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  • Introduction -- The Basics for Excision and Flattening -- Embedding and Sectioning -- Dividing Tumors and Topographical Orientation -- Communication with the Lab -- The Aftermath or How to Excise Until Clear Margins -- Variations for Special Locations and Large, Deep Penetrating Tumors -- How to Perform 3D Histology on Different Types of Tumors -- Terminology and Facts.
  • Dermatologists commonly treat acne, which affects 40 to 50 million Americans each year and about 85 percent of all patients at some point in their lives. Dermatologists, primary care doctors, and pediatricians see these patients every day in practice. It is important to treat the skin effectively not only to reduce the risk of physical scarring, but also to address the negative psychosocial impact this disease carries. Improving the skin can improve self-confidence, interpersonal relationships, and performance in school or at work. Acneiform Eruptions in Dermatology is a practical, full-color guide to the differential diagnosis of acne vulgaris and the treatment of acne-like conditions. It is organized into sections by subtype of condition (e.g., infections, genetic syndromes, medication-caused) and includes a section of variants of acne that may be misdiagnosed. Within the sections, individual chapters discuss each variant of the condition and begin with a helpful bulleted summary of its defining clinical features. Extensive color clinical images appear throughout the book.
  • Despite the advances in conventional, and novel agent and high dose chemotherapy, multiple myeloma remains incurable. In order to overcome resistance to current therapies and improve patient outcome, novel biologically-based treatment approaches are being developed. Current translational research in multiple myeloma focusing on the development of molecularly-based novel targeted single-agent and combination therapies has great promise to achieve high frequency and durable responses in the majority of patients. This volume will focus on biology of multiple myeloma, especially on oncogenomic changes, cell signaling pathways and intermediate molecules that are being investigated for development of novel therapies. The book will present newer developments, providing an emphasis on basic science, as well as its significant clinical impact.
  • Despite the advances in conventional, and novel agent and high dose chemotherapy, multiple myeloma remains incurable. In order to overcome resistance to current therapies and improve patient outcome, novel biologically-based treatment approaches are being developed. Current translational research in multiple myeloma focusing on the development of molecularly-based novel targeted single-agent and combination therapies has great promise to achieve high frequency and durable responses in the majority of patients. This volume will focus on biology of multiple myeloma, especially on oncogenomic changes, cell signaling pathways and intermediate molecules that are being investigated for development of novel therapies. The book will present newer developments, providing an emphasis on basic science, as well as its significant clinical impact.
  • "The skin is one of the most frequently involved organs in adverse drug reactions. Occurring with an incidence of 1 to 5 percent for certain types of drugs, cutaneous drug eruptions are mostly benign in nature, and comprise the maculopapular type of eruption and urticaria. However, about one third of them require hospital treatment, leading to a considerable burden for the health care system. In this book, a selected group of experts provide an up-to-date, condensed and clinically relevant overview of the field of cutaneous drug eruptions, ranging from epidemiology and genetic predisposition to available therapeutic measures, including rapid drug desensitization. Reflecting the great progress made in recent years in this field, this publication will be a useful tool for a better understanding, diagnosis and management of cutaneous drug eruptions, not only for general physicians, dermatologists and clinical allergologists, but also for nurses and scientists." -- publisher's site.
  • Skin anatomy -- Light tissue interactions -- Intense pulsed light safety: legal issues -- How to organize the IPL treatment room -- Patient selection -- Skin photorejuvenation -- Hair removal -- IPL treatment for vascular lesions -- Complications.
  • Overview of the aesthetic approach -- Combining non-invasive therapies -- Skincare -- Chemical peels -- Lasers and intense light sources -- Photodynamic treatment -- Skin tightening devices -- Botulinum toxin for oculofacial aesthetic rejuvenation -- Facial fillers and volumizers -- Fat transfer -- Dark circles: a combination approach -- Minimally invasive laser lipolysis for facial and neck rejuvenation -- Mesotherapy -- Carbon dioxide therapy: face and body rejuvenation -- Cosmetic dentistry of the perioral area: the odontological point of view -- Importance of aesthetician in a cosmetic practice -- From the inside out: a psychotherapist's views on aesthetic enhancement -- Future of oculofacial rejuvenation: a perspective.
  • Aesthetic plastic surgery 2009, ClinicalKey
    Office practice of plastic surgery -- Clinical photography for the aesthetic patient -- Anesthesia in aesthetic surgery -- Postoperative nausea and vomiting -- Patient safety in aesthetic surgery -- Facelift anatomy, SMAS, retaining ligaments and facial spaces -- Facelift with SMAS technique and FAME -- Facelift with SMAS technique and FAME -- Short scar facelift -- Foundation facelift -- The "High SMAS" facelift technique -- MACS facelift -- The multi-vectored rhytidoplasty -- The male facelift -- Endoscopic mid and lower face rejuvenation -- Endoscopic facial rejuvenation -- Facial rejuvenation in non-Caucasians -- Aesthetic facial microsurgery -- Midface lift -- Deep plane procedures in the neck -- Treatment of the male neck -- Managing submandibular glands -- Non-endoscopic limited incision browlift -- Coronal browlift -- Endoscopic browlift with internal fixation -- Transblepharoplasty browlift -- Suture suspension for face and neck -- Suture suspension for brow and upper face -- Conventional upper and lower blepharoplasty -- Lateral canthal suspension techniques -- Lid-cheek blending: the tear trough deformity -- Tarsal strip canthoplasty -- Blepharoplasty in the East Asian patient -- Treatment of blepharoplasty complications -- Autologous contouring the lower face -- Alloplastic chin augmentation -- Primary closed rhinoplasty -- Primary open rhinoplasty -- Secondary rhinoplasty --Nasal tip grafting with an "anatomic tip graft" and sizers -- Nasal tip grafting with an "anatomic tip graft" and sizers -- Correction of the deviated septum -- The ethnic rhinoplasty -- The Asian rhinoplasty -- Correcting the cleft lip nose -- Primary otoplasty and reconstruction -- Traditional inverted-T breast reduction -- Mastopexy with and without augmentation -- Pitanguy breast reduction -- Medial pedicle vertical mammaplasty -- Periareolar Benelli mastopexy and reduction: The "Round Block" -- Breast implants: background, safety and general considerations -- Breast augmentation -- The dual plane approach to breast augmentation -- Cohesive gel breast augmentation -- Difficult breast augmentations -- Breast reconstruction -- Nipple - areola reconstruction -- Pure aspiration lipoplasty -- Complications and corrections of lipoplasty -- New concepts in fat grafting -- Lipoabdominoplasty: Saldanha's technique -- Lipoabdominoplasty: Advanced techniques and technologies -- Non-surgical ultrasonic lipoplasty -- Ultrasound assisted liposuction -- Abdominoplasty techniques -- Brachioplasty -- Belt lipectomy: Lower body lift -- High lateral tension abdominoplasty -- Gluteal augmentation -- Botox® for face, neck and brow -- Lip augmentation -- Structural fat augmentation of the face and hands -- Hyaluronic acid injectable filler -- Non-hyaluronic acid fillers for facial augmentation -- Laser resurfacing -- Fractional resurfacing -- Total facial alloplastic augmentation -- Chemical peels and dermabrasion.
  • Patient Assessment -- Skin Care Including Chemical Peeling -- Non-surgical Facial Rejuventation with Fillers -- Botulinum Toxin -- Laser Facial Resurfacing and Dermabrasion -- Management of Alopecia -- Forehead Rejuvenation -- Periorbital Rejuvenation -- Facelift with SMAS Flaps -- Neck Rejuvenation -- Primary Rhinoplasty -- Secondary Rhinoplasty -- Genioplasty -- Aesthetic Contouring of the Craniofacial Skeleton -- Augmentation of Facial Structures with Autologous Fat -- Breast Augmentation -- Breast Reduction -- Mastopexy -- Liposculpture -- Abdominoplasty -- Bodylifts and Post Massive Weight Loss Body Contouring -- Surgical Management of Migraine Headaches.
