Skin, Hair and Nail Conditions We Treat
Many problems can affect your skin, hair or nails. And you'll find comprehensive therapies for them at Cedars-Sinai. Our expertise includes diagnosis and management of rare and complex skin, hair and nail conditions.
Conditions we treat include:
This group of conditions happens when the immune system attacks healthy cells in various areas of the body. Autoimmune disorders may affect your skin, joints or other organs.
We treat autoimmune diseases such as:
- Bullous pemphigoid
- Dermatitis herpetiformis
- Lichen planus and lichen planopilaris
- Pemphigus vulgaris
These conditions affect the soft tissue that supports your organs. There are many types of connective tissue diseases, and some can affect the skin.
We treat skin changes in patients with:
We treat a wide range of hair and nail conditions, including:
- Abnormal growths under your nails
- Hair loss and thinning hair
- Ingrown nails
- Nail fungus
- Weak or splitting nails
Infectious diseases come from germs such as bacteria, viruses or fungi. These conditions may spread through person-to-person contact.
We treat the symptoms of infectious diseases that affect the skin, including:
This group of conditions occurs when your immune system attacks skin cells, leading to inflammation.
Types of inflammatory skin disease we treat include:
- Blistering disorders
- Contact dermatitis
- Eczema (atopic dermatitis)
- Seborrheic dermatitis
Problems affecting children include:
- Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
- Contact dermatitis
- Cradle cap
- Inherited skin disorders
- Skin discoloration
- Tinea infections
- Vascular malformations and hemangiomas
Conditions we treat in people with skin of color include:
- Central cicatricial centrifugal alopecia
- Keloid scarring
- Traction alopecia
Some skin problems only affect women during pregnancy, including:
- Cholestasis of Pregnancy
- Pemphigoid gestationis
- Prurigo of pregnancy
- Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP)
Have Questions or Need Help?
To make an appointment or refer a patient, call the Dermatology care team. You can also have us call you back at your convenience.