Nikolsky sign

Nikolsky sign

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  • Nikolsky sign — ready separation of the outer layer of the epidermis from the basal layer with sloughing of the skin produced by minor trauma such as a sliding or rubbing pressure on the skin; this may occur in pemphigus, certain hereditary blistering skin… …   Medical dictionary

  • Nikolsky sign — Ni·kol·sky sign (nĭ kolґske) [Petr Vasilyevich Nikolsky, Russian dermatologist, 1858–1940] see under sign …   Medical dictionary

  • Nikolsky's sign — is a clinical dermatological sign, named after the Russian physician Pyotr Nikolsky (1858–1940). The sign is positive when slight rubbing of the skin results in exfoliation of the outermost layer.[1][2][3] …   Wikipedia

  • Nikolsky — Nikolsky, also spelled Nikolski (Russian: Никольский; masculine), or Nikolskaya (Никольская; feminine), is a Russian last name and name of other entities. Its neuter form is Nikolskoye (Никольское). People Alexander Nikolsky (1884–1953), Soviet… …   Wikipedia

  • Sign — Any abnormality that indicates a disease process, such as a change in appearance, sensation, or function, that is observed by a physician when evaluating a patient. * * * 1. Any abnormality indicative of disease, discoverable on examination of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Nikolsky — Pyotr V., Russian dermatologist, 1858–1940. See N. sign …   Medical dictionary

  • Asboe–Hansen sign — The Asboe Hansen sign (also known as indirect Nikolsky sign [1] or Nikolsky II sign [1]) refers to the extension of a blister to adjacent unblistered skin when pressure is put on the top of the bulla.[2] See also Nikolsky s sign List of cutaneous …   Wikipedia

  • Crowe sign — The Crowe sign or Crowe s sign is the presence of axillary (armpit) freckling in people with neurofibromatosis type I (von Recklinghausen s disease). These freckles occur in up to 30% of people with the disease and their presence is one of seven… …   Wikipedia

  • Darier's sign — is a change observed after stroking the skin of a person with systemic mastocytosis or urticaria pigmentosa. In general, the skin becomes swollen, itchy and red. This is a result of compression of mast cells, which are hyperactive in these… …   Wikipedia

  • Bullous pemphigoid versus — Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune disease that causes the chronic blistering of the skin. It typically has an onset of between 60 and 80 years of age, though it occasionally starts in childhood. It is characterized by blisters that usually… …   Wikipedia

  • Cicatricial pemphigoid — Classification and external resources ICD 10 L12.1 ICD 9 694.6 …   Wikipedia