Ichthyosis

Ichthyosis Also known as late onset ichthyosis, for more information please see Acquired Ichthyosis

Insect bite reactions

Insect bite reactions Insects are small animals with six legs and a hard protective outer shell called an exoskeleton. Most insects have wings and antennae. They belong to the Phylum Arthropoda which contains more sub groups (species) than any other grouping of animals. Mosquitoes, flies, ticks and fleas are the main cause of bites and […]

Intralesional steroids

Intralesional Steroids What are they used for? Intralesional steroids are injected under the surface of the skin by the treating doctor. They include triamcinolone acetonide and betamethasone acetate. This treatment is chosen when the main problem is deeper in the skin or when the top layer of the skin is very thickened, preventing penetration of […]