Clinical manifestation

Orange-red or salmon-colored scaling plaques with sharp borders, which may expand to become whole body erythro-derma, with islands of sparing; follicular hyperkeratosis on the dorsal aspects of the proximal phalanges, elbows, and wrists; palmoplantar hyperkeratosis; nails with distal yellow-brown discoloration, subun-gual hyperkeratosis, longitudinal ridging, nail plate thickening, and splinter hemorrhages Subtypes:

Type I: most common form; acute onset of erythroderma with islands of sparing, pal-moplantar keratoderma, and follicular hyperkeratosis; 80% of patients have remission in about 3 years

Type II: ichthyosiform lesions; areas of eczematous change; alopecia; long duration of disease

Type III: very similar to type I, but onset within the first 2 years of life Type IV: occurs in prepubertal children; sharply demarcated areas of follicular hyperkeratosis and erythema of the knees and elbows, without progression Type V: most cases of familial disease belong to this group; early onset and chronic course; prominent follicular hyper-keratosis; scleroderma-like changes on the palms and soles; infrequent erythema Type VI: HIV-associated; nodulocystic and pustular acneiform lesions; resistant to standard treatments but sometimes responds to antiretroviral therapies

How To Deal With Rosacea and Eczema

How To Deal With Rosacea and Eczema

Rosacea and Eczema are two skin conditions that are fairly commonly found throughout the world. Each of them is characterized by different features, and can be both discomfiting as well as result in undesirable appearance features. In a nutshell, theyre problems that many would want to deal with.

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