Nail dystrophy describes any deformity or abnormality of the nail plate, bed, or matrix. While nails are not technically considered to be part of the skin, they are considered skin appendages along with sweat glands, sebaceous glands, and arrector pilli (the muscles that cause […]
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Dermatologist Dr. Timothy Jochen demonstrates a cyst excision on a patient that has reoccurring cysts. Learn more about cysts, click here.
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection that results in the growth of a small (2-5 millimeters) pink bump. Molluscum is contagious but benign and generally disappears within a few months without treatment, and is most common in children. However, in immunocompromised individuals, such as […]
A chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis (CDNH) is a painful but benign growth on the ear that is the result of chronic pressure, usually due to sleeping on the same side every night, which results in reduced blood flow to the area. Cold temperatures can play […]