Warts and Molluscum Contagiosum: How they were shown NOT to be bacterial in origin

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

In the early 20th century (1919)  two American dermatologists* sought to determine the origin of warts and molluscum contagiosum: To do this they curetted tissue from the 2 lesions and added saline.  after “mincing them”, they passed it through a filter to remove all bacteria (Berkefeld filter) They then auto-inoculated themselves and volunteers with the […]

Teledermatology in Africa

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Doctors (physicians) and even more dermatologists are few and far between in Africa. Dermatological diseases are as frequent here as elsewhere and this project aims to diminish this deficiency in Africa, but also to diminish the relative excess in the developed world. This platform results from the collaboration between: AAD: American Academy of Dermatology Baylor […]

Dermoscopy (Dermatoscopy) (For professionals)

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

When it comes to dermoscopy (dermatoscopy), little can replace clinical experience. Under the guidance of the International Dermoscopy Society (IDS), this application allows its members, dermatologists and physicians using dermoscopy to share cases and opinions.

Hansen’s disease (Leprosy) (For professionals)

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

The Leprosy and Global Dermatology project is community linking physicians in the endemic areas of Hansen’s disease (Leprosy) and dermatologists, pathologists, dermatopathologists, infectiologists, general practitioners, residents, students in medicine and any other healthcare workers. It is the result of the collaboration between: -Fundação de Dermatologia e Venereologia Alfredo da Matta (FUAM), Manaus-Brasil. -Fundação de Medicina […]

Online Consultations (for professionals)

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

We consider important for medical practitioners to be able to ask for a second opinion when necessary.  However, due to the practical difficulty of doing this, we wish to add value to this information website by giving you the possibility to ask the advice of a board certified dermatologist. We are proud to announce Prof […]

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