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Pruritis/dry skin

Skin lesions of the ear

Jean Watkins describes the causes, symptoms and treatment of lesions, and other skin conditions that can occur on or around the ear.

Sun-related conditions

Excessive exposure to sun can cause a number of harmful skin conditions. Jean Watkins describes the potential side effects and dangers.

Scabies, in images

Jean Watkins describes the various presentations of scabies, its symptoms, complications and treatment.

Itchy dermatitis of the hand

Suneeta Kochhar discusses differential diagnoses and treatment of this commonly seen condition which can affect people's wellbeing.

Itching in young children

Itching is one of the most common dermatological complaints seen in practice. Jean Watkins discusses the causes and treatments in children.

Pruritus diagnosis and management

Pruritus is a ubiquitous symptom with many presentations that can often cause considerable distress for many individuals, writes Kelvin Karim

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