Lookingbill and Marks' Principles of Dermatology / Edition 4

Lookingbill and Marks' Principles of Dermatology / Edition 4

by James G. Marks Jr., Jeffrey J. Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416031855

ISBN-13: 9781416031857

Pub. Date: 07/26/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book meets your needs for an affordable, well-structured, user-friendly guide to dermatological diagnosis and treatment. It begins with principles of diagnosis and therapy before going on to discuss the major groups of skin diseases. Each skin disorder is illustrated with a color clinical photograph as well as a line drawing showing you exactly what the entity

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This book meets your needs for an affordable, well-structured, user-friendly guide to dermatological diagnosis and treatment. It begins with principles of diagnosis and therapy before going on to discuss the major groups of skin diseases. Each skin disorder is illustrated with a color clinical photograph as well as a line drawing showing you exactly what the entity looks like. The logical organization of the chapters guides you towards an accurate diagnosis with therapy options in highlighted boxes. Tables in each chapter rank diseases according to frequency of incidence and highlights clinical features to assist you in making a differential diagnosis. Clinical examples of unusual presentations or unusual cases test your understanding and ability to apply key principles discussed in the text.

• Places cross-sectional line diagrams alongside color clinical photographs to show you what each syndrome looks like and provide schematic representation of the cause and condition.
• Uses tables to summarize main characteristics of major groups of skin conditions.
• Summarizes key information for easy comparison of variations of different skin diseases in same group.
• Presents a consistent format to help you find information in a systematic way.

• Includes color clinical photos to facilitate diagnosis.
• Features self-assessment tests to polish your understanding of principles discussed.
• Adds extra pages at the end of each chapter with photos of more uncommon presentations to encourage you to think about non-obvious solutions.
• Uses full-color histopathology illustrations for additional clarity.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416031857
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/26/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Introduction

Structure and function of skin

Principles of diagnosis

Dermatologic therapy

Epidermal growths

Pigmented growths

Dermal and subcutaneous growths

Eczematous rashes

Scaling papules, plaques and patches

Vesicles and bullae

Inflammatory papules

Pustules

White spots

Generalized erythema

Localized erythema

Specialized erythema

Purpura

Dermal induration

Ulcers

Hair loss

Nail disorders

Mucous membrane disorders

Regional diagnosis

Diagnosis by symptom

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