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    1. Eczema
     Eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by skin inflammation and irritation. The severity of extent of the condition is highly variable. It may be caused by allergies, irritants or other factors such as stress....read more »

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Results: 183 causes of Chest rash OR Skin bumps OR Scaly eruptions

    1. Abdominal Cancer
     Growth of abnormal cells (tumour) affecting the organs in the abdominal cavity; may be due to primary growth of a tumour or spread from another tumour (metastases, secondary tumour)...more »
    2. Acne
     Pimples and blackheads on the face and skin....more »
    3. Acne Vulgaris
     Another term for the common skin disorder called acne. Acne may occur just about anywhere on the body but is most common on the face, neck and back. The condition may be mild with just a few small spots or severe where large painful cysts develop. Acne ge...more »
    4. Acrospiroma
     A tumor that develops in the ends of sweat glands in the skin. They are usually benign....more »
    5. Acute meningitis
     Acute meningitis is an inflammation of the brain that presents in an acute fashion. The inflammation may be the result of infective agents such as bacteria, viruses and fungi as well as non-infective agents such as certain drugs. Acute forms of meningitis...more »
    6. Adult Fibrosarcoma
     A malignant tumor that develops from fibroblasts (cells that produce connective tissue) and tends to occur in soft tissue or in areas surrounding bones. Adult fibrosarcoma tends to affect mainly deep soft tissue, trunk, head, neck and upper arms and legs....more »
    7. Aggressive fibromatosis -- parapharyngeal space
     A type of tumor that occur near in the space around the pharynx and is locally invasive but not malignant. They tend to occur mainly in the head and neck region and symptoms depend on the exact location and aggressiveness of the tumor. Tumors often reoccu...more »
    8. Allergic contact dermatitis
     An allergic contact dermatitis is where the body's immune system causes a skin reaction in response to direct contact with an allergen. Symptoms usually only affect the skin directly in contact with the allergen but in severe cases, symptoms may spread ar...more »
    9. Anaplastic large cell lymphoma
     A rare type of cancer where a tumor develops in lymph tissue and usually consists of white blood cells and null cells. It is a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The tumors can develop in more than one lymph node and can also occur in the skin and various or...more »
    10. Anaplastic small cell lymphoma
     A rare type of cancer where a tumor develops in lymph tissue and consists mainly of small cells. It is a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The tumors can develop in more than one lymph node and can also occur in the skin and various organs such as the liver...more »
    11. Anthrax
     A serious infectious bacterial disease that can be fatal....more »
    12. Atopic dermatitis 1
     Atopic dermatitis is a skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation and itching. Dry, red, itchy patches of skin tend to develop most often in the folds of the arms and knees, wrists, face and hands. Atopic dermatitis often runs in a family which m...more »
    13. Atopic dermatitis 2
     Atopic dermatitis is a skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation and itching. Dry, red, itchy patches of skin tend to develop most often in the folds of the arms and knees, wrists, face and hands. Atopic dermatitis often runs in a family which m...more »
    14. Atopic dermatitis 3
     Atopic dermatitis is a skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation and itching. Dry, red, itchy patches of skin tend to develop most often in the folds of the arms and knees, wrists, face and hands. Atopic dermatitis often runs in a family which m...more »
    15. Atopic dermatitis 4
     Atopic dermatitis is a skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation and itching. Dry, red, itchy patches of skin tend to develop most often in the folds of the arms and knees, wrists, face and hands. Atopic dermatitis often runs in a family which m...more »
    16. Atopic dermatitis 5
     Atopic dermatitis is a skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation and itching. Dry, red, itchy patches of skin tend to develop most often in the folds of the arms and knees, wrists, face and hands. Atopic dermatitis often runs in a family which m...more »
    17. Atopic dermatitis 6
     Atopic dermatitis is a skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation and itching. Dry, red, itchy patches of skin tend to develop most often in the folds of the arms and knees, wrists, face and hands. Atopic dermatitis often runs in a family which m...more »
    18. Autosensitization dermatitis
     A skin reaction involving the development of a variety of skin lesions in response to infections (virus, bacteria, fungus, parasite), inflammatory skin conditions or other triggers. The skin reaction may vary considerable in appearance from itchy red skin...more »
