Eczema & Atopic Dermatitis

This skin condition is caused by a genetic anomaly, with a deficiency of certain components of the skin. There is onset of major skin dryness, leaving the skin less able to protect against the irritants, allergens and pollutants that can penetrate it more easily.

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Psoriasis

Cutaneous psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the epidermis. It is characterised by the appearance of red patches on the body, covered by white scales. The scales are small flakes of dead skin that are shed.

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Acne

Acne is a very common condition in adolescents, which can sometimes persist into adulthood. It is characterised by "spots" on the face, and sometimes on the back and chest. The first characteristic symptoms of acne are the appearance of blackheads and whiteheads, followed by redness.

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Ichthyosis

Ichthyosis is a monogenic genetic disease characterised by abnormally dry skin that sheds, giving an appearance like fish scales. It is caused by an abnormality in a gene that plays a role in the formation of the skin barrier.

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Seborrheic Dermatitis

This is an inflammatory skin disease characterised by red patches that are more or less covered with yellowish flakes with a predilection for seborrheic areas, i.e., the areas where sebum is the most abundant. Sebum is a skin-protecting oily substance secreted by the sebaceous glands.

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Dyshidrotic eczema

Dyshidrosis, also known as pompholyx, is a form of blistering eczema localised to the hands and feet. Blisters are found on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet as well as on the sides of the fingers and toes.

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After-effects of Burns

Burns are damage to the skin that can occur due to a thermal attack (flame, boiling liquid, etc.), exposure to radiation (sun, ionizing radiation, etc.), contact with a chemical product (lye, hydrochloric acid, etc.) or more rarely due to contact with electricity.

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Skin healing and scarring

Healing is a skin repair process that takes several months and includes different stages. After a skin break occurs, a clot develops almost immediately with an inflammatory reaction consisting of an influx of cells, particularly platelets to produce growth factors while enzymes clean the wound.

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Cutaneous and mucous lichen

This is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin and mucous membranes that affects around 1% of the population, characterised by abnormal keratinisation, and generally develops on the inside of the cheeks.

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Pruritus & Prurigo

Pruritus is a symptom more commonly known as itching while prurigo covers all skin lesions caused by pruritus. Itching is an unpleasant sensation that leads to scratching, through a reflex phenomenon, which is therefore difficult to control.

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