Dermatophytes are a common label for a group of three types of fungus that commonly causes skin disease in animals and humans. Can be misdiagnosed for other conditions like psoriasis, discoid lupus, etc. Can be aggravated by treatment with topical steroid or immunosuppressive creams. Approximately two-thirds of people with lupus will develop some type of skin disease (cutaneous lupus) and the mysterious appearance of lesions, rashes, and scars can be worrisome. If the hair loss is due to scarring from discoid lupus, hair transplantation can be a very useful cosmetic adjunct. Will my psoriasis aggravate my SLE, or can the use of plaquenil aggravate my psoriasis? I have been diagnosed with lichen sclerosus and would like to know how common this is for lupus patients. Other less common conditions include mycosis fungoides, lupus erythematosus, parapsoriasis, lichen planus and several other pityriasis conditions such as pityriasis rubra pilaris and pityriasis lichenoides The more common disorders will be outlined first and representative photographs of them will be shown. If there are, then it is a form of eczema, probably discoid eczema, rather than psoriasis or one of the other red scaly disorders. It is quite rare but important to diagnose because an early lesion can look like psoriasis or low grade eczema. They can be easily misdiagnosed as a tinea fungal infection but they usually do not have a scale except sometimes the EAC or erythema annulare centrifugum variant.
Like this study set? Create a free account to save it. POSSIBLE MISDIAGNOSIS: Canker sores; hand, foot, mouth disease; herpes stomatitis; oral thrush. POSSIBLE MISDIAGNOSIS: Psoriasis, impetigo, seborrheic dermatitis, secondary syphilis, pityriasis rosea, discoid lupus, etc. Can be misdiagnosed for other conditions like psoriasis, discoid lupus, etc. The butterfly rash is frequently confused by patients and by physicians with a similar red rash which also is over the cheeks. Some lesionsparticularly discoid lesionscan be injected with corticosteroids and may respond very well. There have been many examples of lupus skin disease patients who were thought to have psoriasis instead, and were then treated for psoriasis in medical phototherapy cabinets that are similar to tanning beds. A number of these people almost died from severe activation of their systemic lupus following such mistaken treatment.
Facial flushing and redness are usually quickly associated with rosacea, but they can in fact be symptoms of a different medical condition. All I do is research online and in books what rosacea might be like, look like etc. It can be mistaken for rosacea (or vice versa) because lupus can also produce a red rash on the face, the so called Butterfly rash. Discoid lupus erythematosus can mimic many other skin diseases including psoriasis, fungal infection of the skin, and other rare inflammatory skin disorders. Therefore, dermatophytic infection may be confused with other skin disorders such as granuloma annulare, discoid lupus erythematosus, pityriasis rosea, erythema annulare centrifugum, erythema migrans, or other dermatological lesions (7). Misdiagnosed dermatophytic disorders could be treated improperly with steroids. Similarly, 232 TI patients in this study showed quite various clinical features such as eczema-like, psoriasis-like, lupus erythematosus-like, and etc. These lesions are not like the secondary skin lesions of humans, but they are nevertheless DTH reactions, and this DTH response is effective in eventually clearing the large numbers of organisms present. Thus, a chancre of the tonsil can be misdiagnosed as diphtheria, Vincent’s angina, or lymphoma; chancres of the finger can be misdiagnosed as simple infection (furuncle), felon, tuberculosis, squamous cell carcinoma, tularemia, sporotrichosis, rat-bite fever, anthrax, foreign body reaction, etc.
Skin Conditions Flashcards
Sm antigens (U1, U2, etc.) Phospholipid 50 70 15 30 10 20 Drug-induced lupus Nuclear histones Common Subacute cutaneous Lupus SS-A(Ro) SS-B(La) 50 70 20 30 Dermatomyositis Jo-1 Mi-2 20 30 (5 10 ) Systemic sclerosis SCL 70 (topoisomerase 1) 20 30 CREST syndrome Centromere 20 30 Mixed connective tissue disease U1-RNP 100 Lichen sclerosis Extracellular matrix protein 1 Uncertain The main connective tissue disorders present as a spectrum ranging from the benign cutaneous variants to severe multisystem diseases (Table 10. (and subacute cutaneous LE), to a severe multisystem disease (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE; Table 10.2). Blisters occur rarely, and when they do they signify very active systemic disease. The morphology is characteristic, but lesions can be mistaken for psoriasis or widespread discoid LE. I have been told that MS could be misdiagnosed as lupus, as the two share many of the same symptoms. Is this one of them? Thank you for your help!. One looks like psoriasis (but isn’t), and the other is annular (target-like), although early on it may just look like red raised welts.