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  1. Nail-Patella Syndrome

    Nail-patella syndrome. This entity, also known as hereditary osteo-onychodysplasia, is a genetic disease linked to a mutation in the gene encoding transcription factor LMX1B, mapped on the long arm of chromosome 9 (9q34). The manifestations include fingernail dysplasia, absent or hypoplastic patellae, the presence of posterior conical iliac horns, and abnormalities of the radial heads. Patients are also at risk for kidney disease and glaucoma.

  2. Multiple Lentigines Syndrome on Back

    Picture of Multiple Lentigines Syndrome on Back

  3. Systemic Treatment for Psoriasis

    Systemic treatment -- treatment that affects the entire body -- is an approach that's typically used only in moderate to severe cases of psoriasis. Learn more.

  4. Molluscum Contagiosum

    Molluscum contagiosum. Close-up of dome shaped umbilicated papules.

  5. Melasma ('Pregnancy Mask') on Cheek

    An example of hyperpigmentation is melasma (also known as chloasma). This condition is characterized by tan or brown patches, most commonly on the face.

  6. Male Pattern Baldness

    The male pattern baldness (MPB) form of androgenetic alopecia (there is also a female pattern baldness) accounts for more than 95% of hair loss in men.

  7. Drugs That Can Trigger Psoriasis Flares

    A look at medicines that can make your psoriasis worse, and alternate treatments you can try instead.

  8. Nickel Contact Dermatitis from Necklace

    Nickel contact dermatitis. Allergy to nickel is one of the most common causes of contact dermatitis in children. Infants may present with skin lesions corresponding to the location of snaps on their pajamas or other garments. Older children may show reactions to watches, chains, belt buckles, or earrings.

  9. Phototoxic Drug Reaction

    Phototoxic drug reaction. Intense sun sensitivity induced by tetracycline in a young girl who subsequently went to a tanning booth despite precaution.

  10. Meningococcemia

    Meningococcemia. Stellate necrotic areas on the legs of a child with meningococcemia.

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