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Cutaneous Infections

  • Nanette B. Silverberg
  • Nanette B. Silverberg
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Abstract

Infections are treated similarly in all races and ethnicities, but certain infections have a propensity to affect one race or ethnicity more than another. Examples of infections that are more common or more noticeable in individuals of color are tinea capitis and confluent and reticulated papillomatosis of Gougerot and Carteaud.

Keywords

African American Child Alopecia Areata Tinea Capitis Tinea Pedis Acanthosis Nigricans 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nanette B. Silverberg
    • 1
  • Nanette B. Silverberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Columbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyPediatric and Adolescent Dermatology St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital and Beth Israel Medical CentersNew YorkUSA

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