Hand Abscess

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

A hand abscess is fairly common and is generally caused by injury. An abscess in the finger tip’s soft pad almost is always caused by a minor injury, such as a needle or splinter prick. Redness, warmth, and severe pain develop over the abscess, frequently with nearby lymph node swelling in the arm. Infection underneath […]

Nummular Dermatitis

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Nummular Dermatitis is an inflammation and a persistent, commonly itchy rash characterized by scales, scabs, and coin-shaped spots with tiny blisters. The cause of Nummular Dermatitis is not known. Such type of dermatitis usually affects middle-aged individuals, occurring with dry skin and most likely to happen in winter. However, the Nummular Dermatitis can come and […]

Stasis Dermatitis

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Stasis Dermatitis is a medical condition, which is chronic, characterized by swelling (inflammation), redness, warmth, and scaling on the lower legs, frequently culminating in brown dark skin. Stasis Dermatitis is caused by pooling of fluid and blood under the person’s skin, so it trends to occur in individuals with edema (swelling) and varicose veins. Such […]

Exfoliative Dermatitis

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Exfoliative Dermatitis is a severe inflammation, that affects the whole skin surface and leads to scaling and extreme redness. Exfoliative Dermatitis may be caused by specific drugs, such as barbiturates, penicillin, phenytoin, isoniazid, and sulfonamides. Sometimes, it may be caused by contact dermatitis, psoriasis, and atopic dermatitis. Exfoliative dermatitis also may be resulted from specific […]

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