Diana Miller is a deeply troubled young woman who has on numerous occasions been hospitalized in psychiatric institutions for severe abnormal behaviour. Following a serious suicide attempt and seventh hospitalization, Diana was given a diagnosis of major depressive disorder and a borderline personality disorder (BPD). The purpose of this essay is to elucidate the diagnostic accuracy of Diana’s disorders via the analysis of diagnostic features, sociocultural factors, and treatment interventions.
Skin (history of skin disease, pigment or color change, change in mole, excessive dryness or moisture, pruritus, excessive bruising, rash
Vitiligo is a chronic skin disorder that affects the pigmentation of the skin. Pigment is what gives the skin color and is produced by cells called melanocytes. In the disorder, the body attacks the melanocytes resulting in the loss of color in patchy areas. When the color is lost, the affected area becomes a white irregular shaped patch on the outer layer of the skin. Vitiligo can affect a very small portion of the body or affect up to fifty percent of the skin. The most common areas of the body affected by the disorder include the hands, feet, arms, face and sometimes the genitalia. This illness can be treated but it cannot be cured
It was important to discuss with Lisa during consultation family history that could provide additional support for my final diagnostic conclusion .Going thru such topic area Lisa explain that her husband James dad was suffering with atopic eczema since childhood .This was quite an important piece of information as such conditions like atopic eczema ( dermatitis ) are hereditary conditions often (National Eczema Society ,2011).Atopic dermatitis or eczema is a chronic skin disorder inflammatory with pruritic skin that appears mostly on the face ,neck ,bends of the arms or legs caused by the malfunction in the skin barrier( NICE,2013).
Also, the area of the skin on which the symptoms appear tends to be different with every type of dermatitis.
Vitiligo is an autoimmune diseases, in which the melanocytes or pigment cells are embattled and destroyed. An autoimmune disease occurs, when one’s immune system is attacking itself in his or her body. However, there is not a cure for vitiligo, therefore he or she will live with this skin disease of their life. People who have vitiligo rarely die from it. Vitiligo is a cosmetic condition so it can affect them mentally
Profoundly scarred and suspected to have committed 27 murders, “Patient 394” takes us deep into her perverted realm of mutilation, suffering and otherworldly guidance.
This condition is caused by funguses called dermatophytes. The condition develops when these funguses grow out of control on the skin.
Fungal OE may also result from overtreatment with topical antibiotics or may raise de novo from moisture trapped in the EAC. It is caused by Aspergillus 80-90% of the time; Candida and other organisms have also been isolated. This condition is characterized by long, white, filamentous hyphae growing from the skin surface. Besides otorrhea, erythema and edema of the EAC are common. In severe cases, soft tissue stenosis may be present. Extension of the infection may manifest as cellulitic skin changes involving the concha of the auricle and the tragus
Vitiligo is a skin disease where an individual loses their pigmentation when the pigment producing cells are attacked and destroyed (AOCD, n.d.). Vitiligo is also known to be an auto-immune disorder where certain white blood cells direct the destruction of the melanocyte (AOCD, n.d.). Melanocytes are cells that give us our skin and hair color (AAOD, n.d.). Vitiligo affects any individual no matter their ethnic origin or sex. Individuals often notice that they have the skin disease before they reached the age of 20 which is often notice on individuals with darker skin. Common areas that vitiligo would normally start would be on an individual’s hands, feet, or face (AOCD, n.d.).
Vitiligo is a condition in which you lose the pigment of your skin. Pigment causes loss in skin color in blotches. There are over 200,000 cases in the United States per year. It cant be cured but, there is treatment for it. It can be chronic, which means it can last for years or it can be lifelong.
Histologically, papular lesions show acanthosis, individual keratinocyte necrosis, and basal vacuolization. This is accompanied by a superficial and deep perivascular, lymphohistiocytic infiltrate in the dermis. Lesions in the vesicular stage demonstrate spongiosis with reticular and ballooning degeneration. Multinucleated epithelial giant cells may be seen. Pustular lesions are characterized by epidermal necrosis with numerous eosinophils and neutrophils, many displaying karyorrhexis. Necrosis may extend through full-thickness epidermis with sharp lateral demarcation from adjacent intact epidermis. The associated perivascular infiltrate includes eosinophils and neutrophils in addition to lymphocytes and histiocytes. Petechial lesions demonstrate
Everyone goes through changes with their body. Whether it be height or your voice. But, what causes your skin to change as well? All the pigment in skin comes for melanin, which is produced by melanocytes. There are two kinds of pigment changes are called hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation. Caused by genetics, ultraviolet rays, sunlight, and other natural of unnatural body functions.
This would usually happen when the Malassezia family gets to your immune system and makes it weak. When this happens it mostly affects the skin coloration but not the skin’s texture. Sometimes when this happens to your skin the best way to get this to go away is to stay in cool weather or cool environments instead of hot and humid weather. It is known that if people go out in hot weather with Tinea Versicolor is can cause the skin to become itchy, dry, and may hurt. This can be diagnosed by the way the rash may look. When people go to the doctor it is known that doctors use an ultraviolet light to look at the skin which will make the affected areas appear a fluorescent yellow green if the results come back positive. Doctors can sometimes also take a skin sample by scraping skin off of the affected area and then they will look at it through a microscope. Once the doctor has tested the person and the results have come back positive then they would need to find a way to treat the skin spots or patches. This can happen to anyone but it is known that 50 percent of people who live in tropical areas have been diagnosed with Tinea
Vitiligo is a skin condition characterized by the loss of pigmentation resulting in white patches of skin. The disease is called Vitiligo which causes the loss of skin color in blotches, caused by different situations like; anger issues, severe accidents like car crashes, etc. This skin loss disease is not contagious at any point during the loss of skin or after the loss. About half to one percent of the world's population have vitiligo. The age of onset is in the mid-twenties, but it can appear at any age throughout the lifetime of any one. This disorder affects both sexes and any race equally; however, it is more noticeable on dark skinned