exfoliative dermatitis

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ex·fo·li·a·tive der·ma·ti·tis

rapidly extending erythema followed in a few days by generalized exfoliation with scaling of the skin and associated in some cases with lymphadenopathy or loss of water and electrolytes; may be a drug reaction or associated with various benign dermatoses, lupus erythematosus, or lymphoma, or be of undetermined cause.
Synonym(s): Wilson disease (2)

exfoliative dermatitis

any inflammatory skin disorder characterized by excessive peeling or shedding of skin. The cause is unknown in about half of cases. Known causes include drug reactions, scarlet fever, leukemia, lymphoma, and generalized dermatitis. Treatment is individualized, but care is essential to prevent secondary infection, avoid further irritation, maintain fluid balance, and stabilize body temperature.
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Exfoliative dermatitis

exfoliative dermatitis

Pityriasis rubra Dermatology A condition characterized by scaling and erythema rashes, which may occur in a background of psoriasis or lichen planus

ex·fo·li·a·tive der·ma·ti·tis

(eks-fō'lē-ă-tiv dĕr'mă-tī'tis)
Generalized exfoliation with scaling of the skin and usually with erythema (erythroderma); may be a drug reaction or associated with various benign dermatoses, lupus erythematosus, lymphomas, or of undetermined cause.
Synonym(s): pityriasis rubra, Wilson disease (2) .

Wilson,

Samuel Alexander Kinnier, U.S.-born English neurologist, 1878-1937.
Kinnier Wilson disease - Synonym(s): Wilson disease (1)
Wilson disease - (1) disorder characterized by cirrhosis, degeneration in the basal ganglia of the brain, and deposition of green pigment in the periphery of the cornea. Synonym(s): Kinnier Wilson disease; Strümpell-Westphal disease; Westphal disease; Westphal pseudosclerosis; Westphal-Strümpell pseudosclerosis; Wilson syndrome - (2) generalized exfoliation with scaling of the skin and usually with erythema. Synonym(s): exfoliative dermatitis.
Wilson syndrome - Synonym(s): Wilson disease
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of Cases Percentage (%) Psoriasis 10 5% Lichen Planus 4 2% Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris 1 0.
HIV-associated pityriasis rubra pilaris responsive to triple antiretroviral therapy.
The common skin disorders included in this study were psoriasis (41, 82%), lichen planus (4, 8%), erythroderma (2,4%), pityriasis rubra pilaris (1, 2%), lichen striatus (1, 2%) and pityriasis rosea (1, 2%).
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We report a case of pseudoainhum associated with pityriasis rubra pilaris, which has not been reported in the literature so far.
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Other dermatological conditions which may give rise to hyperkeratosis include lichen planus and pityriasis rubra pilaris.
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But when it got much worse her mum Joanne took her to the hospital near their home in Middlesbrough, where doctors finally diagnosed PRP - pityriasis rubra pilaris, a very rare chronic skin disease.
The range of dermatologic disorders treated with one of these drugs included sarcoidosis, Behcet's syndrome, hidradenitis suppurativa, vasculitis, pyoderma gangrenosum, pityriasis rubra pilaris, eosinophilic fasciitis, panniculitis, and scleroderma, said Dr.