At Sheth Dermatology & Mohs Surgery Center, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of medical dermatologic conditions. Some of the most common skin diseases are listed below, please click on the links for more information.
Acne is a common skin disorder that occurs when hair follicles become plugged by oil and dead skin cells. Hormones act on sebaceous glands and hair follicles leading to clogged pores and lesions which we commonly call pimples.
Atopic dermatitis (AD), or eczema, is a chronic skin disorder characterized by dry itchy skin. The word “dermatitis” means inflammation of the skin. “Atopic” refers to a group of diseases in which there is an inherited tendency to develop a triad of allergic conditions: eczema, asthma and hay fever.
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory condition characterized by clearly defined, red and scaly plaques on the skin. Psoriasis is a global condition affecting people of all ages, with peaks of onset at 15-25 years and 50-60 years. It tends to persist lifelong, fluctuating in extent and severity.
Rosacea is a common inflammatory rash, characterized by facial redness, superficial dilated blood vessels of the face, papules, pustules and swelling. It most commonly affects middle-aged women and people with fair skin. Left untreated, it worsens over time.
Skin Exams are crucial in detecting and treating skin cancer early.
Moles are a common type of growth found on the skin, and are caused by an overgrowth of melanocytes, pigment producing cells of the skin. They often appear as small, dark brown spots and are usually round or oval in shape.
Skin conditions and treatments for children.
Warts are benign proliferations of the skin and mucosa caused by human papilloma virus (HPV) infection. They can grow on all body parts including the face, fingers, feet, legs, hands, knees, inside your mouth, and on the genital and rectal areas.
Molluscum contagiosum is a highly contagious and common viral infection of the skin, often seen in childhood, mainly affecting infants and children under the age of 10 years. Adolescents and adults are less often infected. Lesions present as clusters of small dome-shaped papules, and can be white, pink, or tan.