Dermatology

Dermatology

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Overview

“A very well written introductory dermatology text with excellent clinical photographs and diagrams. We would highly recommend this for those wishing to grasp the basic concepts in dermatology.” British Journal of Dermatology

Dermatology Lecture Notes presents an accessible overview of skin structure and function, along with the practical aspects of disease management. Now in its 11th edition, it has been thoroughly updated to focus on recent advances in the knowledge of skin diseases and their treatment. It combines readability with high quality illustrations, and is the ideal guide for new comers to the specialty as well as those more advanced in their studies.

Key features include:

• An overview of the basics of skin structure and function, as well as practical aspects of disease management
• Excellent clinical photographs, diagrams and histological images
• Newly expanded and updated sections on benign skin tumours, viruses, emergency dermatology (skin failure in particular) and vascular disorders
• Includes a companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/dermatology featuring self-assessment and case studies

With beautiful colour artwork throughout, Dermatology Lecture Notes includes a glossary of dermatological terms, and provides an excellent balance between theory and clinical relevance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118887721
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/07/2016
Series: Lecture Notes
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 29 MB
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About the Author

Robin Graham-Brown is Director of services for older people, University Hospitals Leicester. He is a consultant dermatologist at Leicester Royal Infirmary. He is also honorary senior lecturer in dermatology in the University of Leicester, and was president of the British Association of Dermatologists 2005/06.

Tony Burns is Editor of Rook’s Textbook of Dermatology and Emeritus Consultant Dermatologist at the Royal Leicester Infirmary.

Table of Contents

Preface, vi

Acknowledgements, vii

About the companion website, viii

1 Structure and function of the skin, hair and nails, 1

2 Approach to the diagnosis of dermatological disease, 10

3 Emergency dermatology, 20

4 Bacterial and viral infections, 24

5 Fungal infections, 35

6 Ectoparasite infections, 44

7 Acne, acneiform eruptions and rosacea, 54

8 Eczema, 63

9 Psoriasis, 73

10 Benign and malignant skin tumours, 83

11 Naevi, 99

12 Inherited disorders, 106

13 Pigmentary disorders, 114

14 Disorders of the hair and nails, 119

15 Bullous disorders, 127

16 Miscellaneous erythematous and papulosquamous disorders, and light?]induced skin diseases, 137

17 Vascular disorders, 149

18 Connective tissue diseases, 156

19 Pruritus, 164

20 Systemic disease and the skin, 169

21 Skin and the psyche, 178

22 Cutaneous drug reactions, 183

23 Treatment of skin disease, 189

Glossary of dermatological terms, 197

Index, 202

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