VITILIGO What’s it? It’s a disease in which a loss of skin pigmentation occurs (discoloration with white patches) affecting 1 to 2% of the world population, irrespective of racial, sexual or regional differences. Hair depigmentation may occur as well. How is it acquired? The cause is unknown, and there seems to be a family predisposition… Continuar lendo VITILIGO


MEASLES What is it? A highly contagious infectious disease, measles belongs to the group of diseases manifesting themselves by marked skin alterations, erythematous exanthem (red skin, with plaques that tend to unite) and compromising several organs. Measles is caused by a virus called morbili vírus. How is it Spread? Men and monkeys are the only… Continuar lendo MEASLES


PHIMOSIS What’s it? The penis is composed by root, body and glans. The body of the penis is the hanging part of the organ having in its extremity the glans. The body of the penis contains the two chambers of the corpora cavernosa and the corpus spongiosum that surrounds the urethra. The corpora cavernosa and… Continuar lendo PHIMOSIS