Non-contagious inflammatory skin disorders


Animal parasites -> swimmers itch

  • Caused by a flatworm parasite which is found in lakes and ponds
  • Larvae penetrates the skin and dies
  • Causes an inflammatory immune reaction involving an itchy rash
  • This can last two to five days
1 of 3

Dermatitis and eczma

  • Caused by irritant or allergen
  • Red, itchy and scaly skin
  • Skin sometimes burns or stings
  • Emollient should be avoided
2 of 3

Neoplastic skin disorders (Moles)

A - Asymmetry

B - Border irregularity 

C - Colour change

D - Diameter 

E - Elevated (raised) or enlarged

3 of 3


No comments have yet been made

Similar Other resources:

See all Other resources »See all Injuries and Ilness resources »