Keto Rash

Also known as … Prurigo Pigmentosa or Nagashima Disease. Prurigo Pigmentosa is a rare skin condition characterised by a recurrent itchy, red rash that can leave behind a dark net like mark. More

Keratosis Pilaris Rubra Faciei

What is it? Keratosis pilaris is a common condition in which rough, bumpy spots appear on the skin. Keratosis pilaris rubra faciei is a subtype of keratosis pilaris characterised by rough, red bumps on the face, particularly on the cheeks. Who develops it? Keratosisi pilaris can affect anyone at all ages, but it is most […]

Kaposi Sarcoma

WHAT IS IT? Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) is a type of disorganised growth of blood vessels. It was first described in 1872 by Moritz Kaposi. WHAT CAUSES IT? KS is caused by an infection with a virus called human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8). This virus alters the genes on the cells that line blood vessels and the lymphatic […]