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  Skin - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The skin is often known as "the largest organ in the human body": this applies to exterior surface, as it covers the body, appearing to have the largest surface area of all the organs.
For some people, therefore, facial skin care is of particular importance, and they often use cosmetics to deal with the appearance of the face and condition of the skin, such as those for pore control and flhead cleansing.
Thin skin is present on the bulk of the body and has a smaller stratum corneum and fewer papillae ridges.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Skin   (1269 words)

 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Skin
Amphibian skin is not a strong barrier to passage of chemicals and is often subject to osmosis.
Skin is composed of three primary layers: the epidermis, which provides waterproofing and serves as a barrier to infection; the dermis, which serves as a location for the appendages of skin; and the hypodermis (subcutaneous adipose layer), which is called the basement membrane.
The skin is continuous with the inner epithelial lining of the body at the orifices, each of which supports its own complement of flora.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Skin   (1659 words)

 skin Information Center - skin cancer
Skin is used for insulation, serious skin care vitamin D and B production (although people with darker skintone skin conditions produce more vitamin B than D and people with lighter skin tones produce more vitamin D than B in dramatically different proportions.
The skin is often best skin care products known as "the largest organ in the human body": this applies celebrity skin to exterior surface, as it covers the body, appearing to have the largest surface myspace skins area of all the organs.
Thin skin is present on the bulk of the body and has a smaller stratum corneum dry skin care and fewer papillae ridges.
www.scipeeps.com /Sci-Chemistry_Topics_S/skin.html   (1417 words)

 NZYMES.COM Articles: Dog Skin and Hair Problems - Dog Shedding - Dog Hair Loss
The skin infection is often secondary to some other skin disease, particularly an itchy skin disease that causes the dog to attack his own skin.
Pus, crusts and draining tracts in the skin.
Erythema multiforme: Acute eruption of skin and mucous membranes.
www.nzymes.com /Articles/dog_skin_hair_problems.htm   (1681 words)

 Shingles Skin Disease -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Research indicates that it is a disease of the lymph glands, rather than of the skin.
NIAMS, the United States National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, is a division of the National Institutes of Health.
NIAMS leads the Federal effort on research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases, the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research, and the dissemination of information on research progress to improve public health.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/132/shingles-skin-disease.html   (255 words)

 Skin Diseases
Bacterial skin infections are commonly grouped under the term "pyoderma," meaning a skin disease that causes pus.
Dry skin increases the sensation of itching and may be alleviated with skin moisturizing ointments, shampoos, or emollients such as fatty acids, glycerin, and oatmeal.
Skin tumors and cancers are seen quite often in cats, and the list of tumor types and cancers is long.
www.infovets.com /free/feline/F/F770.htm   (13095 words)

 skin links, information and news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Amphibian skin is not a strong barrier to passage of chemicals.
Residents and researchers in the Top End are fighting back against skin disease by targeting the prevention and treatment of scabies, tinea and skin sores in infants living in remote indigenous communities.Often the disease of poverty and poor housing, scabies and skin sores is rife in many remote indigenous communities.
Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is a skin disorder of the elderly that is characterized by the presence of fluid-filled blisters on the skin.
www.skin-skins.com /index.html   (2095 words)

 Skin Biopsy - Skin diseases, conditions and procedures on MedicineNet.com
A skin biopsy is the removal of a piece of skin for the purpose of further examination in the laboratory using a microscope.
Skin biopsy is most frequently done to diagnose a skin growth such as a mole, or a skin condition such as a rash.
Skin Cancer - Explains the different types of skin cancer (basel cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanom), their symptoms, treatment and how to prevent skin cancer.
www.medicinenet.com /skin_biopsy/article.htm   (395 words)

 Skin cancer symptoms, signs, prevention, and treatment and information on the types of skin cancer on MedicineNet.com
Skin cancer is the most common form of human cancer.
The most common warning sign of skin cancer is a change in the appearance of the skin, such as a new growth or a sore that will not heal.
Light-colored skin and sun exposure are both important factors in the development of basal cell carcinomas.
www.medicinenet.com /skin_cancer/article.htm   (1344 words)

