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1st Edition

An Atlas of Diseases of the Nail

ISBN 9781850705956
Published May 28, 2003 by CRC Press
108 Pages 173 Color & 5 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Diseases of the nail represent a surprisingly large section of most dermatologists' practice - and can present difficult, sometimes intractable, clinical problems. Co-authored by one of the world's foremost authorities in the field, An Atlas of Diseases of the Nail provides expert and authoritative guidance on all aspects of diagnosis and management.

A comprehensive guide to common nail diseases, the book includes anatomy and physiology of the nail unit, paronychia and onycholysis, nail fungal infections, nails in dermatologic diseases, nails in systemic disease, nail cosmetic chemistry, nail cosmetics, clinical aspects, plus the treatment of nail disorders and nail surgery. Examining the nail from every angle, An Atlas of Diseases of the Nail provides you with a visual reference to nail diseases supported by text covering diagnosis and treatment.

Table of Contents

Illustrated Nail Anatomy
Basic Nail Anatomy and Physiology
Nail Unit
Blood Supply and Nerves to the Nail Unit
Nail Growth and Kinetics

Work Up of Nail Conditions
History and Examination of the Nail
Nail Evaluation

Nail Changes in Pediatric Patients
Congenital Nail Abnormalities
Management of Onycomycosis in Children
Longitudinal Melanonychia in Children

Nail Changes in Systemic Disease
Beau's Lines
Yellow Nail Syndrome

Yellow Nails
Red Nails
Blue Nails

Infectious Causes of Nail Disorders
Bacterial Infections of the Nails
Viral Causes of Nail Disease

Nails in Dermatologic Disease
Nail Psoriasis
Lichen Planus
Alopecia Areata
Darier's Disease

Nail Cosmetics
Problems Associated with the use of Nail Cosmetics

Nail Tumors
Glomus Tumor
Subungual Melanoma

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