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This article has been peer reviewed. It is the authors' final version prior to publication in Clinics in Dermatology

Volume 31, Issue 6, November-December 2013, Page 6.

The published version is available at DOI: 10.1016/j.clin dermatol.2013.05.019. Copyright © Elsevier Inc


“It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse-races” Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) in The Tragedy of Pudd’nead Wilson, Ch. 19, “Pudd’nead Wilson’s Calendar”.

Part V of Controversies in Dermatology continues the precedent of earlier issues by providing a platform for discussion of a broad range of contemporary and controversial issues. In this issue of Clinics in Dermatology, we will forego the temptation to expose hidden agendas and witches brews, rather, we shall focus on accepted beliefs, principles, doctrines, and paradigms, which you may find even more astonishing.

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