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Baran and Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management

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The human nail provides a complex structure that supports fine manipulation of objects while protecting the extremities. Diseases of the nail disrupt this function. They can cause pain and discomfort, cause disfigurement and are often unsightly with a profound effect on the sufferer's self confidence. Baran & Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management has long been recognized as the preeminent authority on nail disease. New to this edition is a superb guide to differential diagnosis by color, shape ...

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Overview

The human nail provides a complex structure that supports fine manipulation of objects while protecting the extremities. Diseases of the nail disrupt this function. They can cause pain and discomfort, cause disfigurement and are often unsightly with a profound effect on the sufferer's self confidence. Baran & Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management has long been recognized as the preeminent authority on nail disease. New to this edition is a superb guide to differential diagnosis by color, shape and location within the nail unit to provide rapid clinical information on nail disorders. All thirteen chapters have been thoroughly updated.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470657355
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 832
  • Product dimensions: 8.84 (w) x 10.85 (h) x 1.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Baran, MD, University of Franche-Comté and Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France

David de Berker, MD, Bristol Dermatology Centre, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK

Mark Holzberg, MD, Department of Dermatology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Luc Thomas, MD, PhD, Department of Dermatology, Lyon 1 University, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Pierre Bénite, France

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors, vii

Preface, ix

List of Abbreviations, xi

1 Science of the Nail Apparatus, 1
David A.R. de Berker and Robert Baran

2 Physical Signs, 51
Adam I. Rubin and Robert Baran

3 Imaging the Nail Unit, 101
Luc Thomas, Myriam Vaudaine, Ximena Wortsman, Gregor B.E. Jemec and Jean-Luc Drapé

4 The Nail in Childhood and Old Age, 183
David A.R. de Berker, Bertrand Richert and Robert Baran

5 Fungal (Onychomycosis) and Other Infections Involving the Nail Apparatus, 211
Roderick J. Hay and Robert Baran

6 The Nail in Dermatological Disease, 257
Mark Holzberg and Robert Baran

7 The Nail in Systemic Disease, 315
Mark Holzberg

8 Drug-induced Nail Changes, 413
Robert Baran, Bruno Fouilloux and Caroline Robert

9 Occupational Abnormalities and Contact Dermatitis, 443
Robert Baran and Richard J.G. Rycroft

10 Cosmetics: the Care and Adornment of the Nail, 471
Douglas Schoon and Robert Baran

11 Hereditary and Congenital Nail Disorders, 485
Smail Hadj-Rabia, Lennart Juhlin and Robert Baran

12 Nail Surgery and Traumatic Abnormalities, 549
Luc Thomas, Elvin G. Zook, Timothy J. Rosio, Rodney P.R. Dawber, Eckart Haneke and Robert Baran

13 Tumors of the Nail Apparatus and Adjacent Tissues, 637
Luc Thomas, Elvin G. Zook, Eckart Haneke, Jean-Luc Drapé and Robert Baran (with the participation of Jürgen F. Kreusch)

Appendix: Differential Diagnosis of Nail Findings, 745
Mark Holzberg

Index, 799

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