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Skin disease – the returning traveller’s souvenir

Exotic travel was once the preserve of the wealthy few and those in the armed forces. Today, a glimpse through the Sunday papers will reveal holidays trekking throughout the Andes, canoeing up the Orinoco or overlanding in Africa. Many clearly enjoy the stimulation of adventure as an antidote to our increasingly safe and regulated lives. Consequently, we often see patients who have visited exotic places and brought back unwanted mementos of their holiday.
Dermatology in practice 2000; 8(1): 16–18
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