Christie Regula, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Christie Regula

All articles by Christie Regula

Green Nail Syndrome (GNS, Pseudomonas nail infection, chloronychia, green striped nails, chromonychia)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Green nail syndrome is caused by infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Patients likely have a history of prolonged exposure to water or detergents (soaps), or an ungual trauma. Characteristic findings on physical examination On physical examination, there is characteristic greenish or…

Hot Foot Syndrome (Pseudomonas Hot-Foot and Hand Syndrome, Pseudomonas Hot-Foot Syndrome)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Pseudomonas hot-foot syndrome, a primary skin infection caused by the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa, was first recognized as a distinct entity in 2001. Emersion of the feet in contaminated water causes the sudden onset of painful plantar nodules, 6 to 48…

Next post in Dermatology