Bumpy, Red Rash

Bumpy rash may be caused due to varied underlying conditions. The rash may be itchy, discomforting, irritating, or painful. It may cause the skin to become reddish and may increase the risk of dry skin […]

Zika Rash

What is Zika virus? It is a viral disease also known as Zika fever primarily caused by the bite of Aedes mosquito. The virus belongs to the genre Flavivirus. As mentioned already, the vector transmitting […]

What is CHARGE Syndrome?

CHARGE syndrome is a congenital genetic disorder marked by the occurrence of a diverse range of defects and disabilities. In fact, “CHARGE” is the abbreviated form of the varied abnormalities associated with the syndrome, as […]

Angelman Syndrome

Angelman syndrome is a congenital genetic disorder marked by developmental deficits and neurological problems like imbalance; speech problems; gait and walking issues; and seizures, etc. Most patients have a happy, affable, and excitable personality. They […]

Enlarged Papillae

Papillae refers to small strand-like growths that are naturally present on the tongue. Enlarged papillae can occur due to varied causes, including underlying conditions like gastrointestinal disorders, canker sores, etc. Most instances of enlarged papillae […]

Prader-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi syndrome is a rare, abnormal, congenital condition identified by the presence of mental, physical, and behavioral abnormalities, the most distinctive of which is continuous and insatiable hunger that commences after age one year and […]

Pyogenic Granuloma

Also known as ‘Granuloma Telangiectaticum’, pyogenic granuloma is a type of skin infection wherein patients suffer from the formation of bumpy reddish lumps. These appear like raw meat that has been chopped into pieces, or […]

Keratoacanthoma

A keratoacanthoma or KA is a kind of skin cancer, wherein patients experience rapid development of peak-shaped lumps on the skin. Middle-aged adults and the elderly who have had prolonged contact with sunlight over many […]

Dermatofibroma

Dermatofibroma is a condition wherein benign growths develop on the skin tissue. These growths are tender to the touch and appear singularly or in groups and linger for long periods of time. The fibrous skin […]

Dermatographism

Dermatographism is a skin disorder which is also referred to as ‘skin writing’. When individuals affected by this disorder scratch their skin even slightly, the areas on the skin attain a reddish hue and develop […]

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