Disorders of the skin

Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Diseases of the subcutaneous tissues
Skin infections
Skin disorders
Skin irritation
Skin rash
Cutaneous diseases
Injury of the skin
Skin conditions

Skin diseases can be disfiguring, and this is linked to high suicide rates among sufferers. Facial scarring can cause deep depression, discrimination at work, employment problems, interpersonal problems and low self-esteem.


In Britain it has been suggested that patients who cannot obtain a drug for acne may commit suicide, thus the drug should not be rationed.


Broader Problems:
Disorders of the sense organs
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
20.05.2019 – 16:15 CEST