    19. Basal cell carcinoma
     Basal cell carcinoma is a slow-growing form of skin cancer....more »
    20. Body skin hyperlaxity due to vitamin K-dependent coagulation factor deficiency
     A rare inherited connective tissue disorder caused by a deficiency of a blood coagulation factor....more »
    21. Boil
     Infected puseous hair follicle on the skin...more »
    22. Bowen's disease
     Intraepiderman form of squamous cell skin cancer cause by sun damage to skin....more »
    23. Bubble bath allergy
     An immune-mediated reaction to exposure to bubble bath solutions. Bubble bath allergy tends to be more common in children and symptoms can vary in nature and severity....more »
    24. Cancer
     Abnormal overgrowth of body cells....more »
    25. Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly
     A rare disorder characterized by cataracts, lack of hair and skin changes in the hands and feet....more »
    26. Cavernous hemangioma
     A harmless proliferation of blood vessels which form a tumor-like mass of blood filled spaces which can occur anywhere in the body and is present at birth or develops soon after. It occurs in deeper layers of the skin as opposed to the top skin layers and...more »
    27. Cercarial dermatitis
     A short-lived rash that occurs as an allergic reaction to larval (cercariae) infection of the skin. These particular parasites use birds and animals as their first hosts. Larval eggs are excreted in the faeces and when they land in water, they hatch into ...more »
    28. Chickenpox
     Common viral infection....more »
    29. Cleft upper lip, median -- cutaneous polyps
     A rare birth disorder characterized mainly by a cleft in the upper lip, central nervous system tumors and skin polyps....more »
    30. Condyloma
     A type of wart transmitted through direct sexual contact and is caused by the human papilloma virus....more »
    31. Congenital hypotrichosis milia
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by reduced hair from birth and the development of numerous milia which tend to disappear by adolescence. The milia occur on the face, chest, armpits and genital area....more »
    32. Contact dermatitis
     Skin reaction to an irritant...more »
    33. Contagious Ecthyma
     A viral skin infection that occurs mainly in sheep and goats but can be transmitted to humans through contact. The virus causes painful skin nodules that occur mainly on the hand....more »
    34. Cowden's syndrome
     A rare hereditary condition characterized by multiple noncancerous nodules called hamartomas. Sufferers also face an increased risk of particular cancers....more »
    35. Cutaneous Anthrax
     A skin infection caused by the spores of the anthrax bacteria called Bacillus anthracis. The infection occurs when the spores enter broken skin and result in a small red bump which blisters. The blister ruptures and forms a dark scab over dead tissue....more »
    36. Cyst
     Lump produced by over-secreting gland...more »
    37. Cysticercosis
     An infectious disease caused by the pork tapeworm Taenia solium. If the larvae are ingested then a mild or asymptomatic tapeworm infection occurs. However, ingested eggs pass into the bloodstream where they can then enter various tissues and form the cyst...more »
    38. Dandruff
     White flaking and dryness of the scalp....more »
    39. Darier Disease
     A slowly progressing inherited skin disorder characterized by small brownish warty bumps and nail abnormalities. The skin disorder because the skin cells are not held together properly....more »
    40. Davenport-Donlan syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness, white hair, contractures and papillomas....more »
    41. Demodicidosis
     A parasitic infection caused by the Demodex mite (Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis) which normally live harmlessly in hair follicles especially on the facial area. The mite can cause symptoms in immunocompromised people....more »
    42. Dermal melanoma
     The term "primary dermal melanoma" has been used to describe a solitary melanoma lesion confined to the dermal and/or subcutaneous tissue in primary unknown melanoma cases. There are no significant histopathological differences between primary dermal mela...more »
    43. Dermatomyositis
     A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash....more »
    44. Dermoid cyst
     Benign cystic tumor often containing skin, hair, and other tissue...more »
    45. Discoid eczema
     Discoid eczema is a common form of skin inflammation and irritation characterized by its round or oval shape. The size of the lesions may vary from a few millimetres to centimetres across. The cause is unknown but minor injuries such as insect bites may b...more »
    46. Dry skin
     Dryness of the skin....more »
    47. Eczema
     Eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by skin inflammation and irritation. The severity of extent of the condition is highly variable. It may be caused by allergies, irritants or other factors such as stress....more »
    48. Environmental allergen related eczema
