Results for: Adult :: Female :: Neck
The images below link to information about the conditions that can affect the neck in adults. The sun poses a variety of problems involving the skin, but there are a few that are unique to the neck. Poikiloderma of Civatte is a long-lasting, red rash that can appear on the neck in older adults due to cumulative sun damage, and it tends to affect women more often than men. Cutis rhomboidalis nuchae is also due to prolonged sun exposure and causes the skin to appear like well-creased leather. Small skin tags (acrochordons) will often grow on the neck as people age. Skin tags are not dangerous, but they are often unwanted for cosmetic reasons. Like other parts of the body that are chronically exposed to the sun, skin cancer can develop on the neck along with precancerous lesions such as actinic keratoses.
Though an abscess is typically a deep infection, pus coming to the surface may be seen.
The thickening on the skin of the neck from acanthosis nigricans often has a "furrowed" appearance.
This person has a furuncule (boil) on the neck. Furuncules are typically red, warm, and tender to the touch.
Cutis Rhomboidalis Nuchae
The leathery thickening of the skin seen in cutis rhomboidalis nuchae leads to exaggerated skin lines and hair…
Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
This image displays the typical scaly and slightly pink lesions of atopic dermatitis (eczema) in a teenager.
Irritant Contact Dermatitis
Reactions to perming solutions often affect the neck and backs of the ears more than the skin of the scalp, as seen…
Lichen Simplex Chronicus
This image displays a thickened, cobblestone-like area of lichen simplex, due to repeated rubbing of the area.
This image displays numerous milia of the chin and neck.
Poikiloderma of Civatte
As displayed in this image, Poikiloderma of Civatte is displayed as redness on the neck and the "v" of the chest in…
Psoriasis may involve large areas of scaling, such as on the neck and scalp.
The dark to light brown raised, rough areas of seborrheic keratoses may be numerous in the elderly.
This image displays a woman with a mild sunburn on her chest.
This image displays syringomas on the neck.
Tinea versicolor can present with dark flat areas, as seen in this patient, or areas of lighter skin lesions.