Goodheart's Photoguide of Common Skin Disorders: Diagnosis and Management

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003 - Medical - 509 pages

"2004 British Medical Association Book Competition Award Winner! Goodheart's Photoguide of Common Skin Disorders, Second Edition received FIRST Prize in the Dermatology category of the British Medical Association Book Competition."

This easy-to-use reference helps practitioners quickly diagnose common skin disorders and determine appropriate treatment options. More than 500 full-color images speed diagnosis by showing the reader distinguishing characteristics of each disorder, as well as providing clear comparisons between similar looking conditions. Features of the text include formulary tables of leading topical agents and preparations by brand name, as well as patient handouts in English and Spanish. Basic dermatologic procedures are presented in a simple, easy-to-understand format, making this guide an invaluable reference for office surgery.

The Second Edition features new, larger photos, more patient handouts, and new material on hirsutism, apocrine and endocrine disorders, post-adolescent (adult onset) acne, treatment modalities for acne, pitted keratolysis, miscellaneous nail disorders, and diseases affected by pregnancy. Also included is an expanded basic procedures section with new and more detailed procedures and more illustrations and photos of necessary equipment.

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