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  • The origin and development of neural crest-derived melanocytes / Debra L. Silver and William J. Pavan -- MITF : a matter of life and death for the developing melanocytes / Heinz Arnheiter ... [et al.] -- MITF : critical regulator of the melanocyte lineage / Erez Feige, Laura L. Poling, and David E. Fisher -- Melanocytes and the transcription factor Sox10 / Michael Wegner -- Human cutaneous pigmentation : a collaborative act in the skin, directed by paracrine, autocrine, and endocrine factors and the environment / Zalfa A. Abdel-Malek and Ana Luisa Kadekaro -- Melanocyte distribution and function in human skin : effects of ultraviolet radiation / Yuji Yamaguchi and Vincent J. Hearing --Altered signal transduction in melanoma / Pablo López Bergami, Anindita Bhoumik, and Ze'ev Ronai -- BRN2 in melanocytic cell development, differentiation, and transformation / Anthony L. Cook ... [et al.] -- The dynamic roles of cell-surface receptors in melanoma development / Dong Fang and Meenhard Herlyn -- Familial melanoma genes, melanocyte immortalization, and melanoma initiation / Dorothy C. Bennett -- Genetic progression from melanocyte to malignant melanoma / Boris C. Bastian -- The multiple roles of the oncogenic protein SKI in human malignant melanoma / Dahu Chen ... [et al.] -- RB/E2F regulation and dual activity in the melanocytic system / Ruth Halaban -- Melanoma development and pigment cell transformation / Claudia Wellbrock -- The biology and genetics of melanoma / Norman E. Sharpless and Lynda Chin -- The biology of xeroderma pigmentosum : insights into the role of ultraviolet light in the development of melanoma / James E. Cleaver -- Divergent pathways to cutaneous melanoma / David C. Whiteman and Adéle C. Green -- Pigmentation, DNA repair, and candidate genes : the risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma in a mediterranean population / Maria Teresa Landi -- Low-penetrance genotypes, pigmentation phenotypes, and melanoma etiology / Peter A. Kanetsky and Timothy R. Rebbeck -- The biology of melanoma progression : from melanocyte to metastatic seeds / A. Neil Crowson, Cynthia Magro, and Martin C. Mihm, Jr. -- Optical imaging analysis of atypical nevi and melanoma / Amanda Pfaff Smith and Dorothea Becker -- Proteomics analysis of melanoma cell lines and cultured melanocytes / Katheryn A. Resing and Natalie G. Ahn --Paradigm of metastasis for malignant melanoma / Stanley P.L. Leong -- Repair of UV-induced DNA damage and melanoma risk / Qingyi Wei -- High risk factors for melanoma metastasis / Neil A. Accortt and Seng-jaw Soong -- Role of melanoma inhibitory activity in early development of malignant melanoma / Anja-Katrin Bosserhoff -- Role and regulation of PAR-1 in melanoma progression / Carmen Tellez and Menashe Bar-Eli -- Molecular mechanisms of melanoma metastasis / Mohammed Kashani-Sabet -- Overview of tumor progression in melanoma / David E. Elder -- The plasticity of melanoma cells and associated clinical implications / Mary J. C. Hendrix ... [et al.] -- The clinical use of molecular markers as predictors of disease outcome and response to therapy in malignant melanoma / Steve R. Martinez, Hiroya Takeuchi, Dave S.B. Hoon -- The role of DCT/TYRP2 in resistance of melanoma cells to drugs and radiation / Brian J. Pak and Yaacov Ben-David -- How melanoma cells evade chemotherapy : role of transporter-dependent and -independent resistance mechanisms / Kevin G. Chen and Michael M. Gottesman -- Apoptosis in melanoma: approaches to therapy / Heicke Röckmann and Dirk Schadendorf -- Role of melanoma-associated antigens / Rishab K. Gupta, Ana M. McElrath-Garza, and Donald L. Morton -- Host responses to melanoma : implications for immunotherapy / Julian A. Kim and Ernest Borden -- Future perspectives / Vincent J. Hearing and Stanley P.L. Leong.
  • Hair follicle 2005, Springer
  • Part 1.History, epidemiology, prevention and education /A history of burn care.Leopoldo C. Cancio and Steven E. Wolf --Epidemiology and prevention of burns throughout the world /Michael D. Peck --Prevention of burn injuries /Anna Arno and Judy Knighton --Burns associated with wars and disasters /Jonathan B. Lundy and Leopoldo C. Cancio --Education in burns /Kunaal Jindal and Shahriar Shahrokhi --European practice guidelines for burn care: Minimum level of burn care provision in Europe /Pavel Brychta --Part 2.Pre-hospital and initial management of burns.Pre-hospital, fluid and early management, burn wound evaluation /Folke Sjöberg --Medical documentation of burn injuries /Herbert L. Haller, Michael Giretzlehner, Johannes Dirnberger and Robert Owen --Pathophysiology of burn injury /Gerd G. Gauglitz and Marc G. Jeschke --Anesthesia for patients with acute burn injuries /Lee C. Woodson, Edward Sherwood, Alexis McQuitty and Mark D. Talon --Diagnosis and management of inhalation injury /Tina L. Palmieri and Richard L. Gamelli --Respiratory management /Robert Cartotto --Part 3.Acute burn care and therapy.Organ responses and organ support /Kathryn L. Butler and Robert L. Sheridan --Critical care of thermally injured patient /Mette M. Berger, Shahriar Shahrokhi and Marc G. Jeschke --Treatment of infection in burns /Gerd G. Gauglitz, Shahriar Shahrokhi and Marc G. Jeschke --Acute treatment of severely burned pediatric patients /Gerd G. Gauglitz and Marc G. Jeschke --Adult burn management /Peter Dziewulski, Jorge-Leon Villapalos and Joan Pere Barret --Burns in older adults /Tam N. Pham --Acute management of facial burns /Peter Dziewulski and Jorge-Leon Villapalos --Hand burns /Benjamin P. Amis and Matthew B. Klein --Treatment of burns -- established and novel technology /Ludwik K. Branski, Manuel Dibildox, Shahriar Shahrokhi and Marc G. Jeschke --Wound healing /David A. Brown and Nicole S. Gibran --Pain management after burn trauma /Richard Girtler and Burkhard Gustorff --Nutrition support for the burn patient /Amalia Cochran, Jeffrey R. Saffle and Caran Graves --HBO and burns /Harald Andel --Nursing management of the burn-injured person /Judy Knighton and Mary Jako --Outpatient burn care /Bernd Hartmann and Christian Ottomann --Part 4.Non-thermal burns.Electrical injury /Brett D. Arnoldo, John L. Hunt and Gary F. Purdue --Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of chemical burns /Leila Kolios and Günter Germann --Necrotizing and exfoliative diseases of the skin /David A. Sieber, Gerard J. Abood and Richard L. Gamelli --Frostbite /Paul Kraincuk, Maike Keck, David Lumenta and Lars-Peter Kamolz.
  • Part 1.Burn injuries and their psychosocial and long time consequences --Acute stress disorder and post traumatic stress disorder in individuals suffering from burn injury /Sherri Sharp and Walter J. Meyer III --Long term consequences of burn injuries /Shelley Wiechman --Part 2.Burn wound healing, documentation, scar management and rehabilitation --Skin architecture and function /Adelheid Elbe-Bürger --Burn wound healing: Pathophysiology /Luc Teot, Sami Otman, Antonio Brancati and Rainer Mittermayr --Burn scar treatment /Luc Teot, Sami Otman, Antonio Brancati and Rainer Mittermayr --Scar assessment /Pauline D. H. M. Verhaegen, Martijn B. A. van der Wal, Esther Middelkoop and Paul P. M. van Zuijlen --The future of wound documentation: Three-dimensional, evidence-based, intuitive and thorough /Michael Giretzlehner, Lars-Peter Kamolz, Johannes Dirnberger and Robert Owen --Evaluation of mimic function in patients with facial burns by use of the three-dimensional video-analysis /Maria Michaelidou and Manfred Frey --Rehabilitation and scar management /Lars-Peter Kamolz and Marc G. Jeschke --Exercise /Karen J. Kowalske, Serina J. McEntire and Oscar E. Suman --Part 3.Burn reconstruction (Principles and techniques) --Principles of burn reconstruction /Lars-Peter Kamolz and David B. Lumenta --Tissue expanders in burn surgery /Norbert Pallua and Erhan Demir --Burn reconstruction: Skin substitutes and tissue engineering /Raymund E. Horch and Volker J. Schmidt --Twelve year follow-up: A clinical study on dermal regeneration /Monica C. T. Bloemen, Paul P. M. van Zuijlen and Esther Middelkoop --Generation of adipose tissue based on tissue engineering: An overview /Maike Keck, David B. Lumenta and Lars-Peter Kamolz --Part 4.Burn reconstruction (Specific regions) --Burn reconstruction: Neck region /Norbert Pallua and Erhan Demir --Burn reconstruction: Eye region /Andreas Heckmann and Peter M. Vogt --Reconstruction of the post burn ear /Andrew Burd --Reconstruction of the perioral region after facial burns /Timo Alexander Spanholtz and Riccardo E. Giunta --Nasal reconstruction /Lars-Peter Kamolz, Maike Keck, Harald Selig and David B. Lumenta --Reconstruction/Correction of burn alopecia /Lars-Peter Kamolz, Maike Keck, Harald Selig and David B. Lumenta --Burn reconstruction: Breast /Eva Koellensperger and Guenter Germann --Reconstruction of burn deformities of the lower extremity /Christian Ottomann and Bernd Hartmann --Thermal injuries to the foot /Thilo Schenck and Riccardo E. Giunta --Burn reconstruction: Hand and upper extremity /Hugo Benito Kitzinger, Birgit Karle and Manfred Frey --Part 5.Burn reconstruction (Future perspectives) --Burn reconstruction -- Future perspectives: Facial transplantation /Maria Siemionow and Fatih Zor --Modern myoprostheses in electric burn injuries of the upper extremity /Oskar C. Aszmann, Hans Diet, Tatjana Paternostro and Manfred Frey.
