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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 skin. Atopic...
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 cell...
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 cutaneous...
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 with SK is...
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 inflammatory...