dermatologist


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dermatologist

[‚dər·mə′täl·ə·jəst]
(medicine)
A physician who specializes in diseases of the skin.
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In low endemic areas, most patients with non-healing skin lesions will end up being attended by a dermatologist (if accessible to the--rural poor).
As cancer treatment becomes more complex, oncologists are discovering that it helps to have a dermatologist on hand who can recognize and manage these problems and decide whether treatment needs to be stopped.
Wong clarifies that services like DirectDerm are not intended to take the place of focal dermatologists, but to support them and to alleviate patient backlogs for both primary care doctors and skin-care specialists.
If you want to have clearer skin, you should see a dermatologist.
It seems now that anybody can cure baldness through hot oil massage, which is not the true treatment because what if the person has alopecia, that needs treatment and diagnosis by a dermatologist," said Pineda, who is also the president of the Philippine Academy of Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology.
Certain members of the committee were concerned that a non-dermatologist would misinterpret the device's unreadable findings as an absence of disease, an assertion that Gulfo and other dermatologists find to be out of touch with how real-world medicine works and infuriating given the device was originally intended to be used only by dermatologists.
A new therapy called immunomodulators like pimecrolimus is effective in suppressing the immune system in the affected area and appears to yield better results," the dermatologist added.
If the reviewing dermatologist has access only to a digital image of a specific lesion rather than interaction with the patient, other malignant lesions and/or lesions of concern that are outside the field of digital transmission may be overlooked," wrote Dr.
She immediately consulted the dermatologist, who maintained that the lesion was a cyst and didn't biopsy it.
They conducted the survey to assess anecdotal evidence that patients experience long wait times to see a pediatric dermatologist.
Leprosy has been treated by dermatologists for over half a century.
1 -- color) Dermatologist Stuart Kaplan holds up a bottle of Botox in his Beverly Hills office.