Monthly Archives: July 2018

Cutis Marmorata

Cutis marmorata is the name given to a skin condition which appears as a faint, lacy, and red/blue pattern. The image shows the affected areas outlined in red.

There are a few different clinical scenarios which can give rise to cutis marmorata.

The first and most […]

Cowden Syndrome

Cowden syndrome is a very rare genetic disease classically manifesting as the appearance of multiple hamartomas – a benign (but still problematic) kind of tumor – both on the skin and within internal organs.

The signs and symptoms of cowden syndrome vary greatly between patients; […]

Congenital Nevus

Congenital is a word that means “present from birth” while a nevus is the medical term for a mole.

Therefore, a congenital nevus is a mole that was present on the body from birth. This distinguishes a congenital nevus from a regular mole – most […]

Calcipotriene (Vitamin D)

Calcipotriene is one of a number of synthetic drugs that mimic the action of vitamin D, the chemical structure of which is shown below.

Its main use is as an ointment in the treatment of psoriasis. Vitamin D is naturally produced by the body when […]

Katrina’s First VI Peel

The VI Peel contains a synergistic blend of powerful ingredients suitable for all skin types. This peel provides dramatic results with virtually no pain, no skin preparation, and little downtime. Why wait weeks or months for results? Enjoy radiant, younger looking skin in about […]

April 19, 2018