  • Aging hair 2010, Springer
    Gerontobiology of the Hair Follicle / Desmond J. Tobin -- Molecular Basis of Androgenetic Alopecia / Valerie Anne Randall -- Inflammatory Phenomena and Fibrosis in Androgenetic Alopecia / Ralph M. Trüeb -- Post-Menopausal Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia / Steven Kossard -- Female Pattern Hair Loss / M. Javed Mohungoo and Andrew G. Messenger -- Hair Growth Parameters in Pre- and Postmenopausal Women / Paradi Mirmirani, Fangyi Luo, Scott R. Youngquist, Brian K. Fisher and James Li, et al. -- Comparative Histopathology of Androgenetic Alopecia, Diffuse Alopecia, and Senescent Alopecia / David A. Whiting -- Comparative Gene Expression Profiling of Senescent and Androgenetic Alopecia Using Microarray Analysis / Paradi Mirmirani and Pratima Karnik -- The Aging Hair Pigmentary Unit / Desmond J. Tobin -- Oxidative Stress Associated Melanocyte-Loss and Hair Growth Capacity in the Aging Hair Follicle: A Model for Tissue-Specific Aging / Eva M. J. Peters -- Human Hair Follicle Melanocytes as a Proxy Cell Type in Neurodegeneration Research / Nikolaos Papageorgiou, Elisabeth Carpenter and Desmond J. Tobin -- Effect of UV Radiation on Scalp and Hair Growth / Claudine Piérard-Franchimont, Pascale Quatresooz and Gérald E. Piérard -- Hair Photoaging / Won-Soo Lee -- Effect of Tobacco Smoking on Hair / Ralph M. Trüeb -- Age-Related General Problems Affecting the Condition of Hair / Ralph M. Trüeb -- Aging of Scalp and Age-Related Disorders of Scalp / Desmond Gan and Rodney Sinclair -- Care of Aging Hair and Photoprotection / Zoe Diana Draelos -- Possibilities and Limitations for Reversal of Age-Related Hair Loss / Nina Otberg, Isabel Restrepo and Jerry Shapiro -- Possibilities and Limitations for Reversal of Age-Related Pigment Loss / Ralph M. Trüeb -- Evidence-Based Hair Transplantation / Andreas M. Finner -- Future Directions: Gene Polymorphism Diagnostics Relevant to Hair / Justine A. Ellis -- Future Directions : The Known and Unknown Roles of Hair-Follicle Stem Cell Types / Robert M. Hoffman -- Future Directions: Bioengineering the Hair Follicle / Kurt S. Stenn, Ying Zheng and Jen-Chih Hsieh -- Hair After Death / Andrew S. Wilson and Desmond J. Tobin.
  • The 11th edition of the classic Andrews' Diseases of the Skin, by Drs. William D. James, Timothy G. Berger and Dirk M. Elston, provides the ultimate foundation in dermatology with comprehensive guidance to effectively diagnose and treat a wide range of skin conditions. These highly respected authors balance evidence-based treatment guidelines with advice from their own clinical experience, offering a practical and realistic medical perspective. Updated throughout with the latest dermatologic findings and a new chapter on cosmetic surgical techniques, this title helps you keep current, improve your skills, and prepare for exams. It also includes online access to the complete text, images, and bonus illustrations making this an indispensable, convenient reference for trainees and practicing dermatologists. Rapidly improve your knowledge of skin conditions through a concise, clinically focused, user-friendly format. Obtain thorough guidance on clinical presentation and therapy for a full range of common and rare skin diseases.
  • Atlas of Dermatological Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease provides a comprehensive compendium of digestive tract diseases with dermatological manifestations. The work is arranged by digestive symptoms, with sections based on the specific digestive disease etiology. Each section contains paired chapters of text, one on gastrointestinal manifestations and the other on dermatological manifestations. The atlas includes clinical presentations, pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, diagnostic tests/procedures, pathology, and references presented with substantial numbers of images.
  • [1.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Connective Tissue Diseases / Lesliane E. Castro-Santana, José González Chávez, Jennifer Rullán, and Rachelle E. Seijo-Montes -- [2.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Pulmonary Disease / Jennifer Rullán, Rachelle E. Seijo-Montes, Annie Vaillant, and Néstor P. Sánchez -- [3.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Renal Disease / Lilliam S. Chiqués Colón and Rosbel González Rivera -- [4.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Diseases / María I. Vázquez-Roque and Wilfredo E. De Jesús-Monge -- [5.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Common Endocrine Disease / Inés M. Hernández and Yanira Marrero -- [6.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Malignancy and Paraneoplastic Syndromes / Zelma C. Chiesa-Fuxench, Liliana Ramírez, and Néstor P. Sánchez -- [7.] Cutaneous Manifestations of Infectious Diseases / Elena Montalván Miró and Néstor P. Sánchez -- [8.] Cutaneous Manifestations of HIV Disease / Humberto M. Guiot, Carlos G. Sánchez Sergenton, Carlos J. Sánchez Rivera, and Rosbel González Rivera -- [9.] Cutaneous Disorders in the Intensive Care Unit / Tania M. González Santiago and Jacobo M. Orenstein Cardona.
  • Dermatopathology often presents considerable difficulty for the dermatologist in training when defining the subtle differences in the appearance of various conditions. This Atlas of Essential Dermatopathology is based on materials developed during dermatopathology teaching signout at the Massachusetts General Hospital and replicates the experience at the microscope. It contains numerous hand drawn sketches and tables plus stunning histological images to describe the appearances of common dermatologic conditions. Each chapter is brief and focuses on the main learning points. Tables of special stains, immunohistochemical markers and a glossary of terms are also included to broaden the reader's experience.The content is based on the most frequently encountered processes in the MGH Dermatopathology Unit; it is not intended to be comprehensive but rather an outline and atlas of the essentials in diagnostic dermatopathology. This book will therefore be an indispensable primer for trainees of all levels - students and residents alike - in dermatology and pathology.
  • This is a comprehensive, practical, densely illustrated diagnostic and therapeutic guide for all geriatric dermatology providers. The book comprises 50 chapters and over 600 color photographs on topics ranging from common conditions such as basal cell carcinoma, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis to unusual conditions such as angiosarcoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, and porphyria cutanea tarda. Sections include:- Inflammatory conditions (including contact dermatitis, alopecia, erythema multiforme, pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, porphyria, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrhea, urticaria.
  • Male genital disorders represent a common issue in medical practice, especially in the dermatological setting. Correct clinical evaluation of these disorders is essential when addressing the diagnosis, which in some cases may require histopathological confirmation. Depending on the disease, early diagnosis may be not only lifesaving, but also of fundamental importance to the planning of successful treatment. This atlas introduces the most common penile diseases, along with more rarely encountered ones. It provides invaluable guidance on clinical diagnosis by highlighting prominent clinical features and presenting particular videodermatoscopy findings when these are indicative of the diagnosis. In addition, for each condition the most appropriate treatment is proposed, taking into account recent therapeutic advances of proven benefit.
  • This compact pictorial atlas highlights variations in the appearance of healthy skin, hair, and nails in children of all colors, as well as their appearance when affected by skin diseases. Illustrated using clinical photographs, microscopy and dermoscopy.
  • 1. How to Use This Atlas -- 2. Normal Skin -- 3. Basal Cell Carcinoma -- 4. Infiltrative Basal Cell Carcinoma -- 5. Differentiating Basal Cell Carcinoma from Normal and Benign Histologic Findings -- 6. Adnexal Tumors -- 7. Microcystic Adnexal Carcinoma -- 8. Differentiating Infiltrative Basal Cell Carcinoma from Other Tumors -- 9. Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Situ and Actinic Keratoses -- 10. Squamous Cell Carcinoma -- 11. Differentiating Squamous Cell Carcinoma from other entities -- 12. Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans -- 13. Other Non-melanocytic Skin Cancer -- 14. Pitfalls and Incidental Findings -- 15. Artifacts.
  • This atlas is a comprehensive guide to the treatment and correction of scars. It is divided into four sections covering the different types of scar: atrophic and stretch marks, keloid and hypertrophic, normotrophic, and mixed. For each scar type, the various invasive and minimally invasive procedures and their results are documented with the aid of numerous high-quality photographs. In the section on keloid and hypertrophic scars, treatment is presented according to scar localization. In addition, the influence of etiology on treatment is considered, with distinction between scars due to injuries, animal bites, inflammatory diseases (including acne and varicella), and burns. Care is taken to distinguish between approaches suitable for fresh scars (in the inflammation, proliferation, and maturation phases) and those appropriate for scars present for more than one year. Potential adverse effects and complications of treatment are also explored.
  • Atlas of skin cancers 2011, Springer
    The incidence of skin cancer has risen rapidly in recent decades, and patients often present initially to practitioners in many different specialties. Because skin cancer can vary in clinical appearance, even dermatologists may experience difficulty in reaching a clinical diagnosis. For primary care physicians and physician extenders (physician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners), who have had very little or no formal training in dermatology, the task can be still more daunting. In this atlas, the authors set out to provide a practical resource that will help improve the 'visual vocabulary' of physicians and physician extenders, helping them identify lesions that should be biopsied.--Abstract (excerpt).
  • Atlas of trichoscopy 2012, Springer
    Trichoscopy - the use of dermoscopy to diagnose diseases of hair and scalp - was initially named in 2006 and thus it is still very much in its childhood. With so much still to learn in the great field of hair and scalp disorders, recent years have brought multiple results from original studies into trichoscopy, new case descriptions, and analytic reviews, as well as know-how derived from unpublished but widely shared experience.Atlas of Trichoscopy: Dermoscopy in Hair and Scalp Diseases is a book for both trainee dermatologists and those who perform trichoscopy in their everyday practice. It contains chapters by trichoscopy experts from around the world that will certainly help the reader learn the subtleties of the technique while teach them how to apply it in their daily practice.
  • Atopic dermatitis is amongst the most common disorders of the skin in young people around the world. This book presents the newest insights and novel concepts in relation to all aspects of this skin disorder. Classification, clinical features and differential diagnosis are reviewed in the first chapter, while risk factors, susceptibility and an epidemiological overview are outlined in the next chapter, followed by a detailed discussion of the immunology of the skin and the pathophysiology of dermatitis. Further chapters present new data delineating clinical aspects of current genetic findings and insights into concepts of neuroimmunology, as well as the very crucial and severe clinical aspect of itching. New data on the topic of inhalant allergy, specific immunologic treatments and the latest on food allergy are also included.
  • Pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases / Martin Röcken and Tilo Biedermann -- Autoantibody detection using indirect immunofluorescence on HEp-2 cells / Philipp von Landenberg -- Pemphigus / Michael Hertl and Rüdiger Eming -- Bullous pemphigoid : clinical features, diagnostic markers, and immunopathogenic mechanisms / Giovanni Di Zenzo ... [et al.] -- Dermatitis herpetiformis duhring / Christian Rose and Detlef Zillikens -- Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita / Gene Kim ... [et al.] -- Localized scleroderma / Cristián Vera Kellet, Catherine H. Orteu, and Jan P. Dutz -- Progressive systemic scleroderm / Nicolas Hunzelmann and Thomas Krieg -- Chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus / Michael Sticherling -- Subacute cutaneous and systemic lupus erythematosus / Donna M. Pellowski, Jane E. Kihslinger, and Richard D. Sontheimer -- Dermatomyositis / Ruth Ann Vleugels and Jeffrey P. Callen -- Mixed connective tissue disease / Reiji Kasukawa -- Sjögren's Syndrome / Robert I. Fox and Carla M. Fox -- Psoriasis vulgaris and arthopathica / Arnd Jacobi and Jörg Christoph Prinz -- Chronic urticaria as an autoimmune disease / Clive Grattan, Michihiro Hide, and Malcolm W. Greaves -- Lichen planus, lichenoid eruptions and cutaneous grant-versus-host-reaction / Miklós Simon, Jr. -- Small vessel vasculitides / Peter Lamprecht and Wolfgang L. Gross -- Skin manifestations of rheumatic diseases / Camille Francés and Nicolas Kluger -- Vitiligo / Karin U. Schallreuter -- Alopecia areata / Pia Freyschmidt-Paul, Kevin McElwee, and Rolf Hoffmann -- Autoimmune phenomena in atopic dermatitis / Caroline Bussmann and Natalija Novak -- Eosinophils in autoimmune bullous diseases / Dagmar Simon and Hans-Uwe Simon -- Paraneoplastic syndromes of the skin / Peter Fritsch -- Targeted therapies in autoimmune and inflammatory skin disorders / Rüdiger Eming and Ingo H. Tarner.
  • Introduction. --- History of lasers in dermatology -- Physical and electronic properties of lasers. --- Laser principles / Bogdan Allemann, I., Kaufman, J. --- Laser-induced tissue reactions and dermatology / Weber, R.J., Taylor, B.R., and Engelman, D.E. --- Laser safety / Dudelzak, J., Goldberg, D.J. -- Laser applications in dermatology. --- Ablative skin resurfacing / Chwalek, J., Goldberg, D. --- Non-ablative lasers / Ciocon, D.H., Doshi, D., and Goldberg, D.J. --- Fractional photothermolysis / Bogdan Allemann, I., Kaufman, J. -- Indications for laser applications. --- Vascular lesions / Ting, P.T., Rao, J. --- Benign pigmented lesions / Bogdan Allemann, I., Goldberg, D.J. --- Tattoo removal / Adatto, M.A., Halachmi, S., and Lapidoth, M. --- Hair removal / Haedersdal, M., Haak, C.S. --- Photoaging / Grunebaum, L.D., Heffelfinger, R.N. --- Scars / Elsaie, M.L. ... [et al.] --- Acne vulgaris / Läuchli, S. --- Skin tightening / Woolery-Lloyd, H., Kammer, J.N. --- Special considerations for darker-skinned patients / Chan, H.H.L. --- At-home laser and light-based devices / Brown, A.S. -- Non-laser technologies/light-based systems. --- Intense pulsed light / Schoenewolf, N.L., Barysch, M.J., and Dummer, R. --- Light-emitting diode / Gold, M.H. --- Photodynamic therapy / Gold, M.H.
  • Behçet's syndrome 2010, Springer
    Introduction: dedicated Mondays and an acquaintance-based view of Behçet's syndrome -- History and diagnosis -- Epidemiology of Behçet's syndrome and regional differences in disease expression -- The mucocutaneous manifestations of pathergy reaction in Behçet's disease -- Eye disease in Behçet's syndrome -- Behçet's syndrome and the nervous system -- Vascular disease in Behçet's syndrome -- Endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis in Behçet's syndrome -- Locomotor system disease in Behçet's syndrome -- Behçet's disease: gastrointestinal involvement -- Miscellaneous manifestations of Behçet's disease -- Juvenile Behçet's syndrome -- Behçet's disease: pathology -- Disease mechanisms -- Genetics of Behçet's disease -- Animal models of Behçet's disease -- Prognosis in Behçet's syndrome -- Disease assessment in Behçet's disease -- Medical management of Behçet's syndrome.
  • Behçet's syndrome 2014, Springer
    1. The Numbers of Behçet: A Rare Disease? / Agata Polizzi and Domenica Taruscio -- 2. From Hippocrates to Hulusi Behçet: What History / Donatella Lippi -- 3. Epidemiology of Behçet Syndrome / Olga Addimanda, Giulia Pazzola, Nicolò Pipitone and Carlo Salvarani -- 4. Behçet's Syndrome According to Classical and Population Genetics / Akira Meguro, Nobuhisa Mizuki, Ahmet Gül, Nobuyoshi Kitaichi and Shigeaki Ohno -- 5. Infections, Autoimmunity, and Behçet's Syndrome: What Liaison? / Mario Milco D'Elios, Marisa Benagiano, Amedeo Amedei and Giacomo Emmi -- 6. Pathogenesis of Behçet Syndrome / Giacomo Emmi, Danilo Squatrito, Elena Silvestri, Alessia Grassi and Lorenzo Emmi -- 7. Mucocutaneous Involvement in Behçet's Syndrome / Umit Tursen -- 8. Neurological and Neuropsychological Manifestation in Behçet's Syndrome / Shunsei Hirohata -- 9. Ocular Involvement and Behçet Disease / Lorenzo Vannozzi, Ugo Menchini and Massimo Accorinti -- 10. Articular and Muscular Manifestations in Behçet's Disease / Anne-Claire Desbois, Betrand Wechsler and David Saadoun -- 11. Cardiovascular Issues: Aneurysms and Pseudoaneurysms, Thrombosis, Atherosclerosis, and Cardiac Involvement / Elena Silvestri, Caterina Cenci, Chiara Della Bella, Anna Maria Cameli and Domenico Prisco -- 12. Intestinal Behçet Disease / Cristina Cenci and Monica Milla -- 13. Audio Vestibular Involvement in Behçet's Disease / Paolo Vannucchi and Rudi Pecci -- 14. Behçet's Syndrome and Gynecological Manifestation in Reproductive Age and Pregnancy / Maria Elisabetta Coccia and Tommaso Capezzuoli -- 15. Pediatric Onset of Behçet Syndrome / Ezgi Deniz Batu, Rolando Cimaz and Seza Özen -- 16. Behçet's Disease. Differential Diagnosis / Maria Grazia Sabbadini and Stefano Franchini -- 17. Classification and Diagnosis Criteria for Behçet's Disease / Fereydoun Davatchi, Bahar Sadeghi Abdollahi, Farhad Shahram, Cheyda Chams-Davatchi, Hormoz Shams and Abdolhadi Nadji -- 18. Prognosis and Disease Activity / Rosaria Talarico, Anna d'Ascanio, Rossella Neri, Chiara Baldini, Marta Mosca and Stefano Bombardieri -- 19. Old and New Treatment for Behçet's Disease / Fabrizio Cantini and Gerardo Di Scala -- 20. Surgical Treatment of Angio-Behçet / Stefano Camparini and Genadi Genadiev.
  • Botulinum toxin. 3rd ed. 2013, ClinicalKey
    Botulinum Toxin, a volume in the Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series, helps you keep up with the growing demand for non-invasive procedures and provide the optimum results your patients expect. Evidence-based, procedural how-to's and step-by-step advice on proper techniques, pitfalls, and tricks of the trade equip you to successfully incorporate the very latest botulinum injection techniques into your busy practice! Offer your patients the best care and avoid pitfalls. Evidence-based findings and practical tips equip you with the knowledge you need to recommend and discuss the most effective treatment options with your patients. Know how to vary your technique for patients with darker skin types, and learn alternate approaches used internationally. Expand your repertoire and refine your skills with a wealth of color illustrations, photographs, and procedural videos depicting cases as they appear in practice.
  • Neonatal and Pediatric Dermatologic Emergencies -- Infectious Emergencies in Dermatology -- Drug Eruptions -- Histamine-Mediated Emergencies -- Cutaneous Emergencies in the HIV-Positive Patient -- Graft-Versus-Host Disease -- Erythroderma -- Vesiculobullous Dermatoses -- Vasculitis -- Skin Manifestations of Internal Disease -- Cutaneous Findings of Collagen Vascular Disease and Related Emergent Complications -- Burn and Other Exposure Injuries -- Dermatological Emergencies: Skin Manifestations of Abuse -- Dermatologic Surgery Complications -- Bites and Stings.