     Environmental allergen related eczema is a form of eczema that results from exposure to an environmental allergen such as moulds, pollens or dust mite. Environmental allergens are more likely to cause allergic conditions such as hay fever and asthma but c...more »
    49. Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis
     A rare skin disorder characterized by the recurring development of characteristic skin papules and pustules....more »
    50. Erucism
     Erucism is a skin reaction to envenomation from certain poisonous caterpillar spines. The reaction can be cause by contact with the spines or hairs of the caterpillar. Even airborne caterpillar hair can cause symptoms as can spines or hair on dead caterpi...more »
    51. Eruptive psoriasis
     Guttate psoriasis is a skin condition in which small, red, teardrop-shaped spots appear on the arms, legs, and middle of the body. Guttate means "drop" in Latin....more »
    52. Erythema elevatum diutinum
     A rare chronic skin disorder characterized by skin nodules and plaques near joints and on the back of the hands and feet....more »
    53. Erythema nodosum
     Allergic skin condition usually on the legs...more »
    54. FLOTCH syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by kidney stones, completely white nails and cysts that form in oil producing areas of skin....more »
    55. Familial Eosinophilic Cellulitis
     A relatively uncommon, recurring skin condition which is inherited and characterized by flame-shaped, raised, red skin lesions. The skin lesions usually blister and change color and resolve after a few weeks. One or more skin lesions may be present....more »
    56. Febrile Ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease
     A very rare skin disease characterized by bleeding skin ulcers and fever. There is no obvious cause of the condition. The skin ulcers spread and can cover most of the body. Sepsis and death is more likely in adults....more »
    57. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    58. Follicular hamartoma -- alopecia -- cystic fibrosis
     A rare syndrome characterized by small benign growths that develop in hair follicles, alopecia and cystic fibrosis....more »
    59. Folliculitis
     An inflammatory reaction which occurs in the follicles...more »
    60. Fucosidosis type II
     A form of the biochemical disorder called fucosidosis where an enzyme deficiency (alpha-fucosidase) results in the accumulation of certain chemicals (glycosphingolipids) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. Symptoms start later and progre...more »
    61. Fungal infections
     Any condition caused by fungus....more »
    62. Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis
     Very rare intestinal infection...more »
    63. Genital herpes
     Sexually transmitted infection of the genital region....more »
    64. Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome
     A skin condition characterized by the development of red skin bumps on the face, extremities and buttocks. The condition is self-limiting and usually resolves in about 3 weeks. The underlying cause is a viral infection such as Epstein-Barr virus, Coxsacki...more »
    65. Gout
     Painful joints, most commonly the big toe....more »
    66. Guizar-Vasquez-Sanchez-Manzano syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by loose joints, chest deformity and unusual facial appearance....more »
    67. HIV related skin conditions
     Skin conditions which occur in case of HIV due to decreased body immunity....more »
    68. HIV/AIDS
     HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes....more »
    69. Hashimoto-Pritzker syndrome
     A rare harmless skin disorder characterized by the accumulation of histiocytes (infection-fighting cells) in the skin which forms nodules. The condition occurs at birth or soon after and resolves spontaneously within a month....more »
    70. Heat rash
     Skin rash due to hot and humid weather...more »
    71. Human Papillomavirus
     Very common sexually transmitted disease causing genital warts and associated with certain cancers....more »
    72. Impetigo
     Contagious skin rash from bacteria...more »
    73. 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....more »
    74. Infantile Fibrosarcoma
     A tumor that develops from fibroblasts (cells that produce connective tissue) and tends to occur in soft tissue or in areas surrounding bones. Juvenile fibrosarcoma tends to have a much better prognosis compared to adult fibrosarcoma....more »
    75. Infantile myofibromatosis
     A benign fibrous tumor that usually occurs in children or infants. The tumor is not cancerous but the location and size of the tumor can cause problems and even death in some cases if certain organs are involved. Tumors can occur in the skin, muscle, inte...more »
    76. Insulin-resistance syndrome, type A
     A syndrome characterized by insulin resistance resulting in distinctive skin lesions called acanthosis nigricans. It is the least severe form of insulin resistance....more »
    77. Irritant contact eczema
     Irritant contact eczema is a form of eczema that occurs when an irritating substance comes into direct contact with the skin. Eczema is a type of skin inflammation or irritation that manifests as a skin rash. This form of eczema often occurs in occupation...more »
