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Dermatology 

Dermatology
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Dermatology
Author(s):

Carilyn N. Wieland

and Lisa A. Drage

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199948949.003.0047
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date: 05 December 2019

This chapter has six goals: review the natural history, diagnosis, and treatment of skin cancers, including malignant melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and basal cell carcinoma; show how to diagnose and treat common skin conditions, including acne vulgaris, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and allergic contact dermatitis; discern the autoimmune bullous diseases; recognize serious skin conditions such as erythema multiforme and Stevens-Johnson syndrome; review the dermatologic manifestations of drug reactions; and identify cutaneous signs of malignancy and common medical conditions.

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