Skin Lesions

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Skin Lesions

A number of skin conditions for example pilonidal sinuses, abscess, sebaceous cysts are managed by general surgeons as these can present with acute infection.

The different anatomical structures related to skin pathologies

Abscess

A skin abscess is a contained infection within an epithelial lined cavity under the skin.

Ingrown Toenail

A common condition of the nail bed, usually painful in nature as the nail grows and cuts into either side of the nail bed tissue.

Lipoma

An overgrowth of subcutaneous fat tissue which can be felt as a lump and mildly mobile.

Sebaceous Cyst

An infected hair follicle caused by either a microorganism or skin debris.

Perianal Abscess

An abscess confined to the perianal region and can be associated with underlying bowel conditions.