Two common skin disorders are eczema and acne.
Eczema is an inflammatory condition and occurs in individuals of all ages.
Acne involves the clogging of pores, which can lead to infection and inflammation, and is often seen in adolescents.
What are some diseases and disorders of the 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.
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.