Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology: A Textbook of Skin Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence [NOOK Book]

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Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology, by Amy S. Paller, MD and Anthony J. Mancini, MD, gives you easy access to the practical, definitive guidance you need to expertly identify and manage all types of skin disorders seen in children. Continuing the legacy of Dr. Sidney Hurwitz’s beloved reference, it covers all pediatric dermatoses in a thorough, yet efficient and accessible way, enabling you to get the answers you need quickly and provide your patients with the most effective care. This edition brings you up ...

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Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology: A Textbook of Skin Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence

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Overview

Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology, by Amy S. Paller, MD and Anthony J. Mancini, MD, gives you easy access to the practical, definitive guidance you need to expertly identify and manage all types of skin disorders seen in children. Continuing the legacy of Dr. Sidney Hurwitz’s beloved reference, it covers all pediatric dermatoses in a thorough, yet efficient and accessible way, enabling you to get the answers you need quickly and provide your patients with the most effective care. This edition brings you up to date on the latest classification schemes, the molecular basis for genetic skin disorders, atopic dermatitis, hemangiomas, viral disorders, bites and infestations, hypersensitivity disorders, collagen vascular disorders, bacterial and fungal infections, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, and much more. A thousand full-color photographs help you to recognize the characteristic manifestations of every type of skin disease. Hurwitz remains the indispensible pediatric dermatology resource you need for optimal practice.

  • Efficiently locate the answers you need with a remarkably concise, practical, clinically focused reference that minimizes redundancy and offers an ideal ratio of text to figures and tables.
  • Overcome challenges in pediatric dermatology with confidence with a wealth of clinical "pearls" from Amy S. Paller, MD and Anthony J. Mancini, MD - esteemed leaders in the field who possess significant experience in both research and clinical practice.
  • Stay on the cutting edge of the latest diagnostic, therapeutic, and research advances with updated and expanded coverage of the most recent classification schemes, the molecular basis for genetic skin disorders, atopic dermatitis, hemangiomas, viral disorders, bites and infestations, hypersensitivity disorders, collagen vascular disorders, bacterial and fungal infections, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, and much more.
  • Recognize a wide range of pediatric diseases thanks to a completely revised image library with over 370 new clinical images - more than 1,000 in all.
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"One of the most important pediatric books to appear in the last decade...A veritable treasure...The pros and cons of each mode of therapy are skillfully discussed in a practical way." (JAMA, rev. of the last ed.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781437736137
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 5/23/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 632
  • Sales rank: 1,197,876
  • File size: 44 MB
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Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Preface ix
Dedication x
1 An overview of dermatologic diagnosis 1
2 Cutaneous disorders of the newborn 17
3 Eczematous eruptions in childhood 49
4 Papulosquamous and related disorders 85
5 Hereditary disorders of cornification 107
6 Hereditary disorders of the dermis 129
7 Disorders of hair and nails 145
8 Disorders of the sebaceous and sweat glands 185
9 Cutaneous tumors and tumor syndromes 205
10 Histocytoses and malignant skin diseases 245
11 Disorders of pigmentation 265
12 Vascular disorders of infancy and childhood 307
13 Bullous disorders of childhood 345
14 Bacterial, mycobacterial, and protozoal infections of the skin 365
15 Viral diseases of the skin 397
16 The exanthematous diseases of childhood 423
17 Skin disorders due to fungi 449
18 Bites and infestations 479
19 Photosensitivity and photoreactions 503
20 The hypersensitivity syndromes 525
21 Vasculitic disorders 557
22 Collagen vascular disorders 573
23 Endocrine disorders and the skin 609
24 Inborn errors of metabolism 631
25 Skin signs of other systemic diseases 651
26 Abuse and factitial disorders 673
Index 687
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