Last Updated on Jul 27, 2020

Inflammatory skin disorders

Inflammatory skin disorders cover a broad category that includes many conditions ranging in severity, from mild itching to grave medical health complications

These disorders are common in people of all ages and races. They are characterized by irritation and inflammation of the skin. These diseases may sometimes be disfiguring and can cause great discomfort to the affected individual. Inflammatory skin disorders(2) include the following well-known conditions

Acne: bacteria-infected, pus-filled lesions that clog hair follicles giving rise to eruptions, called acne

Dermatitis/Eczema: These include red-colored rashes, itching, swelling, and blisters.

Psoriasis: This skin condition is characterized by red, raised inflammatory plaques covered by white scales. Psoriasis may also develop after a streptococcal infection. At such times, the lesions appear small and are pink in color.

Inflammatory Skin Disorders

Sebaceous cysts: In this condition, a swelling appears over the skin when a gland or a duct becomes blocked. These are usually not painful but may become so when infected.

Diaper rash: Seen as reddish discoloration on the babies’ bottoms. These rashes are usually mild, but may cause pain when blisters are formed.

Reference:

  1. Skin Conditions - (https://medlineplus.gov/skinconditions.html)
  2. Inflammatory Skin Disease - (https://www.ebi.ac.uk/ols/ontologies/efo/terms?short_form=EFO_1000636)
  3. Microbial Infections of Skin and Nails - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK8301/)
  4. Common Viral and Fungal Skin Infections - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11890082)
  5. Skin Cancer (Non-Melanoma) - (https://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/skin-cancer-non-melanoma/view-all)
  6. Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma (And Related Lesions) - A Guide to Clinical Management in Australia - (https://www.cancer.org.au/content/pdf/HealthProfessionals/ClinicalGuidelines/Basal_cell_carcinoma_Squamous_cell_carcinoma_Guide_Nov_2008-Final_with_Corrigendums.pdf)
  7. What Is Melanoma Skin Cancer? - (https://www.cancer.org/cancer/melanoma-skin-cancer/about/what-is-melanoma.html)

Comments

chandram26 Sunday, February 21, 2016

Hi I got some small white patches at my legs later started at stomach and hands i consulted dermatologist. Doctor said that iam suffering from tinea versicolor, Its almost completed one year. I used TeaTree oil, ketoconazole cream but no use. Please help me on this...

mandysimpkins414 Friday, February 21, 2014

I suffer from vitligo at such an early age, my parents went to doctors in many places with the hope of curing me of the disease. However, my conditions did not get any better despite the expense of a lot of money. They decided to have a try and took me to a Chinese hospital. The affected sites on my body had improved significantly in less than a month. After reinforcement treatment of experts, I have completely recuperated my health and I have become cheerful.

mandysimpkins414 Thursday, March 6, 2014

plus, it is pure herb,and does not have any side effect, and no reoccurance. see more on the web of vitiligotcm

Gkt1949 Friday, January 3, 2014

G K Tyagi[Delhi], I have been suffering with Skin- Allergy for the last 5-6 years, there is a feeling of itching specially in some parts of legs below knees, on my back, it is very high during night time. Kindly advise me for its cure. Thanks.

archer Monday, January 14, 2013

hard skin surrounding some open wounds can get up to 3\16 in deep has done damage face legs hands andarms seams to follow veins sore area no real pain i do have a cat hardtofigger

pickpick Monday, October 8, 2012

i have gathered a 3 centimetre collection of fat on my left feet. what is it? can i cut it or remain as it is?

Advancells Sunday, September 29, 2013

Please don't try to remove the fat by yourself. You may get infected. Go to your doctor before deciding to go for a surgery.

View More Comments

Most Popular on Medindia