Flashcards in Inflammatory Skin Diseases Deck (7):
List the characteristics of stasis dermatitis.
Generally presents on legs, co-morbid with edema; complicated by dryness and itching; treated with elevation and compression socks
What are the salient differences between stasis dermatitis and cellulitis?
Cellulitis will be warm and flat, while dermatitis is likely to be normal temperature and raised--generally involving the dermis.
(n.) a tendency to suffer from other medical conditions given the presence of a syndrome
What are the frequent presenting signs of atopic dermatitis?
Involvement of the flexural skin; red, scaly areas; pruritus;
Seborrheic dermatitis presents with _______.
flaky white/yellow scales; concomitant with neurological disorders; yeast
Psoriasis can lead to an increased risk of _______.
metabolic syndromes, insulin resistance, and cardiovascular disease