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 Keloids
 These are prominent, irregular scar tissues which are formed after a person suffers from a small cut or scratch in the skin. At times keloids develops spontaneously without any sign of injury on the skin. The reason for occurrence of keloids is genetic and it cannot be prevented from occurring until and unless gene therapy is developed.
  
 Keratoacanthoma
 It is a kind of a skin cancer which is confined to the skin. The skin tumor grows from the hair follicle and generally grows quickly. It is believed that sunlight causes keratocanthomas. People who smoke are more susceptible to keratoacanthomas.
  
 Keratosis Pilaris
 It is a skin condition which commonly occurs on the upper arms, thighs and buttocks. The skin cells which flake off as fine dust from the skin plugs in the hair follicles. The exact cause of the disease is unknown and it is caused due to the buildup of a protein called keratin in the openings of hair follicles in the skin.
  





 
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