Z Skin topics

The A to Z of Skin information has been developed to help you understand more about common skin conditions and problems, and how these may be treated.


  • Zinc Deficiency and the Skin

    Zinc deficiency results in skin changes that can look like atopic dermatitis in the early stages. The difference is that zinc deficiency does not improve when treated appropriately with topical steroi...

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  • Zits

    Zits also known as acne is a very common skin condition that usually begins in adolescence. The hair follicle and its associated oil (sebaceous) gland become blocked and inflamed.

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  • Zosteriform lentiginous naevus

    Zosteriform lentiginous naevus also known as naevus spilus, is a type of birthmark that consists of a flat brown background patch containing darker brown spots or tiny bumps.

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