Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Diseases of the Dermis - Noncontact Dermatitis

Scleroderma is a chronic, systemic, autoimmune disease of the connective tissue characterized by severe fibrosis and tightening of skin.

Photoaging is a result of too much exposure to the sun resulting in breakdown of collagen.

Stasis dermatitis is a skin condition that accompanies severe varicose veins.

Urticaria and Angiodema (see here)

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