Nail in Differential Diagnosis: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Nail in Differential Diagnosis

1st Edition

By Robert Baran, Eckart Haneke

CRC Press

208 pages | 419 Color Illus.

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Hardback: 9781841845067
pub: 2006-12-13
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Nail disorders often present difficult problems in diagnosis for dermatologists in practice. Recognizing this reality, this new text atlas, with color illustrations throughout, has been written by foremost nail specialists to provide invaluable advice in aiding expert and authoritative judgment on the range of problems that arise.

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'Inspection of nails is an obligatory part of the dermatological examination, and much can be learned from nail pathology. This book is a text atlas with a comprehensive collection of 419 clinical photographs and 25 tables […] This book will be of interest to departments of dermatology with educational commitments and dermatologists with a special interest in this fascinating adnexal structure of obvious functional and cosmetic importance.'

- Flemming Bandrup, Acta Dermato-Venereologica (Vol 87: 285) July 2007

Table of Contents

1. Pits, rough nails, and other surface alterations. 2. Severe nail dystrophy, hyponychia and anonychia, and alterations of nail shape. 3. Subungual hyperkeratosis. 4. Onycholysis. 5. Paronychia and pyogenic granuloma. 6. Nail discoloration. 7. Acro-osteolysis. 8. Dual pathology: onychomycosis and psoriasis. 9. The painful nail. 10. Tumors and swellings: lumps and bumps in the nail area.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Dermatology