See a picture of and learn about urticaria, a type of skin condition, in the eMedicineHealth Image Collection Gallery. Apr 04, · Skin Disorders Skin Disorders in Older Adults: Papulosquamous and Bullous Diseases, Part 2. Consultant: Volume 51 - Issue 4 - April ABSTRACT: Certain papulosquamous and bullous diseases are more common in older adults than in younger persons. For example, the mean age of onset of pemphigus vulgaris is about 50 to 60 years.
A skin tag (acrochordon) is a fleshy polyp composed of skin, fibrous tissue, and blood vessels. It is characteristically found on the neck, armpit, and inguinal (groin) creases of most adult humans at one time or another. When the blood supply at the base of the polyp becomes compromised, there may be pain associated with the tag as it dies. Psoriasis is a noncontagious, lifelong skin condition that affects about 2–3% of the population of the United States. People with psoriasis have thickened, red, and often scaly patches on their skin. Tools & Resources Skin Condition Finder Library of skin conditions and skin diseases MedlinePlus.
Causes of dog skin disorders include allergy (food, environmental), parasites (fleas, mites) or infection. Review pictures and the treatment options available for adult canine and puppy skin conditions here. Oct 15, · Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis, more commonly called Sweet Syndrome, is a disorder that causes fever and tender, lumpy skin. The good news is that it is not contagious. Possible causes of Sweet Syndrome include medication, pregnancy, upper respiratory tract infections, inflammatory bowel disease, and rheumatoid arthritis.