  • Introduction to Cutaneous Melanoma --Clinical Features and Classification --Diagnosis, Staging, and Follow-up --Treatment of Primary Tumor and Locoregional Disease --Treatment of Distant and Irresectable Metastatic Disease --Emerging Therapies and Combination Approaches.
  • The Handbook of Dermatologic Surgery incorporates the most cutting edge technology applicable to dermatologists and dermatologic surgeons today. Designed as a reference guide for dermatologic surgery and aesthetic procedures, it disseminates key scientific information in an easy-to-use pocket book. This handbook is designed to be readily transportable for dermatologists and dermatologic surgeons, as well as those in training, dermatology residents and fellows, and medical students rotating through dermatology.
  • [Part 1] Introduction -- 1. The Skin: an introduction / N. B. Silverberg -- [Part 2] General aspects of skin, nutrition and diet -- 2. Gut bacteria and skin health / R. Iizuka -- 3. The fatty acids and the skin: a focus on the n-6 family of unsaturated fatty acids / H. S. Hansen -- 4. Role of vitamin B6 in skin health and diseases / N. Kato -- 5. Antioxidants and skin: an overview / Y. Wu, H.-D. Chen, Y.-H. Li, X.-H. Gao and V. R. Preedy -- [Part 3] Micronutrients -- 6. The Skin and vitamin D / D. D. Bikle -- 7. Vitamin C, gene expression and skin health / T. L. Duarte and I. F. Almeida -- 8. Strategies for vitamin E transdermal delivery / S. Trombino -- 9. Vitamin E chemistry, biological activity and benefits on the skin / R. Cassano -- 10. Dietary tocotrienol and UVB-induced skin damage / K. Yamashita -- 11. Zinc and skin health: an overview / H. K. Bangash and A. Sethi -- 12. Iron and skin health: iron stimulates skin function / T. Hirobe -- [Part 4] Nutraceuticals and skin -- 13. Skin photoprotection and nutraceuticals: an overview / P. Morganti -- 14. Effect of flaxseed- and borage oil ingestion on skin conditions / U. Heinrich -- 15. Dietary red ginseng and skin protection / Y. Cho -- 16. Dietary grape seed proanthocyanidins and skin cancer / S.K. Katiyar -- 17. Olive oil as a skin protector / M. Viola -- 18. Protective effect of garlic in skin cancer / T. Saha -- 19. Pre- and probiotics for human skin / J. Krutmann -- 20. Curcumin (turmeric) and its evolving role in skin health / A. Sethi -- 21. Protective effects of vitamin C derivatives on skin atrophy caused by Sod1 deficiency / T. Shimizu -- [Part 5] Skin cancer, nutrition and diet -- 22. Omega-3 Fatty acids and non-melanoma skin cancer / H.S. Black -- 23. Skin cancer and folate metabolism / M. Laing -- 24. Vitamin D and skin cancer / R.S. Mason -- [Part 6] Specific skin conditions in relation to diet and nutrition -- 25. Acne and nutrition / C.C. Zouboulis -- 26. Food allergy and atopic dermatitis / S.S. Lee -- 27. Fructo-oligosaccharides and skin inflammation / K. Sonoyama.
  • General introduction and overviews. Hair in health and disease: an introduction / Taneeta Ganguly and Pratima Karnik -- The color of human hair / Christoph G. Birngruber and Marcel A. Verhoff -- Hair loss in the elderly / C.-C. Yang, A. Todorova and W. Chen -- Hair loss in women / Francisco M. Camacho Martinez -- Male androgenetic alopecia / Salvador Arias-Santiago ... [et al.] -- Excess hair growth / Daisy Kopera -- Ethnopharmacology and hair: Indian perspectives / Neetu Sabarwal ... [et al.] -- Neonatal hair analysis to reveal gestational exposure to drugs / Donata Favretto -- Molecular and cellular biology and hair. Plucked hair: how to get stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells for future clinical applications / Nuria Montserrat and Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte -- alopecia areata and chemokine / Yoshihiro Kuwano and Manabu Fujimoto -- Natural and unnatural hair loss as detected in the forensic context / Elizabeth M. Brooks and James Robertson -- Dietary toxicity and pathological history. Arsenic in the hair / Simon F.P. Pereira, Johny S. Oliveira and Rajkumar Rajendram -- Ethyl glucuronide in hair and alcohol misuse / Ronald Agius -- Hair mineral analysis in the assessment of human exposure in metals / Katarzyna Chojnacka and Marcin Mikulewicz -- Potentially toxic elements, pollution, and hair / Anna Capasso, Alberto Loizzo and Sergio Caroli -- Natural radionuclides in human hair / Maarit Muikku and Weibo Li -- Stable isotope ratio analysis in human hair / Klaus J. Petzke and Benjamin T. Fuller -- Diseases of hair and treatments. Head lice and their control: a never-ending story / Heinz Mehlhorn -- Low-level light therapy and hair loss / Mahyar Ghanaat -- Chemotherapy-induced hair loss / Corina J.G. van den Hurk, Wim P.M. Breed and Floortje Mols -- MSH peptides and applications to treatment of hair / Matteo Auriemina and Paolo Amerio -- Shampoos and conditioners. Shampoo compositions / Sung Hyun Im -- Shampoo in the treatment of scalp psoriasis / A. Kaszuba and M. Pastuszka -- Lipohydroxy acid containing shampoo in the treatment of scalp seborrheic dermatitis / Sophie Seite and Andr.
  • Handbook of photomedicine 2014, CRCnetBASE
    Section 1. History and fundamentals -- section 2. Diseases caused by light -- section 3. Ultraviolet phototherapy -- section 4. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) -- section 5. Low-level laser (light) therapy (LLLT) -- section 6. Surgical laser therapy -- section 7. Other phototherapies and future outlook.
  • The skin : morphophysiological traits and disease -- Botanical compounds and their dermatological and cosmetic uses -- Herbal cosmetic formulations : a fuzzy line between actives and vehicles -- Monographs of herbal principles.
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa 2006, Springer
  • The histopathologic interpretation of melanocytic neoplasms is probably the most difficult task in the field of dermatopathology. The second edition of this text and atlas depicts a broad range of the most important and most challenging melanocytic lesions that histopathologists might encounter. Each case is illustrated with at least three high-quality color photographs and is commented on at length, highlighting the diagnostic clues. The goal of the authors is to assist both general pathologists and dermatopathologists in making an accurate diagnosis applicable to their daily practice, and one that can be understood by clinicians. They achieve this by providing criteria that can serve as a sound basis for an unequivocal diagnosis in most cases. The reader will find Histological Diagnosis of Nevi and Melanoma to be an invaluable guide to correct diagnosis even in difficult or rare cases.
  • Human papillomavirus 2014, Karger
    "Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection transcends multiple fields of science and medicine. The management of HPV-related disease is demanding and often requires a persistent multimodal approach involving various medical disciplines. In this volume, experts present a comprehensive view of HPV research with an emphasis on clinical presentations, diagnosis, management and vaccine development. The state of the art in molecular biology is provided in addition to discussions on clinical morphology and the utility of dermatoscopy in identifying HPV disease. In a multidisciplinary approach to dermatological, plastic and reconstructive, gynecological, otolaryngological and colorectal management, different treatment strategies are highlighted"--Publisher's description.
  • Ichthyoses 2010, Karger
    The various manifestations of ichthyoses are classified either by their appearance or their molecular genetics. This volume focuses on generalized, inherited disorders of cornification, which constitute an ever-enlarging group of monogenic diseases caused by a large number of genes that affect a broad array of cellular functions. The authors' overview reflects their unique perspective that the clinical phenotype in the inherited ichthyoses mirrors a 'best attempt' by a metabolically compromised epidermis to maintain a barrier sufficiently impermeable for survival in a desiccating external environment. The basis for threats to survival is illuminated, and the systemic problems, including growth failure, also reflect a compromised barrier. A new consensus classification of these disorders is provided, and the distinguishing clinical features of each disorder are described. Further, the latest molecular genetic information is succinctly reviewed with up-to-date and comprehensive references. Yet, the major emphases of this volume are on disease pathogenesis and on the identification of key ultrastructural features. This publication will prove an invaluable aid to dermatologists, pediatric dermatologists and pediatricians dealing with patients with inherited ichthyoses. In addition, clinical geneticists and dermatopathologists will find it interesting reading.
  • Spongiotic dermatitis -- Psoriasiform dermatitis -- Interface dermatitis -- Perivascular dermatitis -- Vasculitis and thrombotic disorders -- Nodular and diffuse dermatitis -- Palisading granulomatous dermatitis -- Sclerosing dermatitis -- Bullous dermatitis -- Panniculitis -- Infections -- Miscellaneous dermatoses: invisible dermatoses and inflammatory processes that clinically mimic tumors.
  • Inflammatory dermatoses 2010, Springer
    Superficial perivascular dermatitis -- Lichenoid/vacuolar dermatitis -- Superficial perivascular dermatitis with spongiotic epidermal changes -- Superficial perivascular dermatitis with psoriasiform epidermal changes -- Superepidermal blistering processes -- Intraepidermal blisters -- Granulomatous dermatitis -- Cutaneous vasculitis -- Alopecias -- Panniculitis -- Histologic mimics of cutaneous lymphoma -- Dermal pigmentary disorders -- Dermal deposition disorders without pigment.
