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Blistering Skin Diseases

1st Edition

By Lawrence S Chan

CRC Press

160 pages | 187 Color Illus.

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This book is the definitive guide to the diagnosis and treatment of various blistering skin diseases. It offers readers a succinct clinical description for quick recognition of different types of blistering diseases and their relative urgency. It also provides information on clinical features, differential diagnoses, laboratory findings, and therapeutic strategy. It contains a section on pathogenesis to enhance readers’ understanding of the molecular events underlying the blistering disease process. The 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.


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

Dermatology in Practice

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



Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Dermatology