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.
Aim of this book is to
provide the dermatologist with a sound base of clinical wisdom and key
scientific findings to make an accurate diagnosis and management plan. Topics
covered includes: Epidemiology of Contact Dermatitis, Animal Models of Contact
Dermatitis, Keratinocytes, Innate Immunity and Allergic Contact Dermatitis,
Topical Delivery of Haptens: Methods of Modulation of the Cutaneous Permeability
to Increase the Diagnosis of Allergic Contact Dermatitis, Dental Metal Allergy,
Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Children and Contact Dermatitis in Children.
This note describes the following topics related to
dermatology: Anaphylaxis, Melanoma/Photobiology, Actinic Keratoses/Basal, Squamous Cancer,
Papulosquamous Diseases, Nitrous Oxide /Bites, Procedures, Infections,
Acne Vulgaris/Rosacea, Dermatitis/Steroids, Wound Healing/Burns/Stasis Ulcers, Hair,Nails,Cankers,Common Lesions
and Dermatologic Disorders in AIDS.
publication is for people who have atopic dermatitis, parents and
caregivers of children with atopic dermatitis, and others interested in
learning more about the disease. The publication describes the disease and
its symptoms and contains information about diagnosis and treatment.
Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
This guide covers the
following topics: Approach to the Dermatologic Patient, Principles of
Topical Dermatologic Therapy, Acne and Related Disorders, Bullous
Diseases, Cornification Disorders, Dermatitis, Psoriasis and Scaling
Diseases, Hypersensitivity and Inflammatory Disorders, Sweating Disorders,
Bacterial Skin Infections, Fungal Skin Infections, Viral Skin Diseases,
Pigmentation Disorders, Hair Disorders, Nail Disorders, Pressure Ulcers,
Benign Skin Tumors, Growths, and Vascular Lesions and Cancers of the
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.