Lichen Planopilaris - Perri

What is Lichen Planopilaris? Lichen Planopilaris is a rare form of scarring alopecia where the immune system directly attacks stem cells in hair follicles. This causes hair strands to fall out easily, leaving exposed hair follicles to close up and scar. Symptoms Though some patients may be asymptomatic, some signs of Lichen Planopilaris include:  Itching […]

  Despite how strong and healthy our skin can be, it can still fall ill to very contagious skin conditions such as impetigo, fungal infections, ringworm and scabies. These conditions are extremely contagious and it is important to know how to prevent them. Here is how to prevent contagious skin conditions:  Impetigo  Impetigo is a […]

What is it? Clear cell acanthoma, or Degos Acanthoma is a rare, benign, skin tumor. It usually appears on the lower legs and is usually a single tumor rather than multiple lesions. Physical traits of clear cell acanthoma include:  Elevated dome shaped lesion Will either be brown, pink or shiny  Usually small (3 mm to […]

  When people think of acne, they usually don’t think of adults. However, adult acne is more common than you think. It can be brought on by genetics, stress, hormone levels and by the products we use. Even though it can be frustrating, knowing the cause of adult acne will help you treat it. Here […]