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.
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.
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.
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.
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 >>
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.)
Both men and women struggle with unwanted hair. Fortunately for us there have been many technological advances to treat this…
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.
Dr. Timothy Jochen extracts a lipoma that looks like a lobster! Watch as this huge lipoma is skillfully extracted and the would is sutured by the surgeon.