Stasis Dermatitis

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Stasis Dermatitis is a medical condition, which is chronic, characterized by swelling (inflammation), redness, warmth, and scaling on the lower legs, frequently culminating in brown dark skin. Stasis Dermatitis is caused by pooling of fluid and blood under the person’s skin, so it trends to occur in individuals with edema (swelling) and varicose veins. Such […]

Neurodermatitis

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Neurodermatitis is an itchy, chronic inflammation of the skin’s top layer. It results in thickened and dark patches, scaling, and dryness. The causes of neurodermatitis (localized scratch dermatitis, lichen simplex chronicus) are not known, but psychologic factors may be responsible. Such a  condition does not seem to be allergic. More females than males have Neurodermatitis […]

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