  • Irritant dermatitis 2006, Springer
    I. Classification and clinical features -- 1. Ten genotypes of irritant contact dermatitis -- 2. Irritant contact dermatitis versus allergic contact dermatitis -- II. Special clinical forms -- 3. Barrier function and perturbation: relevance for interdigital dermatitis -- 4. Friction melanosis -- 5. Diaper dermatitis -- 6. Chemical skin burns -- 7. Contact urticaria syndrome -- 8. Airborne irritant dermatitis -- 9. Irritant dermatitis of the scalp -- 10. Irritant contact dermatitis of the nails -- III. Epidemiology -- 11. Importance of irritant contact dermatitis in occupational skin disease -- 12. Irritant contact dermatitis in the tropics -- IV. Occupational irritant dermatitis -- 13. Occupational issues of irritant contact dermatitis -- 14. Hairdressing -- 15. Occupational irritant dermatitis - metal workers -- 16. Health care workers -- 17. The Electronics industry -- 18. Painters, lacquerers, and varnishers --V. Risk factors for irritant dermatitis -- 19. Age -- 20. Gender -- 21. Ethnicity -- 22. Atopy -- VI. Insights from bioengineering -- 23. Prediction bioengineering -- 24. Quantitative sonography for the evaluation of irritant reactions -- 25. Functional skin testing: the SMART procedures -- 26. Bioengineering correlates of the sensitive skin syndrome: the sensory irritation component -- 27. Squamometry -- VII. The Irritants: special issues -- 28. Corrosive materials -- 29. Detergents -- 30. Sodium lauryl sulfate -- 31. Organic solvents -- 32. Oils, cutting fluids, and lubricants -- 33. Food -- 34. Dithranol -- 35. Copper -- 36. Fatty acid binding proteins -- VIII. Mechanisms of irritant dermatitis -- 37. Histopathology of irritant contact dermatitis -- 38. Percutaneous absorption and irritant dermatitis -- 39 Cytokines and irritant dermatitis -- 40. Oxidative stress -- 41. Langerhans cells and skin irritation -- 42. Hydration injury --IX. Prevention of irritant dermatitis -- 43. Primary prevention of irritant contact dermatitis -- 44. Protective gloves -- 45. Anti-irritants -- 46. Barrier creams -- 47. Moisturizers -- 48. Moisturizers and irritant contact dermatitis -- 49. Effects of CO2 on barrier recovery -- X. Management and therapy -- 50. Treatment of irritant contact dermatitis -- 51. Topical corticosteroids in the treatment of irritant dermatitis -- 52. Barrier creams and emollients -- XI. Product testing -- 53. In vivo models of skin irritation -- 54. In vitro methods to predict skin irritation -- XII. Appendices -- 1. Questionnaire methods for hand dermatitis studies -- 2. Patient information sheets -- 3. Selected sources of information for irritant contact dermatitis.
  • Itch 2014, CRCnetBASE
  • Occupational skin diseases are a field of increasing interest in today's dermatology. Due to rapid developments in several areas of modern industry, new dermatological problems constantly occur amongst workers.The 1st edition of this Handbook of Occupational Dermatology was published in 2000 and has served as the main reference book of occupational skin diseases for general and occupational dermatologists and occupational physicians. The new edition is completely revised, updated and extended with respect to new developments. The layout allows for both quick access to practical information and in-depth reading. Included are concise tables, algorithms and figures on how to optimize the diagnostic procedure for daily patient management and expert opinion.The new edition will continue the success as major source of reference for clinical and experimental work in the field of occupational skin diseases, both for students and experts.
  • This is the second edition of a well-received book that has been revised and updated to reflect the state of the art in laser and light source technology. After an initial chapter describing the latest understanding of laser physics and safety, subsequent chapters consider laser treatment of vascular lesions, laser treatment of pigmented lesions and tattoos, laser removal of unwanted hair, ablative and non-ablative fractional resurfacing, and use of laser treatment for medical purposes. The book is extremely practical and reader friendly. All chapters are very well illustrated, include quick and clear bullet points, and feature a homogeneous structure covering core concepts, currently available technologies, indications and contraindications, an example of a consent form, and the author's personal treatment approaches. The authors are without exception world experts in the field from North America or Europe.
  • Laser-Tissue Interactions -- Laser Safety: Regulations, Standards and Practice Guidelines -- Lasers for Treatment of Vascular Lesions -- Laser for Scars -- Laser Treatment of Leg Veins -- Lasers and Lights for Treating Pigmented Lesions -- Laser Treatment of Tattoos -- Laser for Hair Removal -- Lasers for Resurfacing -- Fractional Photothermolysis -- Plasma Resurfacing -- Sub-Surfacing Lasers -- Non-invasive Rejuvenation/Skin Tightening: Light-Based Devices -- Laser and Light Therapies for Acne -- Lasers for Psoriasis and Hypopigmentation -- Lasers and Lights for Adipose Tissue and Cellulite -- Intense Pulse Light (IPL) -- Photodynamic Therapy -- Light-Emitting Diode Phototherapy in Dermatological Practice -- Laser and Light for Wound Healing Stimulation -- Lasers in Hair Growth and Hair Transplantation -- Reflectance-Mode Confocal Microscopy in Dermatological Oncology -- Laser Clinical and Practice Pearls -- The Selection and Education of Laser Patients -- Anesthesia for Laser Surgery -- Laser Application for Ethnic Skin -- Laser Applications in Children -- Dressings/Wound Care for Laser Treatment -- Prevention and Treatment of Laser Complications -- Ethical Issues -- Medicolegal Issues (Documentation/Informed Consent) -- Psychological Aspects to Consider Within Laser Treatments -- Photography of Dermatological Laser Treatment -- Online Resources for Dermatologic Laser Therapies -- Starting a Laser Practice -- Research and Future Directions -- Laser/Light Applications in Ophthalmology: Visual Refraction -- Laser/Light Applications in Ophthalmology: Posterior Segment Applications -- Laser/Light Application in Ophthalmology: Control of Intraocular Pressure -- Laser/Light Application in Dental Procedures -- Laser/Light Applications in Otolaryngology -- Laser/Light Applications in Gynecology -- Laser/Light Applications in General Surgery -- Laser/Light Applications in Urology -- Lasers in Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery -- Laser/Light Applications in Neurology and Neurosurgery -- Laser/Light Applications in Anesthesiology.
  • Part 1.GENERAL SECTION /History and Phylogeography of Leprosy /Stewart T. Cole and Pushpendra Singh --Microbiology /Andrea Clapasson and Silvia Canata --Genetics of Leprosy /Vinicius Medeiros Fava and Marcelo Távora Mira --Host Response to M. leprae /Rodrigo Ribeiro-Rodrigues --Pathogenesis /Cesare Massone and Enrico Nunzi --Classification /Cesare Massone and Alexandra M. G. Brunasso --Part 2.PATIENT'S EXAMINATION --Patient History /Enrico Nunzi, Cesare Massone and Salvatore Noto --Laboratory Investigations /Andrea Clapasson and Silvia Canata --Part 3.SKIN --Physical Examination: Skin /Enrico Nunzi, Cesare Massone and Salvatore Noto --Clinical Features /Enrico Nunzi, Cesare Massone and Salvatore Noto --Lucio-Latapí Leprosy /Mario Magaña --Histopathology of the Skin /Cesare Massone --Differential Diagnosis: Skin /Enrico Nunzi and Salvatore Noto --Part 4.NERVES --Peripheral Nerves in Leprosy /Bernard Naafs and José Antônio Garbino --The Leprosy Neuropathy /Lizia Reni, Salvatore Noto and Pieter A. M. Schreuder --Primary Neural Leprosy /José Antônio Garbino and Bernard Naafs --Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Leprosy /José Antônio Garbino, Bernard Naafs and Pedro Schestatsky --Electrodiagnostic Studies /Lizia Reni --Imaging /Carlo Martinoli, Leila Oppezzi and Alberto Tagliafico --Differential Diagnosis: Nerves /Lizia Reni --Part 5.Reactions in Leprosy /Reactions in Leprosy /Bernard Naafs and Salvatore Noto --Lucio's Phenomenon /Mario Magaña --Part 6.SYSTEMIC INVOLVEMENT --Ocular Involvement in Leprosy /Susan Lewallen and Paul Courtright --Otolaryngological Manifestations of Leprosy /Sinésio Talhari, Camila Bandeira de Oliveira and Carolina Talhari --Other Organs /Enrico Nunzi and Salvatore Noto --Part 7.PATIENT'S MANAGEMENT --Diagnostic Work-Up /Enrico Nunzi, Cesare Massone and Salvatore Noto --Drugs in Leprosy /Sinésio Talhari and Mahreen Ameen --Treatment and Prophylaxis /Pierre Bobin --Prognosis /Enrico Nunzi --Neurolysis /Sergio S. G. Gennaro --Prevention of Disability and Ulcer Care /J. Wim Brandsma and Hugh Cross --Surgical and Social Rehabilitation /J. Wim Brandsma and Sunil Deepak --Part 8.LEPROSY AND COMMUNITY --Leprosy in Pregnancy /Elizabeth Duncan --Leprosy and HIV/AIDS Co-infection /Sinésio Talhari and Carolina Talhari --Epidemiology of Leprosy /Salvatore Noto and Pieter A. M. Schreuder --Leprosy Control /Sunil Deepak and Giovanni Gazzoli --Teledermatology /Cesare Massone and Antonio Pedro Mendes Schettini --The Leprosy Mailing List /Salvatore Noto.
