factitial

factitial

 [fak-tish´al]
artificially produced; produced unintentionally.
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For the differential diagnosis, factitial purpura, coagulation and platelet disorders, von Willebrand disease, vasculitis and systemic lupus erythematosus should be considered.
Factitial cheilitis stands out as a distinct subtype of contact cheilitis, usually triggered by a stressful event (possible self-damaging behavior).
Factitial oral lesions in an autistic paediatric patient.
Factitial proctitis: A restudy at the University of Minnesota.
There are three pathophysiological categories of pseudoainhum- (1) congenital constricting bands are caused by the umbilical cord; (2) constriction by external forces, such as hairs or threads, which are generally factitial; and (3) constricting bands secondary to other diseases.
Shoja, "Factitial pemphigus-like lesions," Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral Y Cirugia Bucal, vol.
Granulomatous disorders Nongranulomatous disorders (i) Cutaneous sarcoidosis (i) Hidradenitis suppurativa (ii) Tuberculosis (ii) Pyoderma gangrenosum (iii) Syphilis (iii) Impetigo (iv) Mycobacterial (iv) Erythema nodosum infections (v) Factitial dermatitis from (v) Actinomycosis factitial injection of (vi) Deep fungal infections foreign substances (vii) Chronic lymphedema (vi) Schistosomiasis resulting from obstruction (vii) Lymphogranuloma (viii) Erysipelas venereum (x) Foreign body reaction (viii) Granuloma inguinale (ix) Chronic cellulitis
Clues to factitial dermatitis include linearity and unnaturally appearing defects with angulated borders.
The differential diagnosis of a chronic leg ulcer includes venous or arterial ulcers, malignancies (SCC, BCC, lymphoma, melanoma), infectious ulcers (bacterial, deep fungal), pyoderma gangrenosum, and traumatic or factitial wounds (table).
(1) Interestingly, the features of neutrophilic lobular and/or septal panniculitis, as in ENL, are also seen in the subcutaneous variety of Sweet's syndrome and needs differentiation from other dermatoses with similar histology (alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency, factitial panniculitis, infection, leucocytoclastic vasculitis, pancreatitis, and rheumatoid arthritis).
Possible mechanisms of factitial injury of the subcutaneous fat include injection, blunt trauma, and temperature change.