A-Z of Skin Conditions

Below are links to information compiled by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) and other trusted sources.  If you have any questions about this material please contact the Irish Skin Foundation.  For more information please follow our link to Other Resources.

Acitretin

Acne

Actinic keratoses

Actinic prurigo

Adalimumab

Alopecia areata

Androgenetic alopecia

Atypical mole syndrome

Azathioprine

Basal cell carcinoma

Boils

Bowen’s disease

Calcineurin Inhibitors

Cellulitis and Erysipelas

Chondrodermatitis nodularis

Chronic actinic dermatitis

Ciclosporin

Colchicine

Congenital erythropoietic porphyria

Contact dermatitis

CryotherapyCysts – epidermoid and pilar Dapsone

Darier’s disease

Dermatitis herpetiformis (gluten sensitivity) Please see link to Coeliac Society 

Dermatofibroma

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Dermatomyositis

Digital myxoid cyst

Discoid eczema

Discoid lupus erythematosus

Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp 

Disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis

Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa

Eccrine porocarcinoma

Eczema (atopic eczema)

Eczema (atopic eczema) – Leaflets by the Nottingham Support Group for Carers of Children with Eczema

Eczema herpeticum Epidermolysis bullosa simplex

Erythema multiforme

Erythropoietic protoporphyria

Etanercept

5-Fluorouracil 

Folliculitis barbae

Folliculitis decalvans 

Fumaric acid esters

Fungal infections of nails

Granuloma annulare

Hailey-Hailey disease

Hand dermatitis – How to care for your hands

Head lice

Herpes simplex

Hidradenitis suppurativa

Hirsutism

How to check your lymph nodes

“How to” series: EpiPen, paste bandages, PDT, potassium permanganate, punch biopsy, shave excision, skin biopsy

Hydroa vacciniforme

Hydroxycarbamide

Hydroxychloroquine

Hyperhidrosis

Ichthyosis

Imiquimod Cream

Immunisation

Impetigo

Infliximab

Intralesional steroid therapy

Isotretinoin (female)

Isotretinoin (male)

Junctional epidermolysis bullosa  

Juvenile xanthogranuloma

Keloids

Keratoacanthoma

Keratosis pilaris

Lentigo maligna and melanoma in situ

Lichen planopilaris

Lichen planus

Lichen sclerosus

Linear IgA disease

Male genital lichen sclerosus

Melanocytic naevi (moles)

Melanoma – stage 1

Melanoma – stage 2

Melanoma – stage 3

Melanoma – stage 4

Melasma

Mepacrine

Methotrexate

Mohs micrographic surgery

Molluscum contagiosum

Morphoea

Mycophenolate mofetil

Mycosis fungoides

Necrobiosis lipoidica

Nodular prurigo

Oral corticosteriods

Oral lichen planus

Oral pemphigoid

Palmoplantar pustulosis

Paronychia – chronic

Patch testing

Pemphigoid

Pemphigoid gestationis

Pemphigus vulgaris 

Photodynamic therapy

Phototherapy

Pityriasis lichenoides  

Pityriasis rosea  

Pityriasis rubra pilaris

Pityriasis versicolor

Plantar warts (verrucas)

Polymorphic eruption of pregnancy (PEP)

Polymorphic light eruption  

Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT)    

Port wine stain

Pregnancy and skin diseases

Propranolol for haemangiomas of infancy

Prurigo nodularis

Pruritus ani

Pseudofolliculitis

Psoriasis – an overview

Psoriasis – topical treatments

Psoriasis – treatments for moderate or severe psoriasis

PVL Staphylococcus Aureus skin infection

Pyoderma gangrenosum

Pyogenic granuloma

Radiotherapy for skin cancer

Rosacea

Sarcoidosis  

Scabies

Seborrhoeic dermatitis

Seborrhoeic keratoses

Shingles

Skin camouflage

Skin cancer: How to reduce the risk of getting a second one

Solar urticaria

Squamous cell carcinoma

Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

Subacute lupus erythematosus (SCLE)

Sweet’s syndrome

Topical corticosteroids

Transplant patients – Information about skin cancer

Transplant patients – Information about skin cancer for patients awaiting an organ transplant

Urticaria & angio-oedema 

Urticaria pigmentosa

Ustekinumab

Vascular birthmarks

Venous eczema

Venous leg ulcers  

Vitiligo

Vulval skin care

Vulvodynia and Vestibulodynia

Zoon’s (plasma cell) balanitis

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