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    1. 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....read more »

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Results: 125 causes of Peeling skin OR Swollen gums

    1. 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 »
    2. Acromegaloid facies -- hypertrichosis
     A very rare genetic disorder characterized by thick lips and gums, thick upper eyelids, large hands and occasionally mental deficiency....more »
    3. Acute leukaemia of ambiguous lineage
     A term used to describe a type of leukemia (a blood cancer) where the leukemic cells cannot be determined as myeloid or lymphoid or where both types of cells are present....more »
    4. Acute megacaryoblastic leukemia
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. More specifically, it involves the rapid proliferation of megakaryoblasts (premature form of megakaryocytes)....more »
    5. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 1
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of immature blood cells (blast cells)....more »
    6. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes....more »
    7. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 3
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 3 involves the proliferation of promyelocytes....more »
    8. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 4
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 4 involves the rapid proliferation of myelocytes and monocytes....more »
    9. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 5
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 5 involves the rapid proliferation of monoblasts (immature precursors of monocytes) in particular....more »
    10. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 6
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the rapid proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 6 involves the proliferation of the immature precursors of red blood cells called erythroblasts....more »
    11. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 7
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of blood cells. Type 7 involves the rapid proliferation of megakaryoblasts (premature form of megakaryocytes) in particular....more »
    12. Acute myelocytic leukemia
     A cancer of the blood-forming tissues of the bone marrow involving the proliferation of cells that normally develop into infection-fighting cells such as eosinophils, monocytes, basophils and neutrophils. The cancerous cells replace the normal bone marrow...more »
    13. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes related to alkylating agent
     The use of alkylating agents to treat cancer can result in leukemia in some patients....more »
    14. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes related to topoisomerase type II inhibitor
     The use of topoisomerase type II inhibitors to treat cancer can result in leukemia in some patients....more »
    15. Acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes, therapy related
     Certain cancer therapies can result in the development of leukemia in some patients. These therapies includes topoisomerase type II inhibitors and alkylating agents....more »
    16. Acute myeloid leukemia
     A form of rapidly progressing blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets....more »
    17. Acute myeloid leukemia, adult
     A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets....more »
    18. Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
     A rare form of bacterial oral infection which causes inflammation and ulceration of the gums. The infection results in an excess number of the bacteria which are normally found in healthy mouths. Certain viruses may be a factor in allowing the overgrowth ...more »
    19. Acute non lymphoblastic leukemia
     A form of rapidly progressing blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets. It is one of the most common forms of leukemia in adults but can occur in children....more »
    20. Amlodipine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Amlodipine 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 level of e...more »
    21. 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 »
    22. Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease
     A rare disease where inflammatory granular nodules form in various organs....more »
    23. Borrone-Di Rocco-Crovato syndrome
     A rare progressive syndrome characterized by skin, heart and skeletal defects. Only several reported cases of the condition....more »
    24. Burns
     Injury from burns and scalds....more »
    25. 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 »
    26. Carbohydrate deficiency glycoprotein syndrome type II
     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 2 is caused by a genetic defect which involves t...more »
    27. 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 »
    28. 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 »
    29. 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 »
    30. 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 »
    31. 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 »
    32. Chromosome Xp11.23-p11.22 Duplication syndrome
     A rare syndrome characterized by the association of a large head, lack of hair, scoliosis and a skin anomaly. The reported patients tend to involve parents who were related....more »
    33. Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia
     A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of certain blood cells - myelocytes and monocytes. The proliferation is slower than in acute forms of the disease....more »
    34. Chronic vitamin A toxicity
     Chronic excessive ingestion of vitamin A can cause symptoms....more »
    35. 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 »
    36. Cradle Cap
