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  • ID: 3195465
  • Book
  • March 2006
  • 160 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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A clear and straightforward introduction to light–related skin diseases, covering their investigation, diagnosis and management – including the use of lasers. Each disorder and each type of phototherapy is supported by the underlying photophysics, chemistry and biology. The text provides doctors, nurses and technical staff with a valuable overview of the light–related areas of dermatology.
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1. Introduction, 2. Elementary Photobiology and Photophysics, 3. Phototest Equipment, 4. Photoprotection, 5. Polymorphic Light Eruption, 6. Hydroa Vacciniforme, 7. Chronic Actinic Dermatitis, 8. Solar Urticaria, 9. Actinic Prurigo, 10. Juvenile Springtime Eruption, 11. Photoaggravated Dermatoses, 12. Drug Induced Photosensitivity, 13. Photoallergy/Photopatch Testing, 14. Phytophotodermatitis, 15. Photohistopathology, 16. Porphyrin Biochemistry: Laboratory Studies, 17. Genophotodermatoses, 18. The Cutaneous Porphyrias, 19. Ultraviolet Phototherapy and Photochemotherapy of Skin Disease, 20. Photodynamic Therapy, 21. Laser–Tissue Interactions, 22. Laser Therapy for Vascular Lesions, 23. Laser Therapy for Pigmented Lesions and Tattoos, 24. Ablative and Non–ablative Laser Skin Resurfacing, 25. Laser Hair Removal. Indexes.
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James Ferguson, MD, FRCP–Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, UK

Jeffrey S. Dover, MD, FRCPC–Skin Care Physicians of Chestnut Hill, MA
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