A drug eruption is rash caused by an adverse reaction to a medication. Read more to learn what kinds there are and how they are treated.
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.
The herpes simplex virus, commonly known simply as herpes, is a viral infection of the skin. There are two types of herpes viruses – HSV-1 is most common in oral infections (cold sores) and is usually contracted during childhood while HSV-2 is most common on the genitals and is typically transmitted sexually. Read more to see how herpes may be treated.
Dr. Timothy Jochen of Contour Dermatology was featured on American Health Journal where he discusses the different types of rosacea…
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.
Cyclosporine (also known as ciclosproin) is an immunosuppressant drug. It specifically inhibits T-lymphocytes, a type of immune cell that functions to stimulate and organize an immune response.
Cutanea larva migrans is skin condition caused by infection with a parasitic worm.