Dermatology Made Easy is based on the most popular topics from DermNet NZ's vast array of material. The book combines the essential focus of the ‘Made Easy’ book series with the authority and knowledge base of DermNet NZ's unparalleled resources.
Glomuvenous malformation is an unusual form of venous malformation, typically diagnosed at birth or later in infancy or childhood. Glomuvenous malformation...
Cutaneous marginal zone lymphoma is a type of low-grade cutaneous B-cell lymphoma originating from the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT).
Many autoimmune connective tissue diseases and vascular conditions in rheumatology have cutaneous manifestations.
Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini is a rare disorder of dermal atrophy characterised by well-circumscribed slightly depressed areas, usually on...
Dermatitis neglecta, first described by Poskitt in 1995, is a dermatological disorder that results from voluntary or unconscious inadequate frictional...
Acanthoma fissuratum is an uncommon condition that occurs in people who wear glasses.
A basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a keratinocytic or non–melanoma skin cancer formed by uncontrolled growth and replication of basal...
Acute localised exanthematous pustulosis (ALEP) is the localised form of acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP).
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Paraffin–based ointments and creams are often used to treat common skin conditions, such as eczema or psoriasis.
Exercise-induced anaphylaxis is a rare but potentially fatal hypersensitivity reaction triggered by physical activity.
Noonan syndrome is a common autosomal dominant disorder associated with mutations in the RAS/MAPK pathway, and is one of a...
Bleeding, also called haemorrhage, is the term used to describe blood escaping from the blood vessels.
Pemphigoid nodularis is a rare nodular variant of bullous pemphigoid.
IntroductionCobimetinib (Cotellic™, Genentech Inc, California, United States of America) is a prescription medication used, in combination with vemurafenib, for the...
In February 2017, brodalumab (Siliq™; Valeant Pharmaceuticals, New Jersey, USA) received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat...
Autoimmune blistering (bullous) diseases usually present with blistering and erosions of the skin.
Amyloidosis is a group of disorders in which amyloid protein is deposited in various tissues.
The term plasmapheresis describes a procedure in which blood components (ie, white blood cells, red blood cells, platelets and plasma)...
Lesch–Nyhan syndrome is a rare inherited disorder in which there are high levels of uric acid.
Female genital cosmetic surgery incorporates a range of procedures performed on the female genitalia to alter its aesthetic appearance and/or...
Podoconiosis is a form of lymphoedema that affects the lower limbs and occurs in people with long-term exposure to volcanic...
Phrynoderma is a form of follicular hyperkeratosis associated with nutritional deficiency.
Scrub typhus is a disease caused by infection from the Rickettsia bacteria, Orientia tsutsugamushi.Humans are infected via the bite of...
Melanoma is a form of skin cancer formed from the uncontrolled growth and replication of melanocytes (pigment cells) .
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Nummular dermatitis is a common inflammatory disorder of the skin.
Pemphigus refers to a group of autoimmune diseases that cause blistering.
A granuloma is a histological term for a collection of histiocytes or epithelioid histiocytes accompanied by a range of multinucleated...
A Marjolin ulcer is the rare development of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in the site of a scar or...
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Pompholyx is a form of hand/foot eczema characterised by vesicles or bullae (blisters).
A topical steroid is an anti-inflammatory preparation used to control eczema/dermatitis and many other skin conditions.
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