|A number of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery departments carry
out Surgical Dermatology.
This might seem odd at first glance, but the clinicians often
have had first-hand experience of suturing up (sewing up)
faces. Often, if one of the consultants in OMFS Department
has an interest in Surgical Oncology, there is a concomitant
interest in Surgical Dermatology.
Hence, in an OMFS Department you may have skin lesions
removed / biopsied or have scars revised. Consequently,
advice can be given regarding the care for scars, diagnoses
of skin lesions etc.
I list below a number of websites that provide a broader and
more profound knowledge of dermatology than this website
hopes to provide.
British Association of Dermatologists
Wales College of Medicine Department of Dermatology
Australasian College of Dermatologists
New Zealand Dermatological Society
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|Last Updated 11th August 2010