From the Classical Age to date, a lot of progress has been made in Medicine, but skin diseases only reached their autonomy during the eighteenth century. Before this period, cutaneous disorders were only considered as materia peccans, that means a sign of an internal disequilibrium of humors, which need to be evacuated. Cutaneous pores were seen just as the way by which the body could purify itself.
|Title of host publication||Pathogenesis and Treatment of Acne and Rosacea|
|Publisher||Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||6|
|ISBN (Print)||9783540693758, 3540693742, 9783540693741|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 1 2013|
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