As we age, our epidermis undergoes several changes. The key characteristics of geriatric sufferers are advanced age, a decrease in physical performance, care dependency, and multimorbidity. In addition, this stage of life leads either directly or indirectly, to a wide range of skin as well as tissue problems.
Category: Skin, Nail and Integumentary System
Edema is swelling that occurs in different areas of the body when too much fluid gets trapped in the tissues. It often takes place in the epidermis, particularly on the legs, feet, ankles, arms, and hands.
The skin has various significant functions including prevention of loss of body water, temperature control, protection from harmful microbes & substances, and temperature control. Skin Assessment is a process in which the entire skin of a sufferer is examined for abnormalities.
An ingrown toenail, also known as onychocryptosis, occurs when the nail plate grows into the adjacent periungual skin and acts as a foreign body, causing inflammation and infection. Sumanth Kumar Gera conducted this study to compare the results of nonoperative treatment for IGTN with that of operative treatment among children and adolescents. This study aimed to compare the results of nonoperative treatment for IGTN with that of operative treatment among children and adolescents.
Contact dermatitis is an itchy and red rash that crops up on your epidermis when you touch or have a reaction to a few substances. Contact Dermatitis is caused by a substance you are exposed to which either irritates your skin or triggers an allergic reaction.