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Practising dermatology in a military context

Dermatology in the military has some distinct features. It combines clinical practice with occupational medicine. It can vary from hospital- based clinical practice to operational deployments around the world, where working and living conditions are basic and uncomfortable. Skin disease is common in the military population, particularly during operations, where one in five personnel may have some form of skin disease.
Dermatology in practice 2006; 14(4): 24–26
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