Pediatric Dermatology E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Feb 8, 2011 - Medical - 1912 pages

The latest edition of Pediatric Dermatology, edited by Lawrence A. Schachner, MD and Ronald C. Hansen, MD brings you the detailed guidance you need to effectively diagnose and treat pediatric skin conditions. Review topics from keratinization to stem cell therapy, and gain expert guidance from international contributors. Now in a comprehensive format with 40% all new clinical photos, this resource is ideal for clinical practice.

  • Refer to full-color photographs that accurately capture the appearance of a wide range of skin disorders.
  • Access many new tables and therapeutic algorithms for at-a-glance guidance.
  • Recognize distinguishing factors in skin lesions with 40% new and improved clinical photographs.
  • Find extended coverage of topics like genodermatoses and disorders of keratinization, review excellent information on skin neoplasms in children, new systemic therapies, and viral disorders, and explore new concepts in autoinflammatory disorders and Kawasaki’s disease.
  • Read up on best practices and stay at the forefront of your profession with new perspectives from a host of international contributors like new Associate Editor Antonio Torrello, who co-edits the Pediatric Dermatology journal.
 

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Contents

Structure and function of the skin
1
Psychosocial development in children with cutaneous disease
51
Principles of diagnosis in pediatric dermatology
69
Principles of treatment in pediatric dermatology
115
Surgical techniques
211
Neonatal skin and skin disorders
299
Genodermatoses
374
Ichthyosis and disorders of other cornification
567
Sclerosing and atrophying conditions
1057
Vascular reactions
1096
Vascular birthmarks
1135
Benign and malignant tumors
1181
Cutaneous manifestations of endocrine metabolic and nutritional disorders
1219
Rheumatic diseases in children autoinflammatory syndromes in children and selected systemic diseases with skin manifestations
1269
Bacterial infections
1331
Viral infections
1425

Mucous membrane disorders
644
Pigmentary abnormalities
700
Hair disorders
747
Nail and appendageal abnormalities
794
Acne
827
Eczematous dermatitis
851
Papulosquamous diseases
901
Vesiculobullous disease
952
Diseases of the dermis and subcutaneous tissues
990
Fungal protozoal and helminthic infections
1470
Infestations
1535
Sexually transmitted diseases
1584
Physical injury and environmental hazards
1642
Drug reactions
1698
Index
1101
Instructions for online access
1176
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Prof. Lawrence A. Schachner, MD

Harvey Blank Professor and Chairman, Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Miami, FL

Ronald C. Hansen, MD

Division Chief, Dermatology

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Phoenix, AZ

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