Genodermatoses: A Clinical Guide to Genetic Skin Disorders

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Joel L. Spitz
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 400 pages

Specially designed for dermatologists, pediatricians, and family physicians, this user-friendly guide to genetic skin disorders is an ideal resource for both board preparation and clinical practice. To help make learning a difficult subject more efficient and effective, the text takes a user-friendly, visual approach, featuring more than 300 full-color illustrations and a format designed for maximum retention of content.

You'll find features like these—

  • Each syndrome is presented in easy-to-read, two-page spreads, allowing you to read material in depth or at-a-glance
  • Full body diagrams and clinical photographs of each syndrome
  • Bulleted text summarizing the patterns of inheritance, prenatal diagnosis, incidence, age of presentation, pathogenesis, key features, differential diagnosis, laboratory findings, management, and prognosis
  • Boxed features highlight clinical pearls and add insight and breadth to the material
  • New syndromes such as PHACE, AEC, EEC, Griscelli, and Birt-Hogg-Dube

As a board preparation tool or on-the-job resource, this powerful reference is valued for its breadth and depth as well as its compact, efficient format.

 

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Contents

Chapter
1
Harlequín Fetus
14
KID Syndrome
28
Darier Disease
42
Chapter
55
Chapter Three
99
AtaxiaTelangiectasia
112
PHACE Syndrome
126
Monilethrix
280
Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia
286
NailPatella Syndrome
296
Chapter Eleven
303
Gaucher Disease
310
18
320
Wilsons Disease
326
Homocystinuria
332

Contents
169
Chapter
199
Chapter Seven
215
Chapter Eight
233
Chapter
273
Suggested Reading
338
Chapter Twelve
345
Suggested Reading
358
Familial Dysautonomia
368
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