Field Guide to Clinical Dermatology

Field Guide to Clinical Dermatology 9780781756273
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Publication Date: Jul 3, 2006
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Edition: Second
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781756273
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Praise for the First Edition:

"A superb guidebook to basic dermatology....One of the best quick-reference dermatology sources....This little gem should be a favorite of family physicians around the world."—American Family Physician

Geared specifically to primary care practitioners, house officers, and medical students, this colorfully illustrated pocket book is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common skin problems. The book is organized by clinical feature and written in terms that are accessible to non-dermatologists. 118 full-color illustrations depict the key distinguishing features of the diseases. ICD-9 codes are included. This Second Edition includes the latest therapies, plus many new photographs.

Features

--Pocket-sized, illustrated quick-reference guide to diagnosis and treatment of common skin problems
--Geared to primary care practitioners, house officers, and medical students
--Organized by clinical feature—what the patient says (e.g., "rashes that itch a lot") or what the doctor sees (e.g. "red bumps")
--Written in terms that are accessible to non-dermatologists
--118 full-color illustrations show key distinguishing features of the diseases
--Highly structured chapter format: symptoms and signs, differential diagnosis, how to make the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis
--ICD-9 codes included
--Second Edition includes the latest therapies, plus many new photographs

About the Author(s)

  • David H Frankel MD
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY; Assistant Attending, New York Methodist Hospital, New York, NY; Dermatologist, UNITE HERE Health Center, New York, NY; Medical Editor, The Journal of U

Specs

  • Edition: Second
  • Product Format: Softbound
  • ISBN: 9780781756273
  • Trim Size: 4.5 x 7.75
  • Pages: 256
  • Pub Date: Jul 3, 2006
  • Weight: 1.0

Table of contents

WARNING: A NOTE ON TOPICAL STEROIDS: Proper Use of Topical Corticosteroids

RASHES: Rashes That Itch a Lot: Atopic Dermatitis / Contact Dermatitis / Scabies / Pediculosis / Dyshidrotic Eczema / Stasis Dermatitis / Pruritis and Excoriations with No Primary Skin Lesions. Red Rashes on the Face: Acne Vulgaris / Perioral Dermatitis / Rosacea / Seborrheic Dermatitis / Lupus Erythematosus / Dermatomyositis. Red Rashes (Not Face): Urticaria / Erythema Multiforme / Drug Eruption / Erythema Migrans/Lyme Disease / Candidosis. Scaling Rashes: Psoriasis / Pityriasis Rosea / Lichen Planus / Tinea / Tinea Versicolor / Secondary Syphilis

BLISTERS: Bullous Pemphigoid / Impetigo / Herpes Simplex / Herpes Zoster / Pemphigus Vulgaris / Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis/Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

BUMPS: Bumps You Think May Be Cancer: Seborrheic Keratosis / Squamous Cell Carcinoma / Actinic Keratosis / Keratoacanthoma / Basal Cell Carcinoma / Melanocytic Nevus / Halo Nevus / Malignant Melanoma / Dyplastic Nevus / Dermatofibroma. Skin-Colored Bumps: Skin Tags / Epidermoid Cyst and Pilar Cyst / Molluscum Contagiosum. Red Bumps: Cherry Angioma / Granuloma Annulare / Folliculitis / Pyogenic Granuloma. White, Tiny Bumps on Face: Milium / Syringoma. Red Bumps That Hurt: Furuncle and Carbuncle / Erythema Nodosum / Hidradenitis Suppurativa / Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Chronica Helicis. Scars: Keloid and Hypertrophic Scar. Soft, Mushy Bumps or Lumps: Lipoma. Yellow Bumps: Xanthelasma / Xanthoma / Warts

SPOTS: Purple (It Won't Blanch): Kaposi's Sarcoma / Ecchymosis/Actinic Purpura / Cutaneous Vasculitis. Light-Colored Spots: Postinflammatory Hypopigmentation / Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus / Vitiligo / Morphea (Localized Scleroderma) / Scleroderma (Progressive Systemic Sclerosis). Dark Spots: Lentigo / Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation

LEG ULCERS: Venous and Arterial Ulcers

NAILS AND NAIL FOLDS: Onychomycosis / Pseudomonas Nails / Acute Paronychia and Chronic Paronychia

HAIR LOSS: Alopecia Areata / Androgenetic Alopecia / Telogen Effluvium

PROCEDURES AND SUPPLIES: Punch Biopsy / Shave Biopsy and Shave Excision / Cryosurgery / Electrodesiccation and Curettage