  • Introduction to dermatopathologic diagnosis -- Biopsy techniques -- Histology of the skin -- Laboratory methods -- Algorithmic classification of skin disease for differential diagnosis -- Congenital diseases (genodermatoses) -- Noninfectious erythematous, papular, and squamous diseases -- Vascular diseases -- Noninfectious vesiculobullous and vesiculopustular diseases -- Connective tissue diseases -- Cutaneous toxicities of drugs -- The photosensitivity disorders --Diseases caused by viruses -- The histiocytoses -- Pigmentary disorders of the skin -- Benign pigmented lesions and malignant melanoma -- Tumors and cysts of the epidermis -- Tumors of the epidermal appendages -- Cutaneous lymphomas and leukemias -- Tumors of fibrous tissue involving the skin -- Vascular tumors: tumors and tumor-like conditions of blood vessles and lymphatics --Tumors with fatty, muscular, osseous, and cartilagenous differentiation -- Tumors of neural tissue -- Metastatic carcinoma of the skin: incidence and dissemination.Disorders associated with physical agents: heat, cold, radiation, and trauma -- Noninfectious granulomas -- Degenerative diseases and perforating disorders -- Cutaneous manifestations of nutritional deficiency states and gastrointestinal disease -- Metabolic diseases of the skin -- Inflammatory diseases of hair follicles, sweat glands, and cartilage -- Inflammatory diseases of the nail -- Inflammatory diseases of the subcutaneous fat -- Bacterial diseases -- Treponemal diseases -- Fungal diseases -- Protozoan diseases and parasitic infestations --
  • Lyme borreliosis 2009, Karger
    Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato diversity and its influence on pathogenicity in humans / Baranton, G., De Martino, S.J -- Life cycle of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and transmission to humans / Gern, L. -- Epidemiology of Lyme borreliosis / Hubálek, Z. -- Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of Lyme borreliosis / Strle, F., Stanek, G. -- Treatment and prevention of lyme disease / Hansmann, Y. -- Other tick-borne diseases in Europe / Bitam, I., Raoult, D. -- What should one do in a case of a tick bite? / Aberer, E. -- When to order a Western blot and how to interpret it / Hunfeld, K. P., Kraiczy, P. -- Is serological follow-up useful for patients with cutaneous Lyme borreliosis? -- Müllegger, R.R., Glatz, M. -- How do I manage tick bites and Lyme borreliosis in pregnant women? / Maraspin, V., Strle, F. -- What should be done in case of persistent symptoms after adequate antibiotic treatment for lyme disease? / Puchal, X., Sibilia, J. -- What are the indications for lumbar puncture in patients with lyme disease? / Rupprecht, T. A., Pfister, H.-W.
  • Malassezia and the skin 2010, Springer
    Introduction: Malassezia Yeasts from a Historical Perspective / Roderick J. Hay and Gillian Midgley -- Biodiversity, Phylogeny and Ultrastructure / Eveline Guého-Kellermann, Teun Boekhout and Dominik Begerow -- Epidemiology of Malassezia-Related Skin Diseases / Takashi Sugita, Teun Boekhout, Aristea Velegraki, Jacques Guillot and Suzana Hađina, et al. -- Physiology and Biochemistry / Peter Mayser and George Gaitanis -- Malassezia Species and Immunity: Host - Pathogen Interactions / H. Ruth Ashbee and Ross Bond -- Pityriasis Versicolor and Other Malassezia Skin Diseases / Vicente Crespo Erchiga and Roderick J. Hay -- Malassezia Yeasts in Seborrheic and Atopic Eczemas / George Gaitanis, Peter Mayser, Annika Scheynius and Reto Crameri -- Malassezia Fungemia, Antifungal Susceptibility Testing and Epidemiology of Nosocomial Infections / Athanasios Tragiannidis, Andreas Groll, Aristea Velegraki and Teun Boekhout -- Genomics and Pathophysiology: Dandruff as a Paradigm / Jun Xu, Teun Boekhout, Yvonne DeAngelis, Tom Dawson and Charles W. Saunders -- Malassezia Yeasts in Animal Disease / Ross Bond, Jacques Guillot and F. Javier Cabañes -- Malassezia Database / Vincent A. Robert and Aristea Velegraki.
  • Male alopecia 2014, Springer
    This monograph provides specialists and primary care physicians who are interested in hair with the practical know-how needed to achieve successful management of male alopecia. Guidance is first provided on the examination of hair loss in men, covering such aspects as clinical examination, the role of trichoscopy and the trichogram, laboratory work-up, and scalp biopsy. Diagnosis and treatment are then described in depth for a diverse range of conditions involving alopecia. Expert opinion is combined with the results of evidence-based medicine to provide the best current advice, highlighting the synergistic action of combination regimens and adjuvant treatments and explaining the concept of multitargeted treatment. All aspects of follow-up are covered, including compliance issues and expectation management. The role of hair care and cosmetics is also considered, with identification of potential adverse effects as well as benefits.
  • Clinical spectrum and severity of psoriasis / Meier, M., Sheth, P.B. -- Impact of comorbidities on the management of psoriasis / Gerdes, S., Mrowietz, U. -- Topical treatment of psoriasis / Kamili, Q.u.A., Menter, A. -- Practice of phototherapy in the treatment of moderate-to-severe psoriasis / Nguyen, T. ... [et al.] -- Retinoids, methotrexate and cyclosporine / Dubertret, L. -- Monitoring patients treated with efalizumab or alefacept / Papp, K.A. -- Management of severe psoriasis with TNF antagonists : adalimumab, etanercept and infliximab / Mössner, R., Reich, K. -- Therapies for childhood psoriasis / Trüeb, R.M. -- Management of difficult to treat locations of psoriasis : scalp, face, flexures, palm/soles and nails / Kragballe, K. -- Future perspectives in the treatment of psoriasis / Wippel-Slupetzky, K., Stingl, G.
  • Managing skin cancer 2010, Springer
    Diagnosis of Skin Cancer -- Histopathology of Skin Cancer -- Basal Cell Carcinoma -- Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Situ -- Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin -- Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma -- Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- Cutaneous Lymphomas -- Kaposi Sarcoma -- Other Skin Cancers. Fibrohistiocytic Skin Cancers and Extramammary Paget's Disease -- Skin Cancer Under Special Circumstances -- Skin Cancer Prevention.
  • Evaluting efficacy of barrier creams: in vitro and in vivo models -- Light-induced dermal toxicity: effects on cellular and molecular levels -- Failure of standard test batteries for detection of genotoxic activity of some chemicals used in dermatological and cosmetic products -- Exogenous ochronosis: update -- Diagnostic patch test: science and art -- Irritant and allergic contact dermatitis treatment -- Factors affecting children's susceptibility to chemicals -- Utilization of irritation data in local lymph node assay -- Air bag injuries -- Cigarette smoking and skin -- Chemical analysis of tattoo pigments cleaved by laser light -- Dermatotoxicology of specialized epithelia: adapting cutaneous test methods to assess topical effects on vulva -- Anti-irritants: myth or reality? overview -- Evaluating mechanical and chemical irritation using the behind-the-knee tests: review -- Need for more sensitive tools as we reach limits of our ability to detect differences in skin effects from mild products -- Drug patch testing in systemic cutaneous drug allergy -- Hormesis and dermatology -- Diagnosis of drug hypersensitivity in vitro -- Immunologic patterns in allergic and irritant contact dermatitis: similarities -- Water decontamination of chemical skin and eye splashes: critical review -- Chemical substances and contact allergy: 244 substances ranked according to allergenic potency -- Use of modified forearm controlled application test to evaluate skin irritation of lotion formulations -- Hair in toxicology -- Popliteal lymph node assay -- Pigmentation changes resulting from arsenic exposure -- Textiles and human skin, microclimate, cutaneous reactions: overview -- In vivo human transfer of topical bioactive drugs among individuals: estradiol -- Is there evidence that geraniol causes allergic contact dermatitis? -- Operational definition of a causative contact allergen-study with six fragrance allergens -- Sodium lauryl sulfate-induced irritation in human faces: regional- and age-related differences -- Classification of irritant contact dermatitis -- In vitro skin irritation testing on SkinEthic[tm]-reconstituted human epidermis: reproducibility for fifty chemicals tested with two protocols -- Identifying source of textile-dye allergic contact dermatitis: guidelines -- Functional map and age-related differences in human faces: nonimmunologic contact urticaria induced by hexyl nicotinate -- Is contact allergy lifelong in humans? an overview of patch-test follow-ups -- Irritants in combination with synergistic or additive effect on skin response overview of tandem irritation studies -- Allergic contact dermatitis from iodine preparations: a conundrum? -- Human skin buffering capacity: oveview.Pesticide percutaneous absorption and decontamination -- Tape stripping method versus stratum corneum -- Parameters influencing stratum corneum removal by tape stripping -- Quantification of stratum corneum removed by tape stripping -- Isolated perfused porcine skin flap -- Physiologically based pharmacokinetic modeling -- Methods for in vitro skin metabolism studies -- Predicitive toxicology methods for transdermal delivery systems -- Animal, human, and in vitro test methods for predicting skin irritation -- Kawaki method for testing irritation -- Analysis of structural change in intercellular lipids of humam stratum corneum induced by surfactants: electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) study -- Water and saline compresses in treatment of irritant contact dermatitis: literature review -- Reaction of skin blood vessels to successive insults on normal and irritated human skin -- Specificity of retinoid-induced irritation and its role in clinical efficacy -- Topical corticosteroids in the treatment of irritant dermatitis: do they work? -- Tests for sensitive skin -- Test methods for allergic contact dermatitis