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6 rare and bizarre skin conditions
 

6 rare and bizarre skin conditions

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Skin disorders can vary greatly in symptoms and severity. They can also be temporary or permanent and depending on the condition, be painless or painful.
 
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9 Dec 2016 - General
 
Thank you for this interesting article. Indeed, diagnosing skin conditions like eczema may prove difficult for some doctors, not to mention diagnosing such rare conditions. Our general practitioners should perhaps be in charge of diagnosing and manag...
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It depends on where you look. Skin problems have a high prevalence (who hasn’t suffered from acne when we were young), but most of it does not actually require specialist care to be treated. A good primary care physician can very easily manage many s...
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Shunjie Chua skin diseases are so common and particularly more in children and expertise treatment is lacking in asian countries as you know one or none dermatologist available depending ...
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It is said that there are more than 3000 diagnoses in dermatology. Many of these diagnoses are rare and require pathological and clinical correlation to diagnose as stated by Madhubabu kaaja...
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Theekshana Abayawickrama as you said skin disease diagnosis requires an professional expertise rather than merely not possible by simple physical observations. Wherever possible suitable dia...
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Heena Pohani Yes, it is difficult to diagnose skin diseases many times. Sometimes drugs may not be available for treatment also then dermatologist is unable to justify to patient. Thanking ...
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Marinelle Castro I have seen patients with Erythropoietic protoporphyria and Vitiligo. Out of all Harlequin ichthyosis is very horrible to feel like. Thanking you for sharing some useful de...
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Skin lesions come in different shapes and colours, and sometimes it is a real challenge to accurately diagnose dermatological conditions because often there are no clear cut boundaries between different diseases. We have to be very experienced clinic...
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Marinelle Castro I agree with you. Among the diseases mentioned in this article, I have also only come across cases of vitiligo. However, as a doctor, it is important to have the knowledge ...
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Among the rare skin disorders that was mentioned, I have only seen vitiligo. In fact my grandmother has that condition, and I have read that this illness has a immunologic basis for which targeted treatments are being sought out. One of the rarest de...
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Apart from the regular skin disease like acne, which is seen in a great number of teenagers and adults, there are still a lot of rare skin diseases. Most of these diseases are not fully characterized, and some of them even lack proper treatment. The ...
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