Acne involves the clogging of pores, which can lead to infection and inflammation, and is often seen in adolescents.
Other disorders, not discussed here, include seborrheic dermatitis (on the scalp), psoriasis, cold sores, impetigo, scabies, hives, and warts.
What are the common diseases of integumentary system?
Disorders Affecting the Integumentary System
- Athlete’s foot.
- Pressure ulcers.
- Skin cancer.
What are the common diseases of the skin?
- Acne (Acne vulgaris) Acne, the most common skin disorder in the U.S., can be a source of anxiety for every teen.
- Atopic dermatitis (Eczema) Atopic dermatitis is one of the most common forms of eczema seen in children.
- Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
- Hives (Urticaria)
- Contact Dermatitis.
- Diaper Rash.
What are the symptoms of integumentary system?
- Fragile skin that blisters easily, especially on the hands and feet.
- Nails that are thick or don’t form.
- Blisters inside the mouth and throat.
- Thickened skin on the palms and soles of the feet.
- Scalp blistering, scarring and hair loss (scarring alopecia)
- Thin-appearing skin (atrophic scarring)