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  1. Rash from Poisonous Plants

    Poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac are plants that contain an irritating, oily sap called urushiol. Urushiol triggers an allergic reaction when it comes into contact with skin, resulting in an itchy rash, which can appear within hours of exposure or up to several days later.

  2. Port-Wine Stain

    Extensive port-wine stain on the right neck of a young female.

  3. Port-wine Stain on Infant

    This image of a port wine stain shows a unilateral vascular malformation made up of capillary ectasias that may be present throughout the dermis and that gradually increase with age.

  4. Pigmented Nevi

    Pigmented nevi (moles) are growths on the skin that usually are flesh-colored, brown or black. Moles can appear anywhere on the skin, alone or in groups.

  5. Poison Ivy Exposure

    Allergic contact dermatitis. Linear arrangement of vesicles on the wrist and bulla on the foot of a child exposed to poison ivy.

  6. Polyarteritis Nodosa

    Polyarteritis nodosa. Livedo pattern of the lower legs with purpura and subcutaneous nodules on the bilateral legs.

  7. Pyogenic Granuloma

    Pyogenic granuloma. Sudden appearance of a vascular nodule on the cheek of an infant.

  8. Ringworm of the Groin (Tinea Cruris)

    Jock itch (tinea cruris) is a form of ringworm. Ringworm is not a worm at all; it is a fungal infection of the outer layers of skin, hair, or nails.

  9. Pityriasis Rosea

    Pityriasis rosea is a harmless, common skin problem that causes a rash. Although it can occur at any age, it is seen most often in those between the ages of 10 and 35.

  10. Sun Poisoning

    WebMD explains the symptoms and treatment of sun poisoning -- a severe form of sunburn.

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