in animals -- Test methods for allergic contact dermatitis in humans -- Allergic contact dermatitis: elicitation thresholds of potent allergens in humans -- Allergic contact dermatitis to topical anesthetics: a cross-sensitization phenomenon -- Contact urticaria and anaphylaxis to chlorhexidine: overview -- Immunoadjuvants in prospective testing for contact allergens -- Local lymph node assay -- Iontophresis in humans: regional variations in skin barrier function and cutaneous irritation -- Contact urticaria and contact urticaria syndrome (immediate contact reactions) -- In vitro approaches to assessment of skin irritation and phototoxicity of topically applied materials -- Photoirritation (phototoxicity) testing in humans -- Measuring and quantifying ultraviolet radiation exposures -- Determination of subclinical changes of barrier function -- Assessing validity of alternative methods for toxicity testing: role and activities of ECVAM -- Animal models of contact urticaria -- Diagnostic tests in dermatology: patch and photopatch testing and contact urticaria -- Cosmetic reactions -- Decreasing allergic contact dermatitis frequency through dermatotoxicologic- and epidemiologic-based intervention? -- Cutaneous corticosteroid-induced glaucoma --Pharmacogenetics and dermatology -- Ethnic differences in skin properties: objective data -- Occlusion and barrier function -- Anatomical factors affecting barrier function -- Percutaneous penetration enhancers: overview -- Percutaneous absorption of complex chemical mixtures -- Percutaneous absorption: short-term exposure, lag time, multiple exposures, model variations, and absorption from clothing -- Percutaneous absorption: 7 roles of lipids -- Chemical partitioning into powdered human stratum corneum: a useful in vitro model for studying interactions of chemicals and human skin -- Sensitive skin -- Transdermal drug delivery system: an overview -- Transdermal drug delivery system: an overview -- Iontophoresis: from historical perspective to its place in modern medicine -- Irritant dermatitis: clinical heterogeneity and contributing factors -- Systemic contact dermatitis -- Allergic contact dermatitis -- Mechanisms in irritant and allergic contact dermatitis -- Occupational allergic contact dermatitis: rational work-up -- Systemic toxicity -- Concepts in molecular dermatotoxicology -- Molecular basis of allergic contact dermatitis -- Photoirritation (phototoxicity, phototoxic dermatitis) -- Permeability of skin to metal compounds, with focus on nickel and copper -- Chemically induced scleroderma -- Chemical agents that cause depigmentation -- Carcinogenesis: current trends in skin cancer research -- Retinoids and mechanisms of their toxicity -- Mechanisms in cutaneous drug hypersensitivity reactions -- Drug-induced ocular phototoxicity -- Water: is it an irritant? -- Sodium lauryl sulfate -- Factors influencing applied amounts of topical preparations -- Barrier creams -- OECD guidelines for testing of chemicals -- Methods for in vitro percutaneous absorption -- Percutaneous absorption of hazardous substances from soil and water --
  • The Importance of Vascular Investigation and Intervention in Leg Ulcer Management /Colin Davies and Keith Poskitt --Diabetic Foot Disease and Wound Healing /Agbor Ndip and Edward B. Jude --Atypical Ulcers /Jennifer Tang and Robert S. Kirsner --Nutrition and Wound Healing /Giuseppe Benati and Maria S. Bertone --Measurement of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair /Visweswar Bhattacharya, Nilesh K. Agarwal and Siddhartha Bhattacharya --Pressure Ulcers in Neurologically Compromised Patients /Anbananden Soopramanien and Shivram Singh --Complications of Wound Healing /Somprakas Basu and Vijay Shukla --Epidemiology of Wounds /David J. Margolis --Histopathology of Wounds /Mariya Miteva and Paolo Romanelli --Measuring Pressure in the Diabetic Foot /Thanh Dinh, Aristidis Veves and Francesco Tecilazich --Skin and Vascular Assessments /Marco Romanelli, Valentina Dini and Raj Mani --Wound Tissue Oximetry: A Cornerstone in Wound Care /Jaideep Banerjee and Chandan K. Sen --Measurement of Biomarkers for Impaired Healing in Fluids and Tissues /Gregory S. Schultz and Daniel J. Gibson --Measurements in Burns /Tom McKinnell and Sarah A. Pape --Managing Scars: Measurements to Improve Scar Management /Luc Téot, Claude Roques, Sami Otman, Antonio Brancati and Rainer Mittermayr --The Use of Biophysical Technologies in Chronic Wound Management /Uwe Wollina, Birgit Heinig and Luther Kloth --Research Studies in Wound Healing: The Role of Outcomes/Endpoints for the Evidence in RCTs /Finn Gottrup, Jan Apelqvist and Patricia Price --Models in Wound Healing /Ming Yuan Miao, Ting Xie, Shuliang Lu and Raj Mani.
  • Melanoma development 2011, Springer
  • Merkel cell carcinoma 2013, Springer
    Part I: Basic Science and Epidemiology -- Basic Science of the Merkel Cell -- Epidemiology and Genetics (Including High Risk Patients, Polyomavirus, Prognostic Factors) -- Part II: Diagnosis -- Clinical Diagnosis -- Staging -- Histopathologic Diagnosis -- Part III: Therapy -- Local Excision (Primary, Recurrent Disease) -- Lymph Node Procedures of the Head and Neck -- Lymph Node Procedures of the Trunk and Extremities -- Radiation Therapy (Primary and Recurrent Disease) -- Chemotherapy (Primary and Recurrent Disease) -- Treatment Algorithm -- Part IV: Expert Opinions and Future Directions -- Case Study A: Multiply Recurrent Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- Case Study B: Radiation Monotherapy for Extensive Local and In-Transit Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- Case Study C: Complete Spontaneous Regression of Merkel Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to the Liver -- Case Study D: Evaluation of Multiple Merkel Cell Carcinomas in a Single Patient -- Case Study E: Multidisciplinary Management of Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- Track and Attack: Emerging Prognostic and Therapeutic Approaches.
  • An Introduction to Mohs Micrographic Surgery --Indications for Mohs Micrographic Surgery --Preoperative Evaluation --Mohs Micrographic Surgery Operative Room Setup --Anesthetic Considerations: Local Versus Regional --Cutaneous Anatomy in Mohs Micrographic Surgery --Mohs Surgery: Fixed Tissue Technique --Fresh Tissue Technique --Special Considerations for Mohs Micrographic Surgery in Organ Transplant Recipients --Mohs Micrographic Surgery in Ethnic Skin --Histopathology Laboratory Setup and Necessary Instrumentation --Tissue Transport and Initial Processing Cryostat Preparation of Slides --Histopathologic Interpretation of Mohs Slides --Tissue Specimen Documentation, Record Keeping, and Sample Storage --Immunostains --Basal Cell Carcinoma --Squamous Cell Carcinoma --Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the Treatment of Cutaneous Melanoma --Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans --Microcystic Adnexal Carcinoma --Atypical Fibroxanthoma --Extramammary Paget Disease --Leiomyosarcoma --Merkel Cell Carcinoma --Selected Sweat Gland Carcinomas --Sebaceous Carcinoma --Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the Eyelid --Mohs Surgery for Periungual and Subungual Skin Cancer --Genitalia --Deep Structures of the Head and Neck --Complications of Mohs Micrographic Surgery --Eyelid Reconstruction After Mohs Micrographic Surgery --Flaps --Skin Grafting --Side to Side Closure After Mohs Surgery --Prosthetic Rehabilitation --Combination Therapy for the Nonsurgical Treatment of Skin Cancers: Latest Research at Mount Sinai --Training and Regulation in Mohs Surgery --Establishing a Mohs Practice --International Perspective of Mohs Micrographic Surgery: South America --International Perspective of Mohs Micrographic Surgery: Europe --International Perspective of Mohs Micrographic Surgery: East Asia --International Perspective of Mohs Micrographic Surgery: Australia and New Zealand --Information for Patients and Safety Considerations --Ethical Issues Related to Mohs Skin Cancer Surgery --Medicolegal Issues Regarding Mohs Micrographic Surgery --Psychological Issues Regarding Mohs Micrographic Surgery.
  • "This textbook presents the current (and near-future) state of affairs of molecular testing as it pertains to the dermatology patient. It focuses on practical applications of molecular diagnostics over a cross-section of dermatologic disease, including melanoma, lymphoma, soft tissue tumors, genodermatoses, and infectious disease. It includes practical advice to those ordering molecular tests as well as to those considering performing such tests, providing a potential template for a comprehensive dermatologic molecular diagnostics test menu. Pitfalls of interpretation and algorithmic approaches to testing are included. The textbook is directed towards all readers -- clinicians, pathologists, laboratorians, and other inquisitive minds -- independent of their level of molecular expertise, to provoke thought or perhaps even change practice. The context for the book is the rapid evolution of the field of molecular diagnostics, which is becoming more pervasive in all disciplines of medicine, including dermatology. This is indeed an exciting time in dermatology. Molecular testing is now incorporated into all aspects of patient management, including diagnostics (identifying and classifying disease), prognostics (predicting disease course), and theranostics (predicting response to therapy). For example, molecular tests are now used to detect germline mutations that result in genodermatoses, somatic genetic events that characterize tumors such as melanoma and sarcomas, and genetic material of otherwise undetectable infectious organisms. For melanoma and lymphoma, testing can potentially predict tumor behavior and modify patient staging. Regarding theranostics, molecular tests that identify specific mutations in proto-oncogenes, such as BRAF and others, are now used to predict which patients will respond to designer targeted therapies. Molecular theranostics has revolutionized the entire treatment paradigm for patients with advanced melanoma, replacing "excise and pray" approaches with personalized medicine."--Publisher's website.
