Seasonal variation of dermatologic disease in the USA: a study of office visits from 1990 to 1998

@article{Hancox2004SeasonalVO,
  title={Seasonal variation of dermatologic disease in the USA: a study of office visits from 1990 to 1998},
  author={John G. Hancox and Scott C. Sheridan and Steven R. Feldman and Alan B. Fleischer},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={43}
}
BACKGROUND Seasonal variation has been demonstrated in many diseases, including certain skin diseases. [] Key MethodMETHODS Data on dermatologic office visits were obtained from representative visits to outpatient physicians in the USA from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey from 1990 to 1998. Office visit seasonality was examined for all skin conditions, and individually for the 15 most commonly diagnosed conditions. RESULTS Office visits for skin conditions were seasonal (P = 0.002).
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