This week you have learned about common Dermatology disorders in the Adult and Geriatric patient. For the purpose of this discussion please answer the following questions on herpes zoster.
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Skin conditions account for 1.79 percent of the global disease burden. Furthermore, the American Academy of Dermatology reports that one in every four people in the United States has a skin disease.
While being able to distinguish one condition from another can aid in providing at-home care, it is often critical to seek diagnosis and treatment from a healthcare professional, such as a dermatologist.
Dermatology diseases range from minor rashes to severe skin infections and are caused by a variety of factors including infections, heat, allergens, systemic disorders, and medications. Dermatitis is the most common type of skin disorder.