Articles

Current aspects of bacterial infections of the skin

Author

Sadick NS

Date

1997

Journal

Dermatol Clin

Abstract

The practicing dermatologist is faced with an ever-changing epidemiologic spectrum of cutaneous bacterial diseases. Studies have stated that bacterial skin infections may account for up to 17% of clinical visits. It is hoped that the information presented in this article will enable the practicing dermatologist to provide improved patient care in the diagnosis and management of bacterial infections of the skin.