• Vol. 45 No. 5
  • 15 May 2016

Dermatologic Screening in an Elderly Community with Low Socioeconomic Status in Singapore



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The elderly population is predisposed to a myriad of skin conditions such as xerosis and malignancy. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has defined elderly as those above age 50. In Singapore, 1,266,998 people (18.5% of the population) were above the age of 50 in 2014.

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