June 6, 2021

Textile Contact Dermatitis

Textile contact dermatitis, also called clothing dermatitis, is a skin disorder caused by wearing certain clothing and/or having fabric(s) coming in contact with the skin. This […]
May 30, 2021
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Median canaliform nail dystrophy

Photo credit: Dermnetnz In dermatology, median canaliform nail dystrophy refers to an abnormal change in the nail plate characterized by midline longitudinal furrow or split transverse […]
May 16, 2021

Spider telangiectasia

A condition of spider telangiectasia is a result of dilated blood vessels and has a spider-like appearance. This condition earned its name due to having a […]
May 9, 2021

Corn and Callus

Corn and calluses refer to common skin lesions which appear as hard and thickened skin patches. It is important to distinguish between these two terms: corn […]
May 2, 2021

Allergic contact dermatitis

Allergic contact dermatitis is a form of dermatitis/eczema triggered by an allergic reaction to an allergen (material) contacted with the skin. Usually, the allergen appears quite […]
March 21, 2021

Patch Testing

Patch tests are essential for determining if a patient’s condition of dermatitis is caused or aggravated by a certain contact allergen. It is important to know that […]
September 12, 2020

What is a seborrhoeic keratosis?

What is a seborrhoeic keratosis The appearance of seborrhoeic keratosis is a very common sign of ageing for 90% of adults who are 60 and older. In […]
March 24, 2019

Rutin and skin

Rutin and skin Rutin functions as vasoconstrictor: it increases resistance, adjusts capillary permeability, and provides strength to the vascular walls. It also drains and improves the […]
March 9, 2019

Ferulic acid and skin

Ferulic acid and skin Ferulic acid serves as a powerful antioxidant agent. It gives anti-inflammatory effects as well as regulates skin’s pigment. It also serves as […]