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Dermatology 

Dermatology
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Dermatology
Author(s):

Mark Gardiner

, Sarah Eisen

, and Catherine Murphy

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199227730.003.0009
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date: 18 May 2021

9.1 Skin: anatomy, development, and function 194

9.2 Clinical dermatology 196

9.3 Neonatal dermatology 198

9.4 Eczema 200

9.5 Skin infections and infestations 202

9.6 Inflammatory dermatoses 204

9.7 Hair, nails, mouth, and pigmentation 206

9.8 Case-based discussions 208

Human skin is composed of a superficial non-vascular epidermis and a deeper vascularized dermis. Beneath the skin lies a layer of subcutaneous fat and within the dermis are the adnexal structures: hair, sweat glands, and sebaceous glands (...

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