Skin Manifestations of Athletes Competing in the Summer Olympics

  title={Skin Manifestations of Athletes Competing in the Summer Olympics},
  author={Jacqueline F. Luca and Brian B. Adams and Gil Yosipovitch},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
Olympic athletes are vulnerable to traumatic, environmental and infectious skin manifestations. [] Key Method A comprehensive review of PREMEDLINE and MEDLINE searches of all available literature through to January 2011 was conducted, focusing on sports-related dermatological presentations as well as the key words ‘Olympic athletes’ and ‘skin diseases’. Common skin conditions can be harmful and even prohibitive for competition.Common aetiologies of dermatological conditions related to sports include: skin…
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