High Altitude Dermatology

@article{Singh2017HighAD,
  title={High Altitude Dermatology},
  author={Lt. Col. G K Singh},
  journal={Indian Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2017},
  volume={62},
  pages={59 - 65}
}
  • Lt. Col. G K Singh
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Indian Journal of Dermatology
  • Approximately, 140 million people worldwide live permanently at high altitudes (HAs) and approximately another 40 million people travel to HA area (HAA) every year for reasons of occupation, sports or recreation. In India, whole of Ladakh region, part of Northwest Kashmir, Northern part of Sikkim and Tenga valley of Arunachal are considered inhabited areas of HAA. The low quantity of oxygen, high exposure of ultraviolet (UV) light, very low humidity, extreme subzero temperature in winter, high… CONTINUE READING
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