stasis dermatitis


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stasis dermatitis

[′stā·səs ‚dər·mə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
Chronic inflammation of the skin of the legs, resulting from poor circulation.
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Incidence of contact dermatitis and stasis dermatitis compares well with Talukdar and Mitra.
In angioproliferative lesions due to venous insufficiency and stasis dermatitis, acroangiodermatitis (pseudo-KS) is initially considered.
BMI greater than 30 kg/m ) was found to be significantly associated with acanthosis nigricans, viral infections, hirsutism, striae and stasis dermatitis (pless than 0.05).
Stasis Dermatitis Cellulitis Stasis Dermatitis Acute Chronic Unilateral Bilateral in most incidences Crusting and scaling are rare.
Interviews were also conducted with nurses and paramedics in various burn centers and dermatologists who treat complex cases of stasis dermatitis (impairment of venous blood flow), the cause of many chronic leg ulcers.
[6] The percentage of stasis dermatitis in the study is in concordance with the study by Beauregard and Gilchrest.
Stasis dermatitis, another eczematous dermatitis favoring the lower extremities, is associated with underlying venous stasis, which worsens with increasing age.
TABLE Differential diagnosis of chronic leg ulcers Diagnosis Clinical presentation Comments Venous Variable discomfort, Comprises up to 80% of leg stasis ulcer shallow irregular ulcers ulcers (8) with fibrinous base Elevation, compression Located near the medial stockings, and leg wraps malleolus improve symptoms Surrounding area has leg Patients refractory to varicosities, edema, and conservative management fibrosis, with or without may benefit from systemic stasis dermatitis (5) therapy (eg, diuretics, aspirin, pentoxifylline) May have concomitant (5,8) allergic contact dermatitis or cellulitis Biopsy is used to (8) definitively rule out malignancy Arterial Punched-out ulcer with Claudication symptoms ulcer sharply demarcated borders.
Among the 17% of patients determined to have a condition other than cellulitis, the most common final diagnosis was stasis dermatitis /Iymphedema, which accounted for 17 cases, said Ms.
Stasis dermatitis, also known as gravity dermatitis, is a sign of skin barrier dysfunction in older women and indicates impaired circulation of the lower extremities.