Consultations in Dermatology: Studies of Orphan and Unique Patientsby Walter B. Shelley, E. Dorinda Shelley
Pub. Date: 01/31/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This handbook on dermatologic differential diagnosis and clinical management focuses on sixty-two challenging clinical cases that the authors have encountered in over fifty years of patient practice in dermatology. Each case is presented as a well-written vignette, told in a case-study style. The authors first present the background of each case concisely and
This handbook on dermatologic differential diagnosis and clinical management focuses on sixty-two challenging clinical cases that the authors have encountered in over fifty years of patient practice in dermatology. Each case is presented as a well-written vignette, told in a case-study style. The authors first present the background of each case concisely and including all the clinical details. They then reveal the process involved in the diagnosis and therapy involved. There is also a section on relevant questions that the doctor should be considering.
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Table of Contents
Preface; Introduction; 1. The case of black sweat; 2. A case of hives that wouldn't go away; 3. The painful bath; 4. A shower of hives; 5. A premenstrual rash; 6. Uncombable hair; 7. The man who couldn't sweat; 8. Scratch blisters; 9. Skin deep photography; 10. The bug that never was; 11. Blue spots; 12. White spots; 13. Same place, next time rash; 14. The brown spots that wouldn't go away; 15. The case of the painful fingertips; 16. A strange case of sunburn; 17. A multiple personality dermatitis; 18. Accidental hives; 19. Rotten fish odor; 20. Hormone blisters; 21. Flower shop itch; 22. 'Stress and a penny' hives; 23. The case of unilateral wrinkles; 24. Fiery red legs; 25. Painful feet; 26. Hot flashes and cold cream; 27. The blisters and the skin test; 28. A chilling pain; 29. Rough skin and sore throats; 30. The premenstrual purple chin; 31. Nine year hives; 32. Golf course dermatitis; 33. The secret message; 34. Herpes Gladiatorum; 35. Sunshine allergy; 36. L'Homme Rouge; 37. Rings of rash; 38. The breasts that never stopped growing; 39. The minister's hives; 40. Hardened skin; 41. Battery blisters; 42. Swollen lips; 43. The worm from outer space; 44. A new light on psoriasis; 45. Black and blue spots; 46. The emergency room itch; 47. The sleeper; 48. A crazy rash; 49. Bald spots; 50. The dog died; 51. The abacus tumor; 52. No spit; 53. The smell of burnt toast; 54. The twenty-three year itch; 55. The mysterious treatment; 56. The creeping acne cyst; 57. Our first case; 58. A strange case of acne; 59. The case of the glass eye; 60. The hand eczema caper; 61. The sore that would never heal; 62. Black blisters.
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