Classics in Clinical Dermatology with Biographical Sketches

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This second edition of the popular Classics in Clinical Dermatology with Biographical Sketches, first published in 1953, has been expanded considerably. Compiled and edited by two of the most acknowledged figures in dermatology over the past half-century, this new edition contains the complete contents of the first edition - 95 authors, from 21 countries, and the world literature of the preceding 150 years - plus about 30 new classic papers that have appeared in the past 50 years. The diseases depicted vary from ...

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Overview

This second edition of the popular Classics in Clinical Dermatology with Biographical Sketches, first published in 1953, has been expanded considerably. Compiled and edited by two of the most acknowledged figures in dermatology over the past half-century, this new edition contains the complete contents of the first edition - 95 authors, from 21 countries, and the world literature of the preceding 150 years - plus about 30 new classic papers that have appeared in the past 50 years. The diseases depicted vary from daily clinical fare to the rarest of the rare. Some are case reports, while others are the fruit of countless hours in the meticulous study of many patients. This book is a favorite for anyone interested in dermatology.

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Reviewer: Patricia Wong, MD (Stanford University Medical Center)
Description: Historical vignettes on the discoveries of well known skin diseases, their original descriptions, and their discoverers are the focus of this history book. History buffs like Dr. John Wolfe will love this book.
Purpose: Black-and-white drawings of the early dermatologists are including at the beginning of each story. A biographical sketch of each famous dermatologist is included. We learn about their family history, personal interests and how their brilliant perception led them to define new diseases.
Audience: The audience is history buffs and students of dermatology history.
Features: I particularly enjoyed the fine language used for diagnosing. It is like reading about a piece of art work. One had to be not only a good doctor, but a writer as well.
Assessment: It is interesting to read the precision with which these diseases were described. As the chapters progress to modern day dermatology, the descriptions are more involved with laboratory testing in the diagnosis. I am unaware of similar books.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781842142073
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/29/2003
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 680
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.54 (d)

Table of Contents

EARLY WORKERS
Robert Willan
Purpose of a Treatise on Cutaneous Disease, Definitions of Technical Terms, Psoriasis, Ichthyosis, Erythema Nodosum, Pemphigus.
Thomas Bateman
Molluscum Contagiosum, Papular Urticaria, Eczema, Sycosis Barbae.
Michael Underwood
Sclerema Neonatorum
Jean Louis Albert
Lupus Vulgaris, Ketoid, Mycosis Fungoides, Dermatolysis.
Armand Trousseau
Cutaneous Diphtheria
Luca Stulli
Mal de Meleda
Pierre Francois Rayer
Ecthyma, Chelitis Exfoliative, Lingua Nigra.
Samuel Plumbe
Acne Vulgaris. Tinea Capitis.
Alphee Cazenave
Pemphigus Foliaceus. Lupus Erythematosus.
Julius Otto Ludwig Moeller
Moeller's Glossitis
Auguste Nelaton
Malum Perforans Pedis
Alphonse Devergie
Numular Eczema. Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris.
Max Burchardt
Erythrasma
Ernest Bazin
Eyrthema Induratum. Hydroa Vacciniforme.
Thomas Addison
Xanthoma. Morphea.
Camille Gilbert
Pitytiasis Rosea
Samuel Wilks
Verruca Necrogenica

THE MIDDLE PERIOD
Ferdinand von Hebra
Erythema Multiformes. Lichen Scrofulosorum. Prurigo. Pitytriasis Rubra. Rhinoscleronia. Impetigo Herpetiformis.
Jules Parrot
Edema Neonatorum
Erasmus Wilson
Lichen Planus. Necus Araneus. Exfoliate Dermatitis. Neurotic Excoriations.
Edward Nettleship
Urticaria Pigmentosa
Richard von Volkmann
Cheilitis Glandularis
Tilbury Fox
Impetigo Contagiosa. Dysidrosis.
James Paget
Paget's Disease

