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May 24, 2021

Melanoma

Melanoma refers to a very serious type of skin cancer caused by the uncontrolled growth of melanocytes (also known as pigmented cells).  The outer layer of […]
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 […]
March 7, 2021

Viral Warts

A viral wart is a very common condition that appears as a growth on the skin and mostly caused by infection linked with human papillomavirus (HPV). […]
February 28, 2021

Cryotherapy

In cryotherapy treatment, the surface skin lesions get frozen. Usually, these lesions include actinic keratoses, seborrheic keratoses, superficial non-melanoma skin cancers and viral warts. Dermatologists may […]
February 21, 2021

Phototherapy Treatment

UVB phototherapy refers to irradiation that has shortwave ultraviolet radiation. In order to receive full-body treatment, the patient, undressed, has to stand in a specially designed […]
February 15, 2021

Melasma

Melasma is a chronic skin condition which refers to blotchy, and brownish facial pigmentation. It affects more women than men (only 1 in 4 affected individuals […]