blennorrhagicum


blennorrhagicum

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Keratodermia blennorrhagicum (KB) — A skin disease of the palms and soles that occurs in patients with Reiter s syndrome. Reiter s is a systemic rheumatic disease, systemic meaning that it can and does affect other organs than the joints, causing inflammation in areas as distinct… …   Medical dictionary

  • keratoderma blennorrhagicum — keratoderma blen·nor·rhag·i·cum .blen ȯr aj i kəm n KERATOSIS BLENNORRHAGICA * * * a cutaneous manifestation of Reiter syndrome, named for the former idea that it was related to gonorrhea. It usually involves the palms, soles, toes, or glans… …   Medical dictionary

  • keratosis blennorrhagica — keratosis blen·nor·rhag·i·ca .blen ȯr aj i kə n a disease that is characterized by a scaly rash esp. on the palms and soles and is associated esp. with Reiter s syndrome called also keratoderma blennorrhagicum * * * keratoderma blennorrhagicum …   Medical dictionary

  • Balanitis, circinate — A form of skin inflammation around the penis in males with Reiter s syndrome. The skin around the shaft and tip (glans) penis can become inflamed and scale. This inflammation around the penis can be helped by cortisone creams (such as TOPICORT).… …   Medical dictionary

  • Circinate balanitis — A form of skin inflammation around the penis in males with Reiter s syndrome. The skin around the shaft and tip (glans) penis can become inflamed and scale. This inflammation around the penis can be helped by cortisone creams (such as TOPICORT).… …   Medical dictionary

  • Reiter syndrome — A chronic form of inflammatory arthritis wherein the following three conditions are combined: (1) arthritis; (2) inflammation of the eyes (conjunctivitis); and (3) inflammation of the genital, urinary or gastrointestinal systems.Reiter syndrome… …   Medical dictionary

  • keratoderma — 1. Any horny superficial growth. 2. A generalized thickening of the horny layer of the epidermis. [kerato + G. derma, skin] k. blennorrhagica SYN: keratosis blennorrhagica. k. blennorrhagicum (blen o raj′i kum) the scattered, thickened,… …   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