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Nails

Diagnosis, Therapy, Surgery

The thoroughly updated 3rd Edition of this highly regarded text continues to provide the latest therapeutic and surgical information on nail disease. A new signs-oriented section guides you to disease-specific information and simplifies diagnosis. The new, streamlined format includes bullet lists · cross-references · "Therapy" and Key points" highlights for easy reference · and full-color artwork throughout, as well as a larger page size that accommodates bigger photographs. In addition, many illustrations have been added to elucidate complex basic science.

Audience
Dermatology

Hardbound, 352 Pages

Published: July 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-2356-2

Contents

  • Section 1: Signs and Symptoms

    Section 2: The Normal Nail:

    1-Historical Aspects

    2-Structure and Function

    3-Basic Science (incorporating embryology and with a look into the future)

    Section 3: Diagnostic Techniques:

    4-Initial Approach to Examination

    5-Exostoses, Radiology, MRIs

    6-Histopath

    Section 4: The Abnormal Nail:

    7-Pigmentation Abnormalities

    8- Brittle Nails

    9-Onycholysis

    10-Chronic Paronychia

    11-Dermatological Disease

    12-Onychomycosis

    13-Podiatric approach to Onychomycosis

    14-Infection, Non Fungal

    15-Nails in Systemic Disease

    16-Systemic Drugs

    17-Tumors

    18-Occupational

    19-Biomechanical

    20-Cosmetics and/Dangers of nail Salons

    21-Pediatric Disease

    22-Nails in Older Individuals

    Section 5: Therapeutic Techniques:

    23-Basic Surgery

    24-Advanced Surgery

    25-Glossary

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