1st Edition

Concise Dermatology

Edited By

Rashmi Sarkar

ISBN 9780367533625
Published March 5, 2021 by CRC Press
278 Pages 257 Color & 5 B/W Illustrations

USD $69.95

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Book Description

As the comprehensive textbooks of Dermatology grow longer and more specialized, there is a need for a text to cut the subject back to the essentials a medical professional needs to know. This concise text from an internationally respected editor presents the most important points about the most significant topics in disease of the skin, hair, and nails; any medical professional will find here the material for a solid grounding in the subject.

*Covers the range of dermatology in a consistently manageable level of detail
*Answers the need for a reliable concise guide for medical professionals in all specialties
*Offers a straightforward and approachable synopsis of the subject

Table of Contents

List of Contributors

1 An introduction to skin and skin disease
Rashmi Sarkar and Anupam Das
2 Signs and symptoms of skin disease
Anupam Das and Rashmi Sarkar
3 Skin infections
Shankila Mittal and Rashmi Sarkar
4 Infestations, insect bites and stings
Sumit Sethi
5 Immunologically mediated skin disorders
Yasmeen Jabeen Bhat
6 Blistering skin disorders
Pooja Agarwal and Rashmi Sarkar
7 Skin disorders in AIDS, immunodeficiency, and venereal disease
Rashmi Sarkar and Indrashis Podder
8 Eczema (dermatitis)
Sumit Sethi
9 Psoriasis and lichen planus
Shruti Surwade
10 Acne, rosacea and similar disorders
Pooja Agarwal
11 Wound healing and ulcers
Shekhar Neema
12 Benign tumours
Rashmi Sarkar and Isha Narang
13 Malignant disease of the skin
Anupam Das
14 Skin problems in infancy and old age
Sumit Sethi and Rashmi Sarkar
15 Disorders of keratinization and other genodermatoses
Aparajita Ghosh and Anupam Das
16 Metabolic disorders and reticulohistiocytic proliferative disorders
Soumya Jagadeesan
17 Disorders of hair and nails
Sumit Sethi
18 Systemic disease and the skin
Anupam Das
19 Disorders of pigmentation
Rashmi Sarkar and Anupam Das


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Rashmi Sarkar MD, MNAMS, Professor, Department of Dermatology, Lady Hardinge Medical College and SSK and KSCH Hospitals, New Delhi, India

Anupam Das, MD, Assistant Professor, Dermatology, KPC Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Sumit Sethi, MBBS, MD, DNB, Consultant Dermatologist, DermaStation, Janakpuri, New Delhi, India; Venkateshwar Hospital, Dwarka, Delhi, India