    78. Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome
     A rare, inherited disorder characterized by thickening of nails, white patches on mouth and anus(leukoplakia) and thickened hard skin on soles and palms....more »
    79. Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis
     A rare inherited disease involving tumor-like deposits of a substance called hyaline in body tissues such as skin, gums, joints and bones. Hyalin is a collagen-like substance made by cells in the connective tissue....more »
    80. Kaposi sarcoma
     A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also affect the lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. There are four forms of the condition: Classical Indolent form, Endemic African KS, iatrogenic KS and a...more »
    81. Kaposi sarcoma, Endemic African form
     A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also occur in lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. The classic type tends to occur mainly on the extremities and internal organ involvement is common in adu...more »
    82. Kaposi sarcoma, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated form
     A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also occur in lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. The AIDS-associated form is aggressive and tends to occur mainly on the face, genitals and lower extremit...more »
    83. Kaposi sarcoma, classical indolent form
     A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also occur in lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. The classic type tends to occur mainly on the lower legs but the lymph nodes and internal organs may rare...more »
    84. Kaposi sarcoma, iatrogenic form
     A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also occur in lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. The iatrogenic form tends to occur mainly on the lower legs but the internal organs are often involved as...more »
    85. Keratosis
     Thickening of the skin...more »
    86. Lepidopterism
     A systemic illness caused by contact with certain poisonous caterpillar spines or urticating hairs....more »
    87. Leprosy
     A chronic, progressive infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae which causes skin sores and also affects the eyes, mucous membranes and peripheral nerves....more »
    88. Leprosy, susceptibility to, 1
     A chronic, progressive infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae which causes skin sores and also affects the eyes, mucous membranes and peripheral nerves. The range of manifestations and severity of symptoms is quite variable. Researchers have di...more »
    89. Leprosy, susceptibility to, 2
     A chronic, progressive infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae which causes skin sores and also affects the eyes, mucous membranes and peripheral nerves. The range of manifestations and severity of symptoms is quite variable. Researchers have di...more »
    90. Leprosy, susceptibility to, 3
     A chronic, progressive infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae which causes skin sores and also affects the eyes, mucous membranes and peripheral nerves. The range of manifestations and severity of symptoms is quite variable. Researchers have di...more »
    91. Leprosy, susceptibility to, 4
     A chronic, progressive infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae which causes skin sores and also affects the eyes, mucous membranes and peripheral nerves. The range of manifestations and severity of symptoms is quite variable. Researchers have di...more »
    92. Leprosy-like acne skin symptoms
     Acne is a disorder of the pilosebaceous unit. The inflammatory process varies from a papule, pustule to a nodule....more »
    93. Leukemia subleukemic
     A classification of leukemia where the white blood count is normal (less than 15,000) but there are abnormal white blood cells present in the peripheral blood....more »
    94. Lewandowsky-Lutz dysplasia
     A very rare skin disease involving a genetic susceptibility to the human papillomaviru. Scaly macules (flat pigmented skin lesion) and skin bumps develop on the skin, especially on the back of the hands. The condition carries an increased risk of skin can...more »
    95. Lichen planus
     Skin rash...more »
    96. Limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis
     A rare disorder that primarily affects the skin and blood vessels. It is characterized by calcified skin deposits (C), Raynaud syndrome (R), esophageal dysfunction (E), scleroderma of the fingers and toes(S) and telengiectasia - dilated blood vessels (T)....more »
    97. Lip cancer
     It is the main type of oral cancer. Cancer involving the lips...more »
    98. Lipoid proteinosis of Urbach and Wiethe
     A rare congenital lipoid storage disease where lipids, carbohydrates and proteins are deposited onto blood vessel walls and other tissues....more »
    99. Lipoma
     Tumor of fat cells usually just under the skin...more »
    100. Lubarsch-Pick syndrome
     A rare disorder involving abnormal amyloid deposits in various parts of the body - heart, skin, muscles, stomach and intestines....more »
