Human Skin Conditions and Diseases Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-11
Summary: Archive of published articles and documents from the Disabled World Skin Conditions category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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Skin Conditions Publications - (58 Articles)
List of Skin Diseases and Conditions
Comprehensive list of human skin conditions and diseases of the epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissue that make up the skin.
Publish Date: 2020-04-08 - Updated: 2022-03-26
Fitzpatrick Scale Skin Type Test and Results
Fitzpatrick skin type classification table denoting the six different skin types, colors, and reaction to UV sun exposure, includes self test to define your own skin classification.
Publish Date: 2020-01-17 - Updated: 2022-01-28
Leucoderma: White Spots or Patches on Skin
Leucoderma, also called vitiligo, is a rare skin disease characterized by white spots and patches. The white patch or spot is called leucoderma, and when it occurs without any preceding disease it is called Vitiligo. Leucoderma is a symptom of vitiligo.
Publish Date: 2017-12-13 - Updated: 2021-10-28
Why Do Patients with Shingles Feel Pain?
One symptom of shingles is neuralgia, constant intense pain affecting mainly the nerves of the chest but also the neck, the trigeminal nerve in the face, and the lower back.
Publish Date: 2017-08-25 - Updated: 2020-03-29
Red Skin Rash: Causes and Treatment of Contact Dermatitis
A red skin rash can often be caused by an allergic reaction, skin irritation or contact dermatitis.
Publish Date: 2017-01-27
June is Scleroderma Awareness Month
The campaign theme touches on the difficulty of the word and the gravity of scleroderma, a rare disease with no known cause or cure.
Publish Date: 2016-06-02
Facial Dark Spots and Patches From Pollution
Study shows link between traffic-related air pollution and air pollution associated gases with formation of dark spots on the skin called lentigines.
Publish Date: 2016-02-08 - Updated: 2020-10-31
Dry, Cracked and Scaly Winter Skin Conditions
Information regarding dry skin including prevention, treatment options and types of moisturizers.
Publish Date: 2015-11-13 - Updated: 2020-12-05
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Information regarding Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a disorder of the skin and mucous membranes - usually a reaction to medication or an infection.
Publish Date: 2015-10-06 - Updated: 2021-07-25
Xeroderma Pigmentosum: Diagnosing, Causes, Risks and Screening
Information regarding Xeroderma pigmentosum, a condition characterized by extreme sensitivity to the sun, leading to high risk of skin cancer.
Publish Date: 2015-08-19 - Updated: 2021-08-04
Hidradenitis Suppurativa (Acne Inversa) Causes, Symptoms, Treatments
Information regarding Hidradenitis suppurativa, a form of chronic skin condition featuring lumps underneath the skin.
Publish Date: 2015-07-08 - Updated: 2020-09-16
Chilblains: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention
Information regarding causes and prevention of chilblains, the painful inflammation of small blood vessels in a person's skin, including treatment methods.
Publish Date: 2015-03-11 - Updated: 2021-06-07
Bromodosis: How to Treat Sweaty Smelly Feet and Foot Odor
Helpful article provides numerous hints and tips to eliminate foot odor or smelly feet known as Bromodosis.
Publish Date: 2014-03-25 - Updated: 2021-12-21
Necrotizing Fasciitis: Information, Symptoms, Treatment
Necrotizing fasciitis usually appears as an area of localized redness, swelling, warmth and pain often resembling a superficial skin infection.
Publish Date: 2013-05-21 - Updated: 2021-09-22
Bedbugs: Information and Eradication Awareness
Information and facts on bedbugs, small parasites that feeds on blood by piercing skin with an elongated beak.
Publish Date: 2012-11-14 - Updated: 2020-11-20
Epidermolysis Bullosa: Severe Pain and Laminin-332
For patients suffering from epidermolysis bullosa (EB) a hereditary skin disease even a gentle touch can be extremely painful.
Publish Date: 2011-07-08 - Updated: 2022-02-17
Why Skin Turns White When Pressed
Intravascular Volume Depletion and what causes your skin to turn white in color or blanched when pressed with a finger and released.
Publish Date: 2011-06-22 - Updated: 2022-02-28
Facial Wrinkle Severity May Predict Bone Density in Early Menopause
Study shows the worse a womans skin wrinkles are during the first few years of menopause the lower her bone density is.
