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Diseases Among Native American People

  • Dennis A. Weigand

Abstract

A fundamental problem with our knowledge of skin disease in native Americans (herein also called Indians) is a lack of basic information on the subject. There are at least three reasons for this deficiency: identification, assimilation, and social/cultural factors. These will be discussed briefly.

Keywords

Skin Disease Basal Cell Carcinoma Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome National Health Insurance System Actinic Cheilitis 
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