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Acne Vulgaris: Opening Newly Created Resource Centre
One of the marked changes in the practice of dermatology over the past thirty years has been the increased focus on acne. What was once considered a universal rite of passage that occasionally caused deeply disturbing scars is now considered—by patients and doctors alike—an insufferable condition that must be treated...
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Francesca Cheung MD, CCFP
Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) is an angioproliferative tumour that requires infection by Human Herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8).
Shannon Humphrey MD
While topical therapy remains a key therapeutic approach in the clinical management of AV, it can be associated with side effects that may compromise the stratum corneum and impair patient adherence.
Joseph M Lam MD, FRCP(C) et al.
Diaper dermatitis is one of the most common skin conditions seen in the pediatric population and can cause significant distress for infants and their families.
Jordan Isenberg et al.
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare and aggressive cutaneous malignancy.
Francesca Cheung MD, CCFP
Mammary Paget disease (PD) is a less common form of breast cancer which involves the nipple-areola complex and occurs almost exclusively in females.
Francesca Cheung MD, CCFP
Herpes simplex viruses (HSVs) are DNA viruses that present as vesicles in clusters on an erythematous base.
Francesca Cheung MD, CCFP
Tinea incognito is a superficial dermatophyte infection in which the clinical appearance of the symptoms has been altered by inappropriate treatments, such as topical corticosteroids.
Shannon Humphrey MD
The pathogenesis of acne is tied to Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes), an anaerobic bacteria.
Francesca Cheung MD, CCFP
Hairy tongue, or known as lingua villosa, is a result of hypertrophy, elongation, and defective desquamation of the filiform papillae of the tongue.
Francesca Cheung MD, CCFP
Green nail syndrome is a paronychia caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Francesca Cheung MD, CCFP
Erythema ab igne (EAI) is a localized hypermelanosis with erythema in a reticulated pattern. It is triggered from repeated exposure to heat and infrared radiation.
Francesca Cheung MD, CCFP
Kaposi varicelliform eruption is an infection of a dermatosis by pathogens such as herpes simplex virus type 1, HSV-2, coxsackievirus A16, or vaccinia virus.
Joseph M Lam MD, FRCP(C)
Infantile hemangiomas (IH) are the most common tumor of infancy and have been estimated to occur in 4% of infants.