A Color Handbook of Dermatology

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This convenient color atlas provides concise and authoritative summaries of the essential features of all but the very rarest skin diseases. 455 clinical color photographs and 25 line drawings accompany text subdivided into definition, clinical features, epidemiology, differential diagnosis, investigations, and special points. Every opportunity is taken to illustrate variations in conditions that occur with age or racial group.

A handy reference for the dermatologist and non-dermatologist alike, this color handbook also provides a short introductory course for the beginner, for whom a glossary of terms is included.

Distributed in the Americas by Thieme for Manson Publishing. Previously distributed by McGraw-Hill.

 

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Contents

Subacute cutaneous lupus
36
Systemic lupus erythematosus
105
Dermatitis artefacta 29 Benign tumours arising from
113
Acute and chronic effects of Benign melanocytic lesions
121
Acquired idiopathic photodermatoses 36 Cutaneous lymphoproliferative
128
Intraepidermal blisters
134
Pityriasis lichenoides 53 Inherited forms of epidermolysis
141
Viral infections 74 Inflammatory disorders affecting
155
Acne vulgaris 85 General definition of the ichthyoses
161
Granuloma annulare 95 Ichthyosiform syndromes
167
Necrobiosis lipoidica 97 Hypomelanosis
174
Drug eruptions
187
Systemic sclerosis 101 Hair disorders
196
Discoid lupus erythematosus 103 Index
217
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Director of Medical Illustrations, St. Johns Institute of Dermatology, St. Thomass Hospital, London, England

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