Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine / Edition 8

Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine / Edition 8

by Lowell Goldsmith, Stephen Katz, Barbara Gilchrest, Amy Paller

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ISBN-10: 0071669043

ISBN-13: 9780071669047

Pub. Date: 03/20/2012

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Doody's 2015 Core Title!

The landmark dermatology text that bridges the gap between science and clinical medicine—updated for today’s practice

Generations of clinicians, skin biologists, residents, and educators have acclaimed Fitzpatrick’s as the most authoritative and complete guide to dermatologic basic sciences,


Doody's 2015 Core Title!

The landmark dermatology text that bridges the gap between science and clinical medicine—updated for today’s practice

Generations of clinicians, skin biologists, residents, and educators have acclaimed Fitzpatrick’s as the most authoritative and complete guide to dermatologic basic sciences, histopathology, diagnosis, and treatment. Edition after edition, it reflects the latest insights into skin diseases and skin biology—and their practical relevance to general internal medicine—while covering the scientific foundations of the specialty.

This classic yet cutting-edge text is supported by the expert insights of more than 500 internationally respected contributors, and it covers everything dermatologists need to know about skin, dermatologic signs of underlying disease, and the management of all skin diseases, including acne, skin cancer, and psoriasis.


  • More than 3000 full-color photographs
  • DVD with image bank includes downloadable figures from the text
  • New illustration style makes difficult concepts easier to understand
  • Therapeutic ladders with first, second, and third line therapies
  • New or thoroughly revised chapters on Psoriasis;Skin disease in immunosuppressed patients; Epidermal stem cells; Hair growth disorders; Neonatal, pediatric, and adolescent dermatology; Radiotherapy; Immunobiologicals and cytokines; Lasers for rejuvenation
  • Expanded medical and surgical therapeutics sections guide you through all treatment options

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Section 1: General Considerations

1. The Epidemiology and Burden of Skin Disease, Martin A. Weinstock and Mary-Margaret Chren

2. Evidence-Based Dermatology, Michael Bigby, Rosamaria Corona, and Moyses Szklo

3. Global Health in Dermatology, Roderick Hay

4. Public Health in Dermatology, Hywell C. Williams, Sinead Langan, and Carsten Flohr

Section 2: Approach to Dermatologic Diagnosis

5. Structure of Skin Lesions and Fundamentals of Clinical Diagnosis, Amit Garg, Nikki A. Levin, and Jeffrey D. Bernhard

6. Basic Pathologic Reactions of the Skin, Klaus Wolff

Section 3: Overview of Biology, Development, and Structure of Skin

7. Development and Structure of Skin, David H. Chu

8. Genetics in Relation to the Skin, John McGrath and Irwin McLean

9. Racial Considerations: Skin of Color, Kavitha K. Reddy, Yolanda M. Lenzy, Katherine L. Brown, and Barbara A. Gilchrest


Section 4: Inflammatory Disorders Based on T-Cell Reactivity and Dysregulation

10. Innate and Adaptive Immunity for the Skin, Georg Stingl and Robert L. Modlin

11. Cytokines, Thomas Kupper and Ifor Williams

12. Chemokines, Anke S. Lonsdorf and Sam T. Hwang

13. Allergic Contact Dermatitis, Kathryn A. Zug and Mari Paz Castanedo

14. Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic Eczema), Donald Leung, Lawrence F. Eichenfield, and Mark Boguniewicz

15. Nummular Eczema and Lichen Simplex Chronicus/Prurigo Nodularis, Susan Burgin

16. Vesicular Palmoplantar Eczema, Daven N. Doshi, Carol E. Cheng, and Alexa B. Kimball

17. Autosensitization Dermatitis, Don Belsito

18. Psoriasis, James T. Elder

19. Psoriatic Arthritis, Dafna D. Gladman and Vinod Chandran

20. Reactive Arthritis, John D. Carter

21. Pustular Eruptions of Palms and Soles, Ulrich Mrowietz

22. Seborrheic Dermatitis, Chad M. Hivnor and Chris D. Collins

23. Exfoliative Dermatitis, Jane Margaret Grant-Kels, Flavia Fedeles, and Marti J. Rothe

24. Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris, Daniela Bruch-Gerharz and Thomas Ruzicka