Publish Date: 2011-06-05
New Hope for Adult Shingles Treatment
The novel and effective anti-shingles agent called L-BHDA may help treat painful shingles.
Publish Date: 2011-04-22 - Updated: 2017-08-25
Athletes Prone to Skin Conditions
Dermatologists caution athletes to seek early diagnosis and treatment to prevent spread of infections.
Publish Date: 2011-02-04 - Updated: 2018-10-11
Plantar Fibroma and Fibromatosis
Plantar fibroma also called plantar fibromatosis is a hardened condensed and non-cancerous mass of fibrous tissue that occurs at the bottom of a persons foot.
Publish Date: 2010-12-10 - Updated: 2018-10-03
Age Spots : Sun Spots : Liver Spots : Solar Lentigines
Age spots differ in size from around the size of a tiny pea to about the size of a dime, the spots are fairly round and have irregular borders.
Publish Date: 2010-12-08 - Updated: 2020-04-24
Sagging Skin, Wrinkles and Skin Aging
As a person ages they may experience facial wrinkles, sagging skin, and increased risk for skin injury as the skin becomes fragile and thinner and the protective subcutaneous fat layer is lost.
Publish Date: 2010-12-07 - Updated: 2018-09-03
Pre-cancers and Actinic Keratosis
Actinic Keratosis may also be referred to as solar keratosis and is a crusty or scaly lesion or growth.
Publish Date: 2010-12-03 - Updated: 2020-04-10
Lower Occurrence of Atopic Dermatitis in Children
Lower occurrence of atopic dermatitis in children thanks to farm animals and cats.
Publish Date: 2010-12-02 - Updated: 2016-06-13
Poison Oak - Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
People whose skin comes in contact with poison oak leaves or stems can experience an allergic reaction.
Publish Date: 2010-11-14
Melasma or Mask of Pregnancy
Melasma also known as the Mask of Pregnancy causes dark and splotchy spots or patches to appear on a persons face.
Publish Date: 2010-11-12
Impetigo Skin Infection - Facts and Information
Impetigo is one of the more common forms of skin infections experienced by children.
Publish Date: 2010-11-11
Bateman's Purpura: Purple Blotches, Bruising of Hands and Forearms
The painless bruising often looks like flat blotches that begin with a red coloration, turn purple, darken, then eventually fade.
Publish Date: 2010-11-10 - Updated: 2020-03-30
Cellulitis Information, Causes and Treatment
Cellulitis is a common infection of the skin and the soft tissues underneath the skin.
Publish Date: 2010-10-24 - Updated: 2011-03-01
Moles, Dysplastic Nevi, Melanoma
Moles are usually tan brown or pink in color and may be either raised or flat approximately one in every ten people has at least one unusual form of mole.
Publish Date: 2010-10-14 - Updated: 2020-04-21
Hives - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Hives are commonly an allergic reaction to either a medication or food.
Publish Date: 2010-10-13
Prickly Heat (Heat Rash) - Facts and Information
A heat rash is a form of skin irritation caused by excessive sweating during hot and humid weather.
Publish Date: 2010-10-12
Grover's disease - Features, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Grovers disease is a skin disease that causes frequently itchy skin and tends to affect women and younger people as well as older and middle-aged persons.
Publish Date: 2010-10-07
Cysts - Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
A cyst is a closed and sac like structure that contains gas fluid or semi-solid material.
Publish Date: 2010-10-07
Barnacles of Aging (Seborrheic Keratoses) Facts and Treatment
Barnacles of aging develop from spreading of epidermialen cells the skin spots start as a light brown color becoming darker and more wart like in appearance.
Publish Date: 2010-09-29 - Updated: 2021-08-11
Anal Warts Prevention and Treatment Methods
Venereal or anal warts are sexually transmitted diseases that infect the genital and anal areas.
Publish Date: 2010-09-27 - Updated: 2019-03-07
Scar Removal Methods and Treatments
Examines different types of scars and the best scar removal treatment method for each.
Publish Date: 2010-06-13 - Updated: 2021-08-12
UV Nail Lamps Safe for Skin, According to CND
Energy from a UV lamp during a nail service roughly equivalent to UV exposure experienced during full day of exposure in indoor fluorescent lighting.
