Roseola Infantum

Also known as … Viral Exanthems: Roseola, Sixth Disease, Exanthema Subitum or Three-day Fever. Roseola is a viral disease that commonly affects infants and toddlers. More

Raynaud phenomenon

What is Raynaud phenomenon? Raynaud phenomenon is an intermittent constriction of the blood flow to the fingers and toes precipitated by cold, emotion and some drugs that cause spasm of the small arteries bringing blood to the fingers and toes. The fingers become cooler, look blue and white. Then as the episode passes and the […]

Retinoids

Retinoids Retinoids are a group of medications related to vitamin A. Tretinoin (retinoic acid) is a vitamin A derived cream that was developed three decades ago, initially for the treatment of acne. Now, however, several important derivatives of vitamin A are used by dermatologists. These include isotretinoin and acitretin.  It was found that these drugs […]