Seborrhoeic Keratoses

What is it? Also known as … Age Warts, Senile Warts, Brown Warts Seborrhoeic Keratoses are benign “wart-like” growths on the skin. Seborrhoeic Keratoses affect all racial groups and most commonly appear after the age of 40 years although some people may develop them earlier. They are often considered unsightly in appearance. What causes it? […]

Sweet’s Syndrome

What is it? Also known as … Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis, Gomm-Button Disease What is it? Sweet’s syndrome is an uncommon condition named after the English dermatologist, Dr Robert Sweet, who first described it in 1964. Sweet’s syndrome usually presents with fever, a rise in white blood cells, raised red skin rashes and neutrophils (pus […]

Sixth Disease

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