Treatments for Skin of Color

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  • Susan Taylor, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Society Hill Dermatology, Phildelphia, PA, USA
  • Sonia Badreshia-Bansal, MD, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Fransisco, CA, USA
  • Valerie Callender, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington DC; Director, Callender Skin and Laser Center, Mitcheville, MD, USA
  • Raechele Gathers, MD, Senior Staff Physician, Henry Ford Hospital, Multicultural Dermatology Center, Detroit, MI, USA Senior Staff Physician
  • David Rodriguez, MD, Voluntary Associate Professor, Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami; Medical Director, Dermatology Associates & Research, Coral Gables, FL, USA

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.
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Dermatology, Primary Care


Book information

  • Published: February 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0859-2

Table of Contents

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