Fast Five Quiz: Common Skin Conditions

William James, MD


May 20, 2019

Skin conditions are among the more frequent reasons for patients to seek care. A recent review found that nearly 85 million Americans were seen by a physician for a skin condition in 2013 alone, leading to a direct healthcare cost of $75 billion. That same year, skin conditions contributed 1.79% to the global burden of disease and were the fourth leading cause of disability. Dermatitis (atopic, contact, and seborrheic) represented the highest disease burden, followed by acne, psoriasis, and urticaria. Are you familiar with key aspects of and best practices for the most common skin conditions? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.


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