25. Parapsoriasis and Pityriasis Lichenoides, Gary S. Wood, Chung-Hong Hu, and Rosemarie Liu

26. Lichen Planus, Mark R. Pittelkow and Mazen Daoud

27. Lichen Nitidus, Mark R. Pittelkow and Mazen Daoud

28. Graft-versus-Host Disease, Ed Cowen

29. Skin Disease in Acute and Chronic Immunosuppression, Benjamin D. Ehst and Andrew Blauvelt

Section 5: Inflammatory Diseases Based on Neutrophilsand Eosinophils

30. Regulation of the Production and Activation of Neutrophils, Steven M. Holland

31. Regulation of the Production and Activation of Eosinophils, Kristin M. Leiferman

32. Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis (Sweet Syndrome), Philip R. Cohen, Herbert Hönigsmann, and Razelle Kurzrock

33. Pyoderma Gangrenosum, Frank C. Powell, Bridget C. Hackett, and Daniel Wallach

34. Granuloma Faciale, David A. Mehregan and Darius R. Mehregan

35. Sub-Corneal Pustular Dermatosis (Sneddon-Wilkinson Disease), Franz Trautinger and Herbert Hönigsmann

36. Eosinophils in Cutaneous Diseases, Kristin M. Leiferman and Margot S. Peters

Section 6: Inflammatory Diseases Based on Abnormal Humoral Reactivity and Other Inflammatory Diseases

37. Humoral Immunity and Complement, Lela Lee

38. Urticaria and Angioedema, Allen Kaplan

39. Erythema Multiforme, Jean C. Roujeau

40. Epidermal Necrolysis (Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis), L. Valeyrie-Allanore and Jean C. Roujeau

41. Cutaneous Reactions to Drugs, Neil H. Shear and Sandra R. Knowles

42. Pityriasis Rosea, Andrew Blauvelt

43. Erythema Annulare Centrifugum and Other Figurate Erythemas, Walter H. C. Burgdorf

44. Granuloma Annulare, Julie S. Prendiville

Section 7: Disorders of Epidermal Differentiation and Keratinization

45. Epidermal Stem Cells, Rebecca Morris

46. Epidermal Growth and Differentiation, Tung-Tien Sun

47. Skin as an Organ of Protection, Ehrhardt Proksch and Jens-Michael Jensen

48. Irritant Contact Dermatitis, Antoine Amado, Apra Sood, and James S. Taylor

49. The Ichthyoses, Philip Fleckman and John DiGiovanna

50. Inherited Keratodermas of Palms and Soles, Mozheh Zamiri, Maurice A.M. van Steensel, and Colin S. Munro

51. Acantholytic Disorders of the Skin, Susan Burge and Alain Hovnanian

52. Porokeratosis, Alan D. Irvine and Grainne O'Regan

Section 8: Disorders of Epidermal and Dermal-Epidermal Cohesion and Vesicular and Bullous Disorders

53. Epidermal and Epidermal-Dermal Abrasion, Leena Bruckner-Tuderman and Aimee S. Payne

54. Pemphigus, John R. Stanley and Aimee S. Payne

55. Paraneoplastic Pemphigus, Grant Anhalt and Daniel Mimouni

56. Bullous Pemphigoid, Donna A. Culton, Zhi Liu, and Luis A. Diaz

57. Cicatricial Pemphigoid, Kim B. Yancey

58. Linear Immunoglobulin A Dermatosis and Chronic Bullous Disease of Childhood, Caroline L. Rao and Russell P. Hall, III

59. Pemphigoid Gestationis (Herpes Gestationis), Jeff Shornick

60. Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita, David T. Woodley and Mei Chen

61. Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Arash Ronaghy, Stephen I. Katz, and Russell P. Hall, III

62. Inherited Epidermolysis Bullosa, M. Peter Marinkovich

Section 9: Disorders of the Dermal Connective Tissue

63. Collagens, Elastic Fibers, and Other Extracellular Matrix Proteins of the Dermis, Thomas Krieg, Monique Aumailley, Manual Koch, Mon-Li Chu, and Jouni Uitto

