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 .
" … 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