    101. Lutz-Lewandowsky
     A very rare skin disease where scaly macules (flat pigmented skin lesion) and skin bumps develop on the skin, especially on the back of the hands....more »
    102. Lutz-Lewandowsky epidermodysplasia verruciformis
     A very rare skin disease where scaly macules (flat pigmented skin lesion) and skin bumps develop on the skin, especially on the back of the hands. Patients tend to be prone to skin cancers....more »
    103. Lymphatic Obstruction
     A blockage of the lymph vessels that drain fluid from body tissues and facilitate immune system cell movement through the body. Lymphatic obstruction can be caused by such things as tumors, surgery, injury and infection. Obstruction can be primary (as in ...more »
    104. Lymphoma
     Cancer involving lymph nodes and the immune system....more »
    105. Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis
     A rare, progressive blood vessel disease where nodular lesions destroy blood vessels - lungs, skin and nervous system are mainly involved....more »
    106. MSBD syndrome
     A rare form of osteosclerosis caused by a lack of calcium in the bones....more »
    107. Mansonella streptocerca infection
     A parasitic nematode infection which occurs in West Africa and can be transmitted by mosquito bites. The adult worms tend to live in the skin and cause symptoms....more »
    108. 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 immu...more »
    109. Measles
     Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination....more »
    110. Melanoma
     Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is the leading cause of death from skin disease. It involves cells called melanocytes, which produce a skin pigment called melanin. Melanin is responsible for skin and hair color....more »
    111. Merkel cell cancer
     A rapidly growing, aggressive form of skin cancer that occur on or just under the skin....more »
    112. Metachondromatosis
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by the development of firm lumps in the hands and feet caused by bony outgrowhts. The growths regress and regrow in an unpredictable pattern....more »
    113. Methotrexate-associated lymphoproliferative disorders
     Some patients develop lymphoproliferative disorders as a result of using methotrexate to treat autoimmune conditions....more »
    114. Molluscum contagiosum
     Common wart-causing virus....more »
    115. Multicentric osteolysis -- nodulosis -- arthropathy
     A rare syndrome characterized by joint disease, loss of bone mineral density and nodulosis....more »
    116. Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis
     A rare condition characterized by the proliferation of histiocytes (immune cells) which causes destructive arthritis and skin nodules....more »
    117. Multiple fibrofolliculoma familial
     A rare familial genetic disorder characterized by the development of numerous benign hair follicle tumors....more »
    118. Multiple keratoacanthoma, Ferguson-Smith type
     A condition involving the development of a number of skin tumors which are invasive but regress spontaneously to leave only a pitted scar. The skin lesions tend to occur mostly on sun-exposed areas....more »
    119. Mycobacterium abscessus
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    120. Mycobacterium haemophilum
     A form of mycobacterium...more »
    121. Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy
     A rare disorder characterized by thickening and hardening of the skin as well as other symptoms. The course of the disease may be mild or aggressive and occurs in patients with underlying disorders kidney disease....more »
    122. Neurodermatitis
     Lichen simplex chronicus refers to thickened itchy skin that results from persistently rubbing or scratching an area of skin....more »
    123. Neurofibroma
     A benign tumor that originates from nerve cells. The tumors usually arise from nerves in the skin or just under the skin....more »
    124. Neurofibromatosis syndrome
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by areas of increased and decreased skin pigmentation and the development of many non-cancerous nerve and skin tumors some of which may eventually become malignant....more »
    125. Neurofibromatosis type 3A
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by areas of increased and decreased skin pigmentation and the development of many non-cancerous nerve and skin tumors some of which may eventually become malignant. The skin tumors tend to develop characteristically o...more »
    126. Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome
     A rare disorder where the patients has symptoms of neurofibromatosis (nerve tumors) and Noonan syndrome (short stature, bleeding problems, heart defect, unusual facial features, skeletal anomalies, webbed neck)....more »
    127. Nodulosis-arthropathy-osteolysis syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by joint disease, loss of bone mineral density and nodulosis....more »
    128. Palindromic rheumatism
     A rare disorder involving periodic inflammation in and around joints. Eventually, rheumatoid arthritis may develop if the condition persists....more »
