A Synopsis of Skin Diseases

A Synopsis of Skin Diseases

1st Edition - January 1, 1959

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  • Author: Bethel Solomons
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483195377

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A Synopsis of Skin Diseases presents developments in the treatment and aetiology of diseases of the integument. It discusses the anatomy and physiology of dermatitis. It addresses the conditions that results from infections with viral diseases. Some of the topics covered in the book are the monopolar electrodesiccation by fulguration; diathermy with cutting current or endothermy; description of skin treatments; aetiology of xeroderma; description of fish-skin disease; clinical diagnosis of congenital diseases; pathology of adenoma sebaceum; pathology of epidermolysis bullosa; and clinical features of chronic benign familial pemphigus. The lymphocytic infiltration of the skin is fully covered. An in-depth account of the diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment of lichen nitidus are provided. The diseases due to chemical and physical agents are completely presented. A chapter is devoted to the emotional factors in skin diseases. Another section is focus on the diagnosis of radio-dermatitis. The book can provide useful information to doctors, students, and researchers.

Table of Contents

  • Contents

    Chapter I. Anatomy and Physiology

    Chapter II. General Aspects of Aetiology, Pathology, Symptomatology, and Diagnosis

    Chapter III. General Aspects of Treatment

    Chapter IV. Congenital Diseases

    Chapter V. Inflammatory Diseases

    Chapter VI. Dermatitis and Eczema

    Chapter VIII. Diseases Due To Chemical and Physical Agents

    Chapter VIII. Emotional Factors In Skin Diseases

    Chapter IX. Bacterial Diseases

    Chapter X. Fungus Diseases

    Chapter XI. Diseases Due To Animal Parasites

    Chapter XII. Spirochletal Diseases

    Chapter XIII. Viral Diseases

    Chapter XIV. Bullous Diseases

    Chapter XV. Metabolic and Endocrine Diseases

    Chapter XVI. Disturbances of Pigmentation

    Chapter XVII. Atrophies and Hypertrophies

    Chapter XVIII. Cutaneous Vascular Diseases

    Chapter XIX. Diseases of Subcutaneous Fat

    Chapter XX. Systemic Diseases of Unknown Cause

    Chapter XXI. Tumors

    Chapter XXII. Pigmented Nævi

    Chapter XXIII. Diseases of the Appendages

    Chapter XXIV. Tropical Skin Diseases

    Appendix. Table of Concentrations and Vehicles To Be Used in Patch Testing



Product details

  • No. of pages: 302
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1959
  • Published: January 1, 1959
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483195377

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Bethel Solomons

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