blistering distal dactylitis

blistering distal dactylitis
localized infection of the fat pad at the end of a finger or less often a toe, with blister formation; the usual cause is bacterial infection with either Staphylococcus aureus or a β-hemolytic streptococcus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dactylitis — Inflammation of a digit (either a finger or a toe). Dactyl comes from the Greek daktylos meaning finger. It now refers not only to the fingers but also the toes. Dactyledema is edema (swelling) of the fingers or toes; dactylomegaly is enlargement …   Medical dictionary

  • List of cutaneous conditions — This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. See also: Cutaneous conditions, Category:Cutaneous conditions, and ICD 10… …   Wikipedia

  • Abscess — This article is about the medical condition. For the death metal band, see Abscess (band). Abscess Classification and external resources Abscess ICD 10 L02 …   Wikipedia

  • Impetigo — For the band, see Impetigo (band). Impetigo Classification and external resources A severe case of impetigo ICD 10 L …   Wikipedia

  • Lymphadenopathy — Cervical lymphadenopathy in someone with mononucleosis ICD 10 I88, L …   Wikipedia

  • Pyoderma — Classification and external resources ICD 10 L08.0 ICD 9 686.0 Pyoderma means any skin disease that is pyogenic. These include superficial bacterial infections such as …   Wikipedia

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”