Richly pigmented skin is the most common skin typeinternationally
Historically, dermatology has focused on white skin. But richpigmentation can lead to differences in presentation, diseasecourse and outcome, and reaction to treatment. Some dermatologicconditions are seen predominantly or only in richly pigmentedskin.
Ethnic Dermatology: Principles and Practice provides apractical approach to the dermatology of non-white skin. Writtenfrom a global perspective to include Asian, African-Caribbean andNorth African skin types, it covers all the bases of dermatologyincluding: * Grading scales in dermatologic disease * Pediatric dermatology * Dermatology and systemic disease * Drug eruptions * Hair and scalp disorders * Cosmetic dermatology
With a central focus on practical action from an internationalcast of authors, Ethnic Dermatology: Principles and Practicegives you the clinical tools you need when skin colour matters.