Distribution of Skin Problems in the Population

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Prevalence of Skin Disorders in the Population

Friday, January 1st, 2010




Prevalence is the proportion of the population affected by a skin condition at any given time. This study was done out of 1000 people. Eczema (Dermatitis) = 9 % Acne = 8.6 % Infections = 4.6 % Viral Warts = 3.4 % Psoriasis = 1.6 % Bibliography: Dermatology, An Illustrated Text and Atlas, 2nd Edition

Male

Friday, January 1st, 2010




Dermatitis Herpetiformis Mycosis Fungoides (Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma=CTCL) Polyarteritis Nodosa Porphyria Cutanea Tarda Prutitus Ani Seborrheic Dermatitis (Seborrhoeic Dermatitis) Squamous Cell Carcinoma Tinea Pedis and Cruris Bibliography: Dermatology, An Illustrated Text and Atlas, 2nd Edition

Female

Friday, January 1st, 2010




Dermatitis Artefacta Intraepidermal Carcinoma Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus (LSA) Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus (LSA): Ivory white papules. Often located in the genital area. Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus (LSA): on histology (H & E) epidermal atrophy and hyaline sclerosis of the dermis are seen. An infiltreate consisting of lymphocytes is also seen. Lupus Erythematosus Malignant Melanoma […]

Old Age

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Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Actinic Keratosis (Solar Keratosis) Asteatotic Eczema (Eczema Craquele) Asteatotic Eczema (Eczema Craquele) Basal Cell Carcinoma Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) (paranasal) Campbell-de-Morgan Spot (Cherry Angioma) Bullous Pemphoigoid Bullous Pemphigoid Pruritus of old âge (Senile Pruritus) Seborrhoeic Keratosis (Seborrheic Warts) Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Solar Elastosis (Colloidal Degeneration, Photoaging, Extrinsic Degeneration) […]

Middle Age

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Basal Cell Carcinoma Lichen Planus Lichen planus localized on the wrists Malignant Melanoma Mycosis Fungoïdes (Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma=CTCL) Pemphigus Vulgaris Pemphigus Vulgaris Porphyria Cutanea Tarda Rosacea Venous Ulceration Bibliography: Dermatology, An Illustrated Text and Atlas, 2nd Edition

Early Adulthood

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Dermatitis Herpetiformis Lichen Planus Bullous Lichen Planus Lupus Erythematous Psoriasis Seborrhoeic Dermatitis Vitiligo Tinea Versicolor Bibliography: Dermatology, An Illustrated Text and Atlas, 2nd Edition

Adolescence (Teenagers)

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Acne Melanocytic Naevi Pityriasis Rosea Psoriasis (especially of the Guttate type) Seborrhoeic Dermatitis Vitiligo Bibliography: Dermatology, An Illustrated Text and Atlas, 2nd Edition

Childhood

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Atopic Dermatitis Epidermolysis Bullosa Erythropoietic Protoporphyria Ichthyosis Impetigo Molluscum Contagiosum Port-wine Stain Seborrhoeic Dermatitis of Infantile Onset Strawberry neavi (Capillary hemangioma) Urticaria Pigmentosa (Mastocytosis) Urticaria Pigmentosa (Mastocytosis) Viral Exanthems Viral Warts For young children, read here Bibliography: Dermatology, An Illustrated Text and Atlas, 2nd Edition

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