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    1. Psoriasis Vulgaris

      Psoriasis vulgaris, scalp and nail findings. Pinpoint pits and distal onycholysis (so-called "oil-spot" discoloration) seen in the fingernails of a child with psoriasis.

    2. Sunburn (Second Degree)

      Skin that is red and painful and that swells up and blisters may mean that deep skin layers and nerve endings have been damaged (second-degree burn).

    3. Psoriasis Vulgaris Erythematous

      Psoriasis vulgaris. Well-delineated erythematous plaque located on the elbow of a child with psoriasis.

    4. Alopecia Areata

      Alopecia areata, nails. Pitting in organized transverse rows giving the nail a "hammered brass" appearance.

    5. Telogen Effluvium

      TE appears as a diffuse thinning of hair on the scalp, which may not be even all over. It can be a bit more severe in some areas of the scalp than others.

    6. Henna Tattoo Reactions

      The Food and Drug Administration has received complaints from people who have received products marketed as henna temporary tattoos, especially so-called "black henna," at places such as salons and kiosks at beaches and fairs. There have been reports of allergic reactions, skin irritations, infections, and even scarring.

    7. Sunburn

      A sunburn is skin damage from the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays. Most sunburns cause mild pain and redness but affect only the outer layer of skin (first-degree burn).

    8. Atopic Dermatitis or Eczema

      Eczema is a skin condition caused by inflammation. Atopic dermatitis is the most common of the many types of eczema.

    9. Psoriasis

      Unpredictable and irritating, psoriasis is one of the most baffling and persistent of skin disorders. It's characterized by skin cells that multiply up to 10 times faster than normal. As underlying cells reach the skin's surface and die, their sheer volume causes raised, red plaques covered with white scale.

    10. Urticaria

      Urticaria. Wheals with white-to-light-pink color centrally and peripheral erythema in a close-up view. These are the classic lesions of urticaria. It is characteristic that they are transient and highly pruritic.

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