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
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 covers the following topics: The Language of
Dermatology, The Pathology of Dermatologic Conditions, Atlas of Common
Dermatologic Conditions, Inflammatory Dermatoses, Dermatologic Lookalikes,
Acneiform Disorders, Hair, Nails and Mucous Membranes, Principles of Skin
Therapy, Skin Cancer, Skin Infections and Infestations.