  • Burn care and treatment 2013, Springer
    Initial Assessment, Resuscitation, Wound Evaluation and Early Care /Shahriar Shahrokhi --Pathophysiology of Burn Injury /Marc G. Jeschke --Wound Healing and Wound Care /Gerd G. Gauglitz --Infections in Burns /Shahriar Shahrokhi --Acute Burn Surgery /Lars-Peter Kamolz --Critical Care of Burn Victims Including Inhalation Injury /Marc G. Jeschke --Nutrition of the Burned Patient and Treatment of the Hypermetabolic Response /Marc G. Jeschke --Nursing Management of the Burn-Injured Person /Judy Knighton --Electrical Injury, Chemical Burns, and Cold Injury "Frostbite" /Shahriar Shahrokhi --Long-Term Pathophysiology and Consequences of a Burn Including Scarring, HTS, Keloids and Scar Treatment, Rehabilitation, Exercise /Gerd G. Gauglitz --Burn Reconstruction Techniques /Lars-Peter Kamolz, Stephan Spendel.
  • pt. 1. Urticaria and angiodema -- pt. 2. Skin manifestation of drug allergy -- pt. 3. Allergic contact dermatitis -- pt. 4. Other allergies affecting skin and mucous membranes -- pt. 5. Immunologic diseases of the skin.
  • Challenging Cases in Dermatology provides a strategic and analytic way of thinking about unusual dermatologic presentations. Every case presented within this book is a unique story, but the clinical decision pathways used to reach an appropriate solution are similar. A wide range of cases are covered including many extremely rare diseases and rare presentations of diseases that are not, themselves, uncommon. A familiarity with such unusual cases will provide the dermatologist with increased knowledge, a wider perspective, and innovative techniques that can be used to solve diagnostic dilemmas.The author has used his vast experience in practicing dermatology to create a visual reference for skin disease, with the emphasis on working through each case as presented, starting with the clinical data, histological slides, and other available investigations. Each chapter includes a brief discussion of each extraordinary case and includes epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical and histological features, differential diagnosis, definite diagnosis, prognosis, and management.
  • Cicatricial alopecia 2011, Springer
    Introduction -- Clinical Assessment of the Patient -- Dermatopathology -- Medical Management -- Mechanisms and Current Research -- Predominantly Lymphocytic Group -- Predominantly Neutrophilic Group -- Mixed Group -- End Stage Nonspecific Group -- Personal Experiences of Six Patients.
  • Adrenal disease -- Pancreas disease and diabetes mellitus -- Thyroid disease -- Pituitary gland diseases -- Parathyroid disease -- Dyslipidemia (hyperlipidemia) -- Gout -- Lipomatosis -- Obesity -- Porphyrias -- Hemochromatosis -- Metabolic syndrome in psoriasis -- Acquired nutritional deficiencies -- Anorexia nervosa -- Alcohol abuse -- Glucagonoma syndrome and necrolytic migratory erythema -- Amyloidosis -- Mucinoses -- Lipoid proteinosis -- Colloid milium -- Calcification and ossification -- Pigmentary deposition disorders -- Exogenous cutaneous deposits with special consideration to skin reactions to soft-tissue fillers.
  • Skin tumors are very often encountered in clinical practice but can be difficult to diagnose since the skin's histological complexity gives rise to many types and subtypes. This superb atlas presents an unrivalled wealth of original high-quality clinical photographs of almost all benign and malignant skin tumors. The diverse subtypes and clinical forms, including different localizations, are depicted, and careful attention is paid to evolution and follow-up. While the main focus is on the clinical presentation as reflected in the photographs, diagnostic clues and management considerations are also summarized in a straightforward, readily understandable way. The atlas has been designed so that it will meet clinical needs and allow rapid identification of clues relevant to daily practice. Clinical Atlas of Skin Tumors will be valuable for all dermatologists in training, as well as for those who are already established in the profession or in allied specialties such as plastic surgery and oncology.
  • The demographic imperative has reached the shores of dermatology. By 2020 those aged 65 years and older will comprise a quarter of the US population, and this percentage will be even more significant in less developed countries. As a specialty, dermatology needs to respond to this unprecedented demographic shift. Over the last few decades dermatology has enjoyed a sustained improvement in understanding of the basic science of skin biology and an increase in proven effectiveness of clinical interventions. As dermatologists, leadership must be in place to provide specialized care for older adults; dermatology should be at the forefront of prevention and treatment of skin diseases and be able to recognize the dermatologic signs of chronic systemic disease so often noted in our elderly.Clinical Cases in Geriatric Dermatology represents a practical tool in understanding the skin of older people and includes chapters on the common presentations of dermatologic disease in the elderly population. It presents practical information to assist in making the correct clinical decision. The concise case-based organization of this book will help those in dermatology training programs, but will also be a welcome revision tool for qualified and recertifying dermatologists.
  • This concise practical guide has been designed to facilitate the clinical decision-making process in the management of psychocutaneous disease by reviewing a variety of cases and defining the various diagnostic and management decisions open to practitioners. Clinical cases are a key component in modern medical education, assisting the trainee or recertifying practitioner to work through unusual cases using best practice techniques. Each case within includes a narrative description and patient management tips. Clinical Cases in Psychocutaneous Disease is the first text dedicated to cases and written by experts in the topic who treat patients with psychocutaneous problems. It will be an essential reference for those in dermatology training programs and experienced practitioners seeking a practical case-based guide.
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  • Conceived as a guide for practitioners in their work in dermatology, this book is unique in its approach. From cutaneous signs to the richness of differential diagnosis, it guides practitioners through every step, from semiological analysis to diagnosis. The aim is to provide readers with the essentials of relevant dermatological reasoning. The first part of the book focuses on physical examination and on recognizing basic lesions, the practitioners building blocks. The diseases requiring understanding are then described in the form of a richly illustrated atlas, in which each diagram has been chosen as an exemplary educational tool. In the final part, differential diagnosis is proposed in the form of various tables summarizing the different cutaneous signs, providing readers with a complete toolkit to assist with diagnosis. This book will give trainee dermatologists, general physicians and internists the knowledge they need to identify basic lesions and a complete and detailed overview of the various diseases they are likely to encounter. At the same time, experienced dermatologists will find this book a valuable reference work for differential diagnosis.
  • Color atlas of dermatology 2012, Thieme Book
    "Handy compendium of diagnosis and therapy of the major dermatologic diseases, brief and to the point. Clear presentation of complex themes and therapy principles with the aid of descriptive color plates and concise texts A multitude of images and color plates to aid visual understanding Also useful for revision, e.g. before oral examinations Visualisaton of complex contexts and techniques using actual cases Covers pathophysiology, therapy, clinical hallmarks, histology images"--Provided by publisher.
  • Color atlas of nails 2010, Springer
  • 1. Structure and function of the skin -- 2. Evaluation of children with skin disease -- 3. Acne -- 4. Dermatitis -- 5. Bacterial infections (Pyodermas) and spirochetal infections of the skin -- 6. Fungal and yeast infections of the skin -- 7. Infestations -- 8. Viral infections -- 9. Papulosquamous disorders -- 10. Sun sensitivity -- 11. Bullous diseases and mucocutaneous syndromes -- 12. Skin cysts and nodules -- 13. Vascular lesions -- 14. Vascular reactions: urticaria, erythemas, and purpuras -- 15. Hair disorders -- 16. Nail disorders -- 17. Disorders of pigmentation: the white lesions and the brown lesions -- 18. Immobile and hypermobile skin -- 19. Genodermatoses -- 20. Drug eruptions -- 21. Skin diseases in newborns -- 22. Dermatopharmacology and topical formulary.
  • Section I. Acute Surgical Complications -- Preoperative Evaluation / Marcy Neuburg -- Acute Emergencies in the Dermatology Office / Darrell J. Fader -- Nerve Injury / Shawn Allen and Roberta Sengelmann -- Hemorrhagic Complications in Cutaneous Surgery / Hugh M. Gloster -- Wound Infections / Gregory John Fulchiero and Elizabeth M. Billingsley -- Prophylaxis for Wound Infections and Endocarditis / Michelle Pipitone and Hugh M. Gloster -- Dehiscence and Necrosis / Ross M. Campbell and Raymond G. Dufresne -- Section II. Chronic Surgical Complications -- Hypertrophic Scars and Keloids / A. Paul Kelly -- Free Margin Distortion / Sumaira Z. Aasi and David Leffell -- Scar Revision and Camouflage / Tri H. Nguyen -- Miscellaneous Complications / Mary E. Maloney and Nathaniel J. Jellinek -- Section III. Complications of Cosmetic Procedures -- Preoperative Cosmetic Consultation and Psychological Complications of Cosmetic Surgery / Evan C. Jones and Dee Anna Glaser -- Complications of Ablative and Nonablative Lasers and Light Sources / Elizabeth L. Tanzi and Tina S. Alster -- Complications of Dermabrasion and Chemical Peeling Procedures / Chris Harmon and Betty Davis -- Complications of Liposuction / J. Barton Sterling and C. William Hanke -- Complications of Soft Tissue Fillers / Steven C. Bernstein -- Complications of Botulinum Toxin / Deborshi Roy and Neil S. Sadick -- Complications of Sclerotherapy / Girish S. Munavalli and Robert A. Weiss -- Complications of Facelifting Procedures / Greg S. Morganroth, Hayes B. Gladstone and Isaac M. Neuhaus.
