Clinical Dermatology

Author: Hunter, John


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  • ISBN: 9780632059164
  • Author: Hunter, John
  • Publ Date: 2002-10-07
  • Edition: 3
  • Pages: 376
  • Imprint: BLACKWELL *#
  • Status: O/P
  • ID - 69867

Table of Contents :

Preface to the third editionPreface to the first editionIntroductionChp 1: Skin Disease in PerspectiveChp 2: The function and structure of the skinChp 3: Diagnosis of skin disordersChp 4: Disorders of keratinizationChp 5: PsoriasisChp 6: Other papulosquamous disordersChp 7: Eczema and dermatitisChp 8: Reactive erythemas and vasculitisChp 9: Bullous diseasesChp 10: Connective tissue disordersChp 11: Disorders of blood vessels and lymphaticsChp 12: Sebaceous and sweat gland disordersChp 13: Regional DermatologyChp 14: Bacterial InfectionsChp 15: infestationsChp 16: Skin reactions to lightChp 17: Disorders of pigmentationChp 18: Skin tumoursChp 19: The skin in systemic diseaseChp 20: The skin and the pyscheChp 21: Other genetic disorders Chp 22: Drug EruptionsChp 23: Medical treatmentChp 24: Physical forms of treatmentFormulary 1: Topical treatmentsFormulary 2: Systemic medication Index


The third edition of this bestselling text for the non-specialist provides a simple, common sense approach to the diagnosis and management of all the common skin diseases. The book also covers underlying pathological processes and the relationship between functional disturbances and recognizable physical signs. With more than 500 high quality colour illustrations and an effective scheme to recognize primary skin lesions, this book clarifies educational points and clinical descriptions. This is the perfect reference text for anyone requiring a fundamental knowledge of dermatology, including undergraduate medical students, general practitioners, general physicians and trainee dermatologists. This third edition includes new chapters on regional dermatology, laser therapy and topics such as ageing skin, sun sense, pigmented skin and HIV infection. There is an increased focus on evidence-based effective treatments and guidelines, and expanded coverage of the molecular understanding of skin diseases, and the comprehensive formulary has been completely updated. New edition features:*expanded coverage of the molecular understanding of many skin diseases*more emphasis on evidence-based effective treatments and guidelines*a new chapter on regional dermatology with sections on oral and genital disorders*two new chapters covering medical and physical treatments*new chapters on ageing skin, sun sense, the pigmented skin and HIV infection, and the rapidly growing field of lasers in dermatology


"...brilliantly suceeds in enticing you to look further. The writing is clear, and the joint British-American authorship avoids any parochial views." --BMJ"...a very well-presented book...an excellent aid for teaching. I recommend this book highly to individuals and departments." --J Derm Treatment"...I would certainly recommend this book...The photographs are, without exception, excellent representations of the clinical problems described..." Dermatology in Practice"I commend this book to anyone looking for a comprehensive, up to date and readable guide to the subject" Family Practice


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