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.)
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.
Vasculitis occurs because of damage to the blood vessels in the skin. This can appear as small red-purple spots or bumps on the lower legs.
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.
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.
Calcipotriene is one of a number of synthetic drugs that mimic the action of vitamin D, the chemical structure of which is shown below.
It is known the immune system is almost always involved, however, it is not typically considered to be an autoimmune disease, it lacks certain characteristics.
Nevus Spilus may sound like the name of some celestial star or newly discovered planet, but it simply means a brown or dark speckle or group of…
This cyst looks like a baby lobster and jumps out almost a foot away! Dr. Timothy Jochen removes the little bugger in a hurry!
Cutanea larva migrans is skin condition caused by infection with a parasitic worm.
Although Seborrheic Keratoses are confused with warts, they are quite different. Seborrheic keratoses are non-cancerous growths of the outer layer of skin.
A venous lake is a common vascular deformity that can appear on the vermilion border of the lip, on the ear, or on the face.