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.
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.
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.
Ichthyosis is the disorder in which there are excessive amounts of dry surface scales. The name ichthyosis is derived from…
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 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.
Calcipotriene is one of a number of synthetic drugs that mimic the action of vitamin D, the chemical structure of which is shown below.
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.)
Folliculitis Barbae, most commonly known as razor bumps, is a condition that consists of irritated red bumps around the hair follicles, mainly in the beard area.
Cutanea larva migrans is skin condition caused by infection with a parasitic worm.