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Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis

What is atopic dermatitis? Atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common chronic inflammatory skin disease and appears to be increasing in prevalence. The names atopic dermatitis and eczema can be used interchangeably and essentially mean inflammation of the...

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Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the common-most form of skin cancer. It is also one of the NMSC (non-melanoma skin cancers) resulting from DNA damage and mutations in the skin's basal keratinocytes. The common name for BCC is rodent ulcer. What is basal...

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Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

What is cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma? Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second-most common form of skin cancer, originating from keratinocytes (skin cells). It is a form of non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC).    “SCC of the skin is also known as...

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Seborrhoeic Keratosis

Seborrhoeic Keratosis

Seborrhoeic keratosis (SK) are benign lesions that arise from the epidermis of the skin. They are extremely common in older people and sometimes referred to as seborrhoeic warts, senile warts, basal cell papilloma and senile keratosis. The biggest problem...

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Rosacea

Rosacea

If it appears as though you’re blushing and you develop bumps that look similar to acne, then you may have a condition called Rosacea.  These symptoms can flare up for weeks at a time and then go away for a while.  What is Rosacea?  Rosacea is a chronic...

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease characterised by red, scaly patches that are most commonly found on the knees, elbows, trunk, and scalp. It is a genetic disorder with polygenic inheritance, often triggered by various...

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Perioral Dermatitis

Perioral Dermatitis

If you have a rash around your mouth that is red and slightly scaly or bumpy, you may have a skin condition called perioral dermatitis. What is perioral dermatitis? Perioral dermatitis is a benign inflammatory condition consisting of papules, pustules and...

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