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Vascular malformation, clinical research

What is a Vascular Malformation?

Vascular malformations can cause cosmetic and functional abnormalities in the veins, blood vessels, capillaries, lymph nodes, and arteries. They are typically present at birth but can also appear days or weeks after. Some vascular malformations occur on the skin and do not require treatment, while others are internal and can lead to severe complications if …

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There may be more to those rosy cheeks: Rosacea may be to blame

If you look like you’re blushing all the time, there may be more behind those rosy cheeks. It may be rosacea, a common condition that causes redness and flushing on the face. More than 415 million people worldwide have this condition which can flare-up due to certain triggers. Let’s take a closer look at rosacea, …

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What is Ichthyosis?

Skin conditions can be challenging to narrow down because the symptoms can be similar between them. More than 16,000 babies are born each year that have ichthyosis (ik-thee-O-sis). Ichthyosis is a disfiguring skin condition that causes numerous medical complications. The children and adults affected face low self-esteem and depression as a result of their highly …

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Hair Loss: What You Should Know About Alopecia Areata

Hair loss and hair shedding are two different things. 50 to 100 hairs are shed on a regular daily basis. Hair loss means something has stopped the hair from growing. There are a lot of different factors that can cause hair loss. Alopecia areata is one of the conditions that cause hair loss. Although not …

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Pediatric Psoriasis: Symptoms to Look For

The skin is a barrier that protects, warms, and cools our bodies. When there is an issue with the skin, like psoriasis, those functions are compromised, leading to overwhelming physical and emotional effects. It is estimated that eight million people in the U.S. have psoriasis. Each year, around 20,000 children under the age of ten …

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Eczema Treatment in San Antonio, TX

What’s triggering your eczema?

If you struggle with atopic dermatitis, you very well know the frustrations associated with it. Atopic dermatitis, commonly known as eczema, affects millions of Americans including children and adults. There are many factors that contribute to eczema flares, some may even be caused by household items. So, what exactly is triggering your eczema and how …

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