Thieme Clinical Companions Dermatology

Thieme Clinical Companions Dermatology

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Overview

Dermatology, the first book in the new Thieme Clinical Companions series, presents the essential information on how to diagnose and treat the full range of dermatologic diseases. Compiled by expert physicians, this pocket guide describes the diagnostic approach and therapeutic options for a wide range of skin diseases. More than 300 full-color illustrations, diagrams, checklists, charts, and clinical tips illuminate all concepts and techniques described in the text. Basic aspects of skin biology and disease pathophysiology are also covered.

To aid quick reference and review, the book is organized into the following color-coded sections:

  • Introduction and Diagnosis: A concise overview of the biology and anatomy of the skin, followed by a step-by-step guide to the dermatologic evaluation.
  • Dermatologic Diseases: Extensive coverage of skin and hair disorders, with illustrations and essential information for each, including pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnostic approach, differential diagnosis, therapy, and more.
  • Therapy: Review of the current information on establishing a treatment plan, including topical, systemic, and radiation therapy, as well as operative dermatology, wound healing, and emergency treatment.
  • Useful Appendices: Common systemic medications and commonly used compounding recipes
  • Dermatologic Differential Diagnosis: Comprehensive charts (with numerous cross-references) designed to help the reader recognize and fully understand the patient's signs and symptoms.

All dermatologists, residents, and trainees will benefit from keeping this compact portable guide on hand in the clinical setting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783131359117
Publisher: Thieme
Publication date: 03/08/2006
Series: Thieme Clinical Companions Series
Edition description: 1st edition
Pages: 772
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Walter Burgdorf, MD. Tutzing, Germany

Table of Contents

Gray Part: Introduction and Diagnosis

  • 1 Introduction to Skin Biology
    • 1.1 Overview
    • 1.2 Functional Anatomy
    • 1.3 Epidermis
    • 1.4 Hair
    • 1.5 Basement Membrane Zone
    • 1.6 Dermis
    • 1.7 Subcutis
    • 1.8 Neuroendocrine-immune Networking
    • 1.9 Outlook
  • 2 Dermatologic Diagnosis
    • 2.1 Components of the Dermatologic Evaluation
    • 2.2 Description of Skin Findings
    • 2.3 Primary and Secondary Lesions
    • 2.4 Additional Descriptive Terms
    • 2.5 Tools of the Trade
    • 2.6 History
    • 2.7 Histologic Diagnosis
    • 2.8 Molecular Diagnostics
    • 2.9 Mycologic Diagnosis
    • 2.10 Diagnosis of Hair Disorders
  • 3 Other Diagnostic Methods
    • 3.1 Phlebologic Diagnosis
    • 3.2 Allergy Testing
    • 3.3 Light Testing
    • 3.4 Ultrasonography