  • Safely and effectively treat a full range of skin disorders with Comprehensive Dermatologic Drug Therapy, 3rd Edition! This trusted dermatology reference provides concise, complete, up-to-date guidance on today's full spectrum of topical, intralesional, and systemic drugs. Dr. Steven E. Wolverton and a team of leading international experts clearly explain what drugs to use, when to use them, and what to watch out for. Prescribe with confidence thanks to quick-access summaries of indications/contraindications, dosage guidelines, drug interactions, drug monitoring guidelines, adverse effects, and treatment protocols.Assess your knowledge and prepare for certification or recertification with more than 800 review questions and answers throughout the book.Contain costs and meet patient expectations with purchase information provided for major drugs.Quickly evaluate drug options for each disease discussed using a highly detailed, disease-specific index.
  • "The fifth edition of Contact Dermatitis covers in detail every conceivable aspect of irritant and allergic contact dermatitis and its modern-day management. Special emphasis is given to immunological mechanisms, molecular aspects of sensitizers, atypical clinical forms, reactions to medicaments, and occupational and environmental factors. In order to optimize the diagnostic approach, a wide range of information is provided, including a dictionary of contact allergens. Retained chapters from the previous edition have been thoroughly revised to reflect the latest knowledge. Furthermore, completely new chapters have been added on a variety of topics, including genetics, the role of the skin barrier, the link between respiratory symptoms triggered by chemicals and contact dermatitis, and prevention. The editors and authors are all leading practitioners in the field. The comprehensive but approachable text is supplemented by a large number of full color illustrations and tables. Core messages highlight the most important information and will help the reader to gain a better understanding of the subject and greater competence in everyday practice."--Publisher's website.
  • Cutaneous lymphomas - radiotherapeutic strategies / Wilson, L.D., Jones, G.W., Smith, B.D. -- The clinical impact of T cell receptor rearrangement analysis in cutaneous T cell lymphoma / Assaf, C. -- Classification of primary cutaneous lymphomas / Assaf, C. ... [et al.] -- Basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma - radiotherapeutic approaches / Panizzon, R.G. -- Kaposi's sarcoma - radiotherapeutic aspects / Niewald, M.; Räbe, C. -- Pathogenesis and clinical manifestation of Kaposi's sarcoma / Geilen, C.C., Husak, R., Steinhoff, M. -- Merkel cell carcinoma - clinical presentation and treatment / Moll, I. -- Merkel cell carcinoma - uncommon and aggressive cutaneous tumour / Greiner, R.H. ... [et al.] -- Potential of radiation therapy in the multimodal management of Merkel cell carcinoma / Becker, G., Bottke, D. --Skin and other reactions to radiotherapy - clinical presentation and radiobiology of skin reactions / Dörr, W. -- Management of skin and related reactions to radiotherapy / Seegenschmiedt, H. -- Malignant melanoma - markers for progression and prognosis in malignant melanoma / Geilen, C.C. ... [et al.] -- Malignant melanoma - sentinel lymph node biopsy and surgical procedures / Kaufmann, R. -- The role of radiotherapy in malignant melanoma / Marnitz, S., Hoecht, S., Hinkelbein, W. -- Malignant melanoma: classification and staging of malignant melanoma / Eigentler, T.K., Garbe, C. -- Malignant melanoma: PET/CT as a staging procedure / Müller, S.P. -- Malignant melanoma - clinical development of peptide-based melanoma vaccines / Schmittel, A. ... [et al.].
  • Cosmetic dermatology 2005, Springer
  • Current and emerging therapeutics for multiple myeloma / Noopur Raje & Sundar Jagannath -- Current standard treatment of myeloma / Ray Powles & Arif Meghani -- Stem cell transplantation / Hermann Einsele -- New immune modulators / Loredana Santo & Noopur Raje -- Histone deacetylase inhibitors / Maurizio Zangari, Tamara Berno & Fenghuang Zhan -- Targeted treatment of multiple myeloma : proteasome inhibitors / Kristen M. Sanfilippo & Ravi Vij -- AKT inhibitors in multiple myeloma / R. Donald Harvey & Sagar Lonial -- Future directions / Klaus Podar -- Index.
  • Cutaneous lymphomas v. 2, 2006., Springer
    v. 2 Unusual cases.
  • The skin is the most accessible organ of the body and also the most frequently injured organ in physical abuse of children. The interpretation of skin lesions, however, is not always simple. In recent years, many reports have been published on pediatric dermatological disorders and accidental injuries that were unjustly regarded as physical signs of child abuse. Knowledge of the differential diagnosis of unexplained skin findings is essential for accurate diagnosis and of vital importance given that errors in either direction (false positive or false negative) can have disastrous consequences.
  • Subcutaneous and deep mycoses -- Hyalohyphomycosis -- Superficial mycoses -- Algae -- Mycobacteria -- Viruses -- Rickettsiae -- Crusted scabies -- Protozoa -- Helminth -- Spirochete -- Gram-Positive bacteria -- Gram-negative bacteria -- Viral related malignancies -- Clues to the diagnosis of skin lesions in the immunocompromised host -- Differential diagnoses.
  • The Peripheral Nerve and Cutaneous Neural Tumors: Introduction, Definitions, and Classification -- Special Techniques for the Study of Cutaneous Neural Tumors -- Nonneoplastic and Hamartomatous Lesions of the Cutaneous Peripheral Nerve -- Benign Cutaneous Neoplasms with Peripheral Nerve Differentiation -- Malignant Cutaneous Neoplasms with Peripheral Nerve Differentiation -- Cutaneous Proliferations with Putative Neural Differentiation -- Cutaneous Neuroblastic and Ganglion Cell Proliferations -- Cutaneous Glial and Meningothelial Proliferations -- Appendix: Practical Approach to Neural Tumors? Flowcharts and Differential Diagnostic Table.
  • Skin: Architecture and Function -- Skin Tissue Engineering -- Use of Novel Biomaterial Design and Stem Cell Therapy in Cutaneous Wound Healing -- In Vivo Visualisation of Skin Graft Revascularisation -- The Role of Elastin in Wound Healing and Dermal Substitute Design -- Surface Modi fi cation by Cold Gasplasma: A Method to Optimise the Vascularisation of Biomaterials -- Collagen Matrices with Enhanced Angiogenic and Regenerative Capabilities -- 3D Visualisation of Skin Substitutes -- Wound Coverage Technologies in Burn Care-Established and Novel Approaches -- Collagen Implants in Hernia Repair and Abdominal Wall Surgery -- The Use of Dermal Substitutes in Dermatosurgery -- The Use of Dermal Substitutes in Breast Reconstruction: An Overview -- Reconstruction of the Skin in Posttraumatic Wounds -- Subdermal Tissue Regeneration -- Bioengineering and Analysis of Oral Mucosa Models -- The Use of Dermal Substitutes in Burn Surgery: Acute Phase -- Burn Reconstruction.
  • Dermal tumors 2011, Springer
    An Overview of Cutaneous Lymphomas -- Vascular Tumors -- Histiocytic Proliferations -- ʺFibrohistiocyticʺ Proliferations -- Tumors of Fat, Nerve, and Smooth Muscle -- Cutaneous Metastases -- Further Reading.