64. Morphea, Stephanie Saxton-Daniels and Heidi Jacobe

65. Lichen Sclerosus, Ulrich Hengge

66. Dermal Hypertrophies and Benign Fibroblastic/Myofibroblastic Tumors, Christine Ko

67. Anetoderma and Other Atrophic Disorders of the Skin, Julie Powell and Catherine Maari

68. Ainhum and Pseudoainhum, Robert T. Brodell and Stephen E. Helms

69. Acquired Perforating Disorders, Bethanee Schlosser and Julia Minocha

Section 10: Disorders of Subcutaneous Tissue

70. Panniculitis, Iris K. Aronson, Patricia M. Fishman, and Sophie M. Worobec

71. Lipodystrophy, Abhimanyu Garg

Section 11: Disorders of Melanocytes

72. Biology of Melanocytes, Hee-Young Park, Marita G. Kosmadaki, Marinya Pongpudpunth, Jin Lee, and Mina Yaar

73. Albinism and Other Genetic Disorders of Pigmentation, Thomas J. Hornyak

74. Vitiligo, Stanca A. Birlea, Richard A. Spritz, and David A. Norris

75. Hypomelanoses and Hypermelanoses, Hilde Lapeere, Barbara Boone, Sofie De Schepper, Evelien Verhaeghe, Mireille Van Gele, Katia Ongenae, Nanja Van Geel, Jo Lambert, Lieve Brochez, and Jean-Marie Naeyaert

Section 12: Disorders of the Oral and Genital Integument

76. Biology and Pathology of the Oral Cavity, Sook-Bin Woo

77. Diseases and Disorders of the Male Genitalia, Christopher Barry Bunker

78. Diseases and Disorders of the Female Genitalia, Lynne Margesson and F. William Danby


Section 13: Disorders of the Sebaceous Glands

79. Biology of Sebaceous Glands, Amanda M. Nelson and Diane M. Thiboutot

80. Acne Vulgaris and Acneiform Eruptions, Andrea L. Zaenglein, Emmy M. Graber, Diane M. Thiboutot, and John S. Strauss

81. Rosacea, Michelle Terez Pelle

82. Perioral Dermatitis, Leslie P. Lawley and Sareeta R.S. Parker

Section 14: Disorders of the Eccrine and Apocrine Glands

83. Biology of Eccrine, Apocrine, and Apoeccrine Sweat Glands, Theodora Marie Mauro

84. Disorders of the Eccrine Sweat Glands and Sweating, Robert D. Fealey and Adelaide A. Herbert

85. Disorders of the Apocrine Sweat Glands, Christos C. Zouboulis and Fragkiski Tsatsou

Section 15: Disorders of the Hair and Nails

86. Biology of Hair Follicles, George Cotsarelis and Vladimir Botchkarev

87. Keratosis Pilaris and Other Inflammatory Follicular Keratotic Syndromes, Paradi Mirmirani and Maureen Rogers

88. Hair Growth Disorders, Nina Otberg and Jerry Shapiro

89. Biology of Nails and Nail Disorders, Antonella Tosti and Bianca Maria Piraccini


Section 16: Disorders Due to Ultraviolet Radiation

90. Fundamentals of Cutaneous Photobiology and Photoimmunology, Irene Kochevar, Charles Taylor, and Jean Krutmann

91. Abnormal Responses to Ultraviolet Radiation: Idiopathic, Probably Immunologic, and Photoexacerbated, Paul Bergstresser

