Skin diseases

Acanthosis nigricans

Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition characterized by areas of dark, velvety discoloration in body folds and creases. The affected skin can become thickened. Most often, acanthosis nigricans affects your armpits, groin and neck.

The skin changes of acanthosis nigricans typically occur in people who are obese or have diabetes. Children who develop the condition are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Rarely, acanthosis nigricans can be a warning sign of a cancerous tumor in an internal organ, such as the stomach or liver.

No specific treatment is available for acanthosis nigricans. Treatment of underlying conditions may restore some of the normal color and texture to affected areas of skin.


04 May 2024

Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. Acne usually appears on your face, neck, chest, back and shoulders. Effective treatments are available, but acne can be persistent. The pimples and bumps heal slowly, and when one begins to go away, others seem to crop up.

Acne is most common among teenagers, with a reported prevalence of 70 to 87 percent. Increasingly, younger children are getting acne as well.

Depending on its severity, acne can cause emotional distress and scar the skin. The earlier you start treatment, the lower your risk of lasting physical and emotional damage.
Actinic keratosis

Like any other organ, our skin is susceptible to various diseases, which is caused by the impact of negative chemical, bacterial, mechanical and other factors. Keratosis of the skin is one of the most unpleasant diseases, expressed in the densification, keratinization of the skin, which as the area of the lesion increases causes discomfort and a lot of unpleasant and painful sensations, including itching, cracks and bleeding, erosion and ulceration.
Adult Still's disease

Still's disease is a serious disease, manifested by fever, polyarthritis. It is manifested by rashes on the skin and a systemic inflammatory lesion of somatic organs. Still's disease is diagnosed using a method of excluding other diseases based on clinical symptoms, laboratory data, the results of the study of affected joints, lymphoreticular and cardiopulmonary system. The treatment of the Still's disease is carried out mainly with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and glucocorticoid drugs, cytostatics are the reserve drugs.

Still's disease was described as early as 1897 by the British doctor George Still. For a long time, it was considered a severe form of juvenile form of rheumatoid arthritis. Only in 1971, Eric Bywaters, published numerous observations of this disease in adult patients. According to statistics, which leads modern rheumatology, the prevalence of the disease Still in recent years is about 1 person per 100 thousand of the population. Women and men are equally susceptible to morbidity. The greatest number of cases of Still's disease occurs in children under the age of 16 years.

Age spots (liver spots)

Everyone knows about the spots that appear on the skin of the elderly. For us it is associated with old age. And as you do not want to grow old. This is particularly frightening for women, although for men the appearance of such spots also does not cause joy. This, so-called senile blemishes or, using medical terminology - senile lentigo. For the body, senile spots on the skin carry no danger. Much greater moral damage from them. After all, the appearance of these pigmented spots we associate with old age. Although this is not always the case.


04 May 2024

Acne is a disease of the sebaceous glands, another name for this disease is acne. The disease is characterized by blockage and inflammation of the hair follicles.
Acne consists of elements such as pustular and papular acne, nodules and cystic cavities, and comedones. Acne occurs due to the presence of infections, due to a disorder in the digestive process and mental disorder, as well as due to a violation in the genetic, immune and endocrine apparatus.
Skin rashes with acne are closed and open comedones, papular and pustular acne, and nodular and cystic formations. Closed comedones look like inflammatory nodules, their color is white, they do not come to the surface of the skin, that is, they are located under the skin.