A GOLDEN AGE
Louis Duhring
Prurigo Hiemalis. Dermatitis Herpetiformis.
Isidor Neumann
Pemphigus Vegetans.
Walter G. Smith
Monilethrix
Moritz Kaposi
Dermatitis Papillaris. Capillitii. Multiple Idiopathic Hemorrhagic Sarcoma. Xeroderma Pigmentation. Kaposi's Varicelliform Eruption.
William Augustus Hardaway
Prurigo Nodularis.
Alfred Goldscheider
Epidermolysis Bullosa.
Heinrich Irenaeus Quincke
Angiobeurotic Edema.
Jonathan Hutchinson
Hydroa Aestivale. Solid Edema. Arsenical Keratosis. Angioma Serpiginosum.
August Breisky
Kraurosis Vulvae.
Julius Friedrich Rosenbach
Erysipeloid.
Ernst Lebericht Wagner
Colloid Millum. Dermatomyositis.
Henry Radcliffe-Crocker
Dermatitis Gangrenosa Infantum. Dermatitis Repens. Erythema Elevatum Diutinum. Granuloma Annulare.
Paul Gerson Unna
Seborrheic Dermatitis.
Charles Quinquaud
Folliculitis Decalvans.
James C. White
Keratosis Follicularis.
J.J. Pringle
Adenoma Sebaceum.
Colcott Fox
Eyrthema Gyratum Perstans.
Ernst Schweninger
Multiple Benign Tumor-like New Growths of the Skin.
Sigmund Pollitzer
Acanthosis Nigricans.
Ernst Besnier
Atopic Dermatitis.
H.G. Brooke
Epithelioma Adenoides Cysticum.
William F. Milroy
Hereditary Edema of the Legs.
Emile Vidal
Keratosis Blennorrhagica.
Vittorio Mibelli
Angiokeratoma. Porokeratosis.
Andrew Rose Robinson
Hidrocystoma.
John Addison Fordyce
Angiokeratoma of the Scrotum. Pseudo-colloid of the Lips.
Henri Rendu
Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia.
Antonin Poncet
Pyogenic Granuloma.
Domenico Majocchi
Purpura Annularis Telangiectodes.
Henri Hallopeau
Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus. Acrodermatitis Continua.
Benjamin Robinson Schenck
Sporotrichosis.
Caesar Boeck
Sarcoidosis.

MORE RECENT OBSERVATIONS
Jean-Louis Brocq
Pseudopelade. Keratosis Pilaris. Neurodermatitis Circumscripta. Congenital Ichthyosiform Erythroderma. Parapsoriasis.
Edvard Ehlers
The Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
George Henry Fox
Fox-Fordyce Disease.
Abraham Buschke
Scleredema Adultorum.
Martin Feeney Engman
Infectious Eczematoid Dermatitis.
Theodor Escherich
Erythema Infectiosum.
Josef Jadassohn
Macular Atrophy. Granulosis Rubra Nasi. Cutis Verticis Gyrata. Pachyonychia Congenita.
Eduard Jacobi
Poikilodermia Vascularis Atrophicans.
Felix Pinkus
Lichen Nitidus.
Carl Leiner
Leiner's Disease.
Grover Wende
Eyrthema Figurata Perstans.
Jay Frank Schamberg
Schamberg's Disease. Grain Itch.
Louis Queyrat
Erythroplasia.
J.E. McDonagh
Nevoxantho-Endothelioma.
John T. Bowen
Bowen's Disease.
Benjamin Lipschuetz
Ulcus Vulvae Acutum.
Richard L. Sutton
Periadentis Mucosa Necrotica Recurrens. Leucoderma Acquisitum Centrifugum.
C. Guy Lane
Chromoblastomycosis.
Max Winkler
Chrondrodermatitis. Nodularis Chronica Helicis.
Jean Darier
Darier's Disease. Pseudo-xanthoma Elasticum. Erythema Annularae Centrifugum.
Gustav Riehl
Tuberculosis Verrucosa Cutis. Riehl's Melanosis.
F. Parkes-Weber
Relapsing Non-suppurative Nodular Panniculitis.
Aldo Castellani
Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra.
Henri Gougerot and Paul Blum
Pigmented Pupuric Lichenoid Dermatitis.
George Pornet
Symmetric Erythema of the Soles.
Bruno Bloch
Incontinentia Pigmenti.
Francis E. Senear and Barney Usher
Pemphigus Erythematodes.
Erich Urbach
Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum.
George A. Peterkin
Orf.
Marion A. Sulzberger and William Garbe
Exudative Discoid and Lichenoid Chronic Dermatosis.
Hulusi Behcet
Triple Symptom Complex.
Howard Hailey and Hugh Hailey
Familial Benign Chronic Pemphigus.
Joao Paulo Vieira
Fogo Salvagem.
Stuart D. Allen and John P. O'Brien
Tropical Anidrosis.
Johannes Fabry
Angiokeratoma Corporis Diffusum (Fabry's Disease).
Agostino A. Pasini and Luigi E. Pierini
Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini.
Louis Brunsting
Pyoderma Gangrenosum.
F. Wegener
Wegener's Granulomatosis.
Albert Sezary
Sezary Syndrome.
Masao Ota.
Nevus Fusco-coeruleus Ophthalmomaxillaris (Nevus of Ota).
S. William Becker
Necrolytic Migratory Erythema: (Glucagonoma Syndrome) . Becker's Nevus.
Clarence S. Livingood
Dhobie Dermatitis.
Eugene M. Farber
Hypertensive Ulcer.
Sophie Spitz
Spitz Nevus.
Walter F. Lever
Bullous Pemphigoid
Max Jessner
Jessner's Lymphocytic Infiltrate.

