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ISBN-10:
032331967X
ISBN-13:
9780323319676
Pub. Date:
05/04/2015
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN-10:
032331967X
ISBN-13:
9780323319676
Pub. Date:
05/04/2015
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology / Edition 12

Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology / Edition 12

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Overview

Now in a fully revised thirteenth edition, Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin remains your single-volume, must-have resource for core information in dermatology. From residency through clinical practice, this award-winning title ensures that you stay up to date with new tools and strategies for diagnosis and treatment, new entities and newly recognized diseases, and current uses for tried-and-true and newer medications. It’s the reference you’ll turn to again and again when faced with a clinical conundrum or therapeutically challenging skin disease.

  • Utilizes a concise, clinically focused, user-friendly format that clearly covers the full range of common and rare skin diseases.
  • Provides access to approximately 20 videos online, depicting chemical peels, Q-switched laser tattoo removal, ED&C (electrodesiccation and curettage), nerve block, and more.
  • Provides outstanding visual support with 1,340 illustrations – more than 500 new to this edition.
  • Presents comprehensively updated information throughout, including new and unusual clinical presentations of syphilis, new diagnostic classifications and therapies for vascular anomalies, and an updated pediatric and genodermatosis review.
  • Covers new and evolving treatments for inflammatory, neoplastic, and blistering skin diseases among others. New biologics and phosphodiesterase inhibitors for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis, JAK inhibitors for alopecia areata and vitiligo, immune checkpoint inhibitors for melanoma and rituximab for pemphigus are all covered.
  • Features a revised and revamped cutaneous adverse drug reaction section, including novel eruptions from new and emerging chemotherapeutic agents and small molecule/targeted inhibitors.
  • Discusses new and emerging viruses including Zika and human polyomaviruses.
  • 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.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323319676
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 05/04/2015
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 968
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

After graduating from West Point with a degree in engineering, and Indiana University with an MD, Dr. James trained in dermatology with an icon of the day, Richard Odom. Dr. Odom was the best of a long line of wonderful clinician-educators in military medicine and has remained a model for Dr. James as he has maintained an interest in all aspects of medical dermatology.

In 1987, just 6 years after residency, Dr. James was named the Chief of Dermatology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. After 8 years at the helm, he moved into a position at a grand institution, the University of Pennsylvania, so that he could mostly teach, care for patients and write.

Among his nearly 300 publications are many books, the most significant being Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin (co-authorship of four editions), the Emedicine Dermatology text (founding editor) and the Military Medicine Textbook of Dermatology (editor).
He enjoys the beach, exercising, reading and any activity with family and friends.

Table of Contents

1. Skin: Basic Structure and Function

2. Cutaneous Signs and Diagnosis

3. Dermatoses Resulting from Physical Factors

4. Pruritus and Neurocutaneous Dermatoses

5. Atopic Dermatitis, Eczema, and Noninfectious Immunodeficiency Disorders

6. Contact Dermatitis and Drug Eruptions

7. Erythema and Urticaria

8. Connective Tissue Diseases

9. Mucinoses

10. Seborrheic Dermatitis, Psoriasis, Recalcitrant Palmoplantar Eruptions, Pustular Dermatitis, and Erythroderma

11. Pityriasis Rosea, Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris, and Other Papulosquamous and Hyperkeratotic Diseases

12. Lichen Planus and Related Conditions

13. Acne

14. Bacterial Infections

15. Diseases Resulting from Fungi and Yeasts

16. Mycobacterial Diseases

17. Hansen's Disease

18. Syphilis, Yaws, Bejel, and Pinta

19. Viral Diseases

20. Parasitic Infestations, Stings, and Bites

21. Chronic Blistering Dermatoses

22. Nutritional Diseases

23. Diseases of Subcutaneous Fat

24. Endocrine Diseases

25. Abnormalities of Dermal Fibrous and Elastic Tissue

26. Errors in Metabolism

27. Genodermatoses and Congenital Anomalies

28. Dermal and Subcutaneous Tumours

29. Epidermal Nevi, Neoplasms, and Cysts

30. Melanocytic Nevi and Neoplasms

31. Macrophage/Monocyte Disorders

32. Cutaneous Lymphoid Hyperplasia, Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, Other Malignant Lymphomas, and Allied Diseases

33. Diseases of the Skin Appendages

34. Disorders of the Mucous Membranes

35. Cutaneous Vascular Diseases

36. Disturbances of Pigmentation

37. Dermatologic Surgery

38. Laser Surgery

39. Cosmetic Dermatology

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