  • Dermatoethics 2012, Springer
    Part I. Dermatologist as Clinician -- 1. "Excuse Me...": Unsolicited Dermatologic Opinions: Ethical, Moral, and Legal Issues / Lionel Bercovitch -- 2. "Give Me Enbrel(TM) or Give Me Death": Confronting the Limits of Autonomy / Lionel Bercovitch -- 3. Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Prescription Medications: Misguided "Autonomy" in the Information Age / Lisa Pappas-Taffer and Alexander Miller -- 4. Autonomy, Isotretinoin and iPLEDGE: The Ethics of Burdensome Regulation and Use of Teratogenic Medication / Kenneth E. Bloom and Lionel Bercovitch -- 5. "Who Speaks for the Child?" Consent, Assent, and Confidentiality in Pediatric Dermatology / Kenneth E. Bloom and Lionel Bercovitch -- 6. Therapeutic Privilege: If, When, and How to Lie to Patients / Richard G. Fried and Clifford Perlis -- 7. Communicating with Patients About Adverse Medical Events: If, When, and How to Say "I'm Sorry" / Steven Shama, Lyn Duncan, and Lionel Bercovitch -- 8. The Computer Will See You Now: Ethics of Teledermatology / Jennifer L. Weinberg, Rachel H. Gormley, and Carrie L. Kovarik -- 9. Hospital Consultations: Embracing Professionalism Even When It Hurts / Lauren E. Krug and Stephen E. Helms -- 10. The Extender Is In: Delegating Ethically, Ethical and Professional Issues Relating to Physician Extenders in Dermatology / Steven Rosenberg and Clifford Perlis --Part II. Dermatologist as Professional -- 11. Professional Boundaries: Safeguarding the Physician-Patient Relationship / Brandon H. Krupp -- 12. Taking Care of Uncle Bob's Rash: Should One Treat Family Members? / Sandra Osswald -- 13. Peering into the Gift Horse: Is It Ethical to Accept Gifts from Patients? / Lionel Bercovitch -- 14. The Dermatologist and Social Media: The Challenges of Friending and Tweeting / Jennifer A. Sbicca and Stanton K. Wesson -- 15. Respecting Differences: Dermatology in a Diverse Society / Vimal Prajapati and Benjamin Barankin -- 16. Dermatologists Within, Beyond and Struggling with Borders: The Global Dermatologist / Jennifer L. Weinberg -- 17. Feet of Clay: The Impaired Dermatologist / Brandon H. Krupp --Part III. Dermatologist as Teacher and Trainee -- 18. The Mentor-Mentee Relationship: The Devil Is in the Details / Kimberly L. Merkel, John A. Cole, and Stanton K. Wesson -- 19. Tales from the Residency Interview Trail / Jennifer A. Sbicca and Alfred T. Lane -- 20. Ethics Education for Residents: Growing Pains and Learning Crises / Irèn Kossintseva and Benjamin Barankin -- 21. Teaching Ethics in Clinic: Keeping You Smart and Honest / Nely Z. Aldrich and Eliot N. Mostow --Part IV. Dermatologist as Businessperson -- 22. Boutiques, Botox®, and Basal Cells: Can Dermatology Set Its Priorities? / Jeffrey J. Meffert and Maria Villegas -- 23. The Price Is Right: Office Dispensing and Product Pricing / Tivon Sidorsky -- 24. My Elixir, MD: Morphing a Medical Degree into a Skincare Brand / Julie Cantor -- 25. Marketing the Physician: From Antitrust to Distrust / Catherine L. Kowalewski and Jeffrey J. Meffert -- 26. What the Market Will Bear? Ethical and Professional Issues in Medical Fees / Carl Johnson and Lionel Bercovitch -- 27. Spa, MD: When Dermatology Meets Aromatherapy / Tivon Sidorsky and Lionel Bercovitch -- 28. Gatekeepers, Dermatologists, and Their Patients: Mixed Messages in Managed Care / Lindsey A. Brodell, Robert T. Brodell, and Brendan Minogue -- 29. Ethical Adventures in 21st Century Dermatopathology / Homer O. Wiland IV, Barry D. Kels, and Jane Grant-Kels -- 30. Defining the Gray Zone: Client Billing and Contractual Joint Ventures / Homer O. Wiland IV, Barry D. Kels, and Jane Grant-Kels -- 31. No Strings Attached? Managing Conflicts of Interest in Medicine / Noah D. Shannon and Clifford Perlis --Part V Dermatologist as Scholar -- 32. Respecting Human Subjects: Responsibilities of the Clinical Investigator / Kenneth Katz and Samual Garner -- 33. Hope, Hype, and Genotype: Genetic Testing in Dermatological Diseases / Natasha Shur -- 34. Desperate Measures for Desperate Patients: Translational Research in Epidermolysis Bullosa / Alfred T. Lane -- 35. Reading Between the Lines: Can Peer Reviewers Be Expected to Detect Fraud? / Jason D. Gillum, Jeffrey D. Bernhard, and Robert P. Dellavalle -- 36. Hiding Behind the Curtain: Anonomyous Versus Open Peer Review / Andrea L. Suárez, Jeffrey D. Bernhard, and Robert P. Dellavalle -- 37. Ghost Busting in Dermatology Publications: Providing Byline Integrity / Andrea L. Suárez, Jeffrey D. Bernhard, and Robert P. Dellavalle -- 38. Telling the Same Tale Twice: Déjà vu and the Shades of Grey in Self-Plagiarism / Andrea L. Suárez, Jeffrey D. Bernhard, and Robert P. Dellavalle -- 39. Cutting Edge or Cutting Corners? Innovative Care / Jolion McGreevy and Clifford Perlis.
  • Dermatologic immunity 2008, Karger
    Allergic contact dermatitis / M.D. Gober, A.A. Gaspari -- Immune privilege and the skin / T. Ito ... [et al.] -- Immunobiology of acute cytotoxic drug reactions / B.J. Nickoloff -- Psoriasis / F.O. Nestle -- Atopic dermatitis in 2008 / L.S. Chan -- Cutaneous Lupus erythematosus : molecular and cellular basis of clinical findings / A. Kuhn, R. Sontheimer -- Bullous pemphigoid and related subepidermal autoimmune blistering diseases / E.B. Olasz, K.B. Yancey -- Pemphigus vulgaris and its active disease mouse model / M. Amagai -- Pemphigus foliaceus / D. Dasher, D. Rubenstein, L. Diaz -- Autoimmunity to type VII collagen : Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita / J. Remington ... [et al.] -- Pathomechanisms of Lichen planus autoimmunity elicited by cross-reactive T cells / T. Shiohara ... [et al.] -- Autoimmune etiology of generalized vitiligo / I.C. Le Poole, R.M. Luiten -- The genetics of generalized vitiligo / R.A. Spritz -- Scleroderma / A.C. Gilliam -- Alopecia areata / L.E. King Jr., K.J. McElwee, J.P. Sundberg -- Dermatomyositis / M.S. Krathen, D. Fiorentino, V.P. Werth -- Novel mechanism for therapeutic action of IVIg in autoimmune blistering dermatoses / D. Michael, S.A. Grando -- Skin involvement in systemic autoimmune diseases / S. Rashtak, M.R. Pittelkowo -- Therapeutics and immune-mediated skin disease / K.B. Gordon, R. Satoskar.
  • Dermatologic surgery 2009, ClinicalKey
    1, Surgical anatomy of the head and neck -- 2, Antisepsis -- 3, Local anesthetics -- 4. Surgical instruments -- 5. Preoperative evaluation of the dermatologic surgery patient -- 6. Cutaneous wound healing -- 7. Electrosurgery -- 8. Cryosurgery -- 9. Biopsy techniques -- 10. Basic excisional surgery -- 11. Suture techniques -- 12. Suture materials -- 13. Flaps -- 14. Skin grafts -- 15. Nail surgery -- 16. Mohs micrographic surgery -- 17. Surgical complications -- 18. Sclerotherapy of varicose and telangiectatic leg veins -- 19. Lasers: physics and medical indications -- 20. Photodynamic therapy.
  • This new reference covers the top 100 pearls in cutaneous oncologic, nail and cosmetic dermatologic surgery, giving you at-a-glance access to some of the best know-how in the field. Organized in a consistent format, and illustrated with full color photographs and explanatory line drawings, this is the perfect tool to help you improve the level of care you offer your patients. Whether you're new to the field or you've been practicing dermatologic surgery for years, you'll consider this book one of your most valuable resources. Fills a gap in the field by bringing together material that is rarely gathered in one book. Includes expert hints and tips on avoiding common pitfalls in cosmetic and dermatologic surgery. Illustrates each pearl with line drawings and photographs to put it into clinical context.
  • This book is a comprehensive introduction to ultrasonography of the skin, nails, and scalp as it relates to the assessment and diagnosis of dermatologic diseases. It provides a concise understanding of the diagnosis of dermatologic conditions through extensive high-resolution gray scale and color Doppler ultrasound images and presents classical correlations of clinical dermatologic lesions with sonographic and histologic findings.
  • Life span and life course approaches to dermatological disease / Ryff, C.D. -- Key concepts in the life course approach in medicine : allostatic load and cumulative life course impairment / Offidani, E.; Tomba, E.; Linder, M.D. -- Mathematical modeling in life course research / Barban, N.; Linder, M.D. -- Life course impairment and quality of life over time / Sampogna, F. -- Concept of major life-changing decisions in life course research / Bhatti, Z.U.; Salek, S.; Finlay, A.Y. -- Setting up a life course questionnaire / Sampogna, F. -- Cumulative life course impairment in chronic wounds / Augustin, M. -- Cumulative life course impairment : evidence for psoriasis / Mattei, P.L.; Corey, K.C.; Kimball, A.B. -- Cumulative life impairment by epidermolysis bullosa / Fine, J.-D. -- Cumulative life course impairment in vitiligo / Krüger, C.; Schallreuter, K.U. -- Cumulative life course impairment in melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer / Piaserico, S. -- Cumulative life course impairment : identifying patients at risk / Augustin, M. -- Cumulative life course impairment in dermatological diseases other than psoriasis : an overview / Ibler, K.S.; Jemec, G.B.E. -- Cumulative life course impairment across cultures and medical systems / Lima, X.T. -- Patients' narratives / Foulkes, A.C.; Warren, R.B.
