The cutaneous manifestations of violence and poverty.

@article{Moy1992TheCM,
  title={The cutaneous manifestations of violence and poverty.},
  author={Janet A Moy and Miguel R Sanchez},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={1992},
  volume={128 6},
  pages={829-39}
}
BACKGROUND Violence is a public health issue that disproportionately affects the poor. Homelessness, drug abuse, and physical violence are seen with increasing frequency in poor communities. This article reviews the cutaneous manifestations of violence and the dermatologic problems commonly seen in the homeless. Particular emphasis is placed on the experience of municipal hospitals serving the urban poor. OBSERVATIONS Dermatologic diseases are common in the homeless, and foot-related problems… CONTINUE READING