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.
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 Formulary Index
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1959
- 1st January 1959
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