To review the recent literature relevant to dermatologists regarding sexual-minority patients: men who have sex with men, women who have sex with women, and transgender and intersex individuals.
We searched MEDLINE for articles relating to sexual-minority patients and dermatology.
Information regarding clinical, epidemiologic, and terminology issues relating to sexual-minority patients, with particular attention to concerns relevant to dermatologists.
Sexual-minority patients have specific clinical and epidemiologic issues that are relevant to dermatologists. Knowledge of these issues, as well as sensitivity to issues of terminology, can enable dermatologists to better care for sexual-minority patients.
Katz KA, Furnish TJ. Dermatology-Related Epidemiologic and Clinical Concerns of Men Who Have Sex With Men, Women Who Have Sex With Women, and Transgender Individuals. Arch Dermatol. 2005;141(10):1303-1310. doi:10.1001/archderm.141.10.1303