Mosby's Color Atlas and Text of Dermatology

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A wide range of health care professionals, from the specialist dermatologist to the general or primary care practitioner, will benefit from MOSBY'S COLOR ATLAS AND TEXT OF DERMATOLOGY. It offers a heavily illustrated and thorough overview of dermatology, covering basic structure and function of the skin, diagnostic techniques, and dermatoses. The profusion of high-quality clinical photos reflects the vital importance of learning how to recognize and interpret physical signs of skin disease for common and obscure ...
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Overview

A wide range of health care professionals, from the specialist dermatologist to the general or primary care practitioner, will benefit from MOSBY'S COLOR ATLAS AND TEXT OF DERMATOLOGY. It offers a heavily illustrated and thorough overview of dermatology, covering basic structure and function of the skin, diagnostic techniques, and dermatoses. The profusion of high-quality clinical photos reflects the vital importance of learning how to recognize and interpret physical signs of skin disease for common and obscure conditions. Electron micrographs and explanatory artworks supplement the clinical photos, illustrate and clarify relevant causative agents and underlying pathology. The accompanying text gives a simple, succinct account of each disease, with brief discussions of cause, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, investigations and management.

* Features high quality clinical photography which accurately depicts the clinical appearance of skin conditions and reflects the vital importance of learning how to recognize and interpret physical signs.
• Illustrates many standard dermatologic examples to reflect real-life experience.
• Includes a high level of clinical and symptom discussions for day-to-day practical use.
• Gives brief descriptions and clinical and pathological appearances of dermatologic diseases for a good overview and quick reference.
• Clear and concise text to facilitate learning and review.

The book contains color illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780723424215
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/22/1998
  • Series: Mosby's Color Atlas and Text Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 338
  • Product dimensions: 6.17 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

Robin Graham-Brown graduated in medicine from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London, UK. His postgraduate training in general medicine and dermatology was also in London, at the Queen Mary’s University Hospital and at the Royal Free. He was appointed consultant dermatologist in Leicester in 1983, and subsequently became honorary senior lecturer in the University department. His main clinical research interests have been in early diagnosis and public education on skin cancer (especially melanoma) and in atopic eczema. Dr Graham-Brown has co-edited Skin Diseases in the Elderly, and co-written two books (Lecture Notes on Dermatology and A Colour Atlas and Text of Dermatology), as well as chapters for several textbooks. He has co-authored over 180 original articles, reviews and published abstracts. He is President of the British Association of Dermatology 2005/2006.
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Table of Contents

1 The Structure and Function of the Skin Introduction The microstructure of the skin The functions of the skin 2 Diagnosing and Treating Skin Disease Introduction Dermatological terminology Starting to make a diagnosis Treating skin diseases Psychological aspects of the dermatological consultation 3 Cutaneous Infections Introduction Bacterial infections Viral infections Fungal infections Parasitic infections 4 Tumours and Naevi Introduction Naevi and tumours of the epidermal keratinocytes and epidermal appendages Benign epidermal tumours Naevi and tumours of melanocytes Naevi of dermal components Vascular naevi Disorders in which angiomas and vascular malformations are a feature Acquired benign dermal tumours Dysplastic and malignant dermal tumours Lymphomas Pseudotumours Subcutaneous tissue 5 Inflammatory Dermatoses Urticaria and angio-oedema The eczema-dermatitis group Psoriasis Lichen planus and other 'interface dermatoses' 6 Infiltrative Disorders Introduction Necrobiotic disorders Sarcoidosis and other granulomatous infiltrates Mastocytosis Juvenile xanthogranuloma (naevoxantho-endothelioma) Langerhans'-cell histiocytosis (histiocytosis X) Amyloidosis Lymphocytic infiltrates Mucinous infiltrates Eosinophilic cellulitis 7 Bullous Diseases Introduction Congenital/inherited causes of blistering Acquired causes of blistering 8 Systemic Disease and the Skin Introduction Skin changes associated with multiple pathologies Skin changes associated with disease in a specific organ or system Skin changes caused by a pathophysiological process Skin signs caused by drugs given for systemic or cutaneous disease The cutaneous effects of psychological disturbances 9 Disorders of Hair and Nails Introduction Disorders of hair Disorders of the nails 10 Disorders of Pigmentation Normal pigmentation Hyperpigmentation Acquired causes Reduced or absent pigmentation 11 Genodermatoses Introduction Incontinentia pigmenti (Bloch-Sulzberger disease) Incontinentia pigmenti achromians or hypomelanosis of Ito Ectodermal dysplasias Disorders of keratinization Basal cell naevus syndrome and syndromes associated with increased skin cancers Neurofibromatosis Tuberous sclerosis Disorders of connective tissue Pseudoxanthoma elasticum Premature ageing syndromes Skin manifestations of chromosomal disorders Vascular disorders Angiokeratoma corporis diffusum (Anderson-Fabry disease) Syndromes with immune deficiency Inherited syndromes in which skin changes accompany systemic cancers Genetic counselling and further management
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