Infectious Diseases of the Skin
Infectious diseases of the skin is a field devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of bacterial, viral and fungal disorders that can present with skin findings. These infectious conditions span the spectrum from common entities such as folliculitis, impetigo, fungus, molluscum contagiosum and herpes, to more rare clinical entities, such as syphilis and leprosy. Our department offers diagnostic and treatment services for skin disorders that are associated with sexually transmitted diseases as well as HIV. We can also diagnosis and treat insect and parasitic infections of the skin such as lice, bed bugs and scabies.