Strategies for Immunointerventions in Dermatology
GŁnter Burg, Reinhard G. Dummer
Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Jun 5, 1997 - Medical - 426 pages
Recent progress in the fields of pharmacology and immunology has provided us with new possibilities for treating dermatological diseases. This book reviews the most important immunosuppressive and immunostimulatory drugs and gives helpful, practical information on the treatment of various dermatoses, including autoimmundiseases, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, vasculitis, contact dermatitis, pyoderma gangrenosum, infectious diseases, and neoplasms of the skin - in particular, malignant melanoma.
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