the largest organ in our body. It is about 20 square feet in size. This
consists of three layers of cells and tissue.
the skin layers
having complex diffusion barriers (the deeper layer of the skin) Underneath of
the skin has numerous blood vessels and nerve fibers..
used terms with skin disorders
The distribution and morphological features of the
skin lesions help the clinicians for diagnosis. Following are the most common
skin disorders in the world accordingly.
the hair follicles and sebaceous gland of the skin often due to hormonal
rash that can appear anywhere in the body. Cased by varicella zoster virus.
Red, Hot, painfull
and sometimes peeling skin due to excessive exposure to Ultraviolet (UV)
from sun lamps.
and rashes in the buttocks, genitals, skin folds and diaper area of a
child due to prolonged exposure to a wet diaper.
of Pus in cavity
circumscribed lesion larger than 0.5 cm in diameter
and redness of the face which arises due to a problems in immune system.
A type of
eczema which evolves when touching something.
itchy patches can be seen on the skin usually due to an allergy.
Inflammation of the
skin causing an itchy rash often due over action of the immune system and
can also be due to genetics and environment changes. Atopic dermatitis is
Eczema seen in children.
2. Atopic dermatitis (Eczema)
of Keratin and sebum in a pilosebaceous follicle
of blood in to skin
coloration due to vascular dilatation
Slit through the whole thickness of the skin
like thickening of the skin with keratin
hard patches in the skin due to excessive itching
area of altered colour or
texture with no elevation above the surface of the surrounding