Dermatology - diseases of the skin

Lumps – compaction and hardening of the skin


Lumps – compaction and hardening of the skin

Lumps on the skin and under the skin may occur spontaneously, for example in infectious diseases or inflammation of the lymph nodes, or from impact. Can occur as many bumps and lumps on the skin, and individual. Infection, tumors, the body’s response to injury or damage can all lead to swelling, lump or lumps on or under the skin.
Depending on the reasons, the bumps can vary in size and be firm or soft to the touch. On the skin the lump may be reddened or ulcerated. The bumps can be painful or painless, depending from the cause of damage.

Diseases associated with the appearance of bumps on the skin

Acne (pimples)
• Actinic keratosis
• boil; boil; boil
• Cyst
• Erythema nodosum
Lipoma (lump under the skin from the fatty tissue)
• Allergy to insect bites
• Keloid scars
• Hair versicolor
Melanoma
• Skin cancer

Causes bumps on the skin

Causes bumps on the skin• Xanthoma (Xanthomas – a pathological formation in the skin or in what-l. other tissues in violation of fat metabolism)
• Skin cancer
Fibroma of the skin
• Swollen lymph nodes
• Anulyarnaya granuloma; granuloma granuloma( Granuloma annulare)
• Hemangioma (cones of enlarged capillaries)
• Infection / abscess
• Intradermal cyst
• Keratoacanthoma (Keratoacanthoma, pseudocarcinomatous clam)
• Lipoma
• Metastatic cancer
• Neurofibromatosis (Neurofibromatosis)
• Birthmarks (moles)
• Suppurative granulomas
• Warts
• Rheumatoid nodules
• Increase the sebaceous glands
• hyperplasia
• Sebaceous (epidermoid) cysts
• Seborainey keratosis
• The fragments of foreign bodies
• Squamous cell carcinoma (skin cancer)
• Skin rash
• Soft tissue sarcoma
• Basal cell carcinoma

To what doctor to address compaction and darkening of the skin

  • dermatologist
  • infectious diseases
  • dermato-venerologist
  • oncologist