Dermatoses in children in the Republic of Palau

@article{Thong2020DermatosesIC,
  title={Dermatoses in children in the Republic of Palau},
  author={Haw-Yueh Thong and Chung-Kuan Wu and Ching-Hwa Lin and Te-Yu Lo and Chieh-Chen Huang},
  journal={Dermatologica Sinica},
  year={2020},
  volume={38},
  pages={94 - 97}
}
The spectrum of dermatoses in the pediatric population of the Republic of Palau is unknown and largely unmentioned in publication. All Palauan pediatric patients who consulted the Shin Kong Medical Assistant Program to Palau dermatology services at Belau National Hospital (BNH) and local dispensaries from 2015 to 2018 were analyzed. The results were classified according to age and sex and also analyzed by region. This population included a total of 155 patients, with 92 girls and 63 boys… 
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Epidemiology of dermatologic disease in Palau: a cross‐sectional study in the national public and community health service
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Efforts to address the dermatologic health inequality are hindered without the necessary epidemiologic evidence to guide health policy in the resource‐poor setting of Palau.