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.
  • Atopic dermatitis: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Behcet's Disease: Recurring inflammation of small blood vessels affecting various areas.
  • Behcet's syndrome: Recurring inflammation of small blood vessels affecting various areas.
  • Blisters: Blistering of the skin.
  • Bullous Pemphigoid: An autoimmune disease characterized by chronic itchy blistering of the skin. Also called pemphigoid.
  • Bullous pemphigoid: An autoimmune disease characterized by chronic itchy blistering of the skin. Also called pemphigoid.
  • Bumetanide -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Bumetanide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Burns: Injury from burns and scalds.
  • Captopril -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Captopril during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Chickenpox: Common viral infection.
  • Cicatricial pemphigoid: A rare chronic disease involving blistering and scarring of the mucous membranes especially in the mouth and conjunctiva of the eye.
  • Cold sores: An acute viral disease marked by groups of vesicles on the skin that occur\ on the lips or nares
  • Congenital syphilis: Syphilis inherited from mother during pregnancy.
  • Contact dermatitis: Skin reaction to an irritant
  • Cowpox: A skin disease caused by the cowpox virus. The virus tends to occur in cows but can be transmitted to humans. Exposure usually occurs when hand-milking infected cows.
  • Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin.
  • Dermatitis herpetiformis: A condition which is characterized by a chronic pruritic dermatitis
  • Dyshidrotic dermatitis: A skin disorder (eczema) that affects the soles of the feet, the palms of the hands and the sides of the fingers. There is no known cause but contributing factors include stress, hot or cold weather, pre-existing atopic condition, metal implants, smoking, and aspirin and oral contraceptive use.
  • Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: A rare inherited skin blistering condition which can vary in severity depending on how it is inherited. Recessively inherited are more severe than dominantly inherited cases and can cause the loss of patches of skin and scarring which can impair limb function.
  • Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita: An acquired autoimmune skin condition characterized by blisters which cause scarring on the skin of joints and sometimes the skull.
  • Epidermolysis bullosa inversa dystrophica: A rare genetic syndrome characterized by fragile skin which blisters easily. The corneas, vulval and anal areas are involved as well as the trunk, neck, thighs and legs.
  • Epidermolysis bullosa simplex, Ogna type: An inherited skin blistering condition characterized by blisters on palms and soles.
  • Epidermolysis bullosa, junctional, Herlitz-Pearson: A rare blistering skin disease which can often result in infant death
  • Epidermolysis bullosa, simplex: A group of skin disorders characterized by fragile skin which can blister upon little or no trauma to the skin. There are a number of different subtypes with some being inherited and some acquired. The hands and feet are often the main parts of the body affected.
  • Erythema multiforme: An allergic inflammatory skin disorder which has a variety of causes and results in skin and mucous membrane lesions that affect mainly the hands, forearms, feet, mouth nose and genitals.
  • Gas gangrene: Infection of deep tissues with anaerobic bacteria due to introduction of bacteria through a penetrating injury such as a battlefield or surgical wound; the bacterial kill the surrounding tissues and release gas within the tissues.
  • Genital herpes: Sexually transmitted infection of the genital region.
  • Gestational pemphigoid: A rare autoimmune skin blistering disorder that occurs during pregnancy onset during second trimester with severe form recurring after delivery during menstruation.
  • Hailey-Hailey disease: A rare autoimmune skin disorder characterized by clusters of small blisters that erupt in high friction areas such as the armpits and groin and neck. Hot, humid weather, skin infections and UV radiation often trigger the condition.
  • Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease: Common contagious viral infant or child condition
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Herpes: Virus with one subtype causing cold sores and another causing genital herpes.
  • Hydroa vacciniforme: A rare skin disorder characterized the development of crusting skin eruptions following exposure to the sun.
  • Ibuprofen -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ibuprofen during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Impetigo: Contagious skin rash from bacteria
  • Incontinentia Pigmenti: A rare genetic skin pigmentation disorder characterized by eye, teeth, bone, nail and hair malformations as well as central nervous abnormalities and mental deficiency.
  • Insect bites:
  • Itching skin: Itching feeling of the skin.
  • Kerion celsi: A parasitic fungal skin infection that tends to occur mainly on the back of the neck, scalp or beard. It is caused by animal fungi. The condition resolves itself in a matter of weeks but hair loss in the affected area may be permanent.
  • Ketoprofen -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ketoprofen during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Mastocytosis: A disorder where excessive amounts of mast cells proliferate in organs such as the skin, liver, bone, spleen and gastrointestinal tract. Mast cells occur in connective tissue and defend the body against disease by releasing histamine to stimulate the immune system.
  • Mefenamic Acid -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Mefenamic Acid during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Nummular dermatitis: A skin disorder characterized by the development of round or oval skin lesions which itch and burn. In the initial stages, small red spots or blisters form and the grow and joint together to form a patch. The lesion eventually looks similar to a ringworm infection with a clear centre and a distinct border. The causes of some cases includes mercury fillings and allergy to rubber, nickel, formaldehyde or neomycin.
  • Orf: A contagious viral skin disease contracted from infected sheep and goats. It results in painless vesicles that may become red, weeping sores which form a crust and then heal.
  • Pemphigus Foliaceus: A relatively milder form of the autoimmune skin disorder called pemphigus. Blisters occur on the skin but usually the mucous membranes are unaffected.
  • Pemphigus Vulgaris: A severe autoimmune skin disease characterized by blistering of the skin including the mucous membranes inside the mouth and esophagus.
  • Penicillamine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Penicillamine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Porphyria: A group of disorders characterized by excess production of porphyrin or its precursors which affects the skin and/or nervous system.
  • Porphyria Cutanea Tarda: A rare metabolic condition involving a deficiency of the enzyme uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase. This results in a buildup of porphyrins in the skin which makes it sensitive to light. Most symptoms tend to primarily affected the areas of skin most exposed to sun e.g. back of hands and arms.
  • Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
  • Scabies: Mite infection of the skin common in institutions.
  • Shingles: Infectious viral infection occuring years after chickenpox infection.
  • Skin lesion: Lesions appearing on the skin.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Stevens Johnson syndrome: A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to be an allergic reaction that can occur in response to some drugs or infectious diseases.
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis: A skin condition causing widespread blisters to erupt over greater than 30% of the body.
  • Variegate porphyria: A rare metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of a certain enzyme which results in a build-up in the body of porphyrins or their precursors. This form of hepatic porphyria causes the sufferer to have acute attacks as well as skin sensitivity.
  • Vasculitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation to blood vessels
  • Vesicular rash in children: Vesicular rash in children is a condition in which a child has a skin reaction or eruption that consists of fluid filled blisters.
  • Vesicular rash in pregnancy: Rash consisting of small blistering lesions in a woman who is pregnant
  • Vesiculobullous rash:
  • Weals: Drug reaction, allergy, infection, lupus, overactive thyroid, polycythemia, rheumatic fever, blisters, amyloidosis, progesterone increase, Still's Disease, pregnancy, vasculitis
  • Zinc deficiency: When there is a deficiency of zinc in an individuals body

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