Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Photographs of the Diseases of the Skin

  • An image in time: medical photography in dermatology

    Andrea MarksUnited Kingdom Medical imaging has always been an important and valuable tool in the practice of medicine.14 Before the introduction of photography in the late nineteenth century, medical professionals used wax models, illustrations, and paintings to document clinical conditions and procedures.7,14 Photography has been used in the medical setting for over a century,1 and…