Photodermatology

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Henry W. Lim, Herbert Honigsmann, John L. M. Hawk
CRC Press, Feb 1, 2007 - Medical - 496 pages
Covering the entire array of photodermatological topics necessary to stand at the head of this
burgeoning discipline, this source contains expertly written chapters that offer recommendations
and guidelines from opinion-forming international authorities. Reviewing the entire range of
photodermatoses, as well as the management, treatment, i
 

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Contents

HISTORY AND BASIC PRINCIPLES
1
Chapter 2 Basic Principles of Photobiology
15
Chapter 3 Radiation Sources and Interaction with Skin
29
EFFECTS OF ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION ON NORMAL SKIN
41
Chapter 5 Photoimmunology
55
Chapter 6 The Acute Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation on the Skin
75
Photoaging
91
Photocarcinogenesis
107
Part I
279
Part II
297
Chapter 21 Public Education in Photoprotection
311
ULTRAVIOLET AND VISIBLE RADIATION THERAPY
319
Chapter 23 UltravioletA1 and Visible Light Therapy
335
Chapter 24 Psoralen Photochemotherapy
347
Chapter 25 Extracorporeal Photochemotherapy Photopheresis
359
Chapter 26 Photodynamic Therapy
369

Chapter 9 The Epidemiology of Skin Cancer
119
PHOTODERMATOSES PART A BASIC PRINCIPLES
139
Chapter 11 Polymorphous Light Eruption Hydroa Vaciniforme and Actinic Prurigo
149
Chapter 12 Chronic Actinic Dermatitis
169
Chapter 13 Solar Urticaria
185
PHOTODERMATOSES PART C DRUG AND CHEMICALINDUCED PHOTOSENSITIVITY
199
Chapter 15 Cutaneous Porphyrias
219
PHOTODERMATOSES PART D DNA REPAIRDEFICIENT PHOTODERMATOSES
239
PHOTODERMATOSES PART E PHOTOAGGRAVATED DERMATOSES
251
PHOTOPROTECTION
267
Chapter 27 The Principles and Medical Applications of Lasers and IntensePulsed Light in Dermatology
389
Chapter 28 Lasers and Energy Sources for Skin Rejuvenation and Epilation
401
Chapter 29 Laser Treatment on Ethnic Skin
417
APPENDICES
433
Photopatch Testing
441
Guidelines for Setting Up a Phototherapy Referral Center or an OfficeBased Phototherapy Unit
449
Guidelines for Setting Up a Laser Center
457
Index
463
Back cover
473
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HENRY W. LIM is Chairman and C.S. Livingood Chair, Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan. The author and editor of numerous professional publications and books, including Photoaging (Informa Healthcare), he is a past president of the American Society for Photobiology and the Michigan Dermatological Society. He is the founder and past president of the Photomedicine Society, and the 2007 vice president of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is the past editor-in-chief of Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photo-medicine. He received the M.D. degree (1975) from the Downstate Medical Center, State University of New York, Brooklyn. HERBERT HONIGSMANN is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria. Dr. Honigsmann is the author of numerous scientific publications and several books, a past president of the International Union of Photobiology and the Austrian Society for Dermatology, and past secretary of the European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR). He received the M.D. degree (1968) from the University of Vienna, Austria. JOHN L. M. HAWK is Emeritus Professor and recent Head of the Photobiology Unit, St. John's Institute of Dermatology, St. Thomas' Hospital and King's College, London. He has written multiple scientific papers, book chapters and several books, as well as being former editor of the journal, Clinical and Experimental Dermatology. He is a founder in 1988 and past president of the British Photodermatology Group, served for many years as British Association of Dermatologists' press liaison officer, and is a founding committee member of the American Photomedicine Society, a member of the European Dermatology Forum, recent deputy president and Scientific Committee Chairman of the 2005 London European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress and past president of the Scientific Committee of the EADV. He received his medical degree from the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand (1969).

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