This book is a collection of six chapters that includes an initial
chapter on the site selection of a skin biopsy that optimizes diagnosis of
various dermatological diseases and in many instances it is a therapeutic
intervention and is useful in monitoring the response to therapy. The following
five chapters encompass the application and role of skin biopsy to the overall
diagnosis of certain conditions such as non-scarring and scarring alopecia,
Langerhan cell neoplasms, severe cutaneous adverse reactions, pemphigus vulgaris
and foliaceus, and oral lichen planus.
This book covers
the following topics: Anatomy of the Skin, Symptomatology, Disorders of the
Glands, Inflammations, Hemorrhages, Hypertrophies, Atrophies, Neuroses,
Parasitic Affections, The Hair and Hair-Follicle.
This book consists of a core module and five satellite modules. The Core
Module is prepared for health officers, pubic health nurses, environmental
health, medical laboratory technology students and Health extension Workers.
Satellite modules are prepared to strengthen the professional training of each
Author(s): Ethiopia Public Health Training Initiative, The Carter
This note explains many
topics related to Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Symptomatic Treatment,
Corticosteroids, Topical Immunomodulators, Phototherapy, Immunosuppressive
Agents, Disulfiram, Diet, Hospital Admission, Activity Limitations,
Deterrence/Prevention, Consultations, Long Term Monitoring.