Publish Date: 2010-06-03
Systemic Sclerosis - Scleroderma - Stiff Skin Syndrome
Scleroderma or stiff skin syndrome leads to hardening of the skin and debilitating often life threatening problems.
Publish Date: 2010-03-20 - Updated: 2018-01-25
Skin Aging and Wrinkles Factor
Skin aging and wrinkled skin spots of extra pigment and dilated blood vessels on the face.
Publish Date: 2009-12-21 - Updated: 2011-06-09
Clark's Nevus: Facts and Information
Clark's Nevus, also referred to as, dysplastic nevi, are moles that are considered to be pre-cancerous, or present a greater potential to turn into melanoma.
Publish Date: 2009-11-22 - Updated: 2020-04-21
Darier Disease - Facts and Information
Darier disease is a form of skin condition that is characterized by wart-like blemishes that appear on the affected persons body.
Publish Date: 2009-11-16
Keloids - Facts and Information
Keloids can differ in their size location as well as their shape, and are common on hands forearms or ear lobes.
Publish Date: 2009-11-15
Having Shingles Raises the Risk of Having a Stroke
Adults with shingles 30 percent more likely to have a stroke than adults without shingles.
Publish Date: 2009-10-09 - Updated: 2018-10-11
LED Light and Green Tea Get Rid of Facial Wrinkles
Non-invasive technique combines high-intensity light from light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and a lotion made of green tea extract.
Publish Date: 2009-09-09 - Updated: 2018-12-08
Dry Skin: Causes : Prevention : Treatments
Article examines the many factors that can be the cause of scaly or dry skin, includes several suggested treatments if your skin is chafed and dry.
Publish Date: 2009-08-06 - Updated: 2020-05-17
Hyperhidrosis: Excessive Sweating Problems
Explains the excessive sweating condition known as Hyperhidrosis. Includes helpful hints and tips to prevent excessive sweating.
Publish Date: 2009-07-03 - Updated: 2017-03-17
Psoriasis Survey Reveals Devastating Impact on Quality of Life
Psoriasis is a chronic and debilitating skin disorder that can contribute to low self esteem and other emotional problems.
Publish Date: 2009-06-16 - Updated: 2010-01-17
Researchers Discover why Eczema Often Leads to Asthma
The progression from eczema or atopic dermatitis to breathing problems such as asthma is called the atopic march.
Publish Date: 2009-05-19
Athlete's Foot : Causes Symptoms and Treatment
Athlete's foot is caused by a fungus which grows on top of or in a layer of skin in a person's foot. Athlete's foot fungi grow best in warm and wet places like the area between your toes.
Publish Date: 2009-04-14 - Updated: 2020-04-21
Immune Cells in Skin Fight off Infection
Local action of immune cells in the skin could improve treatment of viral skin infections.
Publish Date: 2009-04-07 - Updated: 2018-03-16
Shingles - Herpes Zoster: Symptoms | Treatment | Prevention
Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a painful skin disease. Shingles creates bands of blisters usually on just one side of the body which are full of liquid, pus, etc..
Publish Date: 2009-03-30 - Updated: 2020-04-10
Fragrance Ingredients in Shampoos and Conditioners Can Cause Eczema
Many people are allergic to Linalool a common fragrance ingredient in shampoos conditioners and soap that can cause eczema.
Publish Date: 2009-03-27 - Updated: 2011-05-26
Types of Skin Diseases Among Military Personnel
Study evaluates types of skin diseases among military personnel who were evacuated from combat zones.
Publish Date: 2009-02-16
Sarcoidosis Disease Information
Information on Sarcoidosis an inflammation which produces small lumps of cells in different organs in the human body referred to as Granulomas.
Publish Date: 2009-01-22 - Updated: 2014-01-23
Restoring Aging and Sun Damaged Skin
Ways to prevent your skin premature aging wrinkling and blemish or age spot removal methods.
Publish Date: 2009-01-09 - Updated: 2020-06-07
Common Skin Conditions and Problems
Our skin is the largest and probably the most abused organ on the body and can reflect our general health skin needs to be protected and nourished.
Publish Date: 2009-01-09 - Updated: 2020-06-07
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