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Paller and Mancini - Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology. A Textbook of Skin Disorders of Childhood & Adolescence. Edition No. 6

  • Book

  • July 2021
  • Elsevier Health Science
  • ID: 5130663
Written by two leaders in the field of pediatric dermatology, this classic text provides both detailed content for the specialist and easily accessible information for the non-dermatologist and less experienced clinician. Paller and Mancini - Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology, 6th Edition, comprehensively covers the full range of skin disorders in children, offering authoritative, practical guidance on diagnosis and treatment in a single volume. This award-winning, evidence-based text has been fully revised and updated, and is an essential resource for anyone who sees children with skin disorders.
  • Features new content outline boxes for faster navigation, hundreds more clinical images, and authors' tips for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric skin diseases.
  • Contains updated, evidence-based guidance and the latest drug developments and disease classifications.
  • Provides a careful balance of narrative text, useful tables, and 1,300 high-quality clinical photographs, helping you recognize virtually any skin condition you're likely to see.
  • Includes a greatly expanded discussion of atopic dermatitis and psoriasis and new therapeutic approaches for treating genetic disorders and systemic diseases such as ichthyoses and rheumatologic disorders.
  • Discusses new tests for subclassifying disease, such as the myositis-specific antibodies of juvenile dermatomyositis, genotyping, and immunophenotypes of inflammatory skin disorders.
  • Contains new and updated tables on psoriasis co-morbidities, genetic syndrome classifications, acne therapies, pediatric histiocytoses, PHACE syndrome criteria, HSV therapies and juvenile dermatomyositis.�
  • Features updated sections on infections, exanthems, vascular disorders, dermatoses and genodermatoses.
  • Discusses hot topics such as the use of stem cell and cell therapy, as well as recombinant protein, for treating epidermolysis bullosa; the resurgence of measles; congenital Zika virus infections; and much more.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - An Overview of Dermatologic Diagnosis

Chapter 2 - Cutaneous Disorders of the Newborn

Chapter 3 - Eczematous Eruptions in Childhood

Chapter 4 - Papulosquamous and Related Disorders

Chapter 5 - Hereditary Disorders of Cornification

Chapter 6 - Hereditary Disorders of the Dermis

Chapter 7 - Disorders of Hair and Nails

Chapter 8 - Disorders of the Sebaceous and Sweat Glands

Chapter 9 - Cutaneous Tumors and Tumor Syndromes

Chapter 10 - Histiocytoses and Malignant Skin Diseases

Chapter 11 - Disorders of Pigmentation

Chapter 12 - Vascular Disorders of Infancy and Childhood

Chapter 13 - Bullous Disorders of Childhood

Chapter 14 - Bacterial, Mycobacterial, and Protozoal Infections of the Skin

Chapter 15 - Viral Diseases of the Skin

Chapter 16 - Exanthematous Diseases of Childhood

Chapter 17 - Skin Disorders due to Fungi

Chapter 18 - Infestations, Bites, and Stings

Chapter 19 - Photosensitivity and Photoreactions

Chapter 20 - The Hypersensitivity Syndromes

Chapter 21 - Vasculitic Disorders

Chapter 22 - Collagen Vascular Disorders

Chapter 23 - Endocrine Disorders and the Skin

Chapter 24 - Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Chapter 25 - Skin Signs of Other Systemic Diseases

Chapter 26 - Abuse and Factitial Disorders


Amy S Paller Walter J. Hamlin Professor and Chair of Dermatology, Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Director, Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-Based Center, Attending Physician, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Anthony J. Mancini Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Head, Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Director, Fellowship Training Program, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.