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Purple skin and Skin discoloration
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Purple skin and Skin discoloration

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Results: Causes of Purple skin AND Skin discoloration

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Results: Causes of Purple skin OR Skin discoloration

    1. Accutane -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the use of Accutane during pregnancy may cause 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 exp...more »
    2. Anemia
     Reduced ability of blood to carry oxygen from various possible causes....more »
    3. Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease
     A rare disease where inflammatory granular nodules form in various organs....more »
    4. Betamethasone -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Betamethasone 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 o...more »
    5. Birthmark
     Skin marking appearing from birth...more »
    6. Blue veins
     Veins that are blue in colour...more »
    7. Chemical poisoning -- Formaldehyde
     Formaldehyde is a chemical used mainly in blues, lacquers, fireproofing, electrical insulation, leather tanning products and embalming. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depe...more »
    8. Chemical poisoning -- Selenium
     Selenium is a chemical element used mainly as an industrial catalyst, in glass and ceramic manufacturing, as an animal feed additive, in photography and in the electronics industry. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    9. Dermatomyositis
     A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash....more »
    10. Dermatophagia
     A form of obsessive compulsive disorder where a person compulsively bites their own skin, especially around the nails. Sufferers can feel the pain they inflict on themselves but the feelings of gratification and stress relief prevent them from stopping. T...more »

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