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The Relationship Between Psoriasis and Specific Professional Activities or Occupation-Induced Skin Diseases

Anca Chiriac 1 , Caius Solovan 2 , Tudor Pinteala 3 , Anca Ed Chiriac 3 , Piotr Brzezinski 4 , * and Liliana Foia 5
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1 Department of Dermato-Physiology, Apollonia University Iasi, Strada Muzicii, Romania
2 Department of Dermatology, University of Medicine V Babes, Timisoara, Romania
3 University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Gr. T. Popa” Iasi, Romania
4 Department of Dermatology, 6th Military Support Unit, Ustka, Poland
5 Department of Dermatology, Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania
Article information
  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: April 01, 2014, 15 (2); e20591
  • Published Online: April 20, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 10, 2013
  • Revised: December 20, 2013
  • Accepted: March 10, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/semj20591

To Cite: Chiriac A, Solovan C, Pinteala T, Ed Chiriac A, Brzezinski P, et al. The Relationship Between Psoriasis and Specific Professional Activities or Occupation-Induced Skin Diseases, Shiraz E-Med J. 2014 ; 15(2):e20591. doi: 10.17795/semj20591.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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