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A generalized inflammatory cutaneous disorder characterized by erythema and desquamation.
Symptoms of Exfoliative dermatitis
The following features are indicative of Exfoliative dermatitis:
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Common Causes of Exfoliative dermatitis
The following are the most common causes of Exfoliative dermatitis:
pityriasis rubra pilaris
Risk Factors for Exfoliative dermatitis
The following factors may increase the likelihood of Exfoliative dermatitis:
older age men
Prevention of Exfoliative dermatitis
Yes, it may be possible to prevent Exfoliative dermatitis.
Occurrence of Exfoliative dermatitis
Number of Cases
The following are the number of Exfoliative dermatitis cases seen each year worldwide:
Rare between 10K - 50K cases
Common Age Group
Exfoliative dermatitis can occur at any age.
Exfoliative dermatitis can occur in any gender.
Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Exfoliative dermatitis
The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Exfoliative dermatitis:
Physical examination: To diagnose disease with physical examination of skin
Complete blood count: To check the cause of disease that is leukemia
Bone marrow study: To diagnose leukemia and lymphoma, these are the cause of disease
Complications of Exfoliative dermatitis if untreated
Yes, Exfoliative dermatitis causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if Exfoliative dermatitis is left untreated:
can be fatal
Self-care for Exfoliative dermatitis
The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Exfoliative dermatitis:
monitoring patient's fluid balance to prevent dehydration
Alternative Medicine for Treatment of Exfoliative dermatitis
The following alternate medicine and therapies are known to help in the treatment or management of Exfoliative dermatitis:
Use of herbal remedies and supplements: Use of Audumbera Kushtha and Kapala Kushtha extract helps in preventing inflammatory skin symptoms of erythroderma
Is Exfoliative dermatitis Infectious?
Yes, Exfoliative dermatitis is known to be infectious.
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This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
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