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  • atopic
  • Clinical manifestations of the contact dermatitis are also modified by external factors such as environmental factors (mechanical pressure, temperature, and humidity) and predisposing characteristics of the individual (age, sex, ethnic origin, preexisting skin disease, atopic skin diathesis, and anatomic region exposed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mites
  • Your veterinarian may examine a scotch-tape preparation or skin scraping under the microscope for the presence of mites, but mites are sometimes difficult to detect. (rabbit.org)
  • These mites can also be found on other areas of the skin, most commonly just above the tail, where they cause itching and crusts. (rabbit.org)
  • Microscopic mites that burrow under the skin cause scabies. (livestrong.com)
  • microbial
  • The function of microbial colonization in establishing immune system homeostasis has been reported, whereas host-microbe interactions and genetically determined variation of stratum corneum properties might be linked to skin dysbiosis. (wur.nl)
  • Microbial diseases of the skin are usually transmitted by contact with an infected individual. (cliffsnotes.com)
  • melanoma
  • The team also noted a link between injection with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - the psychoactive compound in cannabis - and a reduction in tumor growth in mice with melanoma , the deadliest form of skin cancer . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • 74 for skin cancers, including 63 for melanoma, which affects more than 68,000 Americans each year and is the most common form of cancer in the United States. (phrma.org)
  • While all types of skin cancer, including squamous cell and basal cell carcinoma, can be found on the foot, the most common is the most serious form, melanoma. (nailsmag.com)
  • Advances
  • Recent findings: Advances in computing and high-throughput sequencing technology have enabled in-depth analysis of microbiota composition and functionality of human skin. (wur.nl)
  • immune
  • The immune system produces antibodies against specific proteins in the skin and mucus membranes, and the antibodies break the bonds between skin cells. (jpost.com)
  • Antimicrobial resistant pathogens crowdsource friendly bacteria to survive in immune cells and cause disease, a new study by the University of Sheffield has revealed. (phys.org)
  • The immune system is a complex self defense mechanism composed of antibodies, white cells and other chemicals that are meant to protect the body from diseases and viruses. (vetinfo.com)
  • The treatment of autoimmune skin diseases will focus on inhibiting the hyperactive immune system and getting suitable topical treatment. (vetinfo.com)
  • Faulty skin immunity affects the entire immune system. (dmoztools.net)
  • researchers
  • Sarig noted that with the identification of the gene, Sourasky researchers are developing new ways to treat the disease in the future. (jpost.com)
  • Researchers say that patients with certain skin diseases may benefit from using topical cannabinoids. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Phys.org) -A team of researchers from the U.S. and Germany has succeeded in filming ticks as they pierce the skin of a mouse ear, attach themselves and then start sucking blood. (phys.org)
  • Skin diseases accounted for 1.79% of the global burden of disease as measured in DALYS from 306 diseases and injuries in 2013, with skin and subcutaneous diseases responsible for 41.6 million DALYS that year, according to the article by corresponding author Chante Karimkhani of the University of Colorado, Denver, and Global Burden of Disease researchers and collaborators. (medindia.net)
  • Treatments
  • Treatments depend on the cause of this cat skin disease. (vetinfo.com)
  • However, he notes that the current evidence suggests that patients with skin diseases who fail to respond to conventional treatments might benefit from topical cannabinoid therapies. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • From Galderma Laboratories, includes overview, photographs, treatments and support groups for a variety of skin conditions, and a glossary of terms. (dmoztools.net)
  • Find information on various skin problems and the latest information on treatments. (dmoztools.net)
  • cause
  • Communicable skin diseases cause considerable problems for close communities, such as children and faculty in schools, or patients and health care professionals in hospitals. (livestrong.com)
  • These diseases cause a lot of problems for people and have a direct impact on their quality of life," says Dr. Dellavalle. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Skin and subcutaneous diseases were the 18th leading cause of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) worldwide in the Global Burden of Disease 2013 study. (medindia.net)
  • Skin and subcutaneous diseases were the 18th leading cause of DALYs worldwide in the Global Burden of Disease 2013 study and, excluding mortality, skin diseases were the fourth largest cause of disability worldwide, according to the article. (medindia.net)
  • Usually found in young children and babies, this disease is characterized by vesicles on the body surface, which cause the skin to peel and give a scalded appearance. (cliffsnotes.com)
  • humans
  • Dr. Dellavalle warns that the majority of studies included in this review involved animal models, and large-scale clinical trials assessing the safety and efficacy of topical cannabinoids for skin diseases in humans have yet to be conducted. (medicalnewstoday.com)