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Common dermatoses

  • Vandana S. Nanda
    Correspondence
    Reprint requests: Vandana S. Nanda, MD, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Department of Dermatology, Rt. 81, 101 City Dr. South, Orange, CA 92668.
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    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
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      Abstract

      Skin diseases are an essential part of primary care medicine. Most dermatologic care is delivered in an outpatient setting. The initial evaluation is usually performed by the primary care physician. Women account for nearly 60% of all visits for dermatologic complaints.

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