Blue Part: Dematologic Diseases

  • 4 Viral Diseases
    • 4.1 Overview
    • 4.2 Poxvirus Infections
    • 4.3 Herpesvirus Infections
    • 4.4 Picornavirus Infections
    • 4.5 Cutaneous Manifestations of Hepatitis Virus Infections
    • 4.6 Human Papillomaviruses
  • 5 Bacterial Diseases
    • 5.1 Introduction
    • 5.2 Gram-positive Bacteria: Staphylococci
    • 5.3 Gram-positive Bacteria: Streptococci
    • 5.4 Gram-positive Bacteria: Corynebacteria
    • 5.5 Gram-negative Bacterial Infections
    • 5.6 Miscellaneous Bacterial Infections
    • 5.7 Zoonotic Infections
    • 5.8 Borreliosis
    • 5.9 Mycobacterial Infections: Tuberculosis
    • 5.10 Mycobacterial Infections: Leprosy
    • 5.11 Atypical Mycobacterial Infections
    • 5.12 Actinomycosis
    • 5.13 Nocardiosis
  • 6 Fungal Diseases
    • 6.1 Nomenclature
    • 6.2 Dermatophytes
    • 6.3 Yeasts
    • 6.4 Subcutaneous Mycoses
    • 6.5 Systemic Mycoses
  • 7 Other Infectious Diseases
    • 7.1 Leishmaniasis
    • 7.2 Other Protozoan Infections
    • 7.3 Pediculosis
    • 7.4 Scabies
    • 7.5 Other Epizoonoses
    • 7.6 Worms
  • 8 Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    • 8.1 Overview
    • 8.2 Syphilis
    • 8.3 Endemic Treponematoses
    • 8.4 Gonorrhea
    • 8.5 Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • 9 HIV Infection and AIDS
    • 9.1 Overview
    • 9.2 Cutaneous Manifestations
    • 9.3 Extracutaneous Manifestations
  • 10 Allergic Diseases
    • 10.1 Basic Mechanisms
    • 10.2 Urticaria
    • 10.3 Angioedema
    • 10.4 Food Allergies
    • 10.5 Other Allergic Diseases
    • 10.6 Hyposensitization
  • 11 Drug Reactions
    • 11.1 Overview
    • 11.2 Common Reactions
    • 11.3 Severe Skin Reactions
    • 11.4 Uncommon Reactions
    • 11.5 Drug Pseudoallergies
  • 12 Dermatitis
    • 12.1 Atopic Dermatitis
    • 12.2 Syndromes Associated with Atopic Dermatitis
    • 12.3 Contact Dermatitis
    • 12.4 Hand Dermatitis
  • 13 Collagen–Vascular Disorders
    • 13.1 Classification and Overview
    • 13.2 Lupus Erythematosus (LE)
    • 13.3 Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis
    • 13.4 Morphea
    • 13.5 Lichen Sclerosus
    • 13.6 Systemic Sclerosis
    • 13.7 Pseudoscleroderma
    • 13.8 Mixed Collagen–Vascular Disorders
    • 13.9 Other Rheumatoid Diseases
    • 13.10 Raynaud Syndrome
    • 13.11 Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GVHD)
  • 14 Autoimmune Bullous Diseases
    • 14.1 Classification
    • 14.2 Pemphigus Group
    • 14.3 Pemphigoid Group
    • 14.4 Subepidermal IgA-mediated Disorders
    • 14.5 Dermatitis Herpetiformis
    • 14.6 Overview of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach
  • 15 Purpura and Vasculitis
    • 15.1 Overview
    • 15.2 Purpura
    • 15.3 Cutaneous Vasculitis
    • 15.4 Variants of Cutaneous Vasculitis
    • 15.5 Systemic Vasculitis
    • 15.6 Livedo
    • 15.7 Vessel Occlusion and Cutaneous Necrosis
  • 16 Papulosquamous Disorders
    • 16.1 Psoriasis
    • 16.2 Psoriatic Arthritis
    • 16.3 Reiter Syndrome
    • 16.4 Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • 16.5 Pityriasis Amiantacea
    • 16.6 Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris
    • 16.7 Pityriasis Rosea
    • 16.8 Small-Patch Parapsoriasis
    • 16.9 Erythema Multiforme
    • 16.10 Erythroderma
    • 16.11 Figurate Erythemas
    • 16.12 Lichenoid Dermatitis
  • 17 Granulomatous and Necrobiotic Disorders
    • 17.1 Granulomatous Disorders
    • 17.2 Necrobiotic Disorders
  • 18 Dermatoses Caused by Physical and Chemical Agents
    • 18.1 Photodermatoses
    • 18.2 Light-induced Aging and Photocarcinogenesis
    • 18.3 Photosensitive Genodermatoses
    • 18.4 Diseases Caused by Cryoproteins
    • 18.5 Disease Caused by Cold
  • 19 Metabolic Diseases
    • 19.1 Porphyrias
    • 19.2 Disorders of Lipid Metabolism
    • 19.3 Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism
    • 19.4 Disorders of Mineral Metabolism
    • 19.5 Endocrine Disorders
    • 19.6 Mucinoses
    • 19.7 Cutaneous Signs of Monoclonal Gammopathy
    • 19.8 Gout
    • 19.9 Amyloidosis
    • 19.10 Smoking and the Skin
  • 20 Pruritus and Prurigo
    • 20.1 Pruritus
    • 20.2 Prurigo
  • 21 Genodermatoses
    • 21.1 MIM Code
    • 21.2 The Ichthyoses
    • 21.3 Other Keratinization Disorders
    • 21.4 Palmoplantar Keratoderma
    • 21.5 Linear or Striped Lesions
    • 21.6 Ectodermal Dysplasias
    • 21.7 Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB)
    • 21.8 Collagen–Vascular Diseases
    • 21.9 Perforating Dermatoses
    • 21.10 Poikiloderma
    • 21.11 Neurofibromatoses
    • 21.12 Tuberous Sclerosis (TSC)
    • 21.13 Cancer-associated Genodermatoses
  • 22 Disorders of Pigmentation
    • 22.1 Overview
    • 22.2 Hypopigmentation
    • 22.3 Brown Hyperpigmentation
    • 22.4 Blue and Gray Hyperpigmentation
    • 22.5 Reticular Hyperpigmentation and Dyschromatosis
  • 23 Melanocytic Tumors
    • 23.1 Benign Melanocytic Tumors
    • 23.2 Lentigenes
    • 23.3 Melanocytic nevi
    • 23.4 Malignant Melanoma
  • 24 Cysts and Epidermal Tumors
    • 24.1 Cysts
      • Trichilemmal Cyst
    • 24.2 Epidermal and Organoid Nevi
    • 24.3 Benign Epidermal Tumors
    • 24.4 Carcinoma in situ
    • 24.5 Malignant Epidermal Tumors
  • 25 Adnexal Tumors
    • 25.1 Overview
    • 25.2 Benign Tumors with Eccrine Differentiation
    • 25.3 Benign Tumors with Apocrine Differentiation
    • 25.4 Benign Tumors with Sebaceous Differentiation
    • 25.5 Benign Tumors with Hair Follicle Differentiation
    • 25.6 Malignant Adnexal Tumors
  • 26 Soft Tissue Tumors
    • 26.1 Connective Tissue Tumors
    • 26.2 Smooth Muscle Tumors
    • 26.3 Tumors of Fat
    • 26.4 Vascular Malformations and Tumors
    • 26.5 Neural Tumors
  • 27 Other Cutaneous Tumors
    • 27.1 Mast Cell Disorders
    • 27.2 Histiocytoses
  • 28 Cutaneous Lymphomas and Leukemia
    • 28.1 Benign Lymphocytic Infiltrates
    • 28.2 Primary Cutaneous Lymphomas
    • 28.3 Primary Cutaneous T-cell Lymphomas
    • 28.4 Primary Cutaneous B-cell Lymphomas
    • 28.5 Leukemia and the Skin
  • 29 Paraneoplastic Disorders
  • 30 Diseases of the Lips and Oral Mucosa
    • 30.1 Inflammation and Leukoplakia
    • 30.2 Leukoplakia
    • 30.3 Lesions of Tongue
    • 30.4 Other Tumors
  • 31 Diseases of the Hairs and Scalp
    • 31.1 Alopecia: Overview
    • 31.2 Congenital Alopecia and Hypotrichosis
    • 31.3 Diffuse Nonscarring Alopecia
    • 31.4 Localized Nonscarring Alopecia
    • 31.5 Scarring Alopecia
    • 31.6 Hair Shaft Anomalies
    • 31.7 Hypertrichosis
    • 31.8 Hirsutism
    • 31.9 Diseases of the Scalp
  • 32 Diseases of the Nails
    • 32.1 Introduction
    • 32.2 Congenital Nail Anomalies
    • 32.3 Nail Apparatus Infections
    • 32.4 Acquired Nail Changes
  • 33 Disorders of Sweat Glands
  • 34 Diseases of Sebaceous Glands
    • 34.1 Acne
    • 34.2 Rosacea
    • 34.3 Perioral Dermatitis
  • 35 Diseases of Subcutaneous Fat
    • 35.1 Lipodystrophy and Lipoatrophy
    • 35.2 Panniculitis
  • 36 Anogenital Diseases
    • 36.1 Anal and Perianal Diseases
    • 36.2 Diseases of Male Genitalia
    • 36.3 Diseases of Female Genitalia
  • 37 Phlebology
    • 37.1 Anatomy and Function of Leg Veins
    • 37.2 Varicose Veins
    • 37.3 Inflammation of Veins
    • 37.4 Deep Venous Thromboses
    • 37.5 Stasis Dermatitis and Venous Leg Ulcers
    • 37.6 Phlebologic Surgery

