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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Keratoderma climactericum

Keratoderma climactericum Also known as Haxthausen disease What is keratoderma climactericum? There are many forms of keratoderma which is the term given to the development of harmless skin thickening on […]

Kawasaki’s disease

Kawasaki’s disease Previously known as mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome What is Kawasaki’s disease? Kawasaki’s disease is a rare form of vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels). It can affect many parts […]

Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris What is it? Keratosis pilaris is a common but harmless condition that results in rough, bumpy spots on the upper arms and thighs. It is most common in […]


Keratoacanthoma What is keratoacanthoma? Keratoacanthoma is a skin tumour that develops on sun damaged skin. It is often difficult to distinguish it from a more aggressive lookalike, a squamous cell cancer […]


Keloids What are keloids? Keloids are a type of scar of the skin that has too much collagen and scar tissue formation. Keloids occur after injury to the skin and […]