Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Skin Lesions 4

Bacterial infection of the skin commonly seen in children

Ichthyosis vulgaris is a common inherited skin disorder causing dry, scaly skin

Keloid scars are an overgrowth of scar tissue at the site of a healed skin injury

Moles are benign neoplasms where melanocytes replicate

Contact dermatitis caused by contact with a material that causes an allergic reaction

Poison ivy (contact dermatitis)

Wart: a small benign neoplasm caused by infection with a type of human papilloma virus that does not cause genital warts

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