Ecthyma - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment .MF .

ecthyma - deep skin infection that affects with the epidermis and the dermis of the skin (its second layer).As impetigo may be primary, as a result of micro traumas, or maybe secondary, as a result of dermatoses, accompanied by pruritus (itching, eczema ...).

reasons ecthyma

At the present stage it is known that the pathogen is Streptococcus.ecthyma arises very often in individuals with weakened immune systems as a consequence of serious diseases: tuberculosis, diabetes, HIV, blood disorders and limfoobraschiniya (for example, in the lower limbs), dermatoses, plus of muddy skin as a result of violation of rules of personal hygiene, wet hot climate, poortreatment of superficial pyoderma.

symptoms of ecthyma

most frequent localization - this lower leg.Ecthyma is characterized in its first stage, the appearance of pustules - flabby bubble with purulent or purulent bloody contents.In a further shrinking the contents and forms an ulcer with purulent crust with a characteristic red okolovospalitelnym wh

isk.You can see and increase of the nearby lymph nodes.

Eruptions rezkoboleznennye may suffer overall as fever, weakness.The process is allowed to form a scar.

Diagnostics ecthyma

Differintsialnaya diagnosis is carried out with herpes, porphyria cutanea tarda, varicose ulcers, and ischemic lower leg, and, of course, with a syphilitic ecthyma.Consult with such symptoms should be a dermatologist or a surgeon and with it, the person who is engaged in treatment of chronic pathology of the patient, if this is the case.For example in diabetes - endocrinologist, tuberculosis - TB specialist.

binding assays, as well as for all pyoderma is blood sugar, and in this case, as you have understood from the above, the blood for syphilis and HIV.Be sure to understand the reasons for ecthyma most early detection of other diseases and to avoid re-relapse.

Treatment ecthyma

Unfortunately, very often it is necessary to resort to surgical treatment with excision of crusts, followed by treatment with alcoholic solutions focus (brilliant green), the appointment of antibacterial ointment (tetracycline, eritromitsinovaya).Inside necessarily appointed antibiotics (erythromycin, ciprofloxacin ...) and vitamins.

From power to exclude sugar as a breeding ground for microorganisms, and alcohol, reduced immunity, and the effect of antibiotics.Eruptive elements should not be wet, not yet allow you to this doctor.

If there are no other pathologies, the restrictions no further.

can add to the treatment and folk remedies.It is better that it is the ingestion, as a consequence of the focus depth, it is doubtful that the good folk remedy to penetrate and will be disastrous for the bacteria.It is better still make antibacterial ointment and alcohol solutions.A per os (by mouth) can be added infusion of fennel seeds, walnut leaves, elecampane.It will be a good vitamin therapy.

Complications Complications

ecthyma ecthyma are the same as for all pyoderma: the penetration of infection in the lymph nodes and vessels (lymphangitis and lymphadenitis), erysipelas, blood poisoning.Well and long-term - is scarring, with cosmetic defects.

Consultation of dermatologist

Q: How to avoid the appearance of ecthyma neurodermatitis, if the centers are located in the folds of the knee?
Answer: The reason for the appearance of pustular skin diseases with dermatoses are microtrauma during scratching and reduced local immunity of the skin.Therefore, you need to properly and grammotno treat them.

Question: Do I need to control the level of sugar in the treatment of ecthyma?
Answer: It is a prerequisite.

Question: Which specialist is better to address to the scar after undergoing ecthyma?
Answer: dermatocosmetology or cosmetic surgeon.

Dermatologist Mansurov AS