The text focuses on extensive coverage of available therapeutic strategies, providing guidelines for management, accompanied by a discussion of the clinical features of the condition and a review of the underlying aetiological and pathogenetic factors. Assembling contributions from a distinguished team of international experts, the second edition is extensively illustrated in colour, and updates the reader on recent pharmacotherapeutic developments. Textbook of Psoriasis will continue to be a valuable text for the trainee, and a useful, current reference for the practising dermatologist.
Part 1: Clinical Presentations.
1 Clinical Features.
2 Psoriatic Arthropathy.
3 Psychosocial Aspects.
Part 2: Aetiology and Pathogenesis.
5 The Complex Genetics of Psoriasis Revisited.
Part 3: Therapy.
8 Vitamin D3 Analogues.
13 Topical and Systemic Retinoids.
14 Cyclic Immunosuppressive Agents.
15 Novel Immunotherapies.
16 Clinical Use and Pharmacological Profile of Fumaric Acid Esters.
17 Comparisons and Combinations.