Skin Diseases: 15 Uncommon Skin Conditions
- 1/15. Peeling Skin Syndrome. It’s like having lifelong sunburn, where you can pull up a sheet of the top layer of skin.
- 2/15. Chromhidrosis.
- 3/15. Necrobiosis Lipoidica.
- 4/15. Epidermolytic Ichthyosis.
- 5/15. Morgellons Disease.
- 6/15. Erythropoietic Protoporphyria.
- 7/15. Fish Scale Disease.
- 8/15. Eruptive Xanthomas.
What are some rare skin diseases?
- Overview. Millions of Americans live with at least one skin condition.
- Hidradenitis suppurativa. Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory condition that causes lesions to form on parts of the body where skin touches skin.
- Inverse psoriasis.
- Harlequin ichthyosis.
- Morgellons disease.
Which diseases or disorders affect the skin?
Examples of chronic skin conditions include: rosacea, which is characterized by small, red, pus-filled bumps on the face. psoriasis, which causes scaly, itchy, and dry patches. vitiligo, which results in large, irregular patches of skin.
What is the rarest skin disease?
Ichthyosis is a general term for a family of rare genetic skin diseases characterized by dry, thickened, scaling skin.
How many types of skin diseases are there?
Is your skin itchy, oozing, or breaking out? Moles, psoriasis, hives, and eczema are just a few of the more than 3,000 skin disorders known to dermatology.