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Epidemiology

This section considers the articles describing the epidemiological study of dermatological conditions and diseases. Manuscripts describing studies surrounding public health and health outcomes are also considered by this section. 

  1. The objective of this study was to investigate the relationships between atopic dermatitis (AD) and other common chronic health conditions in adults.

    Authors: Jevgenija Smirnova, Scott Montgomery, Magnus Lindberg, Åke Svensson and Laura von Kobyletzki

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:23

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Globally, PUs are recognized as one of the five most frequent causes of harm to clients. With millions affected globally, the national pooled prevalence of pressure ulcers in Ethiopia remains unknown. Hence, t...

    Authors: Wondimeneh Shibabaw Shiferaw, Yared Asmare Aynalem and Tadesse Yirga Akalu

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:15

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Quito, the capital of Ecuador due to its geographical location, has a high skin cancer incidence. Actinic keratoses, as premalignant lesions, are precursors of nonmelanoma skin cancer, and the prevalence of th...

    Authors: Martha Fors, Paloma González, Carmen Viada, Kirsten Falcón and Santiago Palacios

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:11

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Chronic illnesses belong to suicide risk factors. The goal of the current study was to estimate the rate of suicide-related behaviors in patients with atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, or acne from a third-person ...

    Authors: Ekaterina Pronizius and Martin Voracek

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2020 20:10

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Skin diseases are common and often have an impact on an individual’s health-related quality of life. In rural communities where access to healthcare may be limited and individuals rely on farming for food and ...

    Authors: C. I. Wootton, S. Bell, A. Philavanh, K. Phommachack, M. Soukavong, S. Kidoikhammouan, S. L. Walker and M. Mayxay

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2018 18:11

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Few studies have been published related to the analysis of different skin aging parameters for whole-body skin using the SCINEXA scale for skin damage. The aim of this study was to evaluate the reproducibility...

    Authors: Martha Fors, Santiago Palacios, Kirsten Falcon, Karla Ventimilla, Lilia Simbaña, Carlos Lagos, Nélida Lasso and Carlos Navas

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2018 18:10

    Content type: Research article

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  7. The Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) was used to evaluate the overall costs to the National Health Service, including healthcare utilisation, of prescribing emollients in UK primary care for dry skin...

    Authors: George Moncrieff, Annie Lied-Lied, Gill Nelson, Chantal E Holy, Rachel Weinstein, David Wei and Simon Rowe

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2018 18:9

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Psoriasis (PsO) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) are related conditions with poorly defined transition among them, risk factors for progression, complex treatment algorithms, and biomarkers for treatment response...

    Authors: Maria Schneeweiss, Joseph F. Merola, Elizabeth W. Karlson and Daniel H. Solomon

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2017 17:11

    Content type: Study protocol

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  9. Head lice infestation is a common public health problem that is most prevalent in primary school children throughout the world, especially in developing countries including different parts of Iran. This study ...

    Authors: Moussa Soleimani-Ahmadi, Seyed Aghil Jaberhashemi, Mehdi Zare and Alireza Sanei-Dehkordi

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2017 17:10

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Keloid is a benign fibrous growth, which presents in scar tissue of predisposed individuals. It is a result of irregular wound healing, but the exact mechanism is unknown. However, several factors may play a r...

    Authors: Abeer Shaheen, Jamal Khaddam and Fadi Kesh

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2016 16:13

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Abscess formation is a frequent local complication of leg erysipelas. In this study we aimed at identifying factors associated with abscess formation of leg erysipelas in patients in sub-Saharan African countr...

    Authors: Palokinam Vincent Pitché, Bayaki Saka, Ahy Boubacar Diatta, Ousmane Faye, Boh Fanta Diané, Abdoulaye Sangaré, Pascal Niamba, Christine Mandengue, Léon Kobengue, Assane Diop, Fatimata Ly, Mame Thierno Dieng, Alassane Dicko, Maciré Mohamed Soumah, Mohamed Cissé, Sarah Hamdan Kourouma…

    Citation: BMC Dermatology 2015 15:18

    Content type: Research article

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