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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

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.

Rare, debilitating condition treated through teamwork

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

Dallas clinic provides free multidisciplinary care

Dermatologists volunteer to treat nearly 1,000 patients each year.

Fragile skin, strong spirit

After gaining confidence at Camp Discovery, a young man works to help others with skin disease.

Collaborating to improve joint and skin care

A rheumatology-dermatology clinic improves coordination, patient care and physician education.

Finding relief for a perplexing skin condition

After years of pain following swimming or showering, Josie finds relief.

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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