Pruritic Folliculitis of Pregnancy

Also known as … Atopic Eruption of Pregnancy, Eczema in Pregnancy, Prurigo of Pregnancy, Papular Dermatoses of Pregnancy.   Pruritic Folliculitis of Pregnancy is the most common of the pregnancy dermatoses (incidence 1:300-3000).  Affected women may experience dry skin, with rough red patches or itchy bumps affecting any part of the body.  They may or […]

Pseudo-glucagonoma Syndrome

Also known as … Necrolytic migratory erythema (NME), Glucagonoma Syndrome. Necrolytic migratory erythema (NME) is a rare, painful, eroded skin eruption that is highly associated with an underlying glucagonoma (a type of pancreatic tumour). This is why sometimes it is also called “glucagonoma syndrome”. NME usually occurs in mid-age patients. Men and women are affected […]

Pilosebaceous Naevoid Disorder

Also known as … Naevus Comedonicus, Comedonal Naevus and Follicular Keratotic Naevus. Naevus comedonicus is a rare type of epidermal nevus. A benign overgrowth derived from a hair follicle unit. More