Due to their various presentations, skin disorders can be difficult to differentiate. Presented here are some of the most common cutaneous disorders commonly misdiagnosed or missed all together.
Jeanne M. Borfitz is a family nurse practitioner at Pioneer Valley Dermatology, Amherst, Mass.
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