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What is Dermatology ?

  • Dermatology is a specialty of medicine dealing with the skin.
  • It is a very broad science as the diagnosis and management concerns the biggest organ of the body !



Simply said, dermatology:

  • regarding its diagnosis is:
  1. medical (acne, eczema, fungal infections of the skin, psoriasis…internal diseases with skin presentations)
  2. aesthetic (esthetic)(wrinkles, pigmentation…)



  • regarding its management is:
  1. medical (creams, ointments, oral tablets, botulinum toxin injection (hyperhidrosis…), laser treatment (hemangiomas…))
  2. esthetic (aesthetic) (botulinum toxin injections (wrinkles…), filler injections (hyaluronic acid…), laser treatment)



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