  • 1. Lupus erythematosus / Christopher B. Hansen, Jeffrey P. Callen -- 2. Dermatomyositis / Ruth Ann Vleugels, Jeffrey P. Callen -- 3. Scleroderma, Raynaud's phenomenon, and related conditions / Susannah E. McClain ... [et al.] -- 4. Vasculitis / Jeffrey P. Zwerner, Jeffrey P. Callen, David F. Fiorentino -- 5. Miscellaneous disorders with prominent features involving the skin and the joints / Brad A. Yentzer ... [et al.] -- 6. Urticaria / Andrew D. Lee, Joseph L. Jorizzo -- 7. Erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis / B. Asher Louden, Joseph L. Jorizzo -- 8. Erythema nodosum and other panniculitides / Manisha J. Patel, Joseph L. Jorizzo, Jeffrey P. Callen -- 9. Pruritus / Gil Yosipovitch -- 10. Erythroderma / Aaron M. Loyd, Joseph L. Jorizzo -- 11. Purpura / Warren W. Piette -- 12. Bullous diseases / Anneli R. Bowen, John J. Zone -- 13. Skin signs of internal malignancy / Edward W. Cowen, Jeffrey P. Callen -- 14. Metastatic disease / Warren W. Piette -- 15. Cutaneous manifestations of leukemias, myelodysplasti and myeloproliferative syndromes, and systemic lymphomas / Warren W. Piette -- 16. Dysproteinemias, plasma cell disorders, and amyloidosis / Warren W. Piette -- 17. Cutaneous manifestations of macrophage/dendritic cell proliferative disorders (histiocytoses) / Warren W. Piette -- 18. Vascular neoplasms / Julie V. Schaffer, Jean L. Bolognia -- 19. Primary cutaneous T-cell and B-cell lymphomas / Gary S. Wood, Warren W. Piette -- 20. Diabetes mellitus / Mohammad Reza Namazi, Gil Yosipovitch -- 21. Thyroid and the skin / Warren R. Heymann, Ted Rosen, Joseph L. Jorizzo -- 22. Lipids / Sarah L. Taylor, Kenneth E. Greer, Joseph L. Jorizzo -- 23. Adrenal, androgen-related, and pituitary disorders / Drew W. Miller, Steven R. Feldman, Joseph L. Jorizzo -- 24. Porphyrias / Julia R. Nunley, Marc E. Grossman, Warfen W. Piette -- 25. Cutaneous diseases associated with gastrointestinal abnormalities / Mark D. Herron, John J. Zone -- 26. Cutaneous hepatology / J. Mark Jackson, Jeffrey P. Callen, Kenneth E. Greer -- 27. Pancreatic disease / Daniel J. Pearce, Kenneth E. Greer, Joseph L. Jorizzo -- 28. Cutaneous manifestations of systemic viral, bacterial, and fungal infections and protozoan disease / Christina Haverstock ... [et al.] -- 29. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and sexually transmitted infections / Jean L. Bolognia -- 30. Sarcoidosis / Joseph C. English III, Jeffrey P. Callen -- 31. Cardiovascular diseases and the skin / Kathryn Schwarzenberger, Jeffrey P. Callen -- 32. Renal disease and the skin / Cheryl L. Lonergan, Thomas G. Cropley -- 33. Manifestations in transplant recipients / Dennis L. Cooper, Jean L. Bolgnia -- 34. Neurocutaneous disease / Clive M. Liu, John J. Zone -- 35. Pregancy / Lisa M. Cohen, George Kroumpouzos -- 36. Mast cell disease / Michael D. Tharp -- 37. Hair disorders in systemic disease / Raechele C. Gathers, Amy J. McMichael -- 38. Nail signs of systemic disease / Christopher B. Yelverton, Joseph L. Jorizzo -- 39. Oral mucous membranes and systemic disease / Charles Camisa, Jeffrey P. Callen -- 40. Leg ulcerations / Mark D.P. Davis -- 41. Cutaneous drug eruptions / Susan Burgin, Stephen E. Wolverton, Jeffrey P. Callen -- 42. Systemic therapy for cutaneous disease / Stephen E. Wolverton, Jeffrey P. Callen.
  • Dermatology 2006, Thieme Book
    Anogenital diseases -- Phlebology -- Occupational dermatoses -- Skin diseases in different age groups -- Psychodermatology -- Topical therapy -- Systemic therapy -- Radiation therapy -- Therapy during pregnancy and nursing -- Operative dermatology -- Wound healing -- Dermatologic emergencies.Introduction to skin biology -- Dermatologic diagnosis -- Other diagnostic methods -- Viral diseases -- Bacterial diseases -- Fungal diseases -- Other infectious diseases -- Sexually transmitted diseases -- HIV infection and AIDS -- Allergic diseases -- Drug reactions -- Dermatitis -- Collagen vascular disorders -- Autoimmune bullous diseases -- Purpura and vasculitis -- Papulosquamous disorders -- Granulomatous and necrobiotic disorders -- Dermatoses caused by physical and chemical agents -- Metabolic diseases -- Pruritus and prurigo -- Genodermatoses -- Disorders of pigmentation --Melanocytic tumors -- Cysts and epidermal tumors -- Adnexal tumors -- Soft tissue tumors -- Other cutaneous tumors -- Cutaneous lymphomas and leukemia -- Paraneoplastic disorders -- Diseases of the lips and oral mucosa -- Diseases of the hairs and scalp -- Diseases of the nails -- Disorders of sweat glands -- Diseases of sebaceous glands -- Diseases of subcutaneous fat --
  • Dermatology 2012, Springer
    Basic Science and Immunology -- Pediatric Dermatology -- General Dermatology -- Infectious Diseases -- Benign and Malignant Tumors -- Dermatologic Surgery -- Pharmacology and Drug Reactions -- Pathology -- Dermoscopy and Electron Microscopy -- Life After Boards -- High Yield Facts and Buzz Words.
  • Skin: structure and function -- Immune system of the skin -- Diagnosis of skin disease -- Bacterial infections -- Superficial fungal infections -- Viral infections -- Parasitic infestations and diseases caused by arthropods -- Eczema -- Keratinizing and papulosquamous disorders -- Diseases of connective tissue -- Bullous disorders: autoimmune and childhood bullous dermatoses -- Vasculitis, common erythemas, and lymphatic disorders -- Exanthems and hypersensitivity syndromes -- Urticaria -- Pruritus -- Leg ulcers -- Disorders of pigmentationDisorders of ultraviolet radiation and injuries due to cold -- Diseases of the sebaceous, sweat, and apocrine glands -- Hair disorders -- Nail disorders -- Diseases of the subcutaneous tissue -- Tumors of the skin -- Naevi and hereditary diseases of the skin -- Skin and malnutrition -- Skin and systemic disease -- Skin and the psyche -- Erythroderma -- Ages of man and their dermatoses -- Diseases of the oral cavity -- Diseases of the external genitalia -- Miscellaneous disorders -- Drug reactions -- Management of skin diseases.
  • Specific history -- Dermatologic physical examination -- Indicated supporting diagnostic data -- Therapy -- Molluscum contagiosum (dimple warts) -- Verruca vulgaris (common warts) -- Seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff) -- Pityriasis rosea -- Psoriasis vulgaris -- Lichen planus -- Miliaria rubra (prickly heat) -- Scabies -- Erythrasma -- Tinea (superficial fungi, dermatophytosis, ringworm) -- Urticaria (urticaria simplex, common hives) -- Fixed drug eruption -- Erysipelas/cellulitis -- Erythema multiforme -- Lupus erythematosus -- Toxicodendron dermatitis (poison oak, poison ivy, poison sumac; also known as Rhus dermatitis) -- Atopic dermatitis (atopic eczema, disseminated neurodermatitis -- Besnier's prurigo) -- Asteatotic eczema (xerosis, xerotic eczema, eczema craquelé, eczema cannalé, eczema hiemalis, winter itch) -- Senile purpura (Bateman's purpura) -- Striae distensae (striae atrophicans, striae gravidarum, stretch marks) -- Seborrheic keratosis (old age spots, liver spots) -- Ephelides (freckles) -- Lentigines -- Melanocytic nevi -- Malignant melanoma -- Actinic keratosis (solar keratosis) -- Keratoacanthoma (molluscum sebaceum) -- Common skin cancers -- Impetigo (impetigo contagiosa) -- Herpes simplex recidivans (herpes labialis, cold sores, fever blisters Herpes genitalis) -- Herpes zoster (shingles) -- Acne vulgaris (acne, zits) -- Rosacea (acne rosasea).
  • Dermatology terminology 2010, Springer
    Papulosquamous Diseases / Herbert B. Allen -- Vesiculobullous Disorders (Including Dermatitis/Eczema) / Herbert B. Allen -- Infectious Diseases / Herbert B. Allen -- Hypersensitivity Disorders / Herbert B. Allen -- Genetic Diseases / Herbert B. Allen -- Dermatology in Systemic Disease / Herbert B. Allen -- Tumors / Herbert B. Allen -- Miscellaneous Disorders / Herbert B. Allen.
