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1st Edition

Dermatology and Solid Organ Transplantation

ISBN 9780367431464
Published August 16, 2021 by CRC Press
323 Pages 144 Color & 5 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This textbook brings together experts in the field of transplant dermatology to review both state of the art and practical knowledge regarding the clinical presentation and management of the various cutaneous diseases seen in patients with solid organ transplant. Practicing dermatologists, trainees, and other health care providers involved in the care of transplant patients can learn the current diagnostic and management options, and how to apply these guidelines and principles in their everyday practice.

Table of Contents



List of Contributors

1. History of Transplant Dermatology and Current Epidemiologic Trends in Posttransplant Skin Cancer

Deniz Seçkin and Megan H. Trager

2. Immunosuppressive Therapy for Solid Organ Transplantation

Ethan P. Marin, Elizabeth Cohen, and Divyanshu Malhotra

3. Dermatologic Imaging for Immunosuppressed Patients

Shenara Musthaq, Aditi Sahu, and Veronica Rotemberg

4. Skin Cancer Prevention, Chemoprevention, and Revision of Immunosuppression

Tom Kovitwanichkanont and Alvin H. Chong

5. Topical and Intralesional Modalities for Actinic Keratoses and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer in Transplant Recipients

Stacy McMurray, Lee Wheless, and Allison Hanlon

6. Advances in Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of Actinic Keratoses and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Jonathan Alvarez, Michael T. Olson, and Nathalie C. Zeitouni

7. Pediatric Transplant Dermatology

Carrie C. Coughlin, James Lancaster, and Shivani Tripathi

8. Melanoma in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Alexandra Gosh, Mohammed Almashali, Susan Pei, and Gyorgy Paragh

9. Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Ali Rajabi-Estarabadi, Caiwei Zheng, Courtney J. Ensslin, and Ally-Khan Somani

10. Management of Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Courtney J. Ensslin and Faramarz H. Samie

11. Merkel Cell Carcinoma in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Liang Ding, Nathalie C. Zeitouni, and Michael Bax

12. Rare Skin Cancers: Kaposi’s Sarcoma, Sebaceous Carcinoma, Atypical Fibroxanthoma, and Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

Kimberly L. Brady

13. Immunotherapy in Organ Transplant Recipients

Maressa C. Criscito and John A. Carucci

14. Bacterial, Fungal, and Viral Skin Infections in Organ Transplant Recipients

Alexandra Geusau

15. Direct Dermatologic Side Effects of Immunosuppressive Therapy in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Margaret Dowd, Nico Shary, Mike Wang, and Oscar Colegio

16. Nail Disease and Nail Surgery in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Aleksandar L. Krunic and Severin Laeuchli

17. How to Build a Transplant Dermatology Clinic

Amarachi Eseonu, Kristin Bibee, and Manisha Loss


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Nathalie C. Zeitouni MDCM, FRCPC works as a Mohs and Reconstructive Surgeon at Medical Dermatology Specialists, Phoenix, AZ; and is a Professor of Dermatology, University of Arizona COM Phoenix; Adjunct Professor of Oncology, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY, USA.

Faramarz H. Samie, MD, PhD is J. Lowry Miller Associate Professor of Dermatology; Vice- Chair, Clinical Affairs, Director, Mohs Micrographic Surgery; Director, Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship, Department of Dermatology, New-York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.