     Common scalp condition in babies...more »
    37. Cyclosporin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclosporin (an immunosuppressant drug) 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 affe...more »
    38. Cyclosporine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclosporine (an immunosuppressant drug) 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 aff...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. Deafness -- lymphoedema -- leukemia
     A rare syndrome characterized by deafness, early-onset leukemia and lymphoedema in the lower legs....more »
    41. 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 »
    42. Dental abscess
     Abscess of tooth, gum, or jawbone...more »
    43. Dental caries
     A destructive process causing decalcification of the tooth enamel leading to cavitation of the tooth...more »
    44. Dental tissue neoplasm
     A tumor that develops from tissues inside the mouth that form the teeth. There are a number of types of tumors that can develop from tooth forming tissues: ameloblastoma, Pindorg tumor, cementoblastoma and many others. The tumor may be benign or malignant...more »
    45. Dermato-cardio-skeletal syndrome Borrone type
     A rare progressive syndrome characterized by skin, heart and skeletal abnormalities....more »
    46. Diltiazem -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diltiazem 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 level of exposure ...more »
    47. Dominant ichthyosis vulgaris
     An inherited disorder characterized by scaling of skin....more »
    48. Dry skin
     Dryness of the skin....more »
    49. Dry socket
     Exposure of jaw bone after a tooth extraction...more »
    50. 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 »
    51. 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 »
    52. 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 »
    53. Epileptic encephalopathy, Lennox-Gastaut type
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by mental retardation and physical anomalies. The brain condition is progressive and results in loss of previously acquired skills....more »
    54. Erythroderma
     Condition with thickening and flaking skin...more »
    55. Erythroderma lethal congenital
     A rare disorder which results in death within a year of birth and involves skin and growth problems....more »
    56. Ethotoin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ethotoin (an anticonvulsant drug) 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 b...more »
    57. Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride mix allergy
     A Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride which is often found in medicinal preparations such as skin creams and nose drops. It also has various industrial uses. ...more »
    58. Felodipine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Felodipine (an antihypertensive drug) 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 affect...more »
    59. Fetal PCB syndrome
     A condition that occurs in infants born to mothers exposed to PCB (polychlorinated biphenyl) during pregnancy. The chemical is believed to affect calcium metabolism. In 1968 many cases occurred in Japan following consumption of cooking rice oil contaminat...more »
    60. Fibromatosis, gingival 3
     A rare genetic disorder characterized by enlarged gum tissue. The severity of the condition is variable. The chromosome involved is 2p23.3-p22.3....more »
    61. Frank-Ter Haar syndrome
     A rare genetic bone disorder characterized by skeletal abnormalities, enlarged corneas and characteristic facial abnormalities....more »
    62. 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 »
    63. 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 »
    64. Gingival fibrosis
     Replacement of normal gum tissue with fibrous tissue....more »
    65. Grix-Blankenship-Peterson syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, bone defects and head and face abnormalities....more »
    66. Gum abnormalities
     The most common problem of gum abnormalities is bleeding....more »
    67. Gum cancer
     The gum is the soft tissue surrounding the base of the teeth, any malignant proliferation of cells of the gums is called gum cancer....more »
    68. Gum disease
     Dental condition affecting the gums....more »
    69. Gum disorders
     Any disorder the affects the gums of the human mouth...more »
    70. HIV related skin conditions
     Skin conditions which occur in case of HIV due to decreased body immunity....more »
    71. Hand-Schuller-Christian Syndrome
     A group of blood disorder involving excess production of histiocytes (type of immune cell) throughout the body. Accumulation of histiocytes results in non-cancerous growths which can damage organs and other body tissues such as bones. Symptom vary hugely ...more »
    72. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 1
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    73. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 2
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    74. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 3
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    75. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 4
     A rare recessively inherited disorder involving an overactive immune system. More specifically, the body becomes infiltrated by large numbers of histiocytes (macrophages) that accumulate in various organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin and c...more »
    76. Hereditary amyloidosis
     An inherited form of amyloidosis which is characterized by a build up of the protein amyloid in tissues and organs. This form of amyloidosis tends to affect mainly the nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms are determined by the size and loca...more »
    77. Herpes stomatitis
     Mouth infection with ulcers/blisters due to the herpes virus...more »