THE LAST FIFTY YEARS
F. Gianotti and A. Crosti
Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome (Papular Acrodermatitis of Childhood)).
Ian Bruce Sneddon and Darrell S. Wilkinson
Sneddon's Syndrome. Sneddon-Wilkinson Disease.
Alan Lyell
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (Lyells Syndrome).
Walter B. Shelley
Larva Currens. Cold Erythema. Aquagenic Urticaria. Autoimmune Progesterone Sensitivity Dermatitis. Piezogenic Pedal Papules. Pincer Nails. Mid-dermal Elastolysis Wrinkles. Adrenergic Urticaria. Non-pigmenting Fixed Drug Eruption. Estrogen Dermatitis. Abacus Nodule. IgE Bullous Dermatitis. Aquadynia.
William Bennett Bean
Blue Rubber Bleb Nervous Syndrome (Bean's Syndrome).
Earl W. Netherton
Netherton's Syndrome.
Harold O. Perry
Reticular Erythematous Mucinosis (REM Syndrome).
Albert M. Kligman
Telogen Effluvium.
John T. Crissey
Calcaneal Petechiae (Black Heel, Talon Noir).
Robert W. Goltz
Focal Dermal Hypoplasia Syndrome (Goltz Syndrome).
Peter D. Samman
Yellow Nail Syndrome.
R.D. Sweet
Sweet Syndrome: Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis.
Andre Bazex
Acrokeratosis Paraneoplastica (Bazex Syndrome). Follicular Atrophoderma and Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome (Bazex Atrophoderma).
Ervin Epstein
Acanthoma Fissuratum
Marvin E. Chernosky
Disseminated Superficial Actinic Porokeratosis (DSAP).
Amir H. Mehregan
Reactive Perforating Collagenosis.
Tomisaku Kawasaki
Kawasaki's Disease (Mucocutaneous Lymp Node Syndrome).
Thomas B. Fitzpatrick
The Ash Leaf Macule of Tuberous Sclerosis.
Lawrence M. Solomon
Epidermal Nevus Syndrome.
Ralph W. Grover
Grover's Disease (Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis).
Shigeo Ofuji
Eosinophilic Pustular Folliculitis (Ofuji's Disease). Papuloerythroderma of Ofuji.
George C. Wells
Eosinophilic Cellulitis (Wells' Syndrome).
Peyton E. Weary
Weary's Syndrome. Cowden's Syndrome.
Rona M. MacKie
Juvenile Plantar Dermatosis.
Thomas J. Lawley
Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy (PUPP).
Steven Kossard and Richard K. Winklemann
Necrobiotic Xanthogranuloma.
Grant Anhalt
Paraneoplastic Pemphigus.

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