Posts Tagged ‘infections’

Infection with Mesotherapy coming from Disfavourable Treatment Environments

Friday, October 1st, 2010

An outbreak of Mycobacterium fortuitum cutaneous infection associated with mesotherapy. Quiñones C, Ramalle-Gómara E, Perucha M, Lezaun ME, Fernández-Vilariño E, García-Morrás P, Simal G. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2009 Oct 15. The risk of mycobacterium fortuitum infections is frequent in medical practices attached with beauty salons that offer pedicure, liposuction, manicure and mesotherapy (6 […]

Alcohol (OH) and the Skin – Infections (For professionals)

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Infections: as the associations are incompletely understood, we have selected and summarized an article in the scientific literature Ness KJ, Fan J, Wilke WW, Coleman RA, Cook RT, Schlueter AJ. Chronic ethanol consumption decreases murine Langerhans cell numbers and delays migration of Langerhans cells as well as dermal dendritic cells. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2008 […]

Skin Problems in the Elderly

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland What are the common skin problems occurring in the elderly? Appearance and Texture Changes The skin is constantly renewing itself. New cells are formed on the lower layer of skin which slowly move upward. By the time they reach the surface of the skin, these cells are dead […]

Skin diseases related to housework

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Common skin disorders that may arise from housework are: Irritant contact dermatitis This is the commonest skin disorder that can arise from housework. It commonly affects the hands. The condition usually begins with mild dryness, redness, peeling and scaliness on the hands. Later cracks and crusts develop. Causes […]

Skin Conditions Around The Eyes

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe Hsu – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Eyelid Contact Dermatitis Cosmetics and cleansers are usually used on the eyelids or eyelashes. These can cause an irritant or allergic reaction in patients sensitive to such cosmetics and cleansers. Patients will complain of itching, burning and redness. Signs of contact dermatitis include blistering, redness and scaliness. If […]

Folliculitis / Furuncles (Boils) / Carbuncles

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Dr Christophe Hsu – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland What are Folliculitis and Furuncle (Boil) ? Folliculitis is a superficial inflammation of hair follicle (hair pore) caused by bacteria. When the infection affected on hair follicle, it is called a furuncle. When the infection affects several hair follicles and the adjacent tissue, it is called a carbuncle […]

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