Tag Brittney DeClerck

Parasitic Infestions

1 Where and how does one acquire cutaneous parasitic diseases? Parasitic skin diseases may arise from systemic spread or direct penetration of the skin. Cutaneous parasitic infestations are a major source of morbidity, affecting millions worldwide. Tropical climates, crowding, poor…

Alopecia

1 How is alopecia classified? Alopecia (hair loss) can be divided into (1) disorders of the hair shaft and (2) all other forms of hair loss. Abnormalities of the hair shaft can produce alopecia because the shafts are fragile and…