Pityriasis rosea

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  • Pityriasis Rosea Case Study

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    Papulosquamous Diseases • Pityriasis Rosea o An acute, self limited, papulosquamous skin lesions in children and young adults o The etiology is unknown, however viral disorder is believed to be involved due to presence of a prodrome in some cases and the appearance of small case clusters. o It has been shown to be associated with viral and bacterial organisms. o Some evidence exist to support or argue against the idea that Pityriasis rosea is a reaction to HHV-6 or HHV-7 o Signs and Symptoms • Initial

  • What Type Of Information Is This ( Soap ) And Why?

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    palpable, slight scaly. This information is the objective data. The information is the descriptions of the fact, and it is primarily gathered through physical examinations (Bickley & Szilagyi, 2013). 2. What is your differential diagnoses now? Why? a. Pityriasis (tinea versicolor). Tinea versicolor is primarily located in the upper trunk, axillae, neck, upper arms, abdomen, thighs, genitals. It is usually white, pink or brown in color, scaling, round or oval

  • Why Are Hawaiian Animals Endangered

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    Imagine that Hawaii the tropical 50th state is losing all of it’s natural animal species because either animals had to migrate here or be brought over here by humans for a purpose which causes new or exotic invasive species to kill off many of the local endemic animals on Hawaii. Hawaii has lost many native animal species, including bird, reptile, and mammal species due to the very dangerous invading animals that cause countless problems such as predation, environmental harm, or human health issues

  • O Ahu Tree Snails

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    O’ahu Tree Snails are also known as Achatinella mustelina is a genus from the family Achatinellidae (Kay & Hadfield, 1972, p. 320). They are approximately found only within a range of the Waianae mountains in Oahu. There are many physical attributes of O’ahu tree snails that make this a valuable species in Hawaiian culture and heritage. For example, O’ahu tree snails are approximately ¾ inches in length. Because they originate from the islands of O’ahu, these snails live in humid or dry to wet environments

  • Eczema Lesions: A Case Study

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    Eczema lesions are erythematous and pruritic in nature but the patient usually complains of recurrent, itchy skin rash which is not seen in Mr. K.A. Besides the most common sites that are affected are the flexor surfaces of extremities, neck, and face, but can also occur in other parts of the body (Goolsby & Grubbs, 2014). Tinea Corporis also has an annular pink patch that, is similar to tinea, on the body but it usually presents with erythematous annular patch or plaque with a raised border and

  • Non-Healing Skin Lesion Case Study

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    weeks before generalized eruption of truncal and/or extremity lesions occur (Dains et al., 2016, p. 340). Furthermore, the lack of response with over-the-counter topical antibiotics might be due to the lesions’ possible viral etiology. Therefore, pityriasis rosea is highly considered as the primary diagnosis for John’s non-healing skin lesions. What is the Secondary Diagnosis? Due to the absence of systemic manifestations (i.e. fever, arthralgia, lymphadenopathy) and considering the possible life-threatening

  • Case Study Scarlet Fever

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    Pediatric Exanthems Patient #1 1. What is your diagnosis? Shelly’s diagnosis is scarlet fever. 2. What causes this medical condition? Scarlet fever is mainly caused by the erythrogenic toxins of group A beta-hemolytic Streptoccus pyogenes (Andrey & Posfay-Barbe, 2016). 3. How would you treat this patient? Penicillin for 10 days is the first line treatment for scarlet fever (Firth, 2016). In addition, analgesics may be used for fever and pain management. For patients allergic to penicillin, azithromyhcin

  • Small Red Bumps

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    Small red bumps on your skin can occur for many reasons. Most respond to home treatments, but some may require medical attention. You need to determine the cause of your bumps before doing anything to eliminate them. Why Do I Have Small Red Bumps on My Skin That Itch? What Do I Do About Small Red Bumps on Skin? Although you may not think of it as such, your skin is the largest organ in your body. It has several functions, one of which is protection against external pollution, trauma, organisms

  • Urticaria

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    Urticaria, commonly called as hives, appears as raised, smooth elevated papules or plagues well-circumscribed areas of erythema and edema involving the dermis and the epidermis that are very pruritic and red rashes. It may be acute less then six weeks or chronic more then six weeks. Urticaria may be confused with a plenty of other skin diseases that are similar in appearance and are also pruritic. Urticaria is often as isolated disease without systemic reaction.it can be rarely develop with an anaphylactic

  • What Are Vascular Lesions?

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    Vascular lesions occur when one or two large blood vessels or many smaller vessels form just underneath the skin. These vessels are visible through the skin and form red splotches or many different sizes and shapes. They form on any part of the body and are called port wine stains, cherry angiomas, hemangiomas and broken capillaries. Once they form, vascular lesions will not go away by themselves. The most common growths and malformations of blood vessels are: Hemangiomas – these are common in