Category Archives: Skin Diseases

Trichoepithelioma: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Is a dermatologic issue featuring growths that originate from hair follicles. This condition consists of a neoplasm (an abnormal growth of tissue) that affects an adnexa of the skin. The “adnexa” refers to anatomical structures adjunct to an organ. Sometimes people use the term “appendage” instead. When it comes to the skin, its “adnexa” or “appendages” include sebaceous… Read More »

Eczema on the Scalp: Difference between Psoriasis and Eczema, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments, and Prevention

Scalp eczema is one of the most common capillary diseases in the world. It is not a very serious condition, and people can get treated with medications. Eczema on the scalp is quite similar to dandruff and psoriasis. So, before we can proceed further and look into the various options that we have regarding its treatment, we first… Read More »

Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis

The Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome is a rare hereditary condition (autosomal dominant inheritance) that usually begins in childhood. This condition is the byproduct of hamartomatous polyps forming non-cancerous tumors in the digestive system. The presence of melanin-pigmented skin lesions is the result of these growths (they mainly manifest in the face, in the mucosa of the mouth, hands, feet and the… Read More »