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Common Dermatoses

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Abstract

Dermatologic conditions are very common and will affect most individuals at some point in their lifetime, accounting for many family physician office visits. Acute conditions may require treatment or can be self-limited. Others are chronic needing daily treatment or recurring in episodes. Some conditions may require assistance of a dermatologist for immunosuppressive treatment to prevent complications such as conditions seen in patients with psoriatic arthritis.

Keywords

Atopic Dermatitis Contact Dermatitis Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Allergic Contact Dermatitis Topical Steroid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Oregon Health and Science UniversityPortlandUSA
  2. 2.Department of Family MedicineUniversity of Nebraska College of MedicineOmahaUSA

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