Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy, 6e

Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy, 6e

Language: English

Pages: 1064

ISBN: 0323261833

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Identify, treat, and manage the full range of skin diseases with guidance from Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy  the world’s leading dermatology manual. Clean formatting, easy indexing, and exceptional color images make this an indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of dermatologic care.

"…an excellent one stop, single volume resource which doubles as a combined atlas and textbook of general dermatology." Reviewed by, Sept 2015

  • Gain reliable, practical, and efficient guidance
  • regarding the diagnoses and treatment of every dermatologic disorder you are likely to encounter.

  • View the likeliest differential diagnoses for any body region
  •  with an updated DDx Mannequin online.

  • Diagnose and treat diverse patient populations
  •  with expanded coverage of patients with skin of color.

  • Treat patients who have been traveling abroad
  •  with new coverage of tropical diseases.

  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase
  • . This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, images, dermatologic formulary, Differential Diagnosis (DDx) Mannequin, and much more from the book on a variety of devices.

  • Make rapid, confident decisions on diagnosis and treatment
  • by comparing your clinical findings to over 1,000 of the highest quality color images―including hundreds of original, never-before-published photographs―depicting virtually any skin condition.

  • Apply the newest developments in diagnosis and treatment
  • thanks to thorough updates throughout including an extensive section on the management of acne, eczema, and psoriasis as well as expanded coverage of arthropod disease.

  • Prescribe effective dermatologic treatment
  • with an expanded formulary to the most commonly used drugs; detailed guidance on the use of antibiotics; and the inclusion of the latest drug treatment options.

  • Quickly access vital, up-to-date information
  • from new tables throughout summarizing "need to know" diagnostic and therapeutic evidence.

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such as stasis dermatitis on the lower legs. The lesions in these cases are round, faintly erythematous, dry, cracked, superficial, and usually confluent. The course is variable, but it is usually chronic, with some cases resisting all attempts at treatment. Many cases become inactive after several months. Lesions may reappear at previously involved sites in recurrent cases. TREATMENT. Treatment depends on the stage of activity; all stages of eczematous inflammation may be present

EFFECTS. Burning (mild to moderate) at the site of application is the most frequent adverse event, occurring in 31% to 61% of those treated. Burning lasts between 2 minutes and 3 hours and tends to decrease after the first few days of treatment. Tacrolimus ointment is not phototoxic, photosensitizing, or photoallergenic. Patients should avoid excessive exposure to natural or artificial sunlight (tanning beds or UVA/B treatment) while using tacrolimus because of a possible enhancement of

the treatment of childhood atopic eczema, J R Coll Physicians Lond 1991; 25:95. 30. Klein P, Clark R: An evidence-based review of the efficacy of antihistamines in relieving pruritus in atopic dermatitis, Arch Dermatol 1999; 135(12):1522. 31. Drake L, et al: Pharmacokinetics of doxepin in subjects with pruritic atopic dermatitis, J Am Acad Dermatol 1999; 41(2:1):209. 32. Jekler J: Phototherapy of atopic dermatitis with ultraviolet radiation, Acta Derm Venereol 1992; 171 (Suppl): 1. 33.

Seborrheic keratosis 702 Seborrheic dermatitis 242 Seborrheic dermatitis (histiocytosis X) Seborrheic keratosis 702 Tinea 427 Scrotum Angiokeratoma (Fordyce) 824 Condyloma 337 Epidermal cyst 717 Extramammary Paget's disease 764 Henoch-Schönlein syndrome 640 Lichen simplex chronicus 54 Nevus 775 Scabies 501 Seborrheic keratosis 700 Thigh (inner surface and inguinal groove) Acrochordons (skin tags) 706 Candidiasis 447 Eczema Erythrasma 419 Extramammary Paget's disease 764 Fissures 418 Granuloma

understood. Neutrophil chemotactic factors are secreted during bacterial growth, and these may play an important role in initiating the inflammatory process. Because several antibiotics used to treat acne can inhibit neutrophil chemotaxis in vitro, they are TABLE 7-1 -- Antibiotics Used to Treat Acne Starting dosage Adverse effects Antibiotic Dosage available Comments Tetracycline 250, 500?mg 500?mg bid GI intolerance Photosensitivity Candida vaginitis Pseudotumor cerebri Most widely

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