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An infection of the skin caused by Candida albicans where skin is broken down due to moisture, warmth or friction. Common areas of infection include the throat/mouth, underneath the breast folds, underarm folds, diaper area and base of the nails.
An acute infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue commonly caused by Group A beta-hemolytic streptococci or Staphylococcus aureus. The skin may be red, swollen, hot and painful to touch.
Cocamidopropylbetaine (CAPB) commonly known as a foaming agent, is a synthetic ingredient used in cleansers of all sorts including body washes, liquid cleansers, shampoos, conditioners as well as cleaning solutions. It can also be known as coco-betaine, coconut diethanolamide, cocoyl amide propylbetaine or cocamidopropyl dimethyl glycine among other names. In a recent 2014 study, researchers found an association between atopic dermatitis and hypersensivity to CAPB and recommended those suffering from atopic dermatitis should avoid this ingredient in their personal care and skin care products.
Collagen is the major structural protein in the body. It is made from fibroblasts and is broken down by collagenase enzyme. The dermis is mostly made up of collagen fibers and helps to maintain homeostasis and prevent mechanical trauma.
Also known as venereal warts, condyloma lesions are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and can affect the genitalia, anoreactal area, urethral and oral mucosal.
This treatment uses liquid nitrogen to cause tissue destruction through freezing. Lesions that can be treated include Actinic keratoses, Seborrheic keratoses, Molluscum contagiosum and Condyloma acuminatum.
Also known as CTCL or Mycosis Fungoides is a skin disease of T Helper cells. These T helper tumor cells invade the skin and progress later to invade organs, lymph nodes and can cause death.
A cyst is a benign, closed, sac-like growth containing keratin, fluid or other material. They usually do not go away on their own, sometimes they can become infected and then require opening and draining.