Venereology is the second branch of dermato-venereology, which includes skin and mucosal diseases that are transmitted through sexual contact and are highly contagious.
Most of these diseases are treatable, but in the absence of a correct and prompt treatment, both short-term and long-term complications can occur.
Skin infections (bacterial, fungal, viral, parasitic);
Eczema (atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, irritative contact dermatitis, etc.);
Inflammatory dermatoses (psoriasis, lichen planus, etc.);
Allergic dermatoses (urticaria, allergic contact dermatitis, post-drug skin reactions, etc.);
Bullous diseases (pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, herpetiform dermatitis, etc.);
Connective tissue diseases;
Benign skin tumors (melanocytic nevi, seborrheic keratosis, papillomas, cysts, etc.);
Precancerous dermatoses (actinic keratosis, leukoplakia, dysplastic nevus, malignant lentigo, etc.);
Skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, etc.);
Pigmentation disorders (vitiligo, white pityriasis, melasma, etc.);
Hair disorders (androgenic alopecia, alopecia areata, telogen effluvium, etc.);
Diseases of the oral and genital mucosa;
Other skin conditions (mastocytosis, etc.)
Acne; Suppurative hydradenitis; Rosacea; Perioral dermatitis;
What kind of diseases can be diagnosed and treated in our center?
ABOUT MEDICAL DERMATOLOGY
Dermatology is the medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases, skin appendages (hair, nails, sebaceous and sweat glands) and adjacent mucous membranes (oral cavity and genitals) at any age.
Children can be affected by the same diseases as adults, but with particularities of manifestation and treatment.
What does a dermatological consultation entail?
The consultation with a dermatologist is carried out in four steps:
It is the first stage in the clinical examination of the patient and represents the totality of information obtained by the doctor from the patient (history of the disease, personal and hereditary history, lifestyle, symptoms, etc.).
Examination of lesions on the skin, hair, nails, mucous membranes either with the naked eye or with the help of medical equipment, such as a dermatoscope or Wood lamp.
In some cases, the doctor indicates to perform laboratory tests or skin biopsy (taking a skin fragment for histopathological examination) in order to obtain a definite diagnosis.
Diagnosis and Treatment
The diagnosis and the personalized therapeutic scheme are established taking into account the associated pathology.