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Hyperpigmentation-a Sign of Systemic Disease-skin Disorders by Jan Posted Wed 02 Jun 2010 12:00am Hyperpigmentation-a Sign of Systemic Disease-skin Disorders By: Robert Baird Increased pigmentation of the skin is seen in a number of systemic diseases. In porphyria cutanea tarda, hyperpigmentation occurs on the face and arms, presumably because of the photosensitizing effect of porphyrins. It is accompanied by ... Read on »
Hyperpigmentation-A Sign of Systemic disease-Skin Disorders by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:55pm Author: Robert Baird Article: Increased pigmentation of the skin is seen in a number of systemic diseases. In porphyria cutanea tarda, hyperpigmentation occurs on the face and arms, presumably because of the photosensitizing effect of porphyrins. It is accompanied by hirsutism of the face together with skin fragility or blistering of the ... Read on »
Specific Signs of Systemic Disease - Skin Disorders by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm By Robin Kumar Lim The diseases discussed in this chapter are, for the most part, uncommon diseases. They are listed here because the cutaneous manifestations are distinctive enough to be of diagnostic help or because the cutaneous involvement is an important contribution to the morbidity of the disease. Dermatomyositis Patients w ... Read on »
Specific Signs of Systemic Disease-Skin Disorders by Jan Posted Fri 11 Dec 2009 12:00am The diseases discussed in this chapter are, for the most part, uncommon diseases. They are listed here because the cutaneous manifestations are distinctive enough to be of diagnostic help or because the cutaneous involvement is an important contribution to the morbidity of the disease. Dermatomyositis Patients with dermatomyositis deve ... Read on »
Gluten and skin diseases by Alison S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Jun 2012 12:00am The association between celiac disease and the skin condition Dermatitis Herpetiformis has been understood for quite some time, but a newly published article outlines the associations between gluten and other skin manifestations. The article “ Celiac Disease and Dermatologic Manifestations “, put out by the Division of Dermatology in Flor ... Read on »
Stress may trigger skin diseases by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 5:06am Do you suffer with itchy and inflamed skin? Perhaps you suffer with psoriasis or dermatitis? The latest research from Germany suggests that stress may be the cause of your skin condition. Researchers from the Berlin University of Medicine looked into how stress can trigger an increase in the number of immune cells in the skin which result in ... Read on »
Skin Care Products cause increase in skin diseases by Peter Beard Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:03pm Monday 23rd March 2009 Soap, face wash, shower gel, shampoo, moisturisers, make up, deodorant, perfume … all of them contain chemicals and most of us will probably use all of the above, every morning. It’s just routine. However researchers have indicated that the excessive use of such products could be the cause of an increase in certai ... Read on »
Notification of occupational skin diseases by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:03pm Notification of occupational skin diseases by dermatologists in The Netherlands T. M. Pal, N. S. de Wilde, M. M. van Beurden, P. J. Coenraads2 and D. P. Bruynzeel A voluntary surveillance scheme with dermatologists provides valuable data about the distribution of OCD in risk professions and the causal agents. However, it has certain lim ... Read on »
Deadly Skin Disease by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm Author: Sharon Bell It’s neither contagious nor cancerous. But this disturbing skin condition can greatly affect your self-esteem and make it difficult for you to perform your daily activities. In case you’re wondering what I’m talking about, it’s scleroderma – a rare disease that can run in families. Scleroderma is a disease in whi ... Read on »
Treatment for Ichthyosiform Skin Diseases by nih.gov Posted Thu 15 Nov 2012 7:00pm Description of Invention: A synthetic composition that contains the transglutaminase 1 (TGase I) enzyme and a lipid vesicle, which can be used to provide ameliorative therapy for inherited autosomal recessive ichthyoses (ARI). Icthyoses are rare inherited skin disorders that result in extensive scaling of the skin. Because thi ... Read on »