A fully-illustrated, note-packed volume of information, Dermatology: Illustrated Study Guide and Comprehensive Board Review fulfills a real need for a single study guide for the Dermatology Board Exam. Written by a previous Chief Resident of Dermatology at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, the text focuses on presenting comprehensive information in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-remember format. The second edition of this incredibly popular book includes updated coverage of new medications, new entities, and over 300 additional full-color clinical and histological images. Following the layout of the successful first edition, even more tips, short lists, and tables, including mnemonics and memory tricks to mentally organize information fill every inch of this book – a must-have for any dermatologist and dermatology resident.
|Publisher:||Springer International Publishing|
|Edition description:||2nd ed. 2017|
|Product dimensions:||8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x (d)|
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Table of ContentsChapter 1 SKIN – STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION Epidermis; Basement membrane; Dermis; Epidermal appendages; Subcutaneous tissues; Functions of skin Chapter 2 IMMUNE SYSTEM OF THE SKIN Stratum Corneum; Cellular components of the immune system; Molecular components of the immune system Chapter 3 DIAGNOSIS OF SKIN DISEASE History taking; Examination and special diagnostic procedures; Laboratory investigations; Primary and secondary lesions of the skin Chapter 4 BACTERIAL INFECTIONS Normal cutaneous flora; Infections caused by streptococcus and staphylococcus; Hidradenitis suppurative; Erythrasma, pitted keratolysis and trichomycosis axillaris; Tuberculosis; Leprosy; Pseudomonal infection; Sexually transmitted diseases (bacterial)-syphilis, gonorrhea and chancroid Chapter 5 FUNGAL INFECTIONS Diseases caused by dermatophytes; Pityriasis versicolor; Pityrosporum folliculitis; Candidiasis; Madura foot; Sporotrichosis; Deep mycosis Chapter 6 VIRAL INFECTIONS Herpes simplex, herpes zoster, chickenpox; Warts; Molluscum contagiosum; Hand foot and mouth disease; Erythema infectiosum; HIV infection Chapter 7 PARASITIC INFESTATIONS AND DISEASE CAUSED BY ARTHROPODS Scabies; Pediculosis; Leishmaniasis; Larva migrans; Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever; Lymes disease; Onchocerciasis; Loiasis; Insect bites; Papular urticaria Chapter 8 ECZEMA Classification, clinical features and treatment of eczema (General outline); Exogenous eczema; Endogenous eczema and prurigo nodularis Chapter 9 KERATINIZING AND PAPULOSQUAMOUS DISORDERS Psoriasis; Lichen planus; Pityriasisrosea; Pityriasis rubra pilaris; Parapsoriasis; Follicular keratosis; Hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles; Corns; Congenital Disorders of Keratinization- Dariers disease and ichthyosis Chapter 10 DISEASES OF THE CONNECTIVE TISSUE Lupus erythematosus; Dermatomyositis; Scleroderma; Sjorens syndrome; Mixed connective tissue disorder; Keloids; Knuckle pads; Hereditary Disorders- Psuedoxanthoma elasticum, cutis laxa and Ehlor Danlos syndrome Chapter 11 BULLOUS DISORDERS Mechanism of bulla formation; Pemphigus; Pemphigoid; Dermatitis herpetiformis; Chronic bullous disease of childhood; Acquired epidermolysis bullosa; Hereditary disorders- Epidermolysis bullosa, acrodermatitis enteropathica Chapter 12 VASCULITIS AND COMMON ERYTHEMAS Approach to a patient with vasculitis; Leucocytoclastic vasculitis; Henoch Schonlein purpura; Polyarteritis nodosa; Pyoderma gangrenosum; Giant cell arteritis; Erythema multiforme; Erythema nodosum; Common localized erythemas- flushing, erythema palmare. scarlatiniform erythema, morbilliform erythema; Pigmented purpuric dermatosis-Schambergs disease Chapter 13 EXANTHEMS AND HYPERSENSITIVITY DISORDERS Measles; Rubella; Scarlet fever; Hand foot and mouth disease; Hypersensitivity syndromes- Kawasakis disease, toxic shock syndrome, staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome; Toxic epidermal necrolysis Chapter 14 URTICARIA Etiology, types, investigation and treatment; Mastocytosis Chapter 15 LEG ULCERS Venous ulcers; Arterial ulcers; Decubitis ulcers; Neuropathic ulcers Chapter 16 DISORDERS OF PIGMENTATION Albinism; Vitiligo; Melasma; Freckles; Acanthosis nigricans; Periorbital pigmentation.