Movie Villain Dermatology 101


A study published in JAMA Dermatology highlighted some interesting and important aspects of how dermatologic conditions are used to depict villains in film. Specifically, the study highlights how compared to movie heroes, the incidence of certain dermatologic features are significantly higher among villains. The authors believe that such depictions may contribute to prejudice in society towards people with skin diseases.

Take the quiz below to see how well you know the dermatologic features of classic movie villains.

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