Psoriasis- Important Facts

Psoriasis- Important Facts

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease manifested with scaly patches on the skin. What are the manifestations psoriasis? Scaly patches or plaques on skin are primary manifestations. Patients complain of scales that come off easily and get deposited on the clothes, bed and elsewhere. The patches may be sometimes reddish and itchy. […]

Dirty Neck- What is it?

Dirty Neck- What is it?

[Image- dark neck with thickened, rugose skin] It is not uncommon to find these dark, dirty appearing rough skin markings on the neck. Many patients also have associated dark skin over the finger joints, elbow, areola, axila. Some even have prominent pigmentation around mouth. General appearance closely simulates uncleaned skin. Parents who are usually anxious […]

Acne or Pimple- Is it truely simple?

Acne or Pimple- Is it truely simple?

[Image- Acne on face] Pimple is not simple, as it may sound or people think commonly. Acne at young age Acne occurs naturally at young or adolescent ages. This is because if the hormonal influence in the pilosebaceous glands. Such glands are predominant on face but are also present on chect and back. During growth […]