 Common Inflammatory Skin Diseases
Listed here is some information about the more common forms of inflammatory skin diseases.
An inflammatory skin disease characterized by comedones, papules, pustules and inflamed nodules.
An inflammatory skin disease characterized by flushing and redness appearing in the central area of the face.
www.isdionline.org /skin-diseases.htm   (582 words)

 Parasites Which Cause Skin Disease
Seborrhoea is a disorder of keratinisation of the skin.
If there are areas of the skin which are angry and inflammed or if there is a foul smell to the skin then there are likely to be pathogenic bacteria present.
Sebocalm is gentle and moisturising on the skin.
www.bulldoginformation.com /seborrhoea-dandruff-oily-skin.html   (1000 words)

Skin is used for insulation, vitamin D and B production (although people with darker skintone produce more vitamin B than D and people with lighter skin tones produce more vitamin D than B in dramatically different proportions.
For the average adult homo sapiens, the skin has a surface area of between 1.5-2.0 square metres, most of it is between 1-2 mm thick.
For some people, therefore, facial skin care is of particular importance, and they often use cosmetics to deal with the appearance of the face and condition of the skin, such as those for pore control and fl head cleansing.
www.mrsci.com /Integumentary-System/Skin.php   (1793 words)

 Medical College of Wisconsin Healthlink Topics: Skin/Dermatology
The number of patients and health care workers who have had allergic reactions to latex is down since the mid-1990s, mainly due to a change in the way latex gloves are manufactured.
A quick method of testing for the presence of melanoma skin cancer cells gives surgeons results while the patient is still on the operating table, often eliminating the need for a second operation.
When Botox is injected through the skin into the muscle with a needle, it keeps the muscle from contracting.
healthlink.mcw.edu /skin-diseases   (735 words)

 Encyclopedia of Nursing - Medical & Nursing Encyclopedia for Nursing Students
This list of medical topics does not include terms from anatomy, dentistry, veterinary science, nor the names of medical practitioners.
List of notifiable diseases - should be reported to health officials
Specific topics (including diseases, disorders, medications, and treatments) which appear on one of the lists above have been omitted from this list.
www.nursingstudy.com /encyclopedia/index.html   (389 words)

 Skin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
In these the dog days of summer, skin, particularly Beardie skin, is liable to be a hot, not to mention red and itchy, subject.
Because it is the part of the body which first encounters outside intruders, skin is liable to much abuse, but it is also a mirror of what is happening inside the dog too.
The dog may then be returned to the hypoallergenic diet, and once skin problems have cleared up, ingredients will be added to this diet until the cause of the allergy has been isolated.
www.beaconforhealth.org /skin.htm   (1376 words)

 List of Skin Conditions, Skin Signs, Skin Disorders, Skin Spots . . .
Temperature of the skin usually correlates with the temperature inside the body unless exposed to local applications of heat or exposure to cold.
If the skin is generally cold, this may be due to poor circulation or obstruction of the same.
General abnormal heat is seen in febrile diseases, although in some of them a cold and clammy skin is present.
www.drstandley.com /bodysystems_skinconditions.shtml   (608 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Some diseases of the whole body are fairly obvious on the skin, such as anaemia, jaundice and extreme exhaustion; others require a specialised eye.
The top layer of the skin, the dead cells of the stratum corneum, is much thicker, and flakes off easily because the next layer down is less developed, causing poor attachment of the stratum corneum.
Another disease of the skin which improves on sunlight therapy is vitiligo, in which patches of white, depigmented skin appear for no clear reason.
www.bio-immuno-development.com /books/daylight/927.htm   (1922 words)

 Cont'd Lecture
List and describe the characteristics and functions of 5 leukocytes involved with host defenses and the immune response.
Describe the antimicrobial spectrum and mechanisms of action of the antibiotics listed in the unit outline.
List 6 contributing factors of gastrointestinal (foodborne) diseases.
www.wiu.edu /users/mfkck/micr200/lecture2ii.htm   (338 words)

