1st Edition

Pediatric Dermatology in Skin of Color A Practical Guide

By Manish K Shah, Preeti K Sheth Copyright 2021
    314 Pages 329 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    314 Pages 329 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book focusses on the clinical aspects and management of pediatric skin disorders, especially seen in darker skin types. It includes unique conditions that the authors have encountered in their lifetime with their independent observations and approach to management. Original high-quality images are used to illustrate most dermatoses described in the book enabling a strong visual impression of the discussed diseases. It hopes to provide readers with a blend of evidence and experience based pediatric dermatology. This book aims to be a hands-on manual that can be referred to during a busy practice as it discusses the practical approach to dermatoses.

    Key Features

    • Focusses on darker skin types.
    • Examines unusual presentations with detailed clinical features.
    • Discusses the ways to differentiate between similar-appearing diseases.
    • Explores approaches to therapy, especially in resource-poor settings.
    • Covers topics with high quality illustrations.




    1. Principles of Diagnosis

    2. Neonatal Dermatology

    3. Papulosquamous Disorders

    4. Eczema and Dermatitis

    5. Disorders of Cornification

    6. Vesiculobullous Disorders

    7. Nodules and Tumors

    8. Disorders of Pigmentation

    9. Infections and Infestations

    10. Collagen Vascular Diseases

    11. Urticaria and Erythemas

    12. Drug Eruptions

    13. Vascular Abnormalities

    14. Cutaneous Nevi

    15. Genodermatoses

    16. Hair and Nail Abnormalities

    17. Oral Cavity and Tongue

    18. Systemic Diseases

    19. Psychocutaneous Diseases

    20. Miscellaneous Conditions



    Dr Manish K. Shah

    Dr Manish K. Shah is Associate Hon Dermatologist at Bai Jerbai Hospital for Children, Mumbai and Hon Dermatologist at SRCC Children’s Hospital, Mumbai. He is Vice-President of the Indian Society for Pediatric Dermatology, and associated with this association in various capacities, since its inception, 25 years back. He has authored 3 textbook chapters and 15 journal articles.

    Dr Preeti K. Sheth

    Dr Preeti K. Sheth is Research Associate at Bai Jerbai Hospital for Children, Mumbai. After completing her postgraduation in Dermatology, she pursued a fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. She is an active member if the Indian Society for Pediatric Dermatology. She has contributed in 2 textbooks, authored 3 textbook chapters and 4 international and national articles.