Human Skin Conditions and Diseases Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2020-04-08
Although some of these documents from our Skin Conditions category 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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List of Skin Conditions Publications:
Comprehensive list of human skin conditions and diseases of the epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissue that make up the skin.
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.
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.
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.
A red skin rash can often be caused by an allergic reaction, skin irritation or contact dermatitis.
The campaign theme touches on the difficulty of the word and the gravity of scleroderma, a rare disease with no known cause or cure.
Study shows link between traffic-related air pollution and air pollution associated gases with formation of dark spots on the skin called lentigines.
Information regarding dry skin including prevention, treatment options and types of moisturizers.
Information regarding Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a disorder of the skin and mucous membranes - usually a reaction to medication or an infection.
Information regarding Xeroderma pigmentosum, a condition characterized by extreme sensitivity to the sun, leading to high risk of skin cancer.
Information regarding Hidradenitis suppurativa, a form of chronic skin condition featuring lumps underneath the skin.
Information regarding causes and prevention of chilblains, the painful inflammation of small blood vessels in a person's skin, including treatment methods.
Helpful article provides numerous hints and tips to eliminate foot odor or smelly feet known as Bromodosis.
Necrotizing fasciitis usually appears as an area of localized redness, swelling, warmth and pain often resembling a superficial skin infection.
Information and facts on bedbugs, small parasites that feeds on blood by piercing skin with an elongated beak.
For patients suffering from epidermolysis bullosa (EB) a hereditary skin disease even a gentle touch can be extremely painful.
Intravascular Volume Depletion and what causes your skin to turn white in color or blanched when pressed with a finger and released.
Study shows the worse a womans skin wrinkles are during the first few years of menopause the lower her bone density is.
The novel and effective anti-shingles agent called L-BHDA may help treat painful shingles.
Dermatologists caution athletes to seek early diagnosis and treatment to prevent spread of infections.
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.
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.
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.
Actinic Keratosis may also be referred to as solar keratosis and is a crusty or scaly lesion or growth.
Lower occurrence of atopic dermatitis in children thanks to farm animals and cats.
People whose skin comes in contact with poison oak leaves or stems can experience an allergic reaction.
Melasma also known as the Mask of Pregnancy causes dark and splotchy spots or patches to appear on a persons face.
Impetigo is one of the more common forms of skin infections experienced by children.
The painless bruising often looks like flat blotches that begin with a red coloration, turn purple, darken, then eventually fade.
Cellulitis is a common infection of the skin and the soft tissues underneath the skin.
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.
Hives are commonly an allergic reaction to either a medication or food.
A heat rash is a form of skin irritation caused by excessive sweating during hot and humid weather.
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.
A cyst is a closed and sac like structure that contains gas fluid or semi-solid material.
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.
Venereal or anal warts are sexually transmitted diseases that infect the genital and anal areas.
Examines different types of scars and the best scar removal treatment method for each.
Energy from a UV lamp during a nail service roughly equivalent to UV exposure experienced during full day of exposure in indoor fluorescent lighting.
Scleroderma or stiff skin syndrome leads to hardening of the skin and debilitating often life threatening problems.
Skin aging and wrinkled skin spots of extra pigment and dilated blood vessels on the face.
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.
Darier disease is a form of skin condition that is characterized by wart-like blemishes that appear on the affected persons body.
Keloids can differ in their size location as well as their shape, and are common on hands forearms or ear lobes.
Adults with shingles 30 percent more likely to have a stroke than adults without shingles.
Non-invasive technique combines high-intensity light from light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and a lotion made of green tea extract.
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.
Explains the excessive sweating condition known as Hyperhidrosis. Includes helpful hints and tips to prevent excessive sweating.
Psoriasis is a chronic and debilitating skin disorder that can contribute to low self esteem and other emotional problems.
The progression from eczema or atopic dermatitis to breathing problems such as asthma is called the atopic march.
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.
Local action of immune cells in the skin could improve treatment of viral skin infections.
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..
Many people are allergic to Linalool a common fragrance ingredient in shampoos conditioners and soap that can cause eczema.
Study evaluates types of skin diseases among military personnel who were evacuated from combat zones.
Information on Sarcoidosis an inflammation which produces small lumps of cells in different organs in the human body referred to as Granulomas.
Ways to prevent your skin premature aging wrinkling and blemish or age spot removal methods.
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.
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