Imported Skin Diseases (2nd Revised edition)

Imported Skin Diseases (2nd Revised edition)

By: Bernard Naafs (editor), Roderick J. Hay (editor), William Richard Faber (editor)Hardback

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Description

Global movement of people leads to the global movement of disease International travel enables skin diseases to move around the world with increasing ease. Skin diseases transmitted through casual contact with people, animal vectors and a foreign environment are particularly prone to transport. Dermatologists need to recognize the signs and symptoms of disease not native to their environment to enable proper diagnosis and care. Imported Skin Diseases provides a clinical guide to the foreign diseases increasingly seen in Western clinics. With a focus on accurate diagnosis and effective therapy, the book covers: * Differences between pigmented and non-pigmented skin * Viral, bacterial and fungal Infections * Parasitic infestations * Sexually transmitted diseases * Aquatic diseases Written by an international team of experts, with practical tips throughout, Imported Skin Diseases prepares you for the unusual skin diseases you are increasingly likely to see in your clinic.

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Contents

Contributors, ix 1 Introduction, 1 W.R. Faber, R.J. Hay, & B. Naafs 2 Precautions and Protection, 4 W.R. Faber, R.J. Hay, & B. Naafs 3 Pigmentary Disorders in Black Skin, 8 J.P.W. van der Veen & L. Nieuweboer-Krobotova 4 Difference between Pigmented and Nonpigmented Skin, 19 B. Naafs 5 Influence of the New Environment on the Skin, 31 S. Badeloe & H.E. Menke 6 Fungal Infections, 45 R.J. Hay 7 Mycobacterial Infections, 64 W.R. Faber 8 Leprosy, 79 B. Naafs & W.R. Faber 9 Buruli Ulcer, 94 D.S. Walsh, W.M. Meyers, & F. Portaels 10 Ulcerating Pyodermas, 107 J.E. Zeegelaar 11 Rickettsioses, 114 P.A. Kager & H.G. Schipper 12 Viral Diseases, 123 R.M. Mays, R.A. Gordon, S. Javed, J.M. Wilson, W.J. LaPolla, N.A. Kjar, & S.K. Tyring 13 Sexually Transmitted Infections, 149 M. Waugh & H.J.C. de Vries 14 Endemic Treponematoses, 162 H.J.H. Engelkens 15 American Tegumentary Leishmaniasis, 171 C. Talhari, J.A. de Oliveira Guerra, A. Chrusciak-Talhari, P.R.L. Machado, & S. Talhari 16 Leishmaniasis: Old World, 189 F. Vega-L'opez 17 Onchocerciasis/Filariasis, 205 M.E. Murdoch 18 Schistosomiasis, 226 A.M. Polderman & L. van Lieshout 19 Tungiasis, 234 H. Feldmeier & J. Heukelbach 20 Cutaneous Larva Migrans, 243 J. Heukelbach & H. Feldmeier 21 Myiasis, 252 R. Kapoor, T.A. McGraw, & D.M. Elston 22 Persistent Insect Bites, 264 C.L.M. van Hees 23 Beetle Dermatitis, 273 M. Glatz & P. Schmid-Grendelmeier 24 Aquatic Skin Disorders, 283 M.T.W. Gaastra 25 Geographic Distribution, 293 W.R. Faber, R.J. Hay, & B. Naafs 26 Clinical Problems, 296 W.R. Faber, R.J. Hay, & B. Naafs Index, 299

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780470672266
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780470672266
  • weight: 772
  • ISBN10: 0470672269
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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