  • The epidemiology of basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma / Hao Wang and Thomas L. Diepgen -- Histology of epithelial skin tumors / Jörg Reichrath and Kerstin Querings -- UV damage and DNA repair in basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas / Knuth Rass -- Papillomavirus infections and cancerogenesis of squamous cell and basal cell carcinomas / Guido Bens -- The immune system and nonmelanoma skin cancers / Elma D. Baron -- Cytogenetics of basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinomas / Melanie A. Carless, Kevin J. Ashton and Lyn R. Griffiths -- The hedgehog signaling pathway and epithelial skin cancer / Julia Reifenberger -- p53 protein and nonmelanoma skin cancer / Vladislava O. Melnikova and Honnavara N. Ananthaswamy -- TGF-[beta] pathway and cancerogenesis of epithelial skin tumors / Miguel Quintanilla ... [et al.] -- PDGF pathways and growth of basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas / Jingwu Xie -- Apoptosis and cancerogenesis of basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma / Peter Erb ... [et al.] -- The role of telomerase for cancerogenesis of basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas / Eva-Maria Fabricius.
  • Morgellon's syndrome 2010, CRCnetBASE
    Why the investigation was started -- Materials and methodology -- Evidence not recorded on videotape -- The phenomenon of the disappearing hair follicles -- Particles entering the eyes -- Particles exiting the eyes -- A substance that transverses the optic globe -- The irregular iris -- Particles that exit the feet -- Particles that enter the feet -- The microorganism mobility : an internal propulsion system -- Green feet illuminate the role of the epidermis in the life-cycle of the microorganism -- Coated hairs under the microscope -- The micro organism possibly growing on a piece of cocaine -- A summary of the observations -- The structure of the microorganism -- A model accounting for the observed phenomena -- Is there a cure? -- Future considerations : a microorganism as an etiology for delusional parasitosis.
  • Nail disorders 2014, Springer
    "This book is designed to meet the need for a concise, easy-to-read text on how to approach and manage patients with nail diseases. The book opens with a description of nail anatomy and physiology, followed by a review of nail symptoms, divided according to the part of the nail apparatus involved. Non-invasive and invasive tools for the diagnosis of nail disorders are then described and insights provided into their appropriate use. Subsequent chapters review the various nail diseases, covering inflammatory, infective, environmentally and auto- induced, drug-induced and neoplastic conditions as well as disorders due to systemic diseases. An additional chapter addresses nail conditions commonly seen in toenails. Informative high-quality illustrations are included for each disorder and boxes helpfully summarize the most important features, clues to diagnosis, necessary examinations, and treatments. Nail Disorders: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Management will be an invaluable, ready source of information for students in dermatology, clinical practitioners and podiatrists."--Publisher's website.
  • Nanotechnology in Dermatology is the first book of its kind to address all of the important and rapidly growing aspects of nanotechnology as it relates to dermatology. In the last few years there has been an explosion in research and development for products and devices related to nanotechnology, including numerous applications for consumers, physicians, patients, and industry. Applications are underway in medicine and dermatology for the early detection, diagnosis, and targeted therapy of disease, and nanodesigned materials and devices are expected to be faster, smaller, more powerful, more efficient, and more versatile than their traditional counterparts. Written by experts working in this exciting field, Nanotechnology in Dermatology specifically addresses nanotechnology in consumer skin care products, in the diagnosis of skin disease, in the treatment of skin disease, and the overall safety of nanotechnology. The book also discusses future trends of this ever-growing and changing field, providing dermatologists, pharmaceutical companies, policy makers, and consumer cosmetics companies with a clear understanding of the advantages and challenges of nanotechnology today.
  • Nevogenesis 2012, Springer
    Nevogenesis: Changing Theories -- Classifying Melanocytic Nevi -- Evolution of Nevi -- The Dual Pathway of Nevogenesis -- Confocal Microscopy: Improving Our Understanding of Nevogenesis -- Nevi In Children And Adults: Dermoscopic Patterns And The Development of New Nevi -- Etiology of Congenital Melanocytic Nevi And Related Conditions -- Molecular Nevogenesis -- Nevogenesis: A Benign Metastatic Process? -- Nevus Senescence -- Gene-Environment Interactions In Nevogenesis -- Malignant Transformation of Melanocytic Nevi -- Disappearance of Melanocytic Nevi.
  • This book is a comprehensive but compact guide to the latest technical and technological developments in the growing field of non invasive diagnosis in clinical dermatology. Information is provided on the practical and technical characteristics of a wide range of equipment and methods for in vivo measurements that aid in the investigation of skin function, the evaluation of topically applied products, and the monitoring of skin disease. Individual sections are devoted to imaging techniques, skin analysis, superficial skin analysis, skin mechanics, water and stratum corneum hydration, and erythema and blood flow. All of the authors are experts in the field, with detailed knowledge of the techniques they describe. Non Invasive Diagnostic Techniques in Clinical Dermatology will be of value for all dermatologists, whether they are engaged in delivering patient care or in research programs, for cosmetic scientists, and for biologists involved in skin research and product assessment.
  • This book offers surgeons the most up-to-date information related to non-surgical techniques specific to periorbital rejuvenation. This easy-to-use reference guide is for ophthalmologists, oculoplastic surgeons, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, maxillofacial and plastic surgery residents, as well as ENT facial plastic fellows. Complete with videos of specific techniques to better inform surgeons about these evolving procedures, Nonsurgical Peri-orbital Rejuvenation teaches the reader how to measure predictable outcomes when deciding to approach the periorbital area.
  • Nutrition and skin 2011, Springer
    Vitamin A and the Skin -- Relevance of the Cutaneous Vitamin D Endocrine System for Skin Physiology and Treatment of Skin Diseases -- Photoprotection of the Skin with Vitamins C and E: Antioxidants and Synergies -- Carotenoids and Skin -- Antioxidants and Skin -- Minerals and the Skin -- Minerals and the Skin -- Probiotics and Skin -- Introduction and Overview -- Diet and Acne -- Glycemic Load and Acne -- Essential Fatty Acids and Atopic Dermatitis -- Hair Biology and Nutritional Influences -- Detecting and Monitoring Nutrients on Skin Using Noninvasive Methods -- Nutritional Clinical Studies in Dermatology.
  • This extraordinary reference describes the scientific basis, summarizes the existing evidence that functional food for skin really works, and addresses the key questions asked by dermatologists and patients when it comes to practical aspects of nutrition based strategies in clinical and cosmetical dermatology. It is believed that this helpful guide will become the golden standard, the 'bible' for this given topic, which will be used by dermatologists, industry people and interested patients.
  • Obstetric dermatology 2009, Springer
  • Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is the collective term for a heterogenous group of genetic skin disorders characterised by the formation of blisters and erosions on skin and mucous membranes.This book deals with early childhood motor and perceptual development, a particular challenge for children with extremely fragile skin. Going into functional treatment, it addresses rehabilitation of hands and feet in EB patients with fusions or contractures.The authors are occupational therapists with long-term experience in the management of EB patients. In an extraordinary holistic approach, they present a combination of paediatric and functional areas of treatment.Occupational therapy tools and interventions can help alleviate a number of accompanying complications and symptoms of EB, enhance self-care, and improve quality of life in general.Due to its practical approach, this book not only serves as a unique guide for doctors and health care professionals but is also comprehensible and useful for patients.
  • Patch testing tips 2014, Springer
    This book is a compendium of tips on many different aspects of patch testing based on the recommendations of the International Contact Dermatitis Research Group (ICDRG), which is the reference group for all dermato-allergologists. It is intended to complement the book Patch Testing and Prick Testing: A Practical Guide by J.-M. Lachapelle and H. Maibach, which is an official publication of the ICDRG now in its third edition. Among the wide variety of topics covered are pitfalls, legal aspects, patch testing with ultrasonic bath extracts, the role of patch testing in occupational contact dermatitis and atopic dermatitis, semi-open tests, the implications of a negative test, patch testing validity, selection of extra allergens and patch testing in the tropics. Many illustrations are included and all information is completely up-to-date. This book will be of value to all practicing dermatologists.
  • Atopic dermatitis and the hygiene hypothesis revisited / Flohr, C., Yeo, L. -- Loss-of-function mutations within the filaggrin gene predispose to atopic dermatitis / Kawasaki, H. ... [et al.] -- Fc epsilon R1-toll-like receptor interaction in atopic dermatitis / Novak, N., Bieber, T. -- The antimicrobial skin barrier in patients with atopic dermatitis / Schittek, B. -- Defective sweating responses in atopic dermatitis / Shiohara, T., Doi, T., Hayakawa, J. -- The role of cytokines/chemokines in the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis / Yamanaka, K., Mizutani, H. -- Contribution of interleukin 18 to the development of infection-associated atopic dermatitis / Tsutsui, H., Mizutani, H., Nakanishi, K. -- Innate immunity in atopic dermatitis / Mrabet-Dahbi, S., Maurer, M. -- The role of regulatory T cells in atopic dermatitis / Agrawal, R., Wisniewski, J., Woodfolk, J.A. -- Increased susceptibility to cutaneous viral infections in atopic dermatitis : the roles of regulatory T cells and innate immune defects / Shiohara, T. ... [et al.] -- Biomarkers for itch and disease severity in atopic dermatitis / Lee, C.-H., Yu, H.-S. -- Practical issues on interpretation of scoring atopic dermatitis : SCORAD index, objective SCORAD, patient-oriented SCORAD and three-item severity score / Oranje, A.P. -- Systemic therapy of atopic dermatitis in children and adults / Simon, D.
  • Highly acclaimed and considered the leading reference in the field, Pathology of Melanocytic Nevi and Melanoma has once again been fully revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the most recent advances and techniques in the field of melanoma pathology. New chapters on mucosal melanoma, ocular melanoma, and pigmented lesions of the nail apparatus have been included in this new edition. The successful focus and format of the previous editions have been preserved. Each lesion and diagnosis is clearly illustrated withthe aid of a wealth of digitally enhanced full-color photomicrographs. A concise description of the clinical features, histopathology, differential diagnosis, and outstanding characteristics of each lesion provides readers with a quick yet comprehensive overview of each topic covered. Pathology of Melanocytic Nevi and Melanoma is the essential reference for every practicing dermatopathologist, pathologist, dermatologist, and cancer research scientist today.
