Anatomy of the skin

The skin is made up of three layers: the epidermis, the dermis, and the subcutaneous layer. The skin contains sweat glands, nerves, hair follicles, and blood vessels.

Anatomy of the skin

Cross section of skin

The skin is made up of three layers: the epidermis, the dermis, and the subcutaneous layer. The skin contains sweat glands, nerves, hair follicles, and blood vessels.

Current as ofApril 1, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
H. Michael O'Connor MD - Emergency Medicine

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