Dermatology

Recent Submissions

  • Modelling the healthcare costs of skin cancer in South Africa 

    Gordon, Louisa G.; Elliott, Thomas M.; Wright, Caradee Y.; Deghaye, Nicola; Visser, Willie (BioMed Central, 2016)
    Background: Skin cancer is a growing public health problem in South Africa due to its high ambient ultraviolet radiation environment. The purpose of this study was to estimate the annual health system costs of ...

  • Aetiopathogenesis of atopic dermatitis 

    Jordaan, H. F.; Todd, G.; Sinclair, W.; Green, R. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-10)
    The aetiopathogenesis of atopic dermatitis (AD) is complex and during recent years much has been learnt regarding the genetic predisposition to the development of this condition and how its interaction with the environment ...

  • Guideline on the management of psoriasis in South Africa 

    Raboobee, N.; Aboobaker, J.; Jordaan, H. F.; Sinclair, W.; Smith, J. M.; Todd, G.; Weiss, R.; Whitaker, D. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010-04)
    Background. Psoriasis vulgaris is a chronic, relapsing, immunemediated, potentially devastating disease, influenced by genetic and environmental factors, that can cause substantial morbidity and psychological stress and ...

  • Nuwe statistiese oorsig van velsiektes in die Wes-Kaap 

    Floter, W. (HMPG, 1978-02)
    Statistics concerning dermatological disease in outpatients seen at the dermatology clinic at Tygerberg Hospital during 1975 are presented. The greatest number of patients suffered from bacterial, mycotic or parasitic ...

  • Widespread superficial thrombophlebitis as a manifestation of secondary syphilis - a new sign. A report of 2 cases 

    Jordaan, H. F. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986-10)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Two patients with serologically proven secondary syphilis also showed multifocal superficial thrombophlebitis. All manifestations cleared when appropriate antisyphilitic treatment was instituted. Although ...