Red Section: Therapy

  • 38 Occupational Dermatoses
    • 38.1 Overview
    • 38.2 Occupational Hand Dermatitisv
    • 38.3 Occupational Contact Urticaria
    • 38.4 Other Occupational Dermatoses
  • 39 Skin Diseases in Different Age Groups
    • 39.1 Skin Diseases in Pregnancy
    • 39.2 Dermatoses in Childhood
    • 39.3 Geriatric Dermatology
  • 40 Psychodermatology
  • 41 Topical Therapy
    • 41.1 Overview
    • 41.2 Topical Antiviral Therapy
    • 41.3 Topical Antibiotics
    • 41.4 Dyes and Antiseptics
    • 41.5 Topical Antifungal Agents
    • 41.6 Topical Antiparasitic Agentsv
    • 41.7 Topical Corticosteroids
    • 41.8 Calcineurin Inhibitors
    • 41.9 Vitamin D3 Analogues
    • 41.10 Retinoids
    • 41.11 Other Topical Agents
    • 41.12 Sunscreens
    • 41.13 Phototherapy
    • 41.14 Photochemotherapy
    • 41.15 Photodynamic Therapy
    • 41.16 Balneotherapy
    • 41.17 Aesthetic Dermatology
  • 42 Systemic Therapy
    • 42.1 Antiviral Therapy
    • 42.2 Dapsone
    • 42.3 Antifungal Agents
    • 42.4 Antihistamines
    • 42.5 Antimalarials
    • 42.6 Retinoids
    • 42.7 Corticosteroids
    • 42.8 Immunosuppressive Agents
    • 42.9 Biologicals
    • 42.10 Antiemetic Therapy
    • 42.11 Pain Therapy
    • 42.12 Miscellaneous Agents
    • 42.13 Drug Interactions
  • 43 Radiation Therapy
  • 44 Therapy during Pregnancy and Nursing
  • 45 Operative Dermatology
    • 45.1 Principles of Dermatologic Surgery
    • 45.2 Basic Techniques
    • 45.3 Closure Techniques
    • 45.4 Other Techniques
    • 45.5 Laser Therapy
  • 46 Wound Healing
  • 47 Dermatologic Emergencies

Purple Section: Appendices I and II

  • Appendix I Common Systemic Medications
  • Appendix II Favorite Compounding Recipes
    • Overview
    • Practical Approach

Green Section

  • Appendix III Dermatologic Differential Diagnosis
    • How to Use This Chapter
    • Differential Diagnostic Lists
    • Cutaneous Signs of Systemic Disease

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