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Life-Threatening Dermatoses and Emergencies in Dermatology / Edition 1

Life-Threatening Dermatoses and Emergencies in Dermatology / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9783540793380
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 06/12/2009
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 329
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Skin Physiology

1 Skin Barrier Joachim W. Fluhr Razvigor Darlenski 3

2 Skin Immune System Istvan Nagy Lajos Kemeny 19

3 Bacteriology of the Skin Cristina Oprica 29

4 Acute Skin Failure Laurence Valeyrie-Allanore Saskia Oro Jean-Claude Roujeau 37

Part II Life Threatening Dermatoses

5 Purpura Fulminans Saul N. Faust Simon Nadel 45

6 Severe Infections of Soft Tissues (Including Fasciitis and Diabetic Foot Infections) Philippe Bernard 57

7 Severe Staphylococcal Cutaneous Infections and Toxic Shock Syndrome Isabel C. Valencia Francisco A. Kerdel 67

8 Erythroderma and Exfoliative Dermatitis Michelle A. Thomson John Berth-Jones 79

9 Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Maja Mockenhaupt 87

10 Drug Reactions with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS/DIHS) Koji Hashimoto Mikiko Tohyama Tetsuo Shiohara 97

11 Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis Alexis Sidoroff 103

12 Autoimmune Bullous Diseases Pascal Joly 111

Part III Cutaneous Manifestation in Life Threatening Diseases

13 Skin Manifestations of Systemic Bacterial Infections Pascal del Giudice Olivier Chosidow 123

14 Severe Mycoses in Immunodepressed Patients Delphine Kerob Martine Feuillhade-de-Chauvin Celeste Lebbe 133

15 Skin Manifestations Associated with Malignant Haemopathies Selim Aractingi Boutros Soutou 145

16 Skin Manifestations Useful for the Management of Patients in an Intensive Care Unit or an Emergency Room Camille Frances 155

Part IV Specific Context

17 Emergencies in the Dermatologist's Office Dominique Penso-Assathiany 165

18 Life-Threatening Dermatoses Occurring During Gestation Kiarash Khosrotehrani 175

19 Main Life-Threatening Dermatoses inNeonatal Period and in Infancy Christine Bodemer 181

20 Life-Threatening Dermatoses and Emergencies in Dermatology: The Case of the Paediatric Patient Christine Leaute-Labreze Franck Boralevi Alain Taieb 189

21 Extreme Poverty in Industrial Countries Lise Lavillonniere 199

22 Life-Threatening Dermatoses and Emergencies in Dermatology in the Specific Context of the Extreme Poverty of the 'Third World' Fatimata Ly 207

23 Noxious Spider Bites Batya B. Davidovici Ronni Wolf 215

24 Frostbite Injury Management in Emergency Emmanuel Cauchy Scrimgeour Carron Rik Verhellen Fontanille Bernard 223

25 Photodermatoses M.-T. Leccia J.-C. Beani 235

26 Life-Threatening Dermatoses and Emergencies in Migrants and Patients Coming Back from a Tropical or Subtropical Country Eric Caumes 241

27 Telemedicine in Skin Emergencies Jim Muir Terri M. Campbell H. Peter Soyer 247

28 Skin Diseases in Bioterrorism John A. Ebner Kenneth J. Tomecki 253

29 Life-Threatening Complications of Dermatologic Therapies Benedicte Lebrun-Vignes 267

Part V Diagnostic Charts for the Skin Signs in the Acutely Ill Patient

30 Mechanisms of Pupura, Livedo, Necrosis Jean-Claude Roujeau 279

31 Skin Necrosis Zuleika L. Bonilla-Martinez Robert S. Kirsner 281

32 The Patient with Purpura in the ICU or in the Emergency Room Dan Lipsker 289

33 Livedo Julia S. Lehman Arlo J. Miller Megha M. Tollefson Lawrence E. Gibson 295

34 Diagnosis of Blisters and Vesicles L. Valeyrie-Allanore 303

35 Diagnosis of Disseminated Pustulosis Jean Revuz 307

36 Diagnosis of Face Oedema Marion Gabillot-Carre 311

37 Diagnosis of Oral Lesions Loic Vaillant Laurent Machet 313

38 Acute Urticaria and Anaphylaxis Catherine Pecquet 315

39 Exanthematic Rash Bruno Sassolas 319

Index 325

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