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Below you will find pictures and information about conditions that affect the fingers of adults. Constant environmental exposure to the fingers put them at risk to a variety of chemical and infectious problems. Infections include warts, herpetic whitlow, and bacterial infections. Paronychia is a particular type of bacterial infection that occurs around the nail and requires drainage by a physician. Chemicals (such as from household products, plants, and animals) can cause irritant contact dermatitis or allergic contact dermatitis, which are 2 types of irritating rash. Dyshidrotic dermatitis can cause a scaly, itchy rash on the fingers, although the cause of this condition is not clear.
Calloses develop wherever the skin is exposed repeatedly to pressure or friction, as displayed on these hands.
The original superficial skin infection on the thumb is now complicated by deeper tissue infection…
This image displays yellow-white nodules under the skin, typical of gout.
This image displays a small, smooth, round, slightly elevated lesion typical of granuloma annulare.
The herpes simplex virus infection on the finger is known as herpetic whitlow. Grouped, fluid-filled or…
When a melanoma involves the fingernail, the cuticle often has the discoloration as well as the nail plate.
Myxoid cysts are also known as synovial cysts. These cysts form in the middle aged and the elderly.
These small bumps and slightly elevated lesions have the typical white scale of psoriasis.
This image displays the hands of a person with scleroderma and a severe case of Raynaud's disease.
Vitiligo is an auto-immune condition that results in flat areas of pigment loss. Fingers are a common location.