Scleroderma broken down literally means hard skin – sclera (skin) and dermis (hard) – but hard skin isn’t the only skin-related problem that people with the disease have to deal with. CONTINUED: Eight scleroderma-related conditions you should watch out for According to Scleroderma and Raynaud’s UK, here are some ofRead More →

Learn about the types of bacterial, fungal, and viral skin infections. Bacterial skin infections Meadow Leprosy is caused by a slow-growing bacterium called Mycobacterium leprae (M. leprae). Leprosy is also known as Hansen’s disease, named after the scientist who discovered M. leprae in 1873. Anthrax A carbuncle is a groupRead More →