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Dermatology - is the study of investigation, diagnosing, treatment and prevention of skin problems of all kinds. Dermatologist as a profession is a specialty focusing on diverse disorders and diseases of the skin, mucous membrane, hair, nails and a number of sexually transmitted diseases.

Dermatology is often practiced in tandem with venereology, a specialty that diagnoses and treats sexually transmitted diseases, and phlebology, a specialty that deals with problems of the superficial venous system. Dermatologists deal with a wide variety of diseases including acne, warts, multiple inflammatory dermatoses, skin cancers, autoimmune diseases, occupational dermatoses and contact dermatitis, managing these diseases and disorders by different investigations and therapies.

Treatment ranges from performing a wide variety of dermatologic and cosmetic surgical procedures (eg, excisions, sclerotherapy, laser surgery, liposuction, hair transplants and tissue augmentation therapies), dermatohistopathology, topical and systemic medications immunotherapy, radiotherapy and photodynamic therapy, care for normal skin, prevention of skin diseases and cancers and treatment of photoaging skin).

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