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Acanthosis Nigricans
A skin condition characterized by increased pigmentation (darkening of the skin) and hyperkeratosis (thickening of the skin). It occurs most commonly in the flexural skin areas (behind knee, front of elbow, neck, etc.). The disorder is related to insulinmetabolism and appears in diseases which affect insulin metabolism including obesity . In adults the condition may be associated with malignant tumors.
Acne is an inflammatory skin condition characterized by superficial skin eruptions caused by plugging of the skin pores. It is most common in adolescent boys, but can occur in both sexes and at all ages. Acne commonly appears on the face and shoulders, but may extend to the trunk, arms and legs. There seems to be a familial tendency to develop ...
This disease is an inherited disease which means that the disease get transfer from parent to child. It is an autosomal recessive disease which means that the defect in genes is mainly in the autosomes or the chromosomes of the body cells and it is recessive which means that the disease can only transfer in the case if both the ...
Actinic Keratosis
A precancerous skin growth usually caused by sun exposure.
Blackheads are the black spots or plug on the skin.  Medically, blackheads are termed as open comedones.Many people think it is a beauty problem and thought that it can be treated only in the beauty salons.Bot these are wrong notions as Our skin consists of many tiny pores.blackheads occur due to the blockage in these pores.When sebum,dead cells and bacteria ...
Male Pattern Baldness
Baldness is a condition of thinning and losing hair, especially on the head. Male pattern baldness is considered as one of the most common forms of hair loss condition. In the condition, hair loss usually follows a typical pattern of hair thinning and losing. In every few months, hair grows about an inch. Normally, hair lives for approximately 4-5 years ...
A group of inherited disorders involving abnormalities in the production of heme pigments (the base material responsible forhemoglobin (red blood cell pigment), myoglobin (reddish muscle cell pigment) and another group of materials calledcytochromes. Porphyrias are characterized by three major findings: photodermatitis (light sensitivity causing rashes) ,neuropsychiatric complaints and visceral complaints abdominal pain, cramping, and so on.
Rosacea is a disorder characterised by chronic inflammation of the cheeks, nose, chin, forehead, or eyelids. This inflammation may cause redness, vascularity, that is, increased prominence of blood vessels, swelling or hyperplasia, that is, increase in size of the tissue, or skin eruptions similar to acne. Rosacea involves enlargement of blood vessels just under the skin. Fair skinned people are ...
A vesicle is a small fluid-filled blister. A vesicular rash is a scattered or linear distribution of sharply circumscribed, blister-like lesions, which are full of clear, cloudy, or bloody fluid. The lesions are usually less than 0.5 cm in diameter and may occur singly or in groups. A vesicular rash may be mild or severe and temporary or permanent; it ...
The abscess is a medical condition where there is a collection of pus, the dead neutrophils. The pus gets accumulated in the body cavities that are formed by the infected tissues. The injured tissues form cavities in the body. The pus is formed in these cavities. The pus is basically due to the defensive mechanism of the body. Abscess is ...
Areolar Gland Abscess
Areolar gland abscess is a condition in which areolar gland grows significantly. Areolar gland is situated beneath or underneath the areola (dark circular area around the nipple) of the breast. An abscess is a pocket of pus that is often accompanied by inflammation and swelling. Other alternatives names of the condition are abscess-areolar gland and subareolar abscess. It is important ...
Atopic Dermatitis
 Atopic dermatitis is a chronic skin condition that makes skin dry and itchy. The term “Atopic” refers to group of diseases that have inherited tendency of developing after allergic conditions. And term “Dermatitis” refers to inflammation of the skin. The condition is experienced by 90% of people before the age of 5 years. And in rare cases, the condition occurs ...
Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome
It is an inherited disorder which means that it runs in a family.It is autosomal dominant condition in which if a single gene id defective then it passes on to the other generation as well as it has dominant nature.In this diseases there is abnormalities in the skin, nervous tissues, eyes, endocrine disorder and bones.There is unusual facial appearance on ...
Bathing Trunk Nevus
Bathing trunk nevus is the medical term indicating the dark coloured hairy patch of skin present at birth in most of the cases.It is said that at times the bathing trunk nevus may develop into melanoma, a type of skin cancer. A giant form of nevus disease may be as large as 8 inches, and it is said that the ...
Birthmarks - Pigmented
The birthmark, as the name suggests is a mark present on the body by birth. It generally includes moles, café-au-lait spots and Mongolian spots. Its alternative name is nevus sebaceous, congenital nevus, nevi, mole, hairy nevus, café-au-lait spots. It is also called birthmark-red.
Bullous Pemphigoid
Bullous pemphigoid is a skin disorder that is characterized by blisters. Although, the condition commonly affects young, people of any age can get affected from it. The disorder can be chronic or auto immune skin disease. Bullous is a medical term that signifies large blister. The blisters appear in flexural body areas.
The carbuncle is a skin disease which involves a group of hair follicles. The infected area lies deep in the skin and forms a lump called mass. There may be a condition when there is more than one carbuncle, this condition is called carbunculosis. This skin infection develops deeply into the skin and infects the underlying soft tissues as well. ...
The cellulitis can also be called as a bacterial infection which mainly infects the skin and the underlying tissues. This disease is mostly seen in the legs but can infect any other part of the body. The infection spreads acutely. The disease causing bacteria enter the body by small cuts and fissures. This is also called bacterial skin infection.
Cherry Angioma
The cherry angioma is a small cherry coloured papule mostly found in the skin of the human beings. This is an abnormal proliferation of blood vessel. They are commonly found in people. They are also termed as senile angiomas or the Campbell de Morgan spots named after the british surgeon who first noted this and studied this in detail. It ...
Chiggers are six-legged, wingless tiny organisms (larvae) that are found in weeds and tall grass. When they grow up, they become mites. Chiggers bite causes itching. It is important to disclose that that they are not bugs or insects; they belong to family of mites known as the Trombiculidae. They are so small that they cannot be seen from the ...

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