Barb Every

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Barbara Every, ELS, is a writer and board-certified editor in the life sciences. She resides near Edmonton, Alberta.
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Porokeratosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

The name porokeratosis, meaning scaly pore, was originally given to areas of abnormal skin tissue, or lesions, thought to develop from the pores of sweat glands. We know now that porokeratosis was misnamed—it has no relation to pores. It’s a rare skin disorder that affects the maturation of skin cells, producing lesions with distinctive raised ... Read more