Tropical skin diseases


Tropical skin diseases are conditions acquired in tropical and subtropical regions. They are diagnosed in non-tropical countries most often in immigrants and travellers. Tropical skin diseases are often carried by insects and are transmitted when the insects bite humans. 

Infections are classified as:

Diseases classified as tropical diseases include:

 

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