  • The field of contact dermatitis is potentially frustrating given the complexity of the clinical decision-making process and the effect of false positives and negatives on patient expectations and management. Practical Patch Testing and Chemical Allergens in Contact Dermatitis outlines the most common allergens with practical tips for patch testing in a concise and algorithmic fashion. Children have different needs for patch testing and this handbook describes how to test them safely and manage their disease. Educating patients on how to avoid their irritants and allergens is also key to treatment in all types of contact dermatitis. The authors have incorporated concise reference material on where these chemicals are found and how patients can avoid them. Clinical pearls for patch testing of certain allergens are clearly outlined in this handbook to help providers avoid common pitfalls and reduce the risk of incorrect diagnoses. A frustrating clinical visit and a disappointed patient can potentially be avoided with the use of this book, and thus is is an essential reference for trainees in dermatology and all involved in the management of patients with dermatitis.
  • Pressure ulcer research 2005, Springer
  • Preventive dermatology 2010, Springer
    Stress, relaxation, and general well-being -- Smoking, obesity/nutrition, sun and the skin -- Raising awareness on the health literacy epidemic -- Domestic violence, abuse, and neglect: indicators for dermatology -- Working with other healthcare providers -- The future of dermatological therapy and preventive dermatology -- Prevention of drug reactions and allergies in dermatology -- Xerosis and stasis dermatitis -- Photoprotection -- Biologics -- Occupational dermatology -- Diagnosis and prevention of bullous diseases -- Diagnosis and prevention of atopic eczema -- Prevention of psoriasis -- Sports dermatology: prevention -- Prevention of cosmetic problems -- Nutrition, vitamins, and supplements -- Vaccines for viral diseases -- Prevention of sexually transmitted diseases from office to globe -- Current vaccination in dermatology -- Prevention of skin infections -- Wound prevention -- Prevention of surgical complications -- Prevention of keloids.Appendices: Patient handouts: preventive dermatology topics -- Skin performance assessment questionnaire.
  • Pruritus 2010, Springer
    Part 1. Neurophysiology -- Neuroanatomy of Itch / Akihiko Ikoma -- Neuroreceptors and Neuromediators / Sonja Ständer and Thomas A. Luger -- The Brain in the Skin: Neuro-Epidermal Synapses / Nicholas Boulais and Laurent Misery -- Central Transmission: From Skin to Brain / Tejesh Surendra Patel and Gil Yosipovitch -- Modulation of Pruritus: Peripheral and Central Sensitisation / Martin Schmelz -- Interaction of Pruritus and Pain / Martin Schmelz -- Neuroimaging / Florian Pfab, Michael Valet, Thomas Tölle, Heidrun Behrendt and Johannes Ring, et al. -- Measurement of Itch / Joanna Wallengren -- Experimental Models of Itch / Ulysse Pereira and Laurent Misery -- Part 2. Clinics -- Pruritus, Pain and Other Abnormal Skin Sensations / Laurent Misery -- The Epidemiology of Pruritus / Florence Dalgard and Elke Weisshaar -- Classification / Sonja Ständer -- Examination of Patients / Elke Weisshaar -- Inflammatory Diseases / Jacek C. Szepietowski and Adam Reich -- Pruritus in Autoimmune Diseases / Yozo Ishiuji and Alan B. Fleischer -- Urticaria / Ulrike Raap, Alexander Kapp and Bettina Wedi -- Pruritic Skin Diseases in Travellers / Eric Caumes -- Pruritus in Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma / Tobias Görge and Meinhard Schiller -- Anal Pruritus / Sylvia Proske and Wolfgang Hartschuh -- Secondary Reactive Conditions in Pruritic Skin / Joanna Wallengren -- Aquadynia and Aquagenic Pruritus / Laurent Misery -- Sensitive Skin / Laurent Misery and Sonja Ständer -- Neurogenic Pruritus with Cerebral and/or Medullary Abnormalities / Camille Fleuret and Laurent Misery -- Localized Neuropathic Pruritus / Martin Marziniak, Esther Pogatzki-Zahn and Stefan Evers -- Brachioradial Pruritus / Martin Marziniak and Sonja Ständer -- Other Neurological Causes of Itch / Martin Marziniak, Esther Pogatzki-Zahn and Stefan Evers --Chronic Kidney Disease-Associated Pruritus / Thomas Mettang -- Pruritus in Patients with Hepatobiliary Diseases / Andreas E. Kremer, Ronald P. J. Oude-Elferink and Ulrich Beuers -- Endocrine Diseases / Elke Weisshaar -- Pruritus in the Course of Malignancy / Zbigniew Zylicz and Malgorzata Krajnik -- Drugs / Jacek C. Szepietowski and Adam Reich -- Interaction Between Pruritus and Stress or Other Psychosomatic Factors / Laurent Misery -- Psychosomatic Aspects and Psychiatric Conditions / Gudrun Schneider -- Psychosomatics and Psychiatry, Psychological Approach / Sabine Dutray and Laurent Misery -- Psychogenic Pruritus / Laurent Misery -- Pruritus in Children / Matthieu Gréco and Laurent Misery -- Pruritus Vulvae / Micheline Moyal-Barracco -- Part 3. Treatment -- General Principles and Guidelines / Elke Weisshaar -- Menthol / Laurent Misery and Sonja Ständer -- Capsaicin / Laurent Misery -- Topical Immunomodulators / Laurent Misery -- Cannabinoid-Receptor Agonists / Sonja Ständer -- Other Topical Treatments / Laurent Misery -- Antihistamines / Caroline Gaudy-Marqueste -- Anticonvulsants for the Treatment of Pruritus / Nora V. Bergasa and Deewan Deewan -- Opioid Receptor Antagonists or Agonists / Laurent Misery -- Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Other Antidepressants in the Treatment of Chronic Pruritus / Zbigniew Zylicz and Małgorzata Krajnik -- Systemic Immunosuppressants in the Treatment of Pruritus / Silvia Moretti, Francesca Prignano and Torello Lotti -- Other Systemic Treatments / Sonja Ständer -- Psychological Intervention / Sabine Dutray and Laurent Misery -- Ultraviolet Phototherapy of Pruritus / Joanna Wallengren -- Itch and Acupuncture / Laurent Misery and Laurence Potin-Richard -- Future Perspectives: Outlook / Sonja Ständer and Laurent Misery.
  • History of radiation therapy in dermatology -- Radiobiology -- Physical aspects of dermatological radiotherapy -- Radiation protection -- Staging of squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma -- Acute and chronic cutaneous reactions to radiotherapy -- Efficacy of superficial radiotherapy -- Treatment selection for superficial radiotherapy -- Superficial radiation therapy treatment planning -- Current use of dermatologic radiotherapy in the United States -- Grenz ray therapy -- Radiotherapy for cutaneous squamous and basal cell carcinomas -- Brachytherapy -- Cutaneous merkel cell carcinoma -- Radiotherapy for cutaneous angiosarcoma -- Radiotherapy for dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans -- Squamous and basal cell carcinomas with perineural invasion -- Getting started in superficial radiation for the dermatology practice.
  • Part 1.Confocal Reflectance Microscopy - the Essentials --The Confocal Story --How Reflectance Confocal Microscopy Works --A Hands-on Guide to Confocal Imaging --Part 2.Normal Skin --Epidermis, Dermis and Epidermal Appendages --Acral Volar Skin, Facial Skin and Mucous Membrane --Part 3.Melanocytic lesions --Semeiology and Pattern Analysis in Melanocytic Lesions --Dermoscopic and Histopathologic Correlations --Part 4.Melanocytic lesions: Nevi --Common Nevi --Atypical/Dysplastic Nevi --Spitz Nevi --In Vivo Confocal Reflectance Microscopy of Congenital Melanocytic Nevi --The Many Faces of Nevi: Blue, "Black" and Recurrent Nevi --Part 5.Melanocytic lesions: Melanoma --Superficial Spreading Melanoma --Melanoma Progression --Nodular Melanoma --Lentigo Maligna --Amelanotic Melanoma --Part 6.Non-melanocytic Skin Lesions --Semiology and Pattern Analysis in Nonmelanocytic Lesions --Dermoscopic and Histopathologic Correlations --Solar Lentigo, Seborrheic Keratosis and Lichen Planus-Like Keratosis --Basal Cell Carcinoma --Actinic Keratosis --Squamous Cell Carcinoma --Cutaneous Lymphoma --Potpourri of Nonmelanocytic Skin Lesions --Part 7.Inflammatory Skin Diseases --The Semiology and Patterns of Inflammatory Skin Conditions --Hyperkeratotic Dermatitis --Spongiotic Dermatitis --Interface Dermatitis --Pigmentary Skin Disorders --Part 8.Monitoring of Skin Lesions and Therapy Control --Follow-up of Nevi --Monitoring of Nonsurgical Treatment of Skin Tumors --Confocal Mosaicing Microscopy in Skin Excisions: Feasibility of Cancer Margin Screening at the Bedside to Guide Mohs Surgery --Reflectance Confocal Microscopy Applications in Cosmetology --Part 9.Future Aspects --Tele-Reflectance Confocal Microscopy --Automated Diagnosis and Reflectance Confocal Microscopy --Experimental Applications and Future Directions --Part 10.Glossary --Reflectance Confocal Microscopy Imaging: A Glossary of Terminology.
