Infectious Diseases of the Skin

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CRC Press, Mar 27, 2009 - Medical - 160 pages
Infections remain the leading cause of death worldwide and as new antibiotics are developed, organisms develop mechanisms of resistance. Successful treatment of skin infections relies on accurate and swift diagnosis, and visual inspection remains the most important means to that end. This book provides a pictorial guide to the diagnosis of common b
 

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Contents

PREFACE
6
CONTRIBUTORS
7
CHAPTER 1 BACTERIAL INFECTIONS
8
CHAPTER 2 FUNGAL INFECTIONS
34
CHAPTER 3 VIRAL DISEASES
60
CHAPTER 4 TROPICAL AND EXOTIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES
84
CHAPTER 5 ARTHROPODS AND INFESTATIONS
102
REFERENCES
124
ILLUSTRATED GLOSSARY
136
Back Cove
141
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