Nails

Diagnosis, Therapy, Surgery

By

  • Richard Scher, MD, Professor Clinical Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • C. Ralph Daniel, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine (Dermatology), University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
  • Richard Scher, MD, Professor Clinical Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • C. Ralph Daniel, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine (Dermatology), University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

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.
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Audience

Dermatology

 

Book information

  • Published: July 2005
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-2356-2


Table of 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