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Skin desease


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Skin desease

  1. 1. Common Skin Disorders Skin Cancer Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of cancer cells in the skin Learn about basal cell carcinoma, squamos cell carcinoma, melanoma and kaposi's sarcoma. Learn more » Lupus In the case of a disease like lupus, the immune system mistakenly attacks the body and damages healthy tissues and organs. Learn more » Rubeola (Measles) People who catch the measles develop symptoms like a fever, cough, runny nose, and the telltale rash that is the hallmark of the disease. Learn more » Acne Acne is a skin condition that causes whiteheads, blackheads, and inflamed red lesions (papules, pustules, and cysts) to form. These growths are commonly called pimples or "zits." Learn more »
  2. 2. Hemangioma of Skin A hemangioma is an abnormal buildup of blood vessels in the skin or internal organs. Learn more » Cold Sore Cold sores are red, fluid-filled blisters that appear near the mouth or on other areas of the face Learn more » Psoriasis Psoriasis is a noncontagious chronic skin condition characterized by scaly patches of skin. Learn more » Rosacea Rosacea is a chronic skin condition involving inflammation of the cheeks, nose, chin, forehead, or eyelids. Learn more »
  3. 3. Seborrheic Eczema Seborrheic dermatitis is a common, inflammatory skin condition that causes flaky, white to yellowish scales to form on oily areas such as the scalp or inside the ear. Learn more » Hives Hives are raised, often itchy, red welts on the surface of the skin. They are usually an allergic reaction to food or medicine. Learn more » Vitiligo Vitiligo is a skin condition in which there is loss of pigment (color) from areas of skin, resulting in irregular white patches that feel like normal skin. Learn more » Warts Warts - we all get them and we all find them embarrassing, ugly and inconvenient. Learn more »
  4. 4. Necrotizing Fasciitis Necrotizing soft tissue infection is a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection that can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. Learn more » Cutaneous Candidiasis Cutaneous candidiasis is infection of the skin with candida fungus. Learn more » Carbuncle A carbuncle is a skin infection that often involves a group of hair follicles. The infected material forms a lump, called mass, which occurs deep in the skin. Learn more » Cellulitis Cellulitis is a common skin infection caused by bacteria, most commonly staph or strep bacteria. Learn more »
  5. 5. Hypohidrosis Hypohidrosis is an abnormal lack of sweat in response to heat that may be harmful, because sweating allows heat to be released from the body. Learn more » Impetigo Impetigo is a common skin infection caused by strep or staph bacteria, or MRSA. Learn more » Cutis Laxa Cutis laxa (Latin for loose or lax skin) is a connective tissue disorder in which the skin lacks elasticity and hangs in loose folds. Learn more » Decubitus Ulcer A decubitus (or "pressure") ulcer is an area of skin that breaks down when you stay in one position for too long without shifting your weight. Learn more »
  6. 6. Erysipelas Erysipelas is a type of skin infection usually caused by group A Streptococcus bacteria. Learn more » Diaper Rash Dermatitis of the buttocks, genitals, lower abdomen, or thigh folds of an infant or toddler is called diaper rash. Learn more » Dyshidrotic Eczema Dyshidrotic eczema, or dyshidrosis, is a skin condition in which blisters develop on the soles of your feet and/or the palms of your hands. Learn more » Canker Sore A canker sore (aphthous ulcer) is a mouth ulcer or sore that is open and painful. They are the most common type of mouth ulcer. Learn more »
  7. 7. Herpes Stomatitis Herpetic stomatitis is a viral infection of the mouth that causes ulcers and inflammation. These mouth ulcers are not the same as canker sores, which are caused by a different virus. Learn more » Fungal Nail Infection Fungal nail infection is an infection of the nails by a fungus. Learn more » Ichthyosis Vulgaris Ichthyosis vulgaris is a common skin disorder passed down through families that leads to dry, scaly skin. Learn more » Dermatomyositis Dermatomyositis is a muscle disease characterized by inflammation and a skin rash. It is a type of inflammatory myopathy. Learn more »
  8. 8. Molluscum Contagiosum Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection that causes raised, pearllike papulesor nodules on the skin. Learn more » Ingrown Nails An ingrown toenail occurs when the edge of the nail grows down and into the skin of the toe. There may be pain, redness, and swelling around the nail. Learn more » Acrodermatitis Acrodermatitis is a childhood skin condition that may be accompanied by mild symptoms of fever and malaise. Learn more » Sebaceous Cyst A sebaceous cyst is a closed sac under the skin filled with a cheese-like or oily material. Learn more »
  9. 9. Seborrheic Keratosis Seborrheic keratosis is noncancerous (benign) wart-like growths on the surface of the skin. Learn more » Pilonidal Sinus A pilonidal cyst is a small pit, or dimpled area, that can occur anywhere along the crease between the buttocks (sacral area). Learn more » Keloid Keloids are the excess growth of scar tissue at the site of a healed skin injury. Learn more » Lichen Planus Lichen planus is a disease in which there is an itchy, swollen rash on the skin or in the mouth. Learn more »
  10. 10. Actinic Keratosis Actinic keratosis is a very common skin condition. It occurs when skin cells called keratinocytes start to grow abnormally, forming scaly discolored spots. Learn more » Stasis Dermatitis and Leg Ulcers Stasis dermatitis is a skin condition due to the buildup of fluid (swelling) under the skin. Learn more » Corns and Calluses Corns and calluses are thickened layers of skin caused by repeated pressure or friction. Learn more » Eczema Eczema is a common skin condition characterized by itchy and inflamed patches of skin. Learn more »
  11. 11. Tinea Versicolor Tinea versicolor is a long-term (chronic) fungal infection of the skin. Learn more » Pemphigoid Bullous pemphigoid is a skin disorder characterized by large blisters. Learn more » Mouth Ulcers Mouth ulcers are a common condition where open sores appear inside the mouth or on the lips. Learn more » Shingles Shingles (herpes zoster) occurs when the dormant chickenpox virus (varicella-zoster) is reactivated in your nerve tissues, causing a blistering rash. Learn more »