Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology E-Book: A Textbook of Skin Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence

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Elsevier Health Sciences, May 23, 2011 - Medical - 632 pages

Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology, by Amy S. Paller, MD and Anthony J. Mancini, MD, gives you easy access to the practical, definitive guidance you need to expertly identify and manage all types of skin disorders seen in children. Continuing the legacy of Dr. Sidney Hurwitz’s beloved reference, it covers all pediatric dermatoses in a thorough, yet efficient and accessible way, enabling you to get the answers you need quickly and provide your patients with the most effective care. This edition brings you up to date on the latest classification schemes, the molecular basis for genetic skin disorders, atopic dermatitis, hemangiomas, viral disorders, bites and infestations, hypersensitivity disorders, collagen vascular disorders, bacterial and fungal infections, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, and much more. A thousand full-color photographs help you to recognize the characteristic manifestations of every type of skin disease. Hurwitz remains the indispensable pediatric dermatology resource you need for optimal practice.

  • Efficiently locate the answers you need with a remarkably concise, practical, clinically focused reference that minimizes redundancy and offers an ideal ratio of text to figures and tables.
  • Overcome challenges in pediatric dermatology with confidence with a wealth of clinical "pearls" from Amy S. Paller, MD and Anthony J. Mancini, MD - esteemed leaders in the field who possess significant experience in both research and clinical practice.
  • Stay on the cutting edge of the latest diagnostic, therapeutic, and research advances with updated and expanded coverage of the most recent classification schemes, the molecular basis for genetic skin disorders, atopic dermatitis, hemangiomas, viral disorders, bites and infestations, hypersensitivity disorders, collagen vascular disorders, bacterial and fungal infections, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, and much more.
  • Recognize a wide range of pediatric diseases thanks to a completely revised image library with over 370 new clinical images – more than 1,000 in all.
 

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Contents

An Overview of Dermatologic Diagnosis
1
Cutaneous Disorders of the Newborn
10
Eczematous Eruptions in Childhood
37
Papulosquamous and Related Disorders
71
Hereditary Disorders of Cornification
92
Hereditary Disorders of the Dermis
115
Disorders of Hair and Nails
130
Disorders of the Sebaceous and Sweat Glands
167
Exanthematous Diseases of Childhood
370
Skin Disorders due to Fungi
390
Infestations Bites and Stings
416
Photosensitivity and Photoreactions
436
The Hypersensitivity Syndromes
454
Vasculitic Disorders
483
Collagen Vascular Disorders
497
Endocrine Disorders and the Skin
528

Cutaneous Tumors and Tumor Syndromes
184
Histiocytoses and Malignant Skin Diseases
219
Disorders of Pigmentation
234
Vascular Disorders of Infancy and Childhood
268
Bullous Disorders of Childhood
303
Bacterial Mycobacterial and Protozoal Infections of the Skin
321
Viral Diseases of the Skin
348
Inborn Errors of Metabolism
546
Skin Signs of Other Systemic Diseases
562
Abuse and Factitial Disorders
580
Index
594
Instructions for online access
625
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