92. Abnormal Responses to Ultraviolet Radiation: Photosensitivity Induced by Exogenous Agents, Henry W. Lim

Section 17: Skin Changes Due to Other Physical and Chemical Factors

93. Thermoregulation, Dean L. Kellogg, Jr.

94. Cold Injuries, Gérald E. Piéard, Pascale Quatresooz, and Claudine Piérard-Franchimont

95. Thermal Injuries, Robert L. Sheridan

96. Skin Problems in Amputees, Calum Lyon and Michael H. Beck

97. Skin Problems in Ostomates, Calum Lyon and Michael Beck

98. Corns and Calluses, Thomas M. DeLauro and Nicole M. DeLauro

99. Sports Dermatology, Dirk M. Elston

100. Decubitus (Pressure) Ulcers, Jennifer Gloeckner Powers, Lilian M. Odo, and Tania J. Phillips

101. Body Art, Anne Laumann


Section 18: Neurocutaneous and Psychocutaneous Skin Disease

102. Neurobiology of the Skin, Thomas Luger and Martin Steinhoff

103. Pathophysiology and Clinical Aspects of Pruritus, Gil Yosipovitch and Tejesh S. Patel

104. Psychocutaneous Skin Disease, Evan Rieder and Francisco A. Tausk

105. Cutaneous Manifestations of Drug Abuse, Richard A. Johnson and Haley Naik

106. Skin Signs of Physical Abuse, Howard Pride


Section 19: From Birth to Old Age

107. Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Dermatology, Mary W. Chang

108. Skin Changes and Diseases in Pregnancy, Julie K. Karen and Miriam Keltz Pomeranz

109. Aging of Skin, Barbara Ann Gilchrest and Mina Yaar


Section 20: Carcinogenesis

110. Genome Instability, DNA Repair, and Cancer, Kenneth H. Kraemer and Thomas M. Ruenger

111. Chemical Carcinogenesis, Andrzej A. Dlugosz

112. Ultraviolet Radiation Carcinogenesis, Masaoki Kawasumi and Paul Nghiem

Section 21: Epidermal and Appendageal Tumors

113. Epithelial Precancerous Lesions, Karyanne O. Duncan, John K. Geisse, and David J. Leffell

114. Squamous Cell Carcinoma, David J. Leffell and Douglas Grossman

115. Basal Cell Carcinoma, David J. Leffell and John Carucci

116. Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome, Anthony E. Oro and Jean Y. Tang

