Field Guide to Clinical Dermatology (Field Guide Series 2nd edition)
By: David H. Frankel (author) Paperback
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Praise for the First Edition:
"A superb guidebook to basic dermatology....One of the best quick-reference dermatology sources....This little gem should be a favorite of family physicians around the world."-American Family Physician
Geared specifically to primary care practitioners, house officers, and medical students, this colorfully illustrated pocket book is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common skin problems. The book is organized by clinical feature and written in terms that are accessible to non-dermatologists. 118 full-color illustrations depict the key distinguishing features of the diseases. ICD-9 codes are included. This Second Edition includes the latest therapies, plus many new photographs.
Contents WARNING: A NOTE ON TOPICAL STEROIDS: Proper Use of Topical Corticosteroids RASHES: Rashes That Itch a Lot: Atopic Dermatitis / Contact Dermatitis / Scabies / Pediculosis / Dyshidrotic Eczema / Stasis Dermatitis / Pruritis and Excoriations with No Primary Skin Lesions. Red Rashes on the Face: Acne Vulgaris / Perioral Dermatitis / Rosacea / Seborrheic Dermatitis / Lupus Erythematosus / Dermatomyositis. Red Rashes (Not Face): Urticaria / Erythema Multiforme / Drug Eruption / Erythema Migrans/Lyme Disease / Candidosis. Scaling Rashes: Psoriasis / Pityriasis Rosea / Lichen Planus / Tinea / Tinea Versicolor / Secondary Syphilis BLISTERS: Bullous Pemphigoid / Impetigo / Herpes Simplex / Herpes Zoster / Pemphigus Vulgaris / Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis/Stevens-Johnson Syndrome BUMPS: Bumps You Think May Be Cancer: Seborrheic Keratosis / Squamous Cell Carcinoma / Actinic Keratosis / Keratoacanthoma / Basal Cell Carcinoma / Melanocytic Nevus / Halo Nevus / Malignant Melanoma / Dyplastic Nevus / Dermatofibroma. Skin-Colored Bumps: Skin Tags / Epidermoid Cyst and Pilar Cyst / Molluscum Contagiosum. Red Bumps: Cherry Angioma / Granuloma Annulare / Folliculitis / Pyogenic Granuloma. White, Tiny Bumps on Face: Milium / Syringoma. Red Bumps That Hurt: Furuncle and Carbuncle / Erythema Nodosum / Hidradenitis Suppurativa / Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Chronica Helicis. Scars: Keloid and Hypertrophic Scar. Soft, Mushy Bumps or Lumps: Lipoma. Yellow Bumps: Xanthelasma / Xanthoma / Warts SPOTS: Purple (It Won't Blanch): Kaposi's Sarcoma / Ecchymosis/Actinic Purpura / Cutaneous Vasculitis. Light-Colored Spots: Postinflammatory Hypopigmentation / Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus / Vitiligo / Morphea (Localized Scleroderma) / Scleroderma (Progressive Systemic Sclerosis). Dark Spots: Lentigo / Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation LEG ULCERS: Venous and Arterial Ulcers NAILS AND NAIL FOLDS: Onychomycosis / Pseudomonas Nails / Acute Paronychia and Chronic Paronychia HAIR LOSS: Alopecia Areata / Androgenetic Alopecia / Telogen Effluvium PROCEDURES AND SUPPLIES: Punch Biopsy / Shave Biopsy and Shave Excision / Cryosurgery / Electrodesiccation and Curettage
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