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 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 Handbook of Dermatology is intended for
senior medical students and newly qualified doctors. Topics covered includes:
What is dermatology, Essential Clinical skills, Emergency Dermatology, Skin
Infections and Infestations, Skin Cancer, Inflammatory Skin Conditions,
Blistering Disorders and Common Important Problems.
Author(s): Dr Nicole Yi Zhen
Chiang and Professor Julian Verbov
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