117. Keratoacanthoma, Lorenzo Cerroni and Helmut Kerl

118. Benign Epithelial Tumors, Hamartomas, and Hyperplasias, Neil Swanson

119. Appendage Tumors and Hamartomas of the Skin, Divya Srivastava and R. Stan Taylor

120. Merkel Cell Carcinoma, Andrew Tegeder, Olga Afanasiev, and Paul Nghiem

121. Mammary and Extramammary Paget Disease, Sherrif F. Ibrahim, Roy C. Greken, and Isaac M. Neuhaus

Section 22: Melanocytic Tumors

122. Benign Neoplasias and Hyperplasias of Melanocytes, James M. Grichnik, Arthur R. Rhodes, and Arthur J. Sober

123. Atypical (Dysplastic) Melanocytic Nevi, James Grichnik and Margaret A. Tucker

124. Cutaneous Melanoma, Evans C. Bailey, Arthur J. Sober, Hensin Tsao, Martin C. Mihm, Jr., and Timothy M. Johnson

Section 23: Tumors and Hyperplasias of the Dermis and Subcutaneous Fat

125. Malignant Fibrous, Fibrohistiocytic, and Histiocytic Tumors of the Dermis, Juergen C. Becker and Selma Ugurel

126. Vascular Tumors, Ilona J. Frieden and Erin Mathes

127. Neoplasias and Hyperplasias of Muscular and Neural Origin, Lucile E. White, Ross M. Levy, and Murad Alam

128. Kaposi Sarcoma, Erwin Tschachler

129. Neoplasms of Subcutaneous Fat, Thomas Brenn


Section 24: Skin in Nutritional, Metabolic, and Heritable Disease

130. Cutaneous Features of Nutritional Disease, Albert C. Yan and Melinda Jen

131. Cutaneous Changes in Errors of Amino Acid Metabolism, Peter Itin

132. The Porphyrias, David R. Bickers and Jorge Frank

133. Amyloidosis and the Skin, Helen J. Lachmann and Philip Hawkins

134. The Systemic Monogenic Autoinflammatory Diseases, Raphaela Goldbach-Mansky

135. Xanthomatoses and Lipoprotein Disorders, Ernst Schaefer and Raul Santos

136. Fabry Disease, Atul Mehta and Catherine H. Orteu

137. Lipoid Proteinosis and Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue, Jon Dyer

138. Cutaneous Mineralization and Ossification, Janet Fairley

139. Hereditary Disorders of Genome Instability and DNA Repair, Thomas Ruenger, Kenneth H. Kraemer, and John DiGiovanna

140. Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, Thomas N. Darling

141. The Neurofibromatoses, Robert H. Listernick and Joel Charrow

142. Ectodermal Dysplasias, Nnenna Agim, Alanna F. Bree, and Virginia P. Sybert

143. Genetic Immunodeficiency Diseases, Ramsey Fuleihan and Amy Paller

Section 25: Skin Manifestations of Bone Marrow or Blood Chemistry Disorders

144. Hematologic Diseases, Warren Piette

145. Cutaneous Lymphoma, Marc Beyer and Wolfgang Sterry

146. Inflammatory Diseases That Simulate Lymphomas: Cutaneous Pseudolymphomas, Gary S. Wood

147. Cutaneous Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, Carlo Gelmetti

148. Non-Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, Carlo Gelmetti

149. Mastocytosis, Michael D. Thorp

Section 26: Skin Manifestations of Internal Organ Disorders

150. The Skin and Disorders of the Alimentary Trace, the Hepatobiliary System, Kidney and Cardiopulmonary System, Graham A. Johnston and Robin A.C. Graham-Brown

151. Diabetes Mellitus and Other Endocrine Diseases, Andrea A. Kalus, Andy J. Chien, and John E. Olerud

152. Sarcoidosis, Richard M. Marchell, Bruce Thiers, and Marc Judson

153. Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Malignant Disease, Christine DeWitt, Lucinda Buescher, and Stephen P. Stone

Section 27: The Skin in Vascular and Connective Tissue and Other Autoimmune Disorders

154. Mechanisms of Autoimmune Disease, Joseph Craft and Insoo Kang

155. Lupus Erythematosus, Richard D. Sontheimer and Melissa I. Costner

156. Dermatomyositis, Richard D. Sontheimer and Melissa I. Costner

157. Scleroderma (Systematic Sclerosis), P. Moinzadeh, C.P. Denton, T. Kriegm and C.M. Black

158. Scleredema and Scleromyxedema, Roger H. Weenig and Mark R. Pittelkow

159. Relapsing Polychondritis, Camille Francès

160. Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatic Fever, and Gout, Warren Piette

161. Sjögren Syndrome, Gabor Illei

Section 28: The Skin in Inflammatory and Other Vascular Disorders

162. Endothelium in Inflammation and Angiogenesis, Peter Petzelbauer, Robert Loewe, and Jordan S. Pober

163. Cutaneous Necrotizing Venulitis, Nicholas A. Soter

164. Systemic Necrotizing Arteritis, Peter Merkel

165. Erythema Elevatum Diutinum, Nneka J. Comfere and Lawrence E. Gibson

166. Adamantiades-Behçet Disease, Christos C. Zouboulis

167. Kawasaki Disease, Anne H. Rowley

168. Pigmented Purpuric Dermatoses, Theresa Devere

169. Cryoglobulinemia and Cryofibrinogenemia, Holger Schmidt and Gerald Braun

170. Raynaud Phenomenon, John H. Klippel

171. Malignant Atrophic Papulosis (Degos Disease), Dan Lipsker

172. Vascular Malformations, Laurence M. Boon

173. Cutaneous Changes in Peripheral Vascular Arterial Disease, Veerendra Chadachan, Steven M. Dean, and Robert T. Eberhardt

174. Cutaneous Changes in Venous and Lymphatic Insufficiency, Craig N. Burkhart, Chris Adigun, and Claude S. Burton


Section 29: Bacterial Disease

175. General Considerations of Bacterial Diseases, Noah Craft

176. Superficial Cutaneous Infections and Pyodermas, Noah Craft

177. Gram-Positive Infections Associated with Toxin Production, Jeffrey B. Travers and Nick Mousdicas

178. Non-Necrotizing Infections of the Dermis and Subcutaneous Fat: Cellulitis and Erysipelas, Adam D. Lipworth, Arturo Saavedra, Arnold N. Weinberg, and Richard Allen Johnson

179. Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections: Necrotizing Fasciitis, Gangrenous Cellulitis, and Myonecrosis, Adam P. Lipworth, Arturo Saavedra, Arnold N. Weinberg, and Richard Allen Johnson

180. Gram-Negative Coccal and Bacillary Infections, Myron Cohen and David Weber

181. The Skin in Infective Endocarditis, Sepsis, Septic Shock, and Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Laura Korb Ferris and Joseph C. English

182. Bartonellosis, Timothy Berger and Francisco G. Bravo

183. Miscellaneous Bacterial Infections with Cutaneous Manifestations, Scott A. Norton

184. Tuberculosis and Infections with Atypical Mycobacteria, Aisha Sethi and Bernard Naafs

185. Actinomyosis, Nocardiosis, and Actinomycetoma, Francisco G. Bravo, Roberto Arenas, and Daniel Asz Sigall

186. Leprosy, Delphine Lee, Thomas H. Rea, and Robert L. Modlin

187. Lyme Borreliosis, Meera Mahalingam, Jag Bhawan, Daniel B. Eisen, and Linden Hu

Section 30: Fungal Diseases

188. Superficial Fungal Infection, Amit Garg and Stefan Schieke

189. Yeast Infections: Candidiasis, Tinea (Pityriasis) Versicolor and Malassezia (Pityrosporum) Folliculitis, Roopal Vashi Kundu and Amit Garg

190. Deep Fungal Infections, Roderick J. Hay

Section 31: Viral and Rickettsial Diseases

191. Viral Diseases: General Considerations, L. Katie Morrison, Ammar Ahmed, Vandana Madkan, Natalia Mendoza, and Stephen Tyring

192. Exanthematous Viral Diseases, Leah T. Belazarian, Mayra E. Lorenzo, Andrea L. Pearson, Susan M. Sweeney, and Karen Wiss

193. Herpes Simplex, Adriana R. Marques and Jeffrey I. Cohen

194. Varicella and Herpes Zoster, Kenneth Schmader and Michael N. Oxman

195. Poxvirus Infections, Caroline Piggott, Sheila Fallon Friedlander, and Wynnis Tom

196. Warts, Elliott J. Androphy and Reinhard Kirnbauer

197. Human Retroviral Disease: Human T-Lymphotropic Viruses, Erwin Tschachler

198. Cutaneous Manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Lily Changchien Uihlein, Arturo Saavedra, and Richard Allen Johnson

199. The Rickettsioses, Ehrlichioses, and Anaplasmoses, Warren Heyman, Sandra Kopp, and Justin Green

Section 32: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

200. Syphilis, Ken Katz

201. Endemic (Non-venereal) Treponematoses, Samer Ghosn and Nadine Marrouch

202. Chancroid, Stephan Lautenschlager

203. Lymphogranuloma Venereum, Rim Ishak and Samer Ghosn

204. Granuloma Inguinale, Abdul-Ghani Kibbi, Ruba F. Bahhady, and Myrna El-Shareef

205. Gonorrhea and Other Mucosal-Based Venereal Diseases, Ted Rosen

Section 33: Infestations, Bites, and Stings

206. Leishmaniasis and Other Protozoan Infections, Joelle Malek and Samar Ghosn

207. Helminthic Infections, Jay Keystone and Kathy Suh

208. Scabies, Other Mites, and Pediculosis, Craig N. Burkhart and Craig G. Burkhart

209. Bites and Stings of Terrestrial and Aquatic Life, Jennifer Daly and Mark Jordan Scharf

210. Arthropod Bites and Stings, Robert A. Schwartz and Christopher J. Steen


Section 34: Occupational Skin Diseases

211. Occupational Skin Disease due to Irritants and Allergens, James S. Taylor and Apra Sood

212. Occupational Noneczematous Skin Diseases Due to Biologic, Physical, and Chemical Agents: Introduction, James S. Taylor and Apra Sood

Section 35: The Skin in Bioterrorism and Biologic Warfare

213. Cutaneous Manifestations of Biologic, Chemical, and Radiologic Terrorism Attacks, Scott A. Norton


Section 36: Topical Therapy

214. Principles of Topical Therapy, Aieska de Souza and Bruce E. Strober

215. Pharmacokinetics and Topical Applications of Drugs, Hans Schaefer, Thomas E. Redelmeier, Gerhard J. Nohynek, and Jürgen Lademann

