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There are 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter B.
Basal Cell Carcinoma
The basal cell carcinoma is the most frequent type of malignant skin tumour. It destroys the surrounding tissue, but generally does not spread by forming metastases. Primary cause is year-long sun exposure, which is why it mainly occurs on body parts like face and neck. Chances for recovery after removal are very good.

Birthmark
A birthmark is a visible congenital skin condition. Some are flat (liver spot) and some are raised (nevi).

Botox (Botolinumtoxin A)
Botulinumtoxin is a natural by-product of bacteria (cl. Botulinum) and at one time was responsible for spoiling poorly sealed tinned foods. As a result, it caused botulism food poisoning. Botox is a medication that was approved for use in treating extreme muscle activity (spasticity) in the 1970s. In this context it is currently approved for use in treating children 2 years old and up. For about as long, it has also been used in aesthetic dermatology to treat lines caused by facial expressions, like frown lines.

Bronchial Asthma
The usually seizure-like narrowing of the small air passages in the lung, which are accompanied by shortness of breath. Frequently caused by allergies.