Treatments side effects
Aside from specific skin diseases, the skin can suffer from the toxic effects of certain illnesses and treatments (e.g. diabetes, dialysis, treatment for cancer, etc.).
Common skin toxicities include: hair loss, extreme skin dryness, irritation, problems with skin repair, hand-foot syndrome, etc. Patients often have to change their care routines to maintain their quality of life and to encourage them to continue with treatment.