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The following Conditions are related to Skin lesions

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  • Blue rubber bleb nevus

    Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) is a rare blood vessel (vascular) disorder that affects the skin and internal organs of the body. Multiple distinctive skin lesions are usually characteristic of this disorder and are often present at birth or present during early childhood. Lesions in the gastrointestinal tract frequently become apparent during childhood or early adulthood. The lesions are multifocal venous malformations, resulting from  Read More

  • Branchiooculofacial syndrome

    Branchio-oculo-facial syndrome (BOFS) is a very rare genetic disorder that is apparent at birth (congenital). As of 2004, only about 50 cases of BOFS had been reported in the medical literature. The symptoms of most BOFS patients include the proliferation of blood vessels (hemangiomatous) in the lower neck or upper chest, low birth weight, retarded growth and some mental retardation. BOFS is characterized by the presence of a pseudocleft of th  Read More

  • Carate

    Pinta is a rare infectious tropical disease affecting the skin that is caused by the bacterium Treponema carateum, which is transmitted by direct, nonsexual contact. Pinta progresses through three distinct stages, which are characterized by various skin lesions and discoloration. Other organ systems are not affected. Exposed areas of the skin such as the face and extremities are most often affected. Pinta is classified as a trepone  Read More

  • Dichuchwa

    Bejel is an infectious disease that is rare in the United States but common in certain parts of the world. The infection is very similar to syphilis but is not sexually transmitted. Most frequently, transmission is by means of non-sexual skin contact or by common use of eating and drinking utensils. The organism that causes bejel belongs to the same family as the bacterium that causes syphilis, pinta and yaws and is known as treponema. Trepone  Read More

  • Dyskeratosis follicularis vegetans

    The treatment of dyskeratosis follicularis vegetans or Darier's disease (DD) is directed toward the specific symptoms that are apparent in each individual. Aside from symptom management and behavioral modifications to avoid triggers, currently, no validated treatments for dyskeratosis follicularis vegetans are available.Symptomatic treatments include:Sunscreen, loose clothing, moisturizing creams and av  Read More

  • Kobner's disease

    The Koebner disease or phenomenon affects persons who have specific skin conditions, most often psoriasis. It can occur in persons who have warts, vitiligo, or lichen planus. An accident, cut, or burn might result in new lesions that seem similar to the initial skin illness.There is no known treatment for the Koebner phenomena.Treatment is usually the same because the phenomenon is essentially an extens  Read More

  • Malignant atrophic papulosis

    Malignant atrophic papulosis is an uncommon vasculopathy that affects the skin, gastrointestinal tract, and nervous system. The systemic variant has a rapid clinical course and a high death rate.TreatmentThere is no effective treatment for atrophic papulosis. Anticoagulants and blood perfusion drugs such as acetylsalicylic acid, pentoxifylline, dipyridamole, ticlopidine, and heparin have achieved partial regr  Read More

  • Urod deficiency

    UROD deficiency means a Lack of the enzyme uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase (UROD), which is a basic cause of porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT).This is a type of porphyria in which affected individuals are sensitive to sunlight. PCT is caused by a deficiency of UROD enzymes in the liver.There are three types of PCT that can be classified as type-1, type-2, and type-3.To cure these conditions, sunlight a  Read More

  • Von zambusch disease

    Von Zumbusch Disease is characterized by cutaneous lesions, inflammation, and tissue damage (necrosis) of blood vessel walls (lumen).Before beginning treatment, it's crucial to ascertain whether there is an underlying condition that contributes to the Von Zumbusch Disease.The term "vasculitides" or "vasculitic syndromes" refers to a larger class of diseases that affect blood vessels  Read More