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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Here, we describe a patient with classic-type KS concealed by stasis dermatitis and accompanied by psoriasis.
The condition can appear red or hot or edematous, but venous stasis dermatitis almost always presents bilaterally.
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.
Stasis Dermatitis Cellulitis Stasis Dermatitis Acute Chronic Unilateral Bilateral in most incidences Crusting and scaling are rare.
4) Stasis dermatitis presents as pruritic, eczematous, hyperpigmented patches on distal lower extremities.
Schamberg's purpura may resemble stasis dermatitis, because both processes include inflammation, dilation of capillaries, extravasation of erythrocytes, and hemosiderin deposits.
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.
2,5) It is a benign, exaggerated form of stasis dermatitis and begins as violaceous macules and patches.