Skin Infections and Infestations

  • Michael L. O’Dell

Abstract

The skin is the body’s largest and most visible organ. It is possible the most assailed organ as well, as it is in constant contact with the outside environment, which leaves it subject to innumerable challenges. Nevertheless, the skin is remarkably impervious, and it reliably protects against infection and infestation in most normal individuals.

Keywords

Necrotizing Fasciitis Genital Herpes Tinea Capitis Tinea Pedis Molluscum Contagiosum 
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