Fibrous Papule of the face

Also known as … Angiofibroma, Fibrous Papule of the nose, Adenoma Sebaceum Fibrous Papule of the face are benign small skin coloured lesions (usually less than 5mm in size). Under the microscope, they are made up of dilated blood vessels, fibroblasts and collagen (cells and supporting material of the skin). They usually occur alone on […]

Female Pattern Hair Loss (FPHL)

What is it? Also known as … Androgenetic Alopecia in women What is female pattern hair loss? Female pattern hair loss (FPHL) is the term used to describe genetic hair thinning in females. This condition can affect women of any age but is more common after menopause. Around 40% of women show signs of FPHL […]

Fabry Disease

What is it? Also known as … Angiokeratoma Corporis Diffusum, Alpha-galactosidase A Deficiency, Anderson-Fabry Disease. Fabry disease is a rare genetic condition, belonging to a group of diseases called lysosomal storage diseases. What causes it? Fabry disease is an x-linked genetic condition. This means it can be passed on from the mother only. Men are […]