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SkinSerious



THE VALUE OF DERMATOLOGY

Integral partners in health care

The American Academy of Dermatology’s SkinSerious campaign highlights how dermatologists treat serious diseases, collaborate with other specialists, and transform patients' lives.


PATIENT & PHYSICIAN STORIES

SkinSerious patient story, Mike Murphy
Cross-specialty team treats rare cancer

A dermatologist and oncologist worked together to give Mike Murphy relief from a rare cancer after years of intense pain.

SkinSerious patient story, Richard Danzer
A dermatologist uncovers stage IV lung cancer

Richard visited his dermatologist for a cyst and left with a lung cancer diagnosis.

SkinSerious patient story, Abby Evans
Growing up with dry, scaly skin

Born with lamellar ichthyosis, Abby lives a normal live while advocating for herself and others.

SkinSerious patient story Victoria Perez
Specialties collaborate on an effective treatment plan

A dermatologist and hematologist/oncologist keep a patient’s cancer in remission.

Marissa Terrell
Marissa's 'polka dots': Living with Sturge-Weber syndrome

Eight-year-old Marissa has Sturge-Weber syndrome, which makes her prone to seizures and other complications.

Arna Shefrin
Rare, debilitating condition treated through teamwork

A dermatologist and a hematologist work together to treat a mysterious illness.

Patient & physician stories

Learn how board-certified dermatologists have helped patients with serious skin disease and collaborated with other doctors to enhance patient care.

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STATS & FACTS

Stats & facts

Learn more about serious skin disease with these infographics.

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BURDEN OF SKIN DISEASE

Burden of skin disease

New data from the American Academy of Dermatology demonstrates that skin disease is prevalent in the United States, is expected to increase as the population ages, and is a significant burden to patients and our health care system.

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