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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: 61 causes of Peeling skin OR Cellulitis

    1. Aagenaes syndrome
     A rare inherited birth abnormality involving underdeveloped lymph vessels which results in swollen legs and liver problems....more »
    2. Acitretin- Teratogenic Agent
     Reports indicate that the use of Acitretin during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at. Acitreti...more »
    3. Adenitis
     Inflammation of a lymph gland...more »
    4. Annular pustular psoriasis
     Pustular psoriasis is a form of psoriasis characterized by pustules rather the skin bumps. There are various subtypes of the disorder: generalized, annular, palmoplantar or juvenile. Annular pustular psoriasis tends to have a ring-like appearance where th...more »
    5. Bacterial diseases
     Diseases caused by a bacterial infection...more »
    6. Burns
     Injury from burns and scalds....more »
    7. Bébé Collodion syndrome
     A rare birth abnormality where an infant is born covered in a tight, yellow, shiny membrane. The membrane peels off and may reform several times. As the membrane dries it can leave crack which can result in infection, dehydration or inability to control b...more »
    8. Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
     An inherited immune system disorder characterized by reduced pigmentation, recurrent infection and neurological disorders....more »
    9. Chemical burn -- ingestion
     Burns to the mouth and gastrointestinal system caused by swallowing a chemical. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the exposure to the chemical and promptness of treatment measure...more »
    10. Chemical burn -- skin
     Burns to the skin caused by a chemical. Symptoms vary depending on the type, quantity and strength of the chemical involved as well as the duration of the exposure to the chemical and promptness of treatment measures....more »
    11. Chemical poisoning -- 2-Amino-2-methylpropanol
     2-Amino-2-methylpropanol is a chemical used mainly in industrial applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature o...more »
    12. Chemical poisoning -- Boric Acid
     Boric Acid is a chemical used mainly in foods (preservative, emulsifier, neutralizer), antiseptics, pesticides and contact lens cleaners. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Application of boric acid directly to damag...more »
    13. Chemical poisoning -- Captan
     Captan is a chemical used as a fungicide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. The chemical is consi...more »
    14. Chronic vitamin A toxicity
     Chronic excessive ingestion of vitamin A can cause symptoms....more »
    15. Clostridium perfringens food poisoning
     Common type of food poisoning....more »
    16. Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1F
     Congenital disorders of glycosylation is a group of very rare inherited metabolic disorder where defective carbohydrate compounds are attached to glycoproteins and thus impairing glycoprotein function. Type IF is caused by a defect on chromosome 17p13.1-p...more »
    17. Cradle Cap
     Common scalp condition in babies...more »
    18. 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 »
    19. Declomycin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Declomycin (an antibiotic) 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 l...more »
    20. Diabetes
     Failing or reduced ability of the body to handle sugars....more »
    21. Dominant ichthyosis vulgaris
     An inherited disorder characterized by scaling of skin....more »
    22. Dry skin
     Dryness of the skin....more »
    23. Dyshidrotic dermatitis
     A skin disorder (eczema) that affects the soles of the feet, the palms of the hands and the sides of the fingers. There is no known cause but contributing factors include stress, hot or cold weather, pre-existing atopic condition, metal implants, smoking,...more »
    24. Ectodermal dysplasia/ skin fragility syndrome
     An extremely rare syndrome characterized by fragile skin which blisters and peels, abnormal nails and thickened skin on palms and soles. Skin blistering and peeling starts at birth....more »
    25. 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 »
    26. Elderly conditions
     Any of the conditions affecting the elderly....more »
    27. Erythroderma
     Condition with thickening and flaking skin...more »
    28. Erythroderma lethal congenital
     A rare disorder which results in death within a year of birth and involves skin and growth problems....more »
    29. Generalized pustular psoriasis
     This is a rare form of psoriasis is also known as von Zumbusch psoriasis. It can be life-threatening especially in the elderly. It is characterized by the development of pustules in the flexural areas - the backs of the knees, the insides of the elbows, t...more »
    30. Generalized pustular psoriasis of pregnancy
     A form of psoriasis that occurs during the third trimester of pregnancy and is characterized by pustules rather the skin bumps. The skin under and around the pustules is red and variable areas of skin may be involved. The pustules tends to occur in locali...more »
    31. Gravitational eczema
     Gravitational eczema is a chronic skin condition that affects the lower legs and is caused by problems with the veins in the legs e.g. blood clots or varicose veins....more »
    32. HIV related skin conditions
     Skin conditions which occur in case of HIV due to decreased body immunity....more »
    33. HIV/AIDS
     HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes....more »
    34. Hemophilus influenzae B
     Bacterial respiratory infection with dangerous complications....more »
    35. Hypersensitivity to drugs
    36. Ichthyohepatotoxication
     Ichthyohepatotoxication is a condition caused by eating the liver of certain fish. It is believed that the high vitamin A content of the liver leads to vitamin A overdose and the resulting symptoms. Tropical shark livers are associated with this condition...more »
    37. Infantile pustular psoriasis
     Pustular psoriasis is a form of psoriasis characterized by pustules rather the skin bumps. There are various subtypes of the disorder: generalized, annular, palmoplantar or juvenile. Infantile pustular psoriasis tends to occur during infancy. The skin und...more »
    38. Juvenile pustular psoriasis
     Pustular psoriasis is an uncommon form of psoriasis.People with pustular psoriasis have clearly defined, raised bumps on the skin that are filled with pus (pustules). The skin under and around these bumps is red. Large portions of your skin may redden....more »
    39. Kawanism
     Kava can be used as a herbal agent to treat anxiety, restlessness, stress and sleeping problems due to anxiety. The herbal agent contains chemicals including alpha-pyrone which can cause various symptoms if it is taken for long periods of time....more »
    40. Kawasaki disease
     A childhood illness that generally affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes....more »
    41. Leiner Disease
     A skin and immune system disorder occurring in newborns and characterized by a patch of thick red skin that usually starts on the buttocks and spreads to other parts of the body. Recurring infections, failure to thrive, wasting and nervous system deficien...more »
    42. Mental retardation, X-linked, Reish type
     A rare disorder characterized by mental retardation, brain anomalies, skeletal malformations, intestinal problems, eye and ear anomalies, cleft palate and kidney abnormalities. Some infants with the disorder die soon after birth due to breathing problems....more »
    43. Needlefish bite
     The Needlefish is long-beaked surface fish found in tropical and sub-tropical oceans. The needlefish can deliver a serious bite but has no venom. These fish are attracted to bright lights and can propel themselves out of the water towards the light source...more »
    44. Nocardiosis
     A rare infectious disease caused by the bacteria Nocardia asteroides which primarily affects the lung but may also involve the brain, soft tissues and other organs....more »
    45. Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis
     Pustular psoriasis is a form of psoriasis characterized by pustules rather the skin bumps. There are various subtypes of the disorder: generalized, annular, palmoplantar or juvenile. In palmoplantar pustulosis, the pustules only occur on the hands and fee...more »
    46. Pasteurella multocida
     An infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Pasteurella multocida. It is often transmitted through bites and scratches from pets and it can be found in mammals and fowl....more »
    47. Periorbital Cellulitis
     Bacterial infection of the superficial tissues surrounding the eyes, often following a conjunctivitis or middle ear infection...more »
    48. Peripheral vascular disease
     Disease of arteries supplying the legs or sometimes arms...more »
    49. Phototoxic eczema
     Phototoxic eczema is skin irritation and inflammation which occurs as an abnormal response to exposure to UV light radiation. The cause of this sensitivity may result from the use of certain drugs or exposure various other photosensitizing substances such...more »
    50. Polar bear poisoning
     Polar bears are often used as a food source by the arctic inhabitants. Eating the liver and kidneys of the polar bear is believed to result in a Vitamin A overdose which can cause serious symptoms and even death in extreme cases. Eating more than 200 gram...more »
    51. Pompholyx (dyshidrotic eczema)
     Pompholyx is an itchy skin condition characterized by small fluid-filled blisters. The condition tends to predominantly affect the fingers, toes, palms and soles. This form of eczema is relatively uncommon....more »
    52. 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 »
    53. Scarlet fever
     A complication of infection from strep bacteria such as strep throat....more »
    54. Sei whale poisoning
     The Sei whale is eaten in certain parts of Asia. Eating the liver of the Sei whale can cause poisoning symptoms in humans if sufficient quantities are consumed. It is believed that the poisoning results from the very high levels of vitamin A in the liver....more »
    55. Skin rash
     A reaction to the exposure of the skin to an allergen...more »
    56. Staphylococcal infection
     Any infection caused by the bacteria staphylococcal...more »
    57. Streptococcal Infections
     Various "strep" bacterial infections....more »
    58. Sunburn
     Any injury to the skin caused by the ultraviolet rays caused by the sun...more »
    59. Vitamin A overdose
     Overdose of Vitamin A usually due to Vitamin A supplement overuse or poisoning....more »
    60. 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 »
    61. Xerotic eczema
     Xerotic eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by very dry patches of skin. The condition is usually triggered by environments which have low humidity such as during winter - this causes the skin to become excessively dry....more »

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