Applied Dermatotoxicology

Clinical Aspects

By

  • Howard Maibach, Professor of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
  • Golara Honari, Consultant Dermatologist, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH, US

Applied Dermatotoxicology: Clinical Aspects provides concise, systematic, and state-of-the-art information on the toxicological effects of substances on skin, and recent advances in dermal toxicity testing.

This book specifically addresses the clinical presentations borne out of exposure to a variety of chemicals. It begins with an overview of skin biology to provide toxicologists with a basic understanding of its anatomy and physiology. Next it presents a variety of dermatotoxicological effects, as well at the toxic agents that cause them, with color photographs to illustrate these effects.

Applied Dermatotoxicology: Clinical Aspects is an essential reference for toxicologists in industry, and for those medical professionals who encounter cases of dermal exposure to toxic agents.

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Audience

Applied Dermatotoxicology: Clinical Aspects is intended for toxicologists, and for those medical professionals who encounter cases of dermal exposure to toxic agents.

 

Book information

  • Published: June 2014
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-420130-9

Reviews

"It discusses the nuances and current knowledge on performing testing…written for researchers and dermatologists interested in contact and irritant dermatitis on a basic science level. Score: 79 - 3 Stars" --Doody.com,December 19,2014




Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Skin structure and functional
Chapter 2: Irritant contact dermatitis
Chapter 3: Photoirritation (phototoxicity)
Chapter 4: Allergic contact dermatitis
Chapter 5: Photoallergic contact dermatitis 
Chapter 6: Contact urticaria