Tropical Dermatology book cover

Tropical Dermatology

A practical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of tropical skin diseases! Readers will find concise discussions of epidemiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, pathology, laboratory tests, management, and prevention for both common and rare conditions. And, over 800 color photographs and diagrams deliver excellent visual guidance.

Audience
Dermatologists, Infectious Disease Specialists, and Family Physicians

Hardbound, 528 Pages

Published: May 2005

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06790-7

Contents

  • PART ONE: INTRODUCTION

    Chapter 1 Syndromal tropical dermatology

    1.1 Sexually transmitted diseases

    1.2 Fever and rash

    1.3 Ulcers

    1.4 Rash and esinophilia

    Chapter 2 Issues for travelers

    2.1 Pre Travel advice

    2.2 Post Travel advice

    Chapter 3 Working in the tropics

    3.1 Preparing oneself

    3.2 Traditional therapies

    3.3 Diagnostic and therapeutic considerations

    3.4 Population dermatology

    3.5 Geographic considerations


    PART TWO: INFECTIONS

    Section Protozoa

    Chapter 4 Trypanosomes

    Chapter 5 Leishmaniasis

    Chapter 6 Amebiaisis

    Section Helminths

    Chapter 7 Nematodal Helminths

    7.1 Filarialiasis

    7.2 Onchocerciasis

    7.3 Laosis

    Chapter 8 Other helminths

    8.1 Dracunculiasis

    8.2 Cutaneous larva migrans

    8.3 Trichinellosis

    Chapter 9 Cestodes

    Chapter 10 Trematodes

    Section Viral Infections

    Chapter 11 HIV and associated disorders

    Chapter 12 Hemorrhagic fevers

    12.1 Old world - African and Asian

    12.2 New world

    12.3 Dengue

    12.4 Yellow fever

    Chapter 13 Poxviruses

    Chapter 14 Measles

    Chapter 15 HTLV-1

    Chapter 16 Tropical manifestations of common viral infections (HPV's and HHV's)

    Section Fungal Infections

    Chapter 17 Superficial mycoses

    Chapter 18 Subcutaneous fungal infections

    18.1 Mycetoma

    18.2 Sporothricosis

    18.3 Chromoblastomycosis

    18.4 Rhinosporidiosis


    18.5 Lobomycosis

    18.6 Zygomycosis

    Chapter 19 Systemic fungal infections

    19.1 Histoplasmosis

    19.2 Coccidiodes

    19.3 Blastomycosis

    19.4 Paracoccidioimycosis

    19.5 Penicilliosis

    Section Bacterial infections

    Chapter 20 Meningococcal disease

    Chapter 21 Staphylococcus and Streptococcus Pyodermas

    Chapter 22 Mycobacteria

    22.1 Tuberculosis

    22.2 Leprosy

    22.3 Atypical Mycobacteriosis including Buruli ulcer

    Chapter 23 Ricketsial Infections

    Chapter 24 Ehrlichioses

    Chapter 25 Bartonellosis

    Chapter 26 Bacterial sexually transmitted disease

    26.2 Chlamydia

    26.3 Gonoccocal infection

    26.4 Chancroid

    Granuloma inguinale

    Syphilis and other Treponematoses

    Chapter 27 Other spirochetoses

    Borreliosis ( Lyme Disease)

    Leptospirosis

    Chapter 28 Anthrax Plague and Miscellaneous Bacteria

    28.1 Anthrax

    28.2 Plague

    28.3 Diptheria

    28.4 Trachoma

    28.5 Misc Bacteria

    Section Ectoparasitic diseases

    Chapter 29 Scabies

    Chapter 30 Pediculosis

    Chapter 31 Myiasis


    PART THREE: NON-INFECTIOUS CONDITIONS

    Chapter 32 Nutritional diseases

    Chapter 33 Fogo selvagem

    Chapter 34 Pigmentary disorders

    Chapter 35 Environmental (plants, animal, marine/aquatic)

    35.1 Plant diseases

    35.2 Animal and insect diseases

    35.3 Marine/Aquatic


    Index

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