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Immunosuppressed organ transplant recipients (OTRs) are at greatly increased risk of multiple skin cancers compared with the general population . Since sun exposure amplifies this risk , OTRs should...
Although skin-picking is a relatively common behaviour, data concerning factors which underlie skin-picking severity and functional impairment caused by picking are still limited. In the present study...
Early detection of several skin-related neglected tropical diseases (skin NTDs)-including leprosy, Buruli ulcer, yaws, and scabies- may be achieved through school surveys, but such an approach has sel...
The genetic skin condition, epidermolysis bullosa (EB) causes the skin to be fragile and blister. As a result, blisters need to be lanced and the skin needs to be dressed with specialist dressings for...
Vitiligo is a chronic disorder causing skin depigmentation with around 1% global prevalence, affecting people of all ages, skin types and genders. Due to the absence of melanin in lesional skin there ...
Healthy skin has been equated with a healthy diet leading to the "inside out" approach to skin health. Since the skin is the barrier to the external world, healthy skin should lead to ove...
Hamam is a common spa treatment. During a Hamam, some of the outermost layer of the skin is removed. The investigators believe, that partly removing a protective skin layer might increase ...
This study examines the effect of skin-to-skin contact between father and newborn on the father-neonate attachment relationship. By block randomization, participants were allocated to an e...
The goal of this research study is to learn how students react to seeing a photograph of any skin damage they may have on their face. This skin damage may be caused by sun exposure or use ...
This clinical trial studies how well an interactive tailored website works in promoting sun protection and skin self-check behaviors in patients with stage 0-III melanoma. An internet-base...
Insoluble polymers of TYROSINE derivatives found in and causing darkness in skin (SKIN PIGMENTATION), hair, and feathers providing protection against SUNBURN induced by SUNLIGHT. CAROTENES contribute yellow and red coloration.
The functions of the skin in the human and animal body. It includes the pigmentation of the skin.
The grafting of skin in humans or animals from one site to another to replace a lost portion of the body surface skin.
Skin lumpiness or skin surface dimpling often seen on the thighs, buttocks and abdomen. It is due to protrusion of SUBCUTANEOUS FAT into the DERMIS layer of skin.
Maintenance of the hygienic state of the skin under optimal conditions of cleanliness and comfort. Effective in skin care are proper washing, bathing, cleansing, and the use of soaps, detergents, oils, etc. In various disease states, therapeutic and protective solutions and ointments are useful. The care of the skin is particularly important in various occupations, in exposure to sunlight, in neonates, and in PRESSURE ULCER.
Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...
Melanoma is a highly malignant tumor of melanin-forming cells (melanocytes) There are most commonly found in the skin (resulting from sunlight exposure), but also in the eyes and mucous membranes. Metastasis to other regions of the body is also common....