Dermatology: Illustrated Study Guide and Comprehensive Board Review

Dermatology: Illustrated Study Guide and Comprehensive Board Review

by Sima Jain

Paperback(2nd ed. 2017)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319473932
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 04/10/2017
Edition description: 2nd ed. 2017
Pages: 427
Sales rank: 319,013
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Sima Jain is a board certified dermatologist at Mid Florida Dermatology (private practice) whose special interests include pediatric dermatology, women's health, anti-aging therapy, skin cancer, and acne. She has extensive training and experience in medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and laser and dermatologic surgery. Dr. Jain completed her dermatology training in Chicago, Illinois at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center. During her training, she was chosen to become Chief Resident due to her leadership and excellence in teaching. Alpha Omega Alpha, the prestigious medical honor society, selected Dr. Jain to receive their annual Resident Teaching Award for proving “excellent clinical teaching” to residents and medical students. Since completing her training, she has continued to receive awards for excellence in patient care, including the Patient’s Choice Award and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition.

Table of Contents

​Chapter 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.​

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