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- Skin tags
Whereas in other parts of the body skin tags (acrochordons) may be nothing more than an unsightly nuisance, in the axillae they might cause problems if they rub and become sore or infected. These common benign lesions are seen more often in obese patients and are most likely to occur on the neck and intertriginous regions such as the groin or axillae. They vary in size up to about 5mm in diameter. They are often associated with the human papilloma virus or type-2 diabetes. Ligation, cryotherapy or excision may be useful where treatment is required.
This bacterial infection of the skin occurs most commonly on the hands, face or …