Part of the World Clinics: Dermatology series, this book is a complete guide to the diagnosis and management of fungal infections of the skin.
Beginning with an overview, the book discusses the changing and rising incidence of fungal infections, causes of resistance, and different types of fungi.
The following sections cover therapy options including topical, systemic and physical remedies. Preventive measures are also discussed in detail.
The comprehensive text is supplemented by useful tables and more than 100 clinical images to enhance learning.
Other titles in the World Clinics: Dermatology series include `Acne' and `Psoriasis'.
Comprehensive guide to fungal infections of the skin for clinicians
Part of the World Clinics: Dermatology series
Covers topical, systemic and physical therapy options
Includes more than 100 clinical images and tables
Rashmi Sarkar MD MNAMS Professor, Department of Dermatology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated LNJP Hospital, New Delhi, India Seemal R Desai MD FAAD Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, Dallas, Texas, USA
Fungal Diseases Classification & Background of Mycology Superficial Fungal Infections - Dermatophytes Other Superficial Fungal Infections- Piedra, Tinea Nigra, Cutaneous Candidiasis, Pityriasis Versicolor Onychomycosis Systemic Mycoses Subcutaneous Mycoses Overview of Antifungal Therapies Topical Therapies for Cutaneous Fungal Infections Topical Therapies for Onychomycosis Physical Modalities of Treatment of Cutaneous Fungal Infections Future Therapies for Cutaneous Fungal Infections Rising Resistance in Cutaneous Infections and Strategies to Combat It Tinea Incognito and Topical Corticosteroid Abuse in Dermatology Changing and Rising Scenario of Cutaneous Fungal Infections: Causes and Solutions