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.
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.
Ichthyosis is the disorder in which there are excessive amounts of dry surface scales. The name ichthyosis is derived from…
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.
In this episode of The Best of Both Worlds with Dr. Timothy Jochen, he discusses Ichthyosis. It’s an excessive amount…See the video >>
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.
Grover’s disease (transient acantholytic dermatosis) appears suddenly as itchy red spots on body’s mid-section, most often in men 45 – 65 years of age…Read more >>
Cutanea larva migrans is skin condition caused by infection with a parasitic worm.