Ichthyosis is the disorder in which there are excessive amounts of dry surface scales. The name ichthyosis is derived from…
Chancroid is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the organism Haemophilus ducreyi – a bacteria. The hallmark of this disease is an exquisitely painful ulcer on the genitals.
CellCept is the brand name for the drug also known as mycophenolic acid – an immunosuppressant used to treat a variety of medical conditions
Urticaria, also known as hives or welts, is common skin reaction to one of many triggers. It appears as raised, red, and intensely itchy wheals that usually recede within hours or days. Read more to learn about treatment options.
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.
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.
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.