Posts Tagged ‘acanthosis nigricans’

Skin Signs of Internal Cancers

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland The skin often reflects internal processes. Some skin lesions are linked to cancers and may serve as “signposts” indicating the presence of a less visible internal cancer. Awareness of such skin changes may thus result in earlier diagnosis and treatment of cancers. These skin lesions associated with cancers […]

Skin Diseases in Diabetes Mellitus

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe Hsu – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland What Is Diabetes Mellitus? Diabetes mellitus is a common disease in Westernized countries. Diabetics have high blood sugar levels which if not well-controlled can lead to long-term complications affecting various organs in the body such as the eye, kidney, nervous system and blood vessels. Skin problems are common […]

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