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Congenital malalignment of the great toenails, also known as congenital malalignment syndrome, is a dystrophic nail disorder caused by the...
Primary cicatricial alopecias comprise a group of disorders in which there is permanent destruction of the hair follicle.
Peristomal intestinal metaplasia (PIM) is a rare but serious complication affecting the skin around a gastrointestinal stoma site.
Antiseptics are chemical agents that slow or stop the growth of micro-organisms on external body surfaces, helping prevent infection.
Spesolimab (Spevigo®) is an FDA-approved biological treatment administered via intravenous infusion for generalised pustular psoriasis flares.
Habit-tic nail deformity is a type of acquired psychodermatosis affecting the nail unit.
Topical clascoterone cream 1% (Winlevi®) is a novel androgen receptor inhibitor used for the treatment of acne vulgaris in patients...
COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) is a contagious viral disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.
Kimura disease (KD) is a rare, chronic, inflammatory disorder that typically presents as painless subcutaneous nodules in the head and...
Hereditary coproporphyria (HCP) is a rare subtype of porphyria caused by a defect in the CPOX enzyme.
Scalp psoriasis is characterised by red, thickened patches or plaques with overlying silvery-white scales, affecting part or all of the...
Components of moisturisers include emollients, occlusives, and humectants.
Nemolizumab is a biological therapy used to treat moderate to severe prurigo nodularis and atopic dermatitis.
Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome (RTS), or broad thumb-hallux syndrome, is a rare genetic condition with a broad phenotypic spectrum that ranges from...
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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