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General Dermatology: An Atlas of Investigation and Diagnosis

  • Published: February 2007
  • 144 Pages
  • Clinical Publishing

This is a concise pictorial atlas that reflects common yet challenging problems for the general practitioner and dermatologist. General Dermatology: an Atlas of Investigation and Management will help to fulfil the continuing demand for visual material that will assist the clinician to correctly identify disorders through visual memory, to create investigative strategies for diagnosis, and to determine appropriate management. With 250 full-colour illustrations throughout the book, the contents cover: childhood skin disease, widespread rashes, skin tumours, hand and foot dermatoses, face dermatoses, genital and oral problems, scalp and nails, skin infections and infestations and leg ulcers and wound healing This book provides an invaluable point of reference for the specialist’s office, for the general practice surgery, and for the individual trainee dermatologist.

Benefits:

- Collection of images compiled by experts
- Assists visual investigation of signs and symptoms
- Ready to-use-information in an easily accessible format

Readership:

- Specialists in dermatology and allergy
- General physicians
- GPs
- Doctors in training

Preface
Acknowledgements
Contributors
Abbreviations

1. Introduction to diagnosing dermatological conditions (basic principles)
G WHITLOCK, JOHN SC ENGLISH, AND IAIN H LEACH
Essentials of cutaneous anatomy and physiology
History taking
Examination of the skin
Investigations
Further reading

2. Paediatric dermatoses
JANE C RAVENSCROFT
Introduction
Skin lesions
Birthmarks
Other childhood lesions
Rashes
Neonatal and infantile rashes
Childhood rashes
Further reading

3. Widespread rashes
GEORGINA E ELSTON AND GRAHAM A JOHNSTON
Introduction
Urticaria
Erythroderma
Atopic eczema
Discoid eczema
Psoriasis vulgaris
Scabies
Erythema multiforme
Further reading

4. Skin tumours
VISHAL MADAN AND JOHN T LEAR
Introduction
Nonmelanoma skin cancers
Actinic (solar) keratosis
Intraepithelial carcinomas
(IEC, Bowen’s disease)
Cutaneous horn
Disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis
Erythroplasia of Queyrat
Radiation-induced keratoses
Arsenical keratoses
Basal cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma
Melanoma and melanoma precursors
Melanoma precursors
Malignant melanoma
References

5. Hand and foot dermatoses
JOHN SC ENGLISH
Introduction
Hand and foot dermatitis
Psoriasis
Fungus infection
Palmo-plantar pustulosis
Miscellaneous conditions affecting the hands and feet
Further reading

6. Facial rashes
PAUL FARRANT AND RUSSELL EMERSON
Introduction
History
Acne
Perioral dermatitis
Rosacea
Atopic eczema
Contact dermatitis
Seborrhoeic dermatitis
Psoriasis Melasma
Lupus erythematosus
Dermatomyositis
Tuberous sclerosis
Keratosis pilaris
Further reading

7. Genital and oral problems
SHEELAGH M LITTLEWOOD
Introduction
Lichen sclerosus
Lichen planus
Zoon’s balanitis
Zoon’s vulvitis
Autoimmune bullous diseases
Malignant lesions
Eczematous conditions
Vulval ulceration
Further reading

8. Scalp and nail disorders
STUART N COHEN
Introduction
Disorders of the scalp and hair
Alopecia areata
Trichotillomania
Tinea capitis
Folliculitis decalvans
Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp
Acne keloidalis nuchae
Lichen planopilaris
Discoid lupus erythematosus
Pseudopelade of Brocque
Naevus sebaceus
Diffuse hair loss
Traction alopecia
Disorders of nails
Onychomycosis
Psoriasis
Eczema
Lichen planus
Alopecia areata
Yellow nail syndrome
Onychogryphosis
Pincer nail
Median nail dystrophy
Tumours of the nail unit
Further reading

9. Skin infections and infestations
NEILL C HEPBURN
Introduction
Bacterial infections
Impetigo
Cellulitis
Pitted keratolysis
Erythrasma
Atypical mycobacterium infection
Anthrax
Gonococcal septicaemia
Secondary syphilis
Viral infections
Herpes simplex
Herpes zoster
Molluscum contagiosum
Viral warts
Orf
Fungal and yeast infections
Pityriasis versicolor
Infestations
Cutaneous larva migrans
Tungiasis
Leishmaniasis
Cutaneous myiasis
Further reading

10. Leg ulcers and wound healing
ANNA RICH AND JOHN SC ENGLISH
Introduction
Clinical presentation
Assessment and investigations
Differential diagnosis
Management
References

Index

Edited by:

JSC English, Department of Dermatology, Queen's Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham, UK

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