Principles of Dermatological Diagnosis

  • Otto Braun-Falco
  • Gerd Plewig
  • Helmut H. Wolff
  • Richard K. Winkelmann


One of every four to six patients who consult a general practitioner is likely to have a skin disorder. In the tropics, dermatoses are among the most common diseases. It is thus essential for every physician to be able to diagnose and treat the most important skin disorders.


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Principles of Dermatological Diagnosis

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Otto Braun-Falco
    • 1
  • Gerd Plewig
    • 2
  • Helmut H. Wolff
    • 3
  • Richard K. Winkelmann
    • 4
  1. 1.Dermatologische Klinik und PoliklinikLudwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenMünchen 2Federal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Hautklinik der Heinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfFederal Republic of Germany
  3. 3.Klinik für Dermatologie und VenerologieMedizinischen Universität zu LübeckLübeck 1Federal Republic of Germany
  4. 4.Dermatology — Dermatopathology, Mayo ClinicMayo Medical SchoolRochesterUSA

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