Dermatology Essentials, edited by world authorities Drs. Jean L. Bolognia, Julie V. Schaffer, Karynne O. Duncan, and Christine J. Ko, provides the quick answers you need on every important aspect of dermatology and guidance on their application in your day-to-day practice. Derived from the renowned authoritative reference work Dermatology, 3rd Edition, this on-the-go reference distills the essential information needed to quickly diagnose and manage a wide range of dermatologic disorderswithout the need for any additional resources.
"...ideal for registrars, clinical assistants and primary care professionals who need that quick heads-up" Reviewed by Dermatology in Practice, Jul 2015
- Review or refresh your knowledge of the fundamentals and diagnostic approaches of skin disease with unique introductory chapters providing the basic principles of dermatology, bedside diagnostics, and clinical approach to a fever and rash – extremely helpful for the beginner.
- Visualize more of the conditions you see in practice with over 1,500 clinical images, illustrations, and schematics.
- Avoid diagnostic pitfalls using practical tables, intuitive artworks, and logical algorithms.
- Find answers fast with a highly user-friendly, "easy-in-easy-out" format and a wealth of tables and schematics for instant visual comprehension.
- Expedite decision making with easily recognizable DDx and Rx sections to provide rapid direct reference to the expert guidance and treatment recommendations. Downloadable worksheets are also available.
- Make the most of electronic functionality with access to the complete contents online and in various ebook formats - making it easy to teach impromptu on a tablet in the clinic, or conduct more formal lecturing.
1.Basic Principles of Dermatology
3.Fever and Rash
4.Pruritus and Dysesthesia
7.Other Papulosquamous Disorders
9.Lichen Planus and Lichenoid Dermatoses
11.Other Eczematous Eruptions
12.Irritant and Allergic Contact Dermatitis, Occupational Dermatoses, and Dermatoses Due to Plants
13.Clinical Approach to Regional Dermatoses
14.Urticaria and Angioedema
16.Erythema Multiforme, Stevens–Johnson Syndrome, and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
18.Purpura and Disorders of Microvascular Occlusion
24.Bullous Pemphigoid, Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid, and Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita
25.Dermatitis Herpetiformis and Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis
27.Other Vesiculobullous Diseases
28.Vesiculopustular and Erosive Disorders in Newborns and Infants
30.Rosacea and Periorificial Dermatitis
32.Disorders of Eccrine and Apocrine Glands
35.Systemic Sclerosis and Sclerodermoid Disorders
36.Morphea and Lichen Sclerosus
37.Other Rheumatologic Diseases
42.Calcinosis Cutis and Osteoma Cutis
45.Skin Signs of Systemic Disease
46.Ichthyoses and Erythrokeratodermas
48.Darier Disease and Hailey–Hailey Disease
50.Neurofibromatosis and Tuberous Sclerosis
51.Mosaic Skin Conditions
54.Vitiligo and Other Disorders of Hypopigmentation
55.Disorders of Hyperpigmentation
57.Hypertrichosis and Hirsutism
65.Cutaneous Manifestations of HIV Infection
68.Other Viral Diseases
69.Sexually Transmitted Diseases
70.Protozoa and Worms
72.Bites and Stings
74.Environmental and Sports-Related Skin Diseases
75.Cutaneous Signs of Drug, Child, and Elder Abuse
78.Non-infectious Granulomatous Disorders, Including Foreign Body Reactions
80.Heritable Connective Tissue Disorders
82.Atrophies of Connective Tissue
85.Infantile Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations
87.Other Vascular Disorders
88.Actinic Keratosis, Basal Cell Carcinoma, and Squamous Cell Carcinoma
89.Benign Epithelial Tumors and Proliferations
92.Benign Melanocytic Neoplasms
94.Vascular Neoplasms and Reactive Proliferations
95.Common Soft Tissue Tumors/Proliferations
97.B-Cell Lymphomas of the Skin
98.Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
99.Other Lymphoproliferative and Myeloproliferative Diseases
Jean L. Bolognia, MD, Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, Julie V. Schaffer, MD, Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Director, Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology Division, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA, Karynne O. Duncan, MD, Private Practice, St Helena, CA, USA and Christine J. Ko, MD, Professor, Dept of Dermatopathology, Yale University, New Haven, CT,USA