    129. Papilloma
     A benign tumour that is located in the epithelium...more »
    130. Papular mucinosis
     A rare skin disease characterized by small, pale, waxy bumps that occur mainly on the hands, face, neck and elbows. The bumps contain a substance called mucin which is a substance found in mucus. The condition may be localized or affected larger areas of ...more »
    131. Paragonimiases -- lung infection
     Infection by a parasitic worm, Paragonimus westermani, which are a type of lung fluke which invade the lungs and other organs where they cause problems. Infection occurs through eating freshwater crabs and crayfish which have not been cooked sufficiently....more »
    132. Parapsoriasis
     A group of skin condition characterized by red scaly skin which resemble psoriasis. The chronic, inflammatory skin lesions are relatively difficult to treat. The skin lesions may develop into cutaneous T-cell lymphoma....more »
    133. Pemphigus and fogo selvagem
     An autoimmune skin disease characterized by skin blisters and a burning sensation. It is endemic particularly in Brazil but may also occur in other countries....more »
    134. Pinta
     An infectious skin disease caused by infection with the spirochete Treponema carateum which causes skin rash and discoloration....more »
    135. Pityriasis Rosea
     Skin inflammation...more »
    136. Pityriasis Versicolor
     Fungal skin infection...more »
    137. Pityriasis lichenoides chronica
     A chronic inflammatory skin condition possible caused by abnormal immune system functioning. It involves the development of a skin rash consisting of small skin bumps that change color, flatten and disappear over a matter of weeks....more »
    138. Primary Lymphatic Obstruction
     A blockage of the lymph vessels from birth. Lymph vessels drain fluid from body tissues and facilitate immune cell movement through the body. Primary obstruction can be the result of underdeveloped or malformed lymph vessels....more »
    139. Primary biliary cirrhosis
     Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic and progressive cholestatic disease of the liver....more »
    140. Primary cutaneous CD30-positive T-cell lymphoproliferative disorders
     A form of primary T-cell lymphoma of the skin which is made up of CD30-positive anaplastic lymphoid cells. The condition generally has a very good prognosis with skin lesions usually regressing on their own though relapses can be frequent....more »
    141. Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, dominant form
     A very rare dominantly inherited disorder affecting elastic tissues in the body. The skin, eyes and heart blood vessels can be affected....more »
    142. Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, recessive form
     A very rare recessively inherited disorder affecting elastic tissues in the body. The skin, eyes and heart blood vessels can be affected....more »
    143. Psoriasis
     Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all...more »
    144. Pyoderma Gangrenosum
     A rare inflammatory skin disorder characterized by small red bumps or blisters which eventually become ulcerated....more »
    145. Q fever
     A disease caused by Coxiella burnetti which causes fever, headache and muscle pain....more »
    146. Recurring Boil
     A boil is an infected hair follicle located on the skin. The lesion is full of pus and can be quite painful. A recurring boil is one that reoccurs....more »
    147. River Blindness
     Skin and eye infection caused by the helminth (worm) 'Onchocerca volvulus', transmitted via fly bites and usually seen only in parts of Africa, the Middle East and South America...more »
    148. Roch-Leri mesosomatous lipomatosis
     A rare inherited disorder characterized by the development of many small lipomas. The lipomas are present mainly on the trunk, upper thighs and forearms. They are generally harmless though sometimes painful and can be removed surgically....more »
    149. Rombo syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by hair anomalies and skin problems....more »
    150. Rosacea
     Inflammatory rash affecting cheeks, nose, forehead, chin...more »
    151. Scleromyxedema
     A rare connective tissue disorder which causes the skin to become progressively thick and hard. The severity of symptoms is variable with lungs and circulation affected in some patients. The degree of resulting disability, disfigurement and response to tr...more »
    152. Sebaceous cyst
     Cyst producing sebum....more »
    153. Seborrheic keratosis
     Thickening of the skin condition usually from age...more »
    154. Seborrhoea
     Overactive sebaceous glands resulting in oily skin....more »
    155. Secondary Lymphatic Obstruction
     A blockage of the lymph vessels that occurs secondary to some other condition such as infection. Lymph vessels drain fluid from body tissues and facilitate immune cell movement through the body. Secondary lymphatic obstruction can be caused by such things...more »
    156. Secondary syphilis
     A condition which is characterized by fever, multiform skin eruptions, iritis, alopecia, mucous patches and severe pain in the head and joints...more »