  • Dermatomyositis 2009, Springer
  • Dermatopathology 2009, Springer
  • Dermatopathology 2006, Springer
    1. Requirements for a Good Diagnostic Result, p. 1-3 -- 2. The Dermal Blood Vasculature, p. 4-8 -- 3. The Dermal Lymphatic Vasculature, p. 9-11 -- 4. The Immune Response, p. 12-20 -- 5. Cell and Vascular Response to Infection and Injury, p. 1-30 -- 6. Cell Death in the Living Body, p. 31-34 -- 7. Vasculitis, p. 35-64 -- 8. Skin Lesions due to Abnormalities in Blood Components, p. 65-74 -- 9. Arteriosclerosis in the Skin, p. 75-77 -- 10. Thromboangiitis Obliterans, p. 78-79 -- 11. Angiotropic Lymphoma, p. 80-82 -- 12. Infections Caused by Common Pyogenic Bacteria, p. 83-85 -- 13. Common Fungal Infections, p. 86-99 -- 14. Demodicidosis, p. 100-101 -- 15. Infections Caused by Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, M. Bovis, and Atypical Mycobacteria, p. 102-109 -- 16. Leprosy, p. 110-113 -- 17. Syphilis, p. 114-121-- 18. Lyme Borreliosis, p. 122-133 -- 19. Leishmaniasis, p. 134-135 -- 20. Herpes Simplex, Herpes Zoster/Varicella, and Cytomegalovirus Infections, p. 136-146 -- 21. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in Skin and Mucous Membranes, p. 147-154 -- 22. Dermatitis (Eczema), p. 155-162 -- 23. Psoriasis, p. 163-169 -- 24. Lichen Planus and Lichen Nitidus, p. 170-175 -- 25. Autoimmune Vesicular, Bullous, and Pustular Dermatoses, p. 176-198 -- 26. Recurrent Vesicular Eruptions, p. 199-209 -- 27. Profiles of the Epidermal/Dermal Area in some Vesicular/Bullous Dermatoses, p. 210-213 -- 28. Skin Lesions Due to Drugs, p. 214-230 -- 29. Artifacts, p. 231-244.
  • Dermatopathology 2013, Springer
    Elements of Cutaneous Embryology, Anatomy, and Biochemistry -- Classification of Cutaneous Lesions -- Hereditary Lesions -- Malformative Lesions -- Inflammatory Cutaneous Lesions -- Proliferative Cutaneous Lesions -- Miscellaneous Cutaneous Lesions.
  • Dermatopathology 2014, Springer
    With significant progress as new techniques to evaluate the pathology of the skin, this book satisfies the need to provide practical clinical information and concise criteria for pathologic diagnosis for pathologists and dermatologists looking for an up-to-date resource. This superb visual reference provides detailed instruction of the experience of both diagnostic pathology and clinical dermatology. Dermatopathology: Clinicopathological Correlations is a comprehensive but concise visual reference that contains specific features on the various clinical findings and histologic findings of skin diseases. It emphasizes criteria for diagnosis to help the trainee pathologist or dermatologist decipher the most important features and make clinical decisions quickly and effectively.
  • 1. Inflammatory diseases of the dermis and epidermis / Maxwell A. Fung -- 2. Panniculitis / Neil Scott McNutt, Maxwell A. Fung -- 3. Infectious diseases of the skin / Anca G. Prundeanu Croitoru ... [et al.] -- 4. Cutaneous vasculitis / J. Andrew Carlson -- 5. Blistering skin diseases / Jacqueline M. Junkins-Hopkins, Klaus J. Busam -- 6. Deposition disorders and miscellaneous alterations of dermal connective tissue / Franco Rongioletti, Jacqueline Granese, Jacqueline M. Junkins-Hopkins -- 7. Non-neoplastic disorders of pigmentation / Ravi Ubriani, Loren E. Clarke, Michael E. Ming -- 8. Non-neoplastic disorders of hair / Klaus Sellheyer, Wilma F. Bergfeld -- 9. Cysts and sinuses / Douglas R. Fullen -- 10. Tumors of the epidermis / Angela J. Wyatt, Klaus J. Busam -- 11. Adnexal tumors / Victor G. Prieto ... [et al.] -- 12. Melanocytic proliferations / Klaus J. Busam -- 13. Soft tissue tumors and tumor-like reactions / Steven D. Billings, John R. Goldblum -- 14. Hematopoietic neoplasms / Jacqueline M. Junkins-Hopkins, Patricia L. Myskowski, Klaus J. Busam -- 15. Histiocytic proliferative disorders / Bijal Amin, Melissa Pulitzer -- 16. Cutaneous nueroendocrine (Merkel cell) carcinoma / Bijal Amin, Klaus J. Busam -- 17. Cutaneous metastases / Richard A. Scolyer, Rajmohan Murali, John F. Thompson.
  • Dermatotoxicology. 6th ed. 2004, CRCnetBASE
  • Dictionary of Contact Allergens: Chemical Structures, Sources and References / Christophe J. Le Coz and Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin, p. 1-254 -- Patch Testing with the Patients' Own Products / Peter J. Frosch, Johannes Geier, Wolfgang Uter and An Goossens, p. 255-280.
  • 1.The Chief Complaint --2.The Past Medical History, Social History, and Review of Systems --3.The Physical Exam --4.The Biopsy --5.The Laboratory Results --6.The Diagnosis --7.Glossary.
  • Differential diagnosis in pediatric dermatology requires not only a direct experience in the field, but also an inclination to symptoms observations and analysis.This book, the first exclusively devoted to this topic, covers the full range of relevant conditions: inherited skin disorders; nevi; viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic infections; acne; allergic diseases; autoimmune skin disorders; connective tissue diseases; tumors; and miscellaneous conditions. Each chapter addresses the differential diagnosis between two (or occasionally three or four) dermatological conditions. All chapters are just two pages long, containing between two and six images and a very short text emphasizing the clinical differences between the diseases in question. At the end of each chapter, a summary highlights one or two characteristics essential for the differential diagnosis. The volume will represent an ideal tool for pediatric dermatologists, pediatricians, and GPs, and will help them in the diagnosic process.
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  • Part I. Anatomy, Pathology, and Pathophysiology / Charles Eaton -- Part II. The Myofibroblast / Giulio Gabbiani -- Part III. Genetics and Demographics / Ardeshir Bayat -- Part IV. Collagen and Cell Biology / Charles Eaton -- Part V. Surgical Treatment / Paul M.N. Werker -- Part VI. Needle Release and Hand Therapy / Paul M.N. Werker -- Part VII. Additional and New Treatment Options / M. Heinrich Seegenschmiedt -- Part VIII. Future Perspectives / Charles Eaton.
  • At least 40 skin signs are associated with eating disorders (EDs), and some of them are considered guiding signs because they are indicative of an otherwise hidden ED. These skin signs may arise due to starvation, self-induced vomiting, drug consumption, and concomitant psychiatric illness. The role of the dermatologist in this context is to suspect the presence of a hidden ED based on the guiding signs. With this in mind, the most important specialists in the field come together in this book to document all of the dermatological aspects of EDs. General topics such as classification of EDs, epidemiology, and medical complications are first addressed, and skin signs attributable to various causes are then discussed in a series of detailed chapters. Characteristic changes in the hair, nails, and oral cavity are also carefully documented. The closing chapters address various other related issues of interest, including pain sensitivity in patients with EDs and the effects of anorexia nervosa on skin thickness and skin collagen. Eating Disorders and the Skin will be an invaluable source of up-to-date information for both novice and experienced dermatologists, as well as other practitioners with an interest in EDs, psychiatrists, and nurses.
  • Emerging therapeutics for melanoma / Francesco M. Marincola, Paolo Ascierto & John M. Kirkwood -- Melanoma pathophysiology and drug targets / Giuseppe Palmieri, Carla Rozzo, Giusy Gentilcore & Paolo Antonio Ascierto -- Melanoma classification, diagnosis and staging / Mohammed Kashani-Sabet -- Melanoma prevention / Pamela B. Cassidy, Douglas Grossman & Sancy A. Leachman -- Surgical treatment of melanoma : from excision to sentinel node biopsy / Nicola Mozzillo & Corrado Caracò -- Adjuvant therapy in melanoma / Diwakar Davar, Ahmad A. Tarhini & John M. Kirkwood -- Immunostimulatory monoclonal antibodies for melanoma treatment / Miguel Fernandez de Sanmamed, Jose L. Perez-Gracia, Salvador Martín-Algarra & Ignacio Melero -- New signal transduction inhibitors / Keith T. Flaherty -- Melanoma vaccines in development / Ruggero Ridolfi, Laura Ridolfi, Stefania V.L. Nicoletti & Massimo Guidoboni -- Melanoma and biomarkers of immunoresponsiveness : predicting the clinical outcome of immunotherapy / Davide Bedognetti, Ena Wang, Mario Roberto Sertoli & Francesco M. Marincola -- Uveal melanoma / Paola Queirolo, Graziano Caltabiano & Francesco Spagnolo -- Management of melanoma brain metastases in the era of targeted therapies / Daniela Gonsalves Shapiro, Michael T. Shapiro & Wolfram E. Samlowski -- Which therapy for which patient? / Antoni Ribas -- Index.

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