DermNet NZ

Facts about the skin from DermNet New Zealand Trust. Topic index: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Scaly skin conditions

Links to DermNet's pages about skin diseases that have excessive scale or flaking.

Solitary scaly lesions Scaly scalp Scaly patches on the face
Actinic (solar) keratoses
Basal cell carcinoma (superficial)
Bowen disease (intraepidermal squamous cell carcinoma)
Squamous cell carcinoma
Pityriasis amiantacea
Cradle cap
Seborrhoeic dermatitis
Scalp psoriasis
Tinea capitis
Cutaneous lupus erythematosus
Seborrhoeic dermatitis
Seborrhoeic dermatitis
Facial psoriasis
Atopic dermatitis
Lupus erythematosus
Pityriasis alba
Scaly patches on arms & legs Scaly skin folds Scaly patches on trunk
Pityriasis alba
Disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis
Porokeratosis of Mibelli
Keratosis circumscripta
Flegel disease
Kyrle disease
Lichen striatus
Seborrhoeic dermatitis
Flexural psoriasis
Confluent and reticulated papillomatosis
Granular parakeratosis
Pityriasis rosea
Darier disease
Grover disease
Pityriasis versicolor
Scaly patches anywhere or everywhere Scaly palms and soles
Dry skin
Dermatitis (Eczema)
Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
Tinea infections
Paediatric psoriasis. Psoriasis in children
Lichen planus
Ichthyosis vulgaris
Netherton syndrome
Collodion baby
Chronic superficial scaly dermatosis (parapsoriasis)
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
Pityriasis lichenoides
Pityriasis rotunda
Pityriasis rubra pilaris
Reiter syndrome
Subcorneal pustular dermatosis (Sneddon Wilkinson disease)
Secondary syphilis
Acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau
Cracked heels
Corns & calluses
Juvenile plantar dermatosis
Exfoliative keratolysis
Palmoplantar psoriasis
Acquired keratoderma
Diffuse hereditary keratoderma
Pachyonychia congenita
Parakeratosis pustulosa
Punctate keratoderma
Focal hereditary keratoderma
Porokeratotic eccrine ostial dermal duct naevus

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