Doctors also may refer to dyshidrotic eczema as: Cheiropompholyx; Dyshidrosis; Foot-and-hand eczema; Pompholyx; Vesicular eczema; Palmoplantar eczema. 1: Eczema, Dyshidrotic A recurrent eczematous reaction characterized by the development of vesicular eruptions on the palms and soles, particularly along the . Pompholyx (vesicular eczema of palms and soles), dyshidrotic eczema lesions corresponds to emotionally activated palmoplantar sweating and hot weather.

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At the more extreme end of the spectrum, extracutaneous symptoms may accompany the local urticarial response, ranging from rhinoconjunctivitis to anaphylactic shock.

Vesicular Palmoplantar Eczema – MeSH Result

This condition is a mild form of pompholyx characterized by small areas of superficial white desquamation which develop on the sides of the fingers and on the palms. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. Patch testing experience with patients. Betamethasone dipropionate polyacrylic film-forming lotion in the treatment of hand-dermatitis. Intense stress or worrying Warm weather, when heat and humidity rise Wet work having wet hands frequently throughout the day What causes dyshidrotic eczema?

Who gets and causes Who gets dyshidrotic eczema? Fine mapping of susceptibility genes for atopic dermatitis in the epidermal differentiation complex on chromosome 1q With treatment, most cases of DE due to this therapy are treated successfully.

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Management of chronic hand eczema. Overview What is dyshidrotic eczema? Treatment of pompholyx due to nickel allergy with chelating agents. A left versus right side comparative study of Epiquick patch test results in consecutive patients. The patients did not respond to conventional therapy and showed significant improvement or clearing after addition of methotrexate to their treatment.


Endogenous hand dermatitis can be exacerbated by exogenous factors, most notably irritant dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. Efficacy and safety or oral alitretinoin 9-cis retinoic acid in patients with severe chronic hand eczema refractory to topical corticosteroids: This pattern is characterized by dry skin with superficial cracks, which stands out white against an erythmatous background.

Patch tests showed that contact sensitization exists to pesticides and to flower-bulb extracts. After an hour of removing the patches, the test reactions are graded as in Table 3. Hand eczema and other dermatoses in South Sweden. Consequences of having hand eczema.

Hand Eczema

Various types of topical corticosteroids like desonide, mometasone furoate, clobetasol propionate, betamethasone dipropionate, etc. The skin area selected for the patch test should be shaved of coarse hair before application.

Dermatitis has a broader application, in that it embraces all forms of inflammation of the skin. Bollag W, Ott F. Introduction Palmoplatnar was known? The latter observation has also been noted in other prevalence studies. Patchy vesiculosquamous eczema This pattern is characterized by a mixture of irregular patchy, vesiculosquamous lesions occuring on both hands, usually asymmetrically. Skin over the dorsa of the knuckle joints may be dry and chapped. This study also showed that allergic contact dermatitis to garlic and onion has predominant involvement of index, thumb, and middle finger of dominant hand and thumb of the other hand fingertip dermatitis.

The dose was tapered gradually over 12 months without recurrence. The second pattern involves preferably the thumb, forefinger, and third finger of the dominant hand.

Vesicular hand dermatitis

A cross-sectional, multicentre study of the aetiology and morphology of hand eczema. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.


Before prescribing this medicine, your dermatologist will first determine what type of infection you have. Mycophenolate mofetil-induced dyshidrotic eczema. In the 19 th century, dermatologists described several morphological variants of hand eczema such as eczema solare, rubrum, impetiginoides, squamosum, papulosum, and marginatum.

Successful treatment of chronic hand eczema with oral 9-cis-retinoic acid.

Disulfiram and low nickel diet in the management of hand eczema: It was observed that adequate iron intake reduces nickel absorption from intestine. Signs and symptoms Eczrma dyshidrotic eczema begins This skin disease appears suddenly. Topical vitamin D3 derivatives in treating hyperkeratotic palmoplantar eczema: Successful treatment of dyshidrotic hand eczema using tap water iontophoresis with pulsed palmoplantag current.

Discoid eczema of hands affects the dorsa of the hands or the backside of fingers.

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A report of five patients. A patch test is negative but found positive in out of patients in an Indian study.

Sometimes, DE continues to flare despite all you do to treat it. The degree of sensitivity may decline unless boosted by repeated exposure, but with a high initial level of sensitivity, it may remain demonstrable throughout life. Signs of a staph infection include: Topical clobetasol propionate 0. The incidence of hand eczema was found to be Medicine to treat an infection: This characteristic pattern particularly affects young women, soon after marriage; rarely men are affected.