    78. Hyalinosis, infantile systemic
     A rare genetic disorder involving abnormal deposits of hyaline throughout various body tissues. Manifestations include progressive joint contractures, skin abnormalities and pain....more »
    79. Hypersensitivity to drugs
    80. 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 »
    81. Impacted tooth
     Tooth that does not emerge from under the gums...more »
    82. 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 »
    83. Infantile sialic acid storage disorder
     A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of sialic acid in the tissues and excretion of sialic acid in the urine. The disorder results in death within the first few years of life - usually in infancy....more »
    84. Jones syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive hearing loss and gum tumors....more »
    85. 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 »
    86. 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 »
    87. 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 »
    88. Kawasaki disease
     A childhood illness that generally affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes....more »
    89. Kwashiorkor
     A malnutrition state that is produced by severe protein deficiency...more »
    90. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
     A condition which is characterized by proliferation of Langerhans cells...more »
    91. Lathosterolosis
     A very rare disorder where an enzyme (sterol C5-desaturase) deficiency prevents the normal synthesis of cholesterol in the body. The deficiency causes various malformations, mental retardation and liver disease....more »
    92. 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 »
    93. Leukemia
     Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells....more »
    94. Leukemia, Myeloid
     A form of blood cancer that causes a proliferation of the precursors or immature red blood cells, platelets and certain white blood cells such as granulocytes and monocytes....more »
    95. Leukemia, Myeloid, Aggressive-Phase
     Myeloid leukemia is a form of cancer where the bone marrow makes too many myeloid cells (granulocytes and their precursors) in the bone marrow which accumulates in the blood and eventually invades various parts of the body. The aggressive phase of myeloid...more »
    96. Lymphangiectasies and lymphedema Hennekam type
     A rare disorder characterized by buildup of lymphatic fluid in the limbs, face and genitals, seizures and mental and growth retardation....more »
    97. Lymphoedema -- lymphangiectasia -- mental retardation
     A rare disorder characterized by buildup of lymphatic fluid in the limbs, face and genitals, seizures and mental and growth retardation....more »
    98. Megarbane-Jalkh Syndrome
     A rare condition reported in two related infants and involving a range of abnormalities such as developmental delay, unusual facial features, wrinkled skin, liver failure and fragile bones. One of the infants died before the age of 2 years due to liver fa...more »
    99. 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 »
    100. Nifedipine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Nifedipine 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 level of exposure...more »
    101. Oculodental syndrome
     A familial disorder characterized by corneal dystrophy, enlarged gums and missing teeth...more »
    102. 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 »
    103. Periodontitis
     Dental infection of the gums and/or related bones....more »
    104. Periodontitis as in case of leukemia
     Periodonditis is a dental disorder that results from progression of gingivitis, involving inflammation and infection of the ligaments and bones that support the teeth....more »
    105. Phenytoin -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Phenytoin 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 level of exposure ...more »
    106. 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 »
    107. 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 »
    108. 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 »
    109. 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 »
    110. Raine syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by increased bone density which ultimately results in death....more »
    111. Ramon Syndrome
     A rare genetic condition characterized by cherubism, enlarged gums, epilepsy, mental deficiency and excessive body hair (hypertrichosis)....more »
    112. Scarlet fever
     A complication of infection from strep bacteria such as strep throat....more »
    113. 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 »
    114. Skin rash
     A reaction to the exposure of the skin to an allergen...more »
    115. Sunburn
     Any injury to the skin caused by the ultraviolet rays caused by the sun...more »
    116. Teething
     Condition when an infant gets a new tooth....more »
    117. Tongue Conditions
     Any condition that affects the tongue...more »
    118. Tooth abnormalities as seen in diabetes
     are acquired and inherited conditions which alter the size, shape and number of teeth....more »
    119. Tooth abscess
     Pus-filled abscess of a tooth...more »
    120. Vincent's disease
     Form of gingivitis causing ulcers...more »
    121. Vitamin A overdose
     Overdose of Vitamin A usually due to Vitamin A supplement overuse or poisoning....more »
    122. Vitamin C deficiency
     Indequate vitamin C in the diet...more »
    123. 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 »
    124. 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 »
    125. Zimmerman-Laband syndrome
     A rare inherited condition characterized by fibrosis of the gums and ear, nose, nail and finger abnormalities....more »

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