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1st Edition

Blistering Skin Diseases

ISBN 9781840761757
Published March 27, 2009 by CRC Press
160 Pages 187 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

This book is the definitive guide to the diagnosis and treatment of various blistering skin diseases. It offers the reader a succinct clinical description for quick recognition of different types of blistering diseases and their relative urgency. It also provides information on the clinical features of blistering skin diseases, differential diagnoses, laboratory findings, and therapeutic strategy. It contains a section on pathogenesis to enhance the readers understanding on the molecular events underlying the blistering disease process. This book is designed for dermatologists in training and in practice, physicians working in emergency departments, candidates for post-registration qualifications, general practitioners and medical students.

Table of Contents

Overview of blistering skin diseases
Diagnostic Methods for blistering skin diseases
Autoimmune blistering skin diseases
Heritable blistering skin diseases
Inflammation-mediated blistering skin diseases
Metabolic blistering skin diseases
Infection-mediated blistering skin diseases
Palmar plantar pustular dermatoses
Physician resources
Patient resources

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Eminently suitable for dermatologists and trainees, and a useful addition to any departmental library. Overall, a nice, clear and excellently illustrated read
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