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Calcipotriol is a combined Vitamin D and calcitriol derivative. It is mainly administered as an effective treatment of psoriasis, or any related autoimmune disease manifesting as red scaly patches on certain parts of the bodys skin. This is more specific more...

Brand name(s): Daivonex,


Griseofulvin is drug used to treat fungal infections. Essentially, it works by binding itself to the keratin in the skin, helping it resist fungal infections. It stops the fungal cells from dividing and thus prevents the fungal infection from spreading. more...

Brand name(s): Gris-Peg, Fulvicin, Grisactin,

Keratosis pilaris (diseases)

Keratosis pilaris is a skin condition usually seen on the buttocks, thighs and buttocks, though not limited to these areas alone. It may also appear anywhere that there is no glabrous skin like the palms of hands or foot soles. This condition is common enough that 40% of all the more...

Tinea (diseases)

Tinea is a kind of fungal infection caused by a group of fungi called dermatophytes. The dermatophytes invade the dead keratin of nails, hair and skin. There are species of this group of fungi that can infect human beings. These species belong to the genera Microsporum, Trichophyton, and Epidermophyton. Tinea, also more...

Wrinkles (diseases)

Wrinkles are a of aging, and it shows in the epidermis, the skin’s external layer. The epidermis serves as the body’s shield to the environment. It normally contains a considerable amount of epidermal cells known as keratinocytes, which protect the skin from the environment. These cells travel from the lower more...