• Luitgard G. Wiest


Climate plays a dominant role in determining directly or indirectly the incidence of skin disease. There is no specific unit of measurement that defines climate. Climate is defined through various parameters that characterize the atmospheric conditions and processes. Different classifications and systems of climate exist; the most suitable seems to be that of Köppen.1 Worldwide climatic and environmental factors can be divided in macroclimate, mesoclimate, and microclimate.


Skin Disease Herpes Zoster Basal Cell Carcinoma Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Tinea Capitis 
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