Skin Diseases



    Pathogenesis of skin malignancy: SKIN TUMOURS is the most common malignancy in fair-skinned populations. It is categorised as non-melanoma subdivided in to basal cell carcinoma (BCC), the most common skin cancer and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). The latter has precursor non-invasive states of intraepithelial carcinoma. (Bowen’s disease; BD) and dysplasia (actinic Keratosis; AK) Melanoma is much less common than NMSC, but…

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  • head lice


    Head Lice Infestation with the head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis,  is common. It is highly contagious and spread by direct head-to-head  contact. Scalp itch leads to scratching, secondary infection and cervical lymphadenopathy. The diagnosis is confirmed by identifying the living louse or nymph on the scalp or on a  black sheet of paper after careful fine-toothed  combing of wet hair …

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  • physical therapies


    Cryotherapy Cryotherapy may be a destructive treatment that use liquid nitrogen .The freezing and thawing process causes cell wall and membranes destruction and death.  nitrogen may be applied either with a cotton bud aur more effectively, with a Sapne gun. A big variety of conditions may be treated but it essential for the proper diagnosis to be made first ,…

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    General information is provide here with disease-specific   details given later on. Antibiotics Antibiotics are generally used for their anti-inffective properties,   particularly for staphylococcal and strepto-coccal  skin infections. In these indications the  correct antibiotics should be selected based on bacterial sensitibe-ity  and patient factors. As examples, oral flucloxacillin may be indicated for infected eczema,  intravenous benzyL penicillin and flucloxacillin for cellulitis,…

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