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A general guide to learning about Dermatology.

Dermatology Resources



This guide was created for patrons looking for general consumer health information. These resources are for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. For questions related to advice, diagnosis, or treatment please contact a licensed medical provider.


According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, Dermatology is the, "medical specialty dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin." Some common skin conditions include, but are not limited to:

  • Acne
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Melanoma (Skin Cancer)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rashes
  • Rosacea

Dermatology. (n.d.). Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved July 1, 2020, from

Skin Conditions By The Numbers. (n.d.). American Academy of Dermatology. Retrieved July 1, 2020, from


Below are some of the suggested databases for locating scholarly articles pertaining to dermatology.  

If you would like to see the full list of databases available to Touro students, click here. Once there, you can narrow your database options to ones most likely to contain information about dermatology by choosing Health Sciences in the drop down menu.


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All of Touro's books can be found by searching the catalog (above, or where it says Catalog Find Print Books on the library homepage).

Use the advanced search to limit your results by year, campus location, etc. Search just eBooks by selecting eBooks on the library homepage. If a print book you'd like is at a different campus, learn how to request it. 

The items below are just a sampling of the many titles available:


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