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. 2.Signs and symptoms of skin disease. 3.Skin infections. 4.Infestations, insect bites and stings. 5.Immunologically mediated skin disorders. 6.Blistering skin disorders. 7.Skin disorders in AIDS, immunodeficiency, and venereal disease. 8.Eczema (dermatitis). 9.Psoriasis and lichen planus. 10.Acne, rosacea and similar disorders. 11.Wound healing and ulcers. 12.Benign tumours. 13.Malignant disease of the skin. 14.Skin problems in infancy and old age. 15.Disorders of keratinization and other genodermatoses. 16.Metabolic disorders and reticulohistiocytic proliferative disorders. 17.Disorders of hair and nails. 18.Systemic disease and the skin. 19.Disorders of pigmentation. Index.
Rashmi Sarkar MD, MNAMS, Professor, Department of Dermatology, Lady Hardinge Medical College and SSK and KSCH Hospitals, New Delhi, IndiaAnupam 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