Electronic Textbook of Dermatology, The Descriptive Language of Dermatology

The Descriptive Language of Dermatology

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Dermatology relies heavily on a specialized descriptive vocabulary to allow clinicians to communicate effectively. As with many areas of medical description, it follows a general formula:

Patient identification, age, year old, sex, with significant associated medical conditions, , and plus anatomical distribution (sidedness) , (number)

Differential Dx
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Location of Digital Images (please specify the uniform resource location (URL). JPEG images are preferred, up to 300 KB in size, with a preferred dimensions of 400 x 600 pixels.
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This document is a resource from the Internet Dermatology Society
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Rhett Drugge, M.D.
Last update: May 19, 1995