  • Cosmetic products and their current regulatory framework -- Challenges related to cosmetic safety assessment in the EU -- Critical analysis of the safety assessment of cosmetic ingredients performed at the European level -- Safety assessment of cosmetic ingredients present in technical information files of finished products -- The cosmetic technical information file in practice -- The use of alternative methods in the safety assessment of cosmetic ingredients.
  • pt. 1. Introduction -- pt. 2. Epidemiology, genetics and classification -- pt. 3. Scleroderma in children -- pt. 4. Other fibrosing skin conditions -- pt. 5. Pathogenetic basis -- pt. 6. Cardiovascular manifestations and management -- pt. 7. Pulmonary manifestations and management -- pt. 8. Gastrointestinal manifestations and management -- pt. 9. Skin, musculoskeletal and other complications -- pt. 10. Disease-modifying strategies -- pt. 11. Outcome assessment.
  • Sensing the environment 2012, Springer
    Introduction --Biogenic Amines in the Skin --Melatoninergic System in the Skin --Cutaneous Cholinergic System --Corticotropin Signaling System in the Skin --Steroidogenesis in the Skin --Equivalent of Hypothalamo-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis in the Skin --Cutaneous Secosteroidal System --Equivalent of Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Thyroid Axis --Cutaneous Opioid System --Cutaneous Endocannabinoid System --Perspectives.
  • Children are no less spared from severe skin diseases. This textbook is designed as a practical clinical reference that will guide practitioners in treating difficult dermatoses in children in whom topical therapy has been unsuccessful. Individual sections are devoted to inflammatory diseases, immune-mediated/autoimmune diseases, tumors and proliferative disorders, and genodermatoses. Each chapter addresses which patients represent suitable candidates for systemic or other non-topical therapy and considerations and caveats in the use of such approaches. Potential treatments are then appraised from a current evidence-based perspective, with provision of detailed but relevant information and reference tables that summarize recommendations in use and monitoring. Future directions in management are also presented.
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. History and culture of tanning in the United States -- 3. Prevalence and correlates of indoor tanning -- 4. Motivation for indoor tanning: theoretical models -- 5. How ultraviolet radiation tans skin -- 6. Skin cancer and other health effects of indoor tanning -- 7. Tanning dependence: is tanning an addiction? -- 8. Selected indoor tanning myths and controversies -- 9. A systematic review of intervention efforts to reduce indoor tanning -- 10. Indoor tanning regulation, enforcement, taxation, and policy -- 11. Sunless tanning -- 12. International perspectives on indoor tanning -- 13. Indoor tanning: past, present, and future -- Index.
  • Skin aging 2006, Springer
    1. Recent Demographic Changes and Consequences for Dermatology / Ursula Krämer and Tamara Schikowski, p. 1-8 -- 2. Clinical and Histological Features of Intrinsic versus Extrinsic Skin Aging / Mina Yaar, p. 9-21 -- 3. Ethnic Differences in Skin Aging / Erwin Tschachler and Frederique Morizot, p. 23-31 -- 4. Photoaging of Skin / Jean Krutmann and Barbara Gilchrest, p. 33-43 -- 5. Premature Skin Aging by Infrared Radiation, Tobacco Smoke and Ozone / Peter Schroeder, Stefan Schieke and Akimichi Morita, p. 45-53 -- 6. The Role of Hormones in Intrinsic Aging / Christos Zouboulis and Evgenia Makrantonaki, p. 55-64 -- 7. Permeability and Antioxidant Barriers in Aged Epidermis / Jens Thiele, Chantal Barland, Ruby Ghadially and Peter Elias, p. 65-79 -- 8. Clarifying the Vitamin D Controversy: The Health Benefits of Supplementation by Diet Versus Sunshine / Deon Wolpowitz and Barbara Gilchrest, p. 81-102 -- 9. Modern Photoprotection of Human Skin / Jean Krutmann and Daniel Yarosh, p. 103-112 -- 10. Vitamins and Polyphenols in Systemic Photoprotection / Wilhelm Stahl, Hasan Mukhtar, Farrukh Afaq and Helmut Sies, p. 113-121 -- 11. Hormone Replacement Therapy and Skin Aging / Glenda Hall and Tania Phillips, p. 123-132 -- 12. Skin Aging in Three Dimensions / Niels Krejci-Papa and Robert Langdon, p. 133-142 -- 13. Retinoid Therapy for Photoaging / Laure Rittié, Gary Fisher and John Voorhees, p. 143-156 -- 14. Topical Photodynamic Therapy / Dany Touma and Rolf-Markus Szeimies, p. 157-166 -- 15. Botulinum Toxin, Fillers, Peels: The Scientific View / Nanna Schürer, p. 167-184 -- 16. Lasers / Roland Kaufmann and Christian Beier, p. 185-194.
  • Skin bioscience 2013, CRCnetBASE
    1. Structure and functionality of the skin / Ichiro Hatta -- 2. Response for external stimulation on the skin / Masaki Ujihara and Toyoko Imae -- 3. Beautification of the skin / Satoshi Amano, Tomonobu Ezure, and Toshii Iida -- 4. Skin bioscience : a molecular approach / Yoshimitsu Kuroyanagi.
  • Skin cancer 2011, Springer
  • Skin cancer management 2010, Springer
    Biopsy techniques and interpretation / Deborah F. MacFarlane and Ronald P. Rapini -- Topical therapies for nonmelanoma skin cancers / Abel Torres and Tejas Desai -- Chemical peels for precancerous skin lesions / Gary D. Monheit and Chad L. Prather -- Photodynamic therapy / Nathalie C. Zeitouni, Allan Oseroff, and David J. Najarian -- Intralesional and perilesional treatment of skin cancers / Christopher J. Arpey, Nicole M. Annest, Stephen B. Tucker, Ronald P. Rapini, and Deborah F. MacFarlane -- Electrodesiccation and curettage / Gloria F. Graham -- Cryosurgery / Gloria F. Graham -- Optimizing surgical outcomes / Thomas Stasko and Amy Ross -- Anesthesia / Susannah L. Collier and George J. Hruza -- Excision techniques, staples, and sutures / Mollie A. MacCormack -- Mohs surgery / Desiree Ratner and Jennifer L. MacGregor -- Cutaneous flaps / Tatyana Humphreys -- Techniques in skin grafting / Deborah F. MacFarlane -- Nail surgery and malignant tumors of the nail unit / Deborah F. MacFarlane and Richard K. Scher -- Practical management of melanoma / Mark F. Naylor -- Skin cancer in skin of color / Brooke A. Jackson -- Management of skin cancers in solid organ transplant recipients / John Carucci and Dariush Moussai -- Imaging of head and neck skin cancer / Komal Shah, Jane Onufer, and Deborah F. MacFarlane -- Radiation oncology in skin cancer treatment / Susan L. McGovern and Matthew T. Ballo -- When to refer out / Daniel M. Siegel, Laura T. Cepeda, and Deborah F. MacFarlane -- Chemoprevention of skin cancer / Fiona Zwald and David Lambert.
  • Skin Cancer: A Practical Approach presents a comprehensive and up to date overview on skin cancer. With an emphasis on practical aspects that will set the basis for guidelines of treatment, the volume presents different diagnostic tools to help physicians obtain the proper diagnosis. Written by a worldwide base of experts selected on their recognized expertise on the different themes discussed, Skin Cancer: A Practical Approach is a valuable resource for investigators in the field of skin cancer, including pathologists, medical and surgical oncologists, dermatologists, general surgeons, and veterinary oncologists.
  • Rheumatologic diseases are highly associated with clinical symptoms of the skin, nails, and mucosal membranes. This book provides the practicing rheumatologist with a rapid, easy to consult reference to help interpret the nature of these cutaneous lesions and then quickly decide upon the appropriate follow-up tests. Utilizing an abundance of informative photographs, it contains all of the essential information needed for early diagnosis and treatment. This comprehensive guide properly orients the practitioner within the challenging world of rheumatologic disorders of the skin and gives insight into when consultation with a dermatologist is advisable.
  • Skin of color 2013, Springer
    This book serves as a practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common skin disorders in patients with skin of color. Emphasizing practical insights into diagnosis and treatment of skin and hair disorders in darker skinned patient populations, Skin of Color offers a detailed discussion of the nuances of treating skin of color. Topics of discussion include: management of acne, keloids, melasma, postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, acne keloidalis nuchae, alopecias, and the safe and effective use of chemical peels, laser procedures, and injectable fillers and toxins in skin of color patients.
  • Skin protection 2007, Karger
  • Sports dermatology 2006, Springer
  • Introduction to Teledermatology -- Historical Review -- Medical Prerequisites -- Technical Prerequisites -- Photographic Imaging Essentials -- Performance of Teledermatology including Clinical Examples -- Teledermatology in Underdeveloping Countries -- Special Methods of Teledermatology -- Teledermatology and Reflectance Confocal Microscopy Quality Assurance -- Legal Assumptions -- Economic Aspects and Cost-effectiveness -- Future Horizons -- APPENDIX: Education and Training Opportunities -- Quality Certificate Teledermatology -- Sample Protocol, Consent Form and Information Sheet -- References and Relevant Web links -- Glossary -- Subject Index.
  • Textbook of aging skin 2010, Springer
  • Textbook of hand eczema 2014, Springer
    Hand eczema is a major complaint worldwide and a frequent occupational disorder. This book provides a comprehensive and detailed overview of the classification, etiology, diagnosis, prevention, and therapy of hand eczema. It is innovative, up to date, and practical. The links with particular occupations are explained, the various diagnostic tests are presented, and the role of different topical and systemic treatments is clearly described. The authors are world leaders in the field. The Textbook of Hand Eczema reflects a new era in hand dermatitis and will be invaluable for all who deal with the condition in their clinical practice.

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