3rd Edition

Fungal Infections of the Nail and Scalp The Current Approach to Diagnosis and Therapy

    208 Pages 101 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    208 Pages 101 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This new edition of the bestselling text, Fungal Infections of the Nail and Scalp: The Current Approach to Diagnosis and Therapy has been expanded to include scalp infections. As before, this illustrated text has been written by clinicians for clinicians, to provide an authoritative guide to the steps needed to identify and effectively manage the patient with fungal nail or scalp infection.

    • Covers fungal infections of both nails and scalp
    • Presents an authoritative clinical guide for all medical professionals in diagnosis and treatment
    • Brings together the expertise of international authorities

    List of contributors.


    1. Epidemiology - André Lencastre. 2. Anatomy of the nail - Asli Bilgic. 3. Clinical patterns correlated with routes of entry - Robert Baran and Roderick Hay. 4. Clinical differential diagnosis of nail infection - Matilde Iorizzio. 5. Onychoscopy of onychomycosis - Bianca Maria Piraccini and Luca Rapparini. 6. Mycological examination of the nails - Pauline Lecerf and Bertrand Richert. 7. Goals for the treatment of onychomycosis - Vishal Gaurav and Chander Grover. 8. Current Treatments of Onychomycosis - Michelle S. Bach and Elizabeth Yim. 9. New and emerging therapies for the nail - Shari Lipner and Jade Conway. 10. Preventive measures - Eckart Haneke.


    11. Epidemiology of scalp infection - Kelati Awatef. 12. Anatomy of the scalp - Julia Nowowiejska, Giuseppe Argenziano, Anna Balato, and Vincenzo Piccolo. 13. Clinical patterns correlated with routes of entry for the scalp - Michela Starace and Francesca Pampaloni. 14. Clinical differential diagnosis of scalp infection - Francesca Pampaloni, Michela Starace, and Bianca Maria Piraccini. 15. Trichoscopy of tinea capitis - Anna Waśkiel-Burnat, Marta Kurzeja, Agnieszka Michalczyk, and Lidia Rudnicka. 16. Mycological examination of the hair - Pauline Lecerf. 17. Goals for the treatment of scalp infection - Ditte Marie L. Saunte. 18. Treatment of tinea capitis - Roderick Hay. 19. Preventive Measures - Eduardo Corona-Rodarte, Luis Enrique Cano-Aguilar, Roberto Arenas, and Daniel Asz-Sigall.



    Robert Baran, MD, is an Honorary Professor at the University of Franche-Comté; Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France.

    Eckart Haneke, MD, is associated with the Dermatology Practice Dermaticum, Freiburg, Germany; Centro de Dermatología Epidermis, Instituto CUF, Porto, Portugal; Kliniek voor Huidziekten, Universitair Ziekenhuis, Ghent, Belgium; Department of Dermatology, Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

    Roderick Hay, FMedSci, is an Emeritus Professor of Cutaneous Infection at Kings College London, and of Dermatology, Queens University Belfast; Consultant Dermatologist, London Bridge Hospital, UK

    Antonella Tosti, MD, is a Fredric Brandt Endowed Professor of Dermatology at Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA

    Bertrand Richert, MD, is Professor of Dermatology, Head and Chair, Brugmann & Saint Pierre University Hospitals, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium