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Psoriasis treatment at the Blue Lagoon

The therapeutic benefits of bathing in the mineral- or mud-rich waters of various exotic locations have been espoused from ancient times. In the last few years, there has been considerable interest in the lay press in the alleged benefits in psoriasis of bathing in the waters of the Blue Lagoon in Iceland. In May 2001 I had the opportunity of visiting the Blue Lagoon skin treatment centre with a group of British dermatologists under the auspices of the Dowling Club, and of meeting the local dermatologists.
Dermatology in practice 2002; 10(2): 16–17
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