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Eponyms in dermatology literature linked to Japan

Authors Al Aboud, Al Aboud K

Received 11 November 2011

Accepted for publication 30 November 2011

Published 12 January 2012 Volume 2012:5 Pages 15—21


Review by Single anonymous peer review

Peer reviewer comments 3

Ahmad Al Aboud1, Khalid Al Aboud2
1Dermatology Department, King Abdullah Medical City, Makkah, Saudi Arabia; 2Department of Pathology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Abstract: There are many different eponyms in common use in dermatology today, originating from a variety of countries worldwide. This review discusses a selection of dermatological eponyms that are linked to Japan.

Keywords: eponymous diseases, skin diseases, Japanese, historical context

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