Dermatol Surg 2010 13;36(1):1-7. Epub 2009 Nov 13.
Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam, Houston, Texas, USA.
: Despite the large contribution by dermatology to military readiness, there have been no published reports regarding dermatologic surgery or skin cancer in the combat environment.Objective
: To outline the contribution of dermatologic surgery, including skin cancer and benign tumors, to deployed service men and women in Operation Iraqi Freedom.Methods
: A retrospective chart review was performed of all dermatology visits at the 86th Combat Support Hospital, Ibn Sina, Iraq, between January 15, 2008 and July 15, 2008. Read More