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- Cutis laxa
Cutis laxa encompasses a group of rare disorders that occur in several inherited congenital forms or are acquired at some point during life -acquired cutis laxa. Cutis laxa involves a wide spectrum of symptoms that result from defects in connective tissue found throughout the body - in muscles, joints, skin and other organs.The treatment of Cutis laxa focuses on managing the symptoms and treating other conditions. Read More
- Dry skin
Dry skin is often temporary — you get it only in winter, for example — but it may be a lifelong condition. Signs and symptoms of dry skin depend on your age, your health, where you live, time spent outdoors and the cause of the problem. Dry skin is likely to cause one or more of the following:
A feeling of skin tightness, especially after showering, bathing or swimming
Skin that feels and looks rough
- Dupuytren's contracture
Dupuytren's contracture is a benign disease whose etiology is similar to that of Peyronie disease, Ledderhose disease, and Garrod disease. It predominantly affects the palmar part of the hands. The disease initiates with nodules along the longitudinal lines of tension.Treatment /managementTreatment options consist conservative management, needle aponeurotomy, collagenase injection, or surgical resection Read More
- H. gottron's syndrome
Gottron syndrome is a very rare genetic condition that causes premature aging (progeroid), particularly on the hands and feet where the skin is extraordinarily thin and fragile (distal extremities). These distinctive skin conditions are present from birth, even though the ailment is most frequently identified in early childhood.As a non-progressive condition, Gottron syndrome's symptoms do not often worsen over tim Read More
- Harlequin fetus
A defect caused with birth that affects the skin and results in scaly, dry skin over the body is called Harlequin Fetus or Ichthyosis. It happens due to genetic mutations and wrong combinations in an infant’s body from parents.Difficulties in Children and Adults:Although the disease occurs in infancy, it is necessary to prepare for growing a child with this defect. These are the problems that could occu Read More
- Ichthyosis harlequin type
A genetic disorder called harlequin ichthyosis is transmitted by autosomal recessive genes.No cure availableYour baby will need lifelong care for their condition once they are released from the NICU. They will need extensive daily care to exfoliate dead skin and keep their skin moisturized.After initial therapy, care becomes a critical component of the equation because there is no cure for Harl Read More
- Lamellar ichthyosis
Lamellar ichthyosis is a condition that mainly affects the skin. Infants with this condition are typically born with a tight, clear sheath covering their skin called a collodion membrane.Risk factors-Infants with lamellar ichthyosis may develop infections, an excessive loss of fluids (dehydration), and respiratory problems.Mutations in the TGM1 gene are responsible for approximately 90 percent Read More
- Lamellar ichthyosis type 1 and type 2
The condition lamellar ichthyosis type 1 and type 2 mostly affects the skin. A collodion membrane, which is a tight, transparent sheath covering the skin, is frequently seen on newborns with this disorder.During the first few weeks of life, this membrane typically dries and peels off, making the affected babies' scaly skin, outward-curling eyes, and lips evident.The majority of the body is often covere Read More
Systemic sclerosis, commonly referred to as scleroderma, is a group of rare disorders that cause the skin to tighten and harden. Additionally, it could affect the digestive system, internal organs, and blood vessels.Scleroderma is frequently labelled as "limited" or "diffuse," which merely describes how much skin is affected. Both forms may involve any other organ or vascular issues. Skin alone Read More
- Systemic sclerosis
The symptoms and severity of the disorder vary from one person to another based on the systems and organs involved.
It is very common to experience hardening and tightening of patches of your skin with SS. The patches may be oval-shaped or a straight line that can cover large areas of your skin.
Your skin may also appear shiny since it’s so tight with your movement restricted.
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- Warts (common warts)
Warts (common warts) is a viral disease that causes benign skin growths on different parts of the body.TreatmentCommon warts do not require treatment as they are resolved on their own after a few weeks or months.There are two main treatments:Salicylic acid: Salicylic acid gradually dissolves the hard scales upon applying it several times a day for over a few weeks. Most salicylic acid soluti Read More