stasis dermatitis


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sta·sis der·ma·ti·tis

erythema and scaling of the lower extremities due to impaired venous circulation, seen commonly in older women or secondary to deep vein thrombosis, the latter with rapid onset and swelling.

stasis dermatitis

Dermatology Skin changes that follow blood stasis due to varicose veins, CHF, etc with swelling of lower extremities, especially feet and ankles; due to extravasation of fluid into adjacent tissue, which interferes with regional nutrition and disposal of intracellular metabolites Clinical Skin pigmented, inflamed, open ulcers that heal slowly, early skin atrophy, followed by thickening due to itching

sta·sis der·ma·ti·tis

(stā'sis dĕr'mă-tī'tis)
Erythema and scaling of the lower limbs due to impaired venous circulation; seen commonly in older women or secondary to deep vein thrombosis.
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STASIS DERMATITIS

stasis dermatitis

Eczema of the legs with edema, pigmentation, and sometimes chronic inflammation. It is usually due to impaired return of blood from the legs. Compression stockings help the rash to resolve gradually. See: illustration
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See also: dermatitis

stasis dermatitis

Inflammation of the skin of the legs, resulting from stagnation of blood in the veins. This is a common feature of VARICOSE VEINS.
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Erythematous exudative lesions covered by yellow crusts consistent with stasis dermatitis were also observed (Fig.
Our case differs from other reports with concomitant venous insufficiency and stasis dermatitis. In angioproliferative lesions due to venous insufficiency and stasis dermatitis, acroangiodermatitis (pseudo-KS) is initially considered.
With respect to age, patients from 18-44 years age had more acne and striae (pless than 0.05); however, patients aged greater than 45 years had a higher frequency of stasis dermatitis and psoriasis (pless than 0.05), (Table 2).
(2,5) It is a benign, exaggerated form of stasis dermatitis and begins as violaceous macules and patches.
Schamberg's purpura may resemble stasis dermatitis, because both processes include inflammation, dilation of capillaries, extravasation of erythrocytes, and hemosiderin deposits.
In smaller numbers, patients also experienced ulcers, benign and malignant skin tumors, vasculitis, actinic keratosis, edema, chronic venous insufficiency/varices, xerosis cutis, and stasis dermatitis.
They include erythema nodosum, erythema annulare centrifugum, pyoderma gangrenosum, guttate psoriasis, vitiligo, stasis dermatitis and lesions mimicking urticaria.
They can masquerade as other skin diseases including erythema nodosum, mycosis fungoides, erythema annulare centrifugum, urticaria, psoriasis, stasis dermatitis, and chilblains, said Dr.
A differential diagnosis for classic Kaposi's sarcoma includes stasis dermatitis ("acroangiodermatitis"), melanocytic nevus, pyogenic granuloma, hemangioma, granuloma annulare, arthropod assault, and dermatofibroma/dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DF/DFSP).