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Obesity-associated lymphoedematous mucinosis (OALM) is a rare and recently identified form of pretibial dermal mucinosis that affects individuals who are...
Neutrophilic sebaceous adenitis is a rare inflammatory dermatosis that most commonly affects the face and torso of young men.
Trichoepithelioma is a rare benign skin neoplasm that arises from hair follicles.
Polypodium leucotomos extract (PLE) comes from a tropical fern plant grown in Central and South America.
Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) is a ketotriose monosaccharide commonly used as the active ingredient in sunless tanning agents (fake tan).
The common terminology criteria for adverse events (CTCAE) describes a grading system for adverse event reporting associated with cancer therapy.
Abrocitinib (Cibinqo®) is a selective oral Janus kinase 1 inhibitor used for the treatment of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.
Autonomic denervation dermatitis is an uncommon localised eczematous eruption around a surgical incision site.
The bed bug is a flat, small, wingless parasitic insect that bites through the skin to feed on human blood.
Pseudoepitheliomatous keratotic and micaceous balanitis (PKMB) is a rare skin condition that affects the penis.
A nevus sebaceous (sebaceous naevus) is a common type of birthmark affecting 0.3% of live births.
Trachyonychia is characterised by brittle nails that show diffuse longitudinal ridging and can be accompanied by pitting, loss of lustre,...
Aquagenic wrinkling of the palms is a rare condition characterised by transient oedematous skin of the palms after contact with...
Deucravacitinib is a selective oral tyrosine kinase 2 inhibitor for the systemic treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis and...
Facial discoid dermatosis (FDD) is a rare dermatosis that presents as discrete and persistent pink-orange papulosquamous lesions isolated to the...
November is World Diabetes Month.
A diabetic foot ulcer is a skin sore with full thickness skin loss often preceded by a haemorrhagic subepidermal blister.
Necrobiosis lipoidica is a rare granulomatous skin disorder typically described on the shin of diabetics.
The 8th of November is National Oral Health Day in New Zealand.
Transient lingual papillitis is a common painful inflammatory condition affecting one or several fungiform papillae on the tongue.
The 3rd of November is World Jellyfish Day.
Meningococcal disease is an illness caused by the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis.
Measles is a highly contagious viral infection causing fever and a rash. Early symptoms are like the common cold, with...
Chickenpox is a highly contagious viral infection that causes an acute fever and blistered rash, mainly in children.
Erythema infectiosum is a common childhood infection causing a slapped cheek appearance and a rash.
Pityriasis rosea is a viral rash which lasts about 6–12 weeks. It is characterised by a herald patch followed by...
Impetigo is a common, superficial, highly contagious bacterial skin infection characterised by pustules and honey-coloured crusted erosions.
A boil (also called a furuncle) is a deep form of bacterial folliculitis (infection of a hair follicle).
Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD or HFM) is a common, self-limiting, viral infection that causes blisters on the hands,...
Papular acrodermatitis of childhood is a characteristic response of the skin to viral infection in which there is a papular...
Molluscum contagiosum is a common viral skin infection of childhood that causes localised clusters of umbilicated epidermal papules.
A viral wart is a very common benign lesion caused by infection with human papillomavirus (HPV).
Head lice are small, wingless insects that infest the human scalp.
Scabies is a transmissible skin disease caused by the ectoparasitic mite Sarcoptes scabiei var.
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