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Glossary for Cutaneous face lesions

Medical terms related to Cutaneous face lesions or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acne: Pimples and blackheads on the skin
  • Acne Vulgaris: Another term for the common skin disorder called acne. Acne may occur just about anywhere on the body but is most common on the face, neck and back. The condition may be mild with just a few small spots or severe where large painful cysts develop. Acne generally results from dead skin blocking skin pores which results in infection.
  • Basal cell carcinoma: Basal cell carcinoma is a slow-growing form of skin cancer.
  • Bowen's disease: Intraepiderman form of squamous cell skin cancer cause by sun damage to skin.
  • Dandruff: Scaly and dry material that is shed from the scalp
  • Dermatologic disorder: diseases of the skin.
  • Erythema multiforme: An allergic inflammatory skin disorder which has a variety of causes and results in skin and mucous membrane lesions that affect mainly the hands, forearms, feet, mouth nose and genitals.
  • Erythema nodosum: Allergic skin condition usually on the legs
  • Erythroplakia: Erythroplakia refers to an abnormal flat area of reddened mouth tissue that has no known cause.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Facial pain: Pain affecting the face
  • Granuloma annulare: A harmless skin disease characterized by raised, bumpy, ring-shaped skin lesions.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Herpes: Virus with one subtype causing cold sores and another causing genital herpes.
  • Leucoplakia: A thick white patch occurring on mucous membranes such as inside the mouth. It canít be rubbed off and may become malignant.
  • Melanoma: Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is the leading cause of death from skin disease. It involves cells called melanocytes, which produce a skin pigment called melanin. Melanin is responsible for skin and hair color.
  • Neutrophilic dermatosis, acute febrile: A rare skin disorder characterized by the appearance of painful red skin lesions on various parts of the body as well as fever.
  • Nevus: Any type of permanent skin mark
  • Nose Rash: Rash occurring on or around the nose.
  • Panniculitis: Chronic inflammation of subcutaneous fat which causes the skin to harden.
  • Perioral dermatitis: A rash consisting of itchy red bumps that occur around the mouth area. The cheeks and even eye area may eventually become involved. The cause of the condition is not well understood but topical glucocorticoids can dramatically worsen the condition or even cause the condition.
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A rare inflammatory skin disorder characterized by small red bumps or blisters which eventually become ulcerated.
  • Rosacea: Inflammatory rash affecting cheeks, nose, forehead, chin
  • Shingles: Infectious viral infection occuring years after chickenpox infection.
  • Skin bumps: Bumps or lumps on the skin.
  • Skin lesion: Lesions appearing on the skin.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Small spherical patches: diseases of the skin.
  • Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Aggressive skin cancer arising due to sun exposure; lesions are locally invasive to surrounding tissues and may metastasise
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome: A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to be an allergic reaction that can occur in response to some drugs or infectious diseases.
  • Tinea capitis: A condition which is characterized by tinea of the scalp

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cutaneous face lesions:

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