Medical Dermatology

Condyloma Acuminata – Genital Warts

Condyloma Acuminata, otherwise known as genital warts, is a sexually transmitted disease cause by the human papilloma virus (HPV). HPV is very very common – it is estimated that almost three quarters of adults have a strain of HPV. However, most people with HPV […]

Cherry Angioma

A cherry angioma, a form of hemangioma, is a bright red bump on the skin. It is a benign over-proliferation of blood vessels that increases in frequency with age. While the mechanisms that cause cherry angiomas to arise are currently unknown, it has no […]

CREST Syndrome

CREST is an acronym used to describe the symptoms of limited scleroderma, otherwise known as CREST syndrome – one of many dermatologic diseases with an autoimmune component. This means that a part of the immune system, which usually functions to protect the body from […]

CellCept – Mycophenolic Acid

CellCept  – (Mycophenolic Acid)
CellCept is the brand name for the drug also known as mycophenolic acid – an immunosuppressant used to treat a variety of medical conditions; – organ transplant rejection to autoimmune and inflammatory conditions such as systemic lupus erythematosus. This drug is […]

Platelet Rich Plasma

What is It?
You may have heard the term “Platelet Rich Plasma” or “PRP” from your dermatologist, or family Physician before, but was left wondering exactly what it is. Luckily, Contour is here to explain. Platelet Rich Plasma was produced for the first time in […]

April 19, 2018