Encyclopedia Symptoms / / May 26, 2016
Alternative title: hand-foot syndrome
Nikolsky (rhomboid hypertrophic neck leather) - change of neck skin that develops under the influence of unfavorable external influences.There is more common in men: the rear surface of the neck skin becomes rough, rough and covered with deep furrows reaching obliquely, as a result of which the intersection triangles and diamonds are formed.Several deep furrows can descend on the front side of the neck, where less pronounced diamond pattern.
doctor or nurse can use a pencil and eraser to test the patient for Nikolsky syndrome.The result can be positive or otritsatelnym.otsloyka epidermis are placed on the patient's skin with pressure on the not visually modified skin
pencil or eraser and gently scrolled back and forth.If the test result is positive, it will be seen at once in this area, usually within a few minutes: as a rule, at a syndrome manifested Nikolsky detachment of the epidermis when pressure is applied to visually modified skin, often with the forma
Reasons syndrome Nikolsky
main causes of the syndrome:
- autoimmune disease (pemphigus vulgaris);
- bacterial infection (scalded skin syndrome);
- toxic drug reaction (toxic epidermal necrolysis).
encourage the patient to see a doctor if he or his child develop painful loosening, redness and blisters on the skin with no apparent cause.
symptoms associated with the syndrome Nikolsky, serious, and most people with this diagnosis should be hospitalized or at least examined by an experienced doctor.The patient may be given fluids and antibiotics ?? intravenously.
doctor may ask the patient the following questions:
- when the patient first noticed that the skin is red and has blisters on her;
- what other symptoms occur at the same time.