A-Z of Skin Disclaimer

This information is a consensus of the views held by representatives of the Australasian College of Dermatologists (“College”). The information is designed only to enhance general knowledge of skin conditions and is not intended to represent or substitute for any medical advice or treatment from a medical practitioner. Individuals who place reliance on the information contained in this site do so entirely at their own risk and no action or claim can be brought against the authors, website administrators or the College for any consequences arising out of such reliance. You should always consult your general practitioner or a specialist dermatologist in the first instance.The information has been endorsed as general information, appropriate having regard to the general circumstances to which they apply at the time of their endorsement.

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