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American Journal of Clinical Dermatology

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 205–210 | Cite as

67th annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology

San Francisco, California, USA, 6–10 March 2009
  • Kathy Fraser
Meeting Report 67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology

Abstract

This year’s annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology was attended by over 18 500 international delegates, and featured presentations from world-renowned leaders in the field of dermatology, including research in the diagnosis and medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair, and nails.

Keywords

Psoriasis Acne Hemangioma Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitor Actinic Keratosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kathy Fraser
    • 1
  1. 1.Wolters Kluwer Health / AdisAucklandNew Zealand

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