Skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands from retained secretions and Propionibacterium acnes bacteria.
Congenital leukoderma or absence of melanin pigment of the body, including the hair, skin, and eyes.
Condition of dry, scaly skin due to a deficiency or absence of sebum that is caused by old age and by exposure to cold.
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Most common and least severe type of skin cancer; often characterized by light or pearly nodules.
Condition characterized by increased pigmentation on the skin in spots that are not elevated.
Dead cells that form over a wound or blemish while it is healing; an accumulation of sebum and pus, sometimes mixed with epidermal material.
Closed, abnormally developed sac containing fluid, semifluid, or morbid matter, above or below the skin.
Also known as contact dermatitis. An eruptive skin infection caused by contact with irritating substances such as chemicals or tints.
Inflammatory, painful itching disease of the skin, acute or chronic in nature, presenting many forms of dry or moist lesions.
Acquired, superficial thickened patch of epidermis commonly known as callus, caused by pressure or friction on the hands and feet.
Technical term for freckles. Small yellow- to brown-colored spots on skin exposed to sunlight and air.
Mark on the skin. May indicate an injury or damage that changes the structure of tissues or organs.
Skin condition characterized by light abnormal patches; caused by a burn or congenital disease that destroys the pigment-producing cells.
Most serious form of skin cancer; often characterized by black or dark brown patches on the skin that may appear uneven in texture, jagged, or raised.
Benign, keratin-filled cysts that can appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening.
Acute inflammatory disorder of the sweat glands, characterized by the eruption of small red vesicles and accompanied by burning, itching skin.
Small, brownish spot or blemish on the skin, ranging in color from pale tan to brown or bluish black.
Small or large malformation of the skin due to abnormal pigmentation or dilated capillaries; commonly known as birthmark.
Pimple; small circumscribed elevation on the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus.
Skin disease characterized by red patches, covered with silver-white scales usually found on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest, and lower back, but rarely on the face.
Chronic congestion appearing primarily on the cheeks and nose, characterized by redness, dilation of the blood vessels, and formation of papules and pustules.
Scar or Cicatrix
Light-colored, slightly raised mark on the skin formed after an injury or lesion of the skin has healed.
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Type of skin cancer more serious than basal cell carcinoma; often characterized by scaly red papules or nodules.
A swelling; an abnormal cell mass resulting from excessive multiplication of cells, varying in size, shape, and color.
Open lesion on the skin or mucous membrane of the body, accompanied by pus and loss of skin depth.
Milky-white spots (leukoderma) of the skin. is hereditary and may be related to thyroid conditions.