Nails are an important component of dermatology and of general practice, since they are a prominent part of a patient’s image projected to the world. As such, dermatologists and those in family practice not fully up to date with the various options available will welcome this succinct resource to give guidance on all types of treatment. This reference guide from international experts covers both the diseased and the injured nail and both medical and surgical options, using a highly visual style to convey the relevant information at a glance.
With well over 150 colour photographs, diagrams, tables, and boxes!
Table of Contents
Anatomy and Physiology of the Nail Unit. Abnormalities of the Nail Contour. Psoriasis. Onychomycosis. Future Treatments for Onychomycosis. Lichen Planus. Pseudomonas Infection. Herpes Simplex. Warts. Acrodermatitis Continua of Hallopeau. Acute Paronychia. Chronic Paronychia. Yellow Nail Syndrome. Eczema. Nail Fragility Syndrome. Onycholysis. Onychotillomania. Nail Abnormalities in Oncology Practice. Bowen’s Disease. Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Melanonychia . Longitudinal Erythronychia. Exostosis. Glomus Tumor. Myxoid Cyst. Nail Cosmetics and Real Nail Prostheses. Onychocosmeceuticals. Nail Surgery 28.Complications in Nail Surgery. Biopsy of the Nail Area. Matricectomy. Removal of the Proximal Nail Fold: Why?
Robert Baran, MD, Honorary Professor of the University of Franche-Comté, Nail Disease Centre, Cannes, France
Dimitris Rigopoulos, MD, Head of Department, Second Department of Dermatology, “Attikon” University Hospital, Athens, Greece