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Jock Itch (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Gary W. Cole, MD

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Courtney A Bethel, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Drexel University School of Medicine.

Editors: Joseph A Salomone III, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Truman Medical Center, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Richard Harrigan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine.

REFERENCE:

Yosipovitch, Gil, Amy DeVore, and Aerlyn Dawn. "Obesity and the Skin: Skin Physiology and Skin Manifestations of Obesity." J Am Acad Dermatol June 2007: 901-916.


Last Editorial Review: 2/24/2011

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