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Genital and Perianal Diseases
A Color Handbook

ISBN 9781840761900
Published November 18, 2013 by CRC Press
288 Pages 247 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2014

Despite the development of penicillin and other treatments, the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) worldwide continues to rise. In Genital and Perianal Diseases, A Colour Handbook, the authors discuss the diagnosis and treatment of the main cutaneous conditions of the anogenital region, with a special focus on those diseases considered to be sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

Through succinct text and more than 240 top-quality illustrations, this volume combines the advantages of an atlas and a concise textbook. This work is of value to a wide range of health professionals including dermatologists, infectious and venereal disease specialists, urologists, gynecologists, emergency physicians, nurse practitioners, general practitioners, and pediatricians.

Table of Contents

Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Syphilis. Gonorrhea. Chancroid. Lymphogranuloma. Donovanosis. Nongonoccocal Urethritis. Genital Herpes. Genital Warts. Molluscum Contagiosum. HIV Infection/AIDS. Vulvovaginitis. Ectoparasitosis. Sexual Abuse. Cutaneous Diseases of the Anogenital Region. Anatomic Abnormalities. Benign Tumors. Skin Cancer of the Genitalia. Anogenital Hemangiomas. Allergic Dermatitis, Irritant Dermatitis, and Drug Reactions. Bullous Diseases. Bacterial Diseases. Miscellaneous Viral, Fungal, and Bacterial Diseases. Pediatric Problems in the Anogenital Region. Genital Adornment. Female Genital Mutilation. Genital and Perianal Diseases of Psychogenic Origin. References. Index .

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" … should be on the bookshelf of all primary care doctors … illustrations and photos are excellent … an essential part of any GP tutor library." Highly Commended."
—2014 BMA Medical Book Awards