A Color Handbook of Dermatology
McGraw-Hill, Jul 1, 1999 - Medical - 220 pages
This handy-sized volume combines the features of a color atlas with concise and authoritative structured summaries of the essential features of all but the very rarest skin diseases. Some 450 clinical color photographs are accompanied by text subdivided into definition, clinical features, epidemiology, differential diagnosis, investigations and special points. A ready reference for dermatologists and general physicians, this color handbook also provides a short and intensive course in dermatology for the beginner. A glossary of dermatologic terms is included, illustrated with line drawings. The author--editor combination is supported by clinicians from the world-renowned St. John's Institute of Dermatology, who provide material on their specialist topics.
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