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Kaposis Sarcoma

One centimetre purple nodules on the skin, sometimes associated with HIV infection. One centimetre purple nodules on the skin, sometimes associated with HIV infection. Certain ethnic groups are predisposed to this blood vessel disease causing purplish nodules on the skin. The disease also is one of the skin manifestations of HIV disease. The typical manifestation […]

Keratosis

There are many types of Keratosis which simply means scaly skin condition and these include Actinic Keratosis or Seborrhoeic Keratosis.

Keratoacanthoma

A rapidly growing exaggerated warty lesion suggesting squamous cell carcinoma in some patients. A rapidly growing exaggerated warty lesion suggesting squamous cell carcinoma in some patients. This is a skin growth which often grows quite quickly, for example over the period of 1-2 months. A typical lesion contains a central crater filled with hard packed […]

Kerion

A severe swelling and discharge with inflammation from the skin of part of the scalp If severe enough will lead to hair loss and baldness. Early specialsit intervention with anti-fungal treatments are indicated. To prevent permanent baldness and scarring an urgent consultation with an expert and rapid treatment are essential. by Dr John Ashworth
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