Department Dermatology

Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

One of the most well-known German dermatologists with decades of expertise in clinical dermatology. Professor emeritus at the Ruhr-University-Bochum, author of more than 30 textbooks and more than 700 scientific publications.

Scientific Advisory Board

  • Prof. Dr. med. E. Stockfleth, Bochum
  • Prof. Dr. med. W. Marsch, Halle
  • Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. E. Christophers, Kiel
  • Prof. Dr. med. J. Barth, Leipzig
  • Prof. Dr. med. W. Sterry, Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. med. N. Sönnichsen, Berlin
  • Dr. med. Michael Ardabili, Bochum
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Tinea (overview)

Tinea (overview) Definition Tinea is an infection of the stratum corneum of the epidermis, hair and/or nails by dermatophytes.The name is borrowed from Latin (tinea = moth, woodworm).Dermatophytes are able to break down keratin by splitting disulfide bridges, which explains their pronounced prefe...

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