Pediatric Dermatology in Skin of Color : A Practical Guide book cover
1st Edition

Pediatric Dermatology in Skin of Color
A Practical Guide

ISBN 9780367760632
Published July 13, 2021 by CRC Press
314 Pages 329 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents




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


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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.