Eye diseases, skin changes jeweilige Erkrankung

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 23.02.2021

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The assessment of the eyes is one of the most important examination procedures when it comes to changes in the facial skin. In detail, we will only draw attention to processes that are associated with relevant dermatological diseases. The assessment of the eye changes themselves belongs in the hands of the ophthalmologist. However, the dermatologist should be expected or suspected to initiate a specialist ophthalmological examination in case of corresponding changes (e.g. melanocytic nevus or malignant melanoma of the conjunctiva) or in case of dermatological diseases of the eye (e.g. zoster ophthalmicus or Stevens-Johnson syndrome).

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Last updated on: 23.02.2021