216. Topical Cortocosteroids, Francisco A. Kerdel and Isabel Valencia

217. Topical Retinoids, Anna L. Chien, John J. Voorhees, and Sewon King

218. Topical Antibiotics, Mark Bonner and William James

219. Topical Antifungal Agents, Whitney High and James E. Fitzpatrick

220. Topical and Intralesional Cytotoxic Agents, Aieska De Souza, Megan M. Moore, and Bruce E. Strober

221. Topical Immunomodulators, Edward M. Esparza and Robert Sidbury

222. Other Topical Medications, Kenneth Katz

223. Photoprotection, Henry W. Lim

Section 37: Systemic Therapy

224. Systemic Glucocorticoids, Victoria P. Werth

225. Dapsone, Joni G. Sago and Russell P. Hall III

226. Aminoquinolines, Susannah E. McClain, Jeffrey R. LaDuca, and Anthony A. Gaspari

227. Cytotoxic and Antimetabolic Agents, Whitney A. High and James Fitzpatrick

228. Retinoids, Anders Vahlquist and Jean-Hilaire Saurat

229. Antihistamines, Robert A. Wood

230. Antibiotics, Christopher C. Gasbarre, Steven K. Schmitt, and Kenneth J. Tomecki

231. Antiviral Drugs, Dirk M. Elston

232. Oral Antifungal Agents, Reza Jacob and Nellie Konnikov

233. Mycophenolate Mofetil, Cyclosporine, and Related Immunosuppressive Therapies, Jeffrey P. Callen

234. Immunobiologicals, Cytokines, and Growth Factors in Dermatology, Stephan K. Richardson and Joel M. Gelfand

235. Anti-angiogenic Agents, Ricardo L. Berrios, Michael Y. Bonner, Jonathan Hofmekler, and Jack L. Arbiser

236. Drug Interactions, Steven E. Wolverton

Section 38: Physical Treatments

237. Phototherapy, Craig A. Elmets, Brian Pollack, and Jennifer Cafardi

238. Photochemotherapy and Photodynamic Therapy, Herbert Hönigsmann, Rolf-Markus Szeimies, and Robert Knobler

239. Lasers and Flash Lamps in Dermatology, Michael Landthaler, Wolfgang Baeumler, and Ulrich Hohenleutner

240. Radiotherapy, Lynn Wilson and Roy Decker

Section 39: Complementary and Alternative Dermatology

241. Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Dermatology, Alan Dattner

Section 40: Surgery in Dermatology

242. Dermatologic Surgery: Introduction to Anatomy and Approach, Sumaira Aasi

243. Excisional Surgery and Repair, Flaps, and Grafts, Jessica M. Sheehan, Melanie Kingsley, and Thomas E. Rohrer

244. Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Joseph Alcalay and Ronen Alkalay

245. Nail Surgery, Robert Baran

246. Cryosurgery and Electrosurgery, Justin Vujevich and Leonard Goldberg

247. Surgical Complications, Richard Bennett

248. Wound Repair: Mechanisms and Practical Considerations, Vincent Falanga and Satori Iwamoto

249. Treatment for Varicose and Telangiectatic Leg Veins, Robert A. Weiss and Margaret Weiss

Section 41: Cosmetic Dermatology

250. Cosmetics and Skin Care in Dermatology, Leslie Baumann

251. Skin Resurfacing: Ablative Lasers, Chemical Peels, and Dermabrasion, Elizabeth Tanzi and Tina Alster

252. Cosmetic Applications of Non-Ablative Lasers and Other Light Devices, Elliott T. Weiss, Anne M. Chapas, and Roy G. Geronemus

253. Liposuction Using Tumescent Local Anesthesia, William Stebbins, Aimee Leonard, and C. William Hanke

254. Soft Tissue Augmentation, Lisa M. Donofrio

255. Botulinum Toxin, Richard G. Glogau

256. Hair Transplantation and Alopecia Reduction, Walter P. Unger, Robin H. Unger, and Mark Unger


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