Women love taking trips to the beauty parlor. Spa days are often a time to relax, a worry free moment…
Chicken pox (also called varicella) is a classically childhood skin disease that is caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes shingles in adults.
The word “nevus” is a synonym for the word “mole”. However, an epidermal nevus is a special kind of mole that does not look like the typical small moles almost every person has.
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Calcipotriene is one of a number of synthetic drugs that mimic the action of vitamin D, the chemical structure of which is shown below.
Becker’s nevus is an uncommon (but not rare) benign skin lesion. “Nevus” is another word for a mole and as such this growth appears as a very large and irregularly shaped mole. Which can be present at birth but most appear in puberty.
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 most common complaints we
see and treat at Contour Dermatology are brittle nails, funguses, infections and nail dystrophy – the yellowing, thickening, ridges and misshapen nail beds of the toes or fingers.
Cellulitis is an infection of the deeper subcutaneous layers of the skin with a classic set of signs and symptoms including redness, pain, and warmth, and swelling. (The picture of cellulitis affecting a person’s left leg above shows the redness and swelling, as well as evidence of a bandaged wound on the great toe.)