Autoimmune Diseases of the Skin: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Management

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Michael Hertl
Springer Vienna, Sep 17, 2001 - Medical - 373 pages
Cutaneous autoimmune diseases of the skin remain an enigma for many clinicians and scientists who are not familiar with these mostly severe and chronic diseases. The book presented provides an overview and the latest information on the broad spectrum of cutaneous autoimmune disorders for clinicians, scientists and practitioners in dermatology, medicine, rheumatology, ENT, pediatrics and ophthalmology. The book is unique since it presents the state-of-the-art knowledge on pathophysiology, clinical diagnosis and management of these disorders provided by the world experts in the field. The primary intention is to broaden the understanding of the pathophysiology of cutaneous autoimmune disorders and to provide a practical guide to how to identify and handle these conditions. The book is illustrated with many tables, illustrative figures and clinical color photographs.

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Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Disease
Epidemiology of Autoimmune Skin Disorders
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