Hippocrates on Pediatric Dermatology

  title={Hippocrates on Pediatric Dermatology},
  author={Markos Sgantzos and Gregory Tsoucalas and Marianna Karamanou and Styliani Giatsiou and Ioannis A. Tsoukalas and George Androutsos},
  journal={Pediatric Dermatology},
Hippocrates of Kos is well known in medicine, but his contributions to pediatric dermatology have not previously been examined. A systematic study of Corpus Hippocraticum was undertaken to document references of clinical and historical importance of pediatric dermatology. In Corpus Hippocraticum, a variety of skin diseases are described, along with proposed treatments. Hippocrates rejected the theory of the punishment of the Greek gods and supported the concept that dermatologic diseases… 

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