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Skin symptoms 

Skin symptoms
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Skin symptoms
Author(s):

Richard D.W. Hain

and Satbir Singh Jassal

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198745457.003.0014
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date: 28 May 2020

Skin symptoms are commonly seen in paediatric palliative medicine. This chapter covers important skin symptoms, including epidermolysis bullosa, pruritus, fungating tumours, and pressure sores. Detail is provided on managing these conditions, including information on appropriate dressings and pharmacological treatment.

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