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The origins of Western dermatology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21084019     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
On the premise that historical background makes the present more understandable, this review covers the origins of Western dermatology from its Greek and Roman origins through the Middle Ages to the defining moments in the late eighteenth century.BACKGROUND AND CONCLUSION:The development of major European centers at this time became the background for future centers in the eastern United States in the midnineteenth century and, finally, to the West Coast of the United States and Canada by the midtwentieth century.
Authors:
J Barrie Ross
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Historical Article; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1203-4754     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cutan Med Surg     Publication Date:    2010 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-18     Completed Date:  2011-11-03     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9614685     Medline TA:  J Cutan Med Surg     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  255-66     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Canada
Dermatology / history*
History, 15th Century
History, 16th Century
History, 17th Century
History, 18th Century
History, Ancient
History, Medieval
Humans
Medical Illustration / history
Reference Books
Textbooks as Topic / history
United States
Western World / history*

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