Skin Disease, 2nd Edition - Diagnosis and Treatment
By Thomas P. Habif, MD, James I. Campbell, Jr., MD, MS, M. Shane Chapman, MD, James G. H. Dinulos, MD and Kathryn A. Zug, MD
672 pages, 873 ills, Copyright 2005
Specifically designed for quick reference, this full-color resource focuses on the 250 diseases most likely seen in everyday practice. The revised and updated 2nd Edition features practical, clear advice on diagnosis and therapy, and includes anterior and posterior diagrams of where diseases may be found on the body as well as classifications of primary, secondary, and special lesions. Over 700 full-color, never-before published photographs show the classic manifestations of disease and rarer variations. Throughout the book, readers will also find pediatric considerations, clinical pearls, and advice on when to refer patients to a specialist.
Focuses on treatment and diagnosis of common entities, offering guidance on everyday cases.
Features a disorders index on the inner cover, making expert guidance fast and easy to find.
Provides helpful appendices that cover diagnosis by body region • lesion classification • quantity of cream to apply and dispense • and a dermatologic formulary.
Presents a bulleted outline format for easy reference.And much more.
New to this Edition
Features over 700 full-color photographs—never-before published.
Weighs the importance of diseases and explains when to treat and how quickly.
Provides coverage of pediatric skin diseases throughout.
Highlights when to refer patients to a specialist and when urgent action is required.
Presents many new chapters, providing better coverage.
Includes European drug names.
Table of Contents
1. Topical therapy
4. Acne, rosacea and related disorders
5. Psoriasis and other papulosquamous diseases
6. Bacterial infections
7. Sexually transmitted infections
8. Viral infections
9. Fungal infections
10. Exanthems and drug reactions
11. Hypersensitivity syndromes and vasculitis
12. Infestations and bites
13. Vescular and bullous diseases
14. Connective tissue diseases
15. Light-related disorders and disorders of pigmentation
16. Benign skin tumors
17. Premalignant and malignant non-melanoma skin tumors
18. Nevi and malignant melanoma
19. Vascular tumors and malformations
20. Hair and nail diseases
21. Neonatal disease
22. Cutaneous manifestations of internal disease
Primary, secondary and special lesions
Differential diagnosis by body region
Quantity of cream to apply and dispense