Skin conditions in the athlete.

  title={Skin conditions in the athlete.},
  author={Matthew A Pecci and Douglas Comeau and Veena Chawla},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={37 2},
Dermatologic conditions are a common presenting complaint in the athletic training room. There are many different causes for rashes, and treatment options vary depending on the condition and the severity. Bacterial infections of the skin have a variety of different appearances and can spread rapidly among individuals. Healthcare providers need to be aware of the increasing prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus when making the choice of antibiotics. Other infectious rashes… CONTINUE READING