An intertrigo usually develops from the chafing of warm, moist skin in the areas of the inner thighs and genitalia, the armpits, under the breasts, the underside of the belly, behind the ears, and the web spaces between the toes and fingers.
Using antibacterial soap, surrounding the skin with absorbent cotton or a band of cotton fabric, and treating the skin with absorbent body powders and even antiperspirants will all help prevent future occurrences.
Reversely, there are several skin diseases that can cause an intertrigo to develop, such as dermatitis or inverse psoriasis.
www.mrsci.com /Dermatology/Intertrigo.php   (226 words)

 Talk:Skin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
listing things like athlete's foot, eczema, psoriasis, acne, skin cancer, impetigo...
I choose to question the statement that the skin has the largest surface area of all the organs.
Skin is composed of a lipid layer in the stratum corneum, and an aqueous layer below the stratum corneum.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Skin   (750 words)

 Skin Health and Conditions
Since your skin is your body's first line of defense it is prone to damage and attack.
Often in attemping to correct the appearence of our skin and its pimples, rashes, and, pockmarks, we harm it by applying an excess by medications or continuing use of skin care products that we are allergic to; both of which aften aggrivate the problem.
One of the biggest issues with skin diseases is tht people don't take them seriously enough, hopefully in the futre they will be considered with more gravity.
www.heumann.org /body.of.knowledge/c2/skin.health.html   (1105 words)

 Skin tag definition - Skin diseases, conditions and procedures on MedicineNet.com
Skin tag: A small tag of skin that may have a stalk (a peduncle).
Skin tags may appear on the skin almost anywhere although the favorite locales are the eyelids, neck, armpits (axillae), upper chest, and groin.
Skin Tag - Skin tags are bits of hanging skin, a benign condition and common skin irregularities.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=7125   (270 words)

 List of skin diseases - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of diseases of the skin.
List of diseases, for a complete alphabetical listing of diseases
This page was last modified 20:05, 8 October 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_skin_diseases   (60 words)

 Skin Disorders Links
This site lists several programs and therapies, especially on the internet, that they allege are scams and faulty.
The purpose in listing these sites is to merely inform readers of alternatives to skin treatments that might be of interest.
Neem is an alternative treatment for several skin conditions including fungal and bacterial infections, wounds, wrinkles, acne, diaper rash, eczema, psoriasis and warts.
www.suite101.com /links.cfm/skin_disorders   (1212 words)

 Diseases of the Skin and Eyes
The presence of Koplik’s spots is a diagnostic indicator of the disease
If a pregnant women contracts the disease during the first trimester, there is a 35% incidence of serious fetal damage- deafness, eye cataracts, heart defects, mental retardation, and death
The fifth disease on a 1905 list of skin rash diseases
alamo.nmsu.edu /~vlombran/Diseases_of_the_Skin_and_Eyes.html   (1678 words)

 MedlinePlus: Skin Conditions
Skin Care: Top 5 Habits for Healthy Skin (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)
Genes and Disease: Skin and Connective Tissue (National Center for Biotechnology Information)
The primary NIH organization for research on Skin Conditions is the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/skinconditions.html   (543 words)

 healthyNJ--Information for Healthy Living--Dermatitis
- A list of workers at increased risk for allergic contact dermatitis and the agents that cause it.
- Choose from an extensive list of skin diseases, including: allergic contact dermatitis, dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, periooral dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, and dermatitis herpetiformis.
Describes the condition and lists many of the most common causes.
www.healthynj.org /dis-con/dermatitis/links.htm   (225 words)

 Skin Center - MayoClinic.com
Explore causes and treatments for specific skin diseases.
Proper skin care for dry skin, normal skin, sun-damaged skin, or a skin disease or skin condition.
Dermatographia: When scratching your skin leaves its mark Dermatographia is a condition in which scratching your skin leaves raised, red lines where you've scratched.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/skin/SN99999   (139 words)

 Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
Patients and laypersons looking for guidance among the target sources of this collection of links are strongly advised to review the information retrieved with their professional health care provider.
Dermatologic Manifestations of Pulmonary Disease [Cornia and Raugi] - eMedicine
Skin disease [sample chapter; Schofield and Rees] - Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine
www.mic.ki.se /Diseases/c17.html   (2351 words)

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