    157. Seronegative Arthritis
     Classification given to the group of joint conditions with similar features to rheumatoid arthritis, but affecting different joints and lacking the specific autoantibodies used to identify rheumatoid arthritis...more »
    158. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
     Various diseases spread by sexual contact....more »
    159. Shoulder dislocation
     Dislocation of the shoulder joint....more »
    160. Skin Cancer
     Cancer of the skin; the most common type of cancer....more »
    161. Skin Diseases, Viral
     Any condition affecting the skin and caused by a virus. There is a range of viruses that can affect the skin in a number of ways Epstein-Barr, Fifth disease, viral warts, shingles, measles and herpes....more »
    162. Sneddon-Wilkinson disease
     A rare chronic condition involving the development of blisters and pustules, usually on the trunk, armpits and flexural areas. It is often associated with conditions such as thyroid problems, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The condition tends to flare up...more »
    163. Soap allergy
     An immune-mediated reaction to exposure to soap. Soap allergy tends to be more common in children and symptoms can vary in nature and severity....more »
    164. Sporotrichosis
     A fungal skin infection caused by the fungus Sporothrix schenckii. Usually only the skin is infected but bones, lungs and central nervous system can rarely be affected also. Transmission usually occurs through infection of a skin wound....more »
    165. Squamous Cell Skin Cancer
     Aggressive skin cancer arising due to sun exposure; lesions are locally invasive to surrounding tissues and may metastasise...more »
    166. Squamous cell carcinoma, cutaneous
     A type of skin cancer that occurs mostly on sun-exposed areas of skin but can occur elsewhere on the skin as well as mucous membranes....more »
    167. Stress-related eczema
     Stress-related eczema is chronic skin inflammation and irritation which is triggered by stress. The severity and extent of the skin involved is variable. Stress may trigger a flare up or may exacerbate existing eczema....more »
    168. Sun spots
     Wart-like lumps from sun exposure...more »
    169. Sunscreen allergy
     An immune-mediated reaction to exposure to sunscreen. Sunscreen allergy tends to be more common in children and symptoms can vary in nature and severity....more »
    170. Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Syphilis 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 stage...more »
    171. T-cell lymphoma 1A
     T-cell lymphoma 1A is a type of cancer that has genetic origins. The genetic defect is located on chromosome 14q32.1. The anomaly is usually implicated in t-cell prolymphocytic leukemia. The cancer is usually aggressive and tends to target the blood, bone...more »
    172. Temperature-related eczema
     Temperature-related eczema is chronic skin inflammation and irritation which is triggered by changes in temperature, excessive heat, excessive cold or humidity extremes. The severity and extent of the skin involved is variable. Excessive temperatures may ...more »
    173. Trichofolliculoma
     A benign hair tumor which looks like a small lump with a tuft of hair growing out of it. The hair is often white and short. They often occur around the nose area....more »
    174. Trichosporon
     A genus of fungi that are normal flora of the respiratory and digestive tract...more »
    175. Tuberous sclerosis
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by harmartomatous skin nodules, seizures, phakomata and bone lesions....more »
    176. Typhoid fever
     Fever from bacterial food poisoning....more »
    177. Urticaria, Cholinergic
     A skin rash caused by an abnormal reaction to body heat. The hypersensitivity reaction can be triggered by heat, emotional stress and exercise. Heat triggers may include heat from the sun, hot showers and spicy foods....more »
    178. WHIM syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by warts, hypogammaglobulinemia (low blood gammaglobulin levels), recurring bacterial infections and myelokathexis (form of neutropenia). It is a form of immunodeficiency disease caused by a mutation in a chemokine receptor....more »
    179. Wart
     A condition which is characterized by a hyperplastic epidermal lesion...more »
    180. Warts
     Lumpy growths under the skin...more »
    181. Wegener's granulomatosis
     A rare disease involving blood vessel inflammation which can affect the blood flow to various tissues and organs and hence cause damage. The respiratory system and the kidneys are the main systems affected....more »
    182. Wells syndrome
     A rare disorder affecting the skin and characterized by a flame-shaped patch of raised red skin which eventually undergoes changes such as blistering and altered color....more »
    183. Yaws
     A rare infections disease caused by the spiral-shaped bacteria Treponema pertenue. The disease consists of three phases: skin lesions are followed by bone, joint and widespread skin symptoms and finally by inflammation and destruction of cartilage in the ...more »

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