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.
If you are interested in being on camera, please send us a selfie and a photo of any lumps, bumps, or skin conditions that are crusting or oozing or bleeding that concern you.
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.
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.
Contour Dermatology Front Office Supervisor Gaby Hurtado’s favorite skin care product at Contour is TNS Essential Serum by SkinMedica.
We’ve expanded our reach to San Bernardino County residents! Our Loma Linda office is open, and we are scheduling patients for appointments.
New injectable JUVÉDERM VOLUMA XC finally approved by FDA! As stated in our previous blog entry Voluma is one of…
Calcipotriene is one of a number of synthetic drugs that mimic the action of vitamin D, the chemical structure of which is shown below.
Dr. Chiao joined Contour Dermatology this past summer. Is highly qualified dermatologist with impressive credentials including her Medical Degree from Harvard.
In this video Dr. Timothy Jochen demonstrates the surgical excision of a small-to-medium sized subcutaneous lipoma – a benign tumor of adipose (fat) tissue.
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.
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.)
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.