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Treatments for Skin of Color

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Written to address conditions specifically associated with ethnic disparities in skin types, Treatments for Skin of Color, by Susan C. Taylor, Sonia Badreshia, Valerie D. Callender, Raechele Cochran Gathers and David A. Rodriguez helps you effectively diagnose and treat a wide-range of skin conditions found in non-white patients. Presented in an easy-to-use, templated format, this new reference encompasses medical dermatology and cosmetic procedures and provides you with evidence-based first and second line treatment options. Practical tips and other highlighted considerations minimize the risk of potential pitfalls. A dedicated section examines alternative therapies, some of which have cultural significance and may impact medical outcomes. An abundance of vivid color images and photos provide unmatched visual guidance for accurate diagnosis and treatment. Online access at lets you reference the complete contents from any computer.


Dermatology, Primary Care

Hardbound, 416 Pages

Published: February 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0859-2


  • Part 1 Medical Dermatology

    Chapter 1 Acneiform Disorders


    Acne Vulgaris

    Pomade Acne

    Steroid Acne

    Infantile Acne Pediatric Perspectives

    Neonatal Acne (Acne Neonatorum) Pediatric Perspectives

    Acne Rosacea

    Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    Perioral Dermatitis


    Chapter 2 Bullous and Pustular Disorders:

    Bullosis Diabeticorum

    Bullous Pemphigoid


    Infantile Acropustulosis

    Pemphigus Foliaceus

    Pemphigus Vulgaris


    Chapter 3 Collagen Vascular Diseases


    Livedoid Vasculopathy


    Chronic Cutaneous Lupus

    Discoid Lupus Erythematosus

    Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (SCLE)

    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus


    Localized Scleroderma (Morphea)

    Systemic Sclerosis


    Chapter 4 Eczematous Disorders

    Allergic Contact Dermatitis

    Atopic Dermatitis

    Dyshidrotic Eczema/Pomphylox

    Irritant Contact Dermatitis

    Lichen Simplex Chronicus

    Nummular Eczema


    Chapter 5 Granulomatous Disorders

    Granuloma Annulare



    Chapter 6 Hypersensitivity and Allergic Disorders

    Arthropod Bites

    Fixed Drug Eruption

    Erythema Multiforme

    Erythema Nodosum

    Exfoliative Dermatitis/Erythroderma

    Polymorphous Light Eruption



    Chapter 7 Infectious Diseases








    Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

    Lymphogranulomavenereum (LGV)

    Pityriasis versicolor


    Tinea Capitis and Pediatric Perspectives

    Tinea Corporis

    Tinea Unguim


    Chapter 8 Lichenoid Disorders

    Lichen Amyloidosis

    Lichen Nitidus

    Lichen Planus

    Lichen Sclerosus and Pediatric Perspectives

    Lichen Striatus


    Chapter 9 Papulosquamous Disorders


    Pityriasis Rosea

    Psoriasis and Pediatric Perspectives

    Seborrheic Dermatitis


    Part 2 Pigmentary Disorders

    Chapter 10 Hyperpigmented Disorders

    Acanthosis Nigricans

    Benign Melanonychia

    Confluent and Reticulated Papillomatosis of Gougerot and Carteaud (CRP)

    Drug-Induced Pigmentation

    Erythema Dyschromium Perstans

    Exogenous Ochronosis

    Gingival Hyperpigmentation


    Mongolian Spots

    Nevus of Ota

    Pigmentary Demarcation Lines

    Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH)

    Solar Lentigines

    Transient Neonatal Pustular Melanosis


    Chapter 11 Hypopigmented Disorders

    Hypomelanosis of Ito

    Hypopigmented Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma

    Hypopigmented Sarcoidosis

    Pityriasis Alba

    Vitiligo and Pediatric Perspectives


    Part 3 Follicular Disorders and Alopecias

    Chapter 12 Alopecias

    Alopecia Areata

    Alopecia Mucinosa

    Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia

    Dissecting Cellulitis

    Discoid Lupus Erythematosus

    Traction Alopecia

    Traumatic Alopecia: Chemical, Heat and Mechanical 



    Chapter 13 Follicular Disorders

    Acne Keloidalis Nuchae

    Folliculitis Decalvans

    Pseudofolliculitis Barbae 


    Part 4 Tumors Benign and Malignant

    Chapter 14 Benign Lesions



    Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra

    Epidermal Nevus

    Epidermoid Cyst



    Chapter 15 Malignant Neoplasms

    Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL)

    Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP)

    Malignant Melanoma

    Squamous Cell Carcinoma


    Part 5 Cosmetics

    Chapter 16 Cosmetic Applications

    Hair Cosmetics

    Skin Cosmetics


    Chapter 17 Cosmetic Procedures

    Botulinum Neurotoxin-A (BoNT-A)

    Chemical Peels


    Hair Transplantation

    Lasers, Light Sources and Other Devices


    Part 6 An Overview of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Chapter 18 Acne, Alopecia, Eczema / Atopic Dermatitis and Psoriasis


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