Clinical Pediatric Dermatology

1st Edition


  • Devinder Mohan Thappa
    • Electronic ISBN 9788131231555

    Key Features

    • A clinically oriented book for beginners in pediatric dermatology.
    • Develops key learning skills to manage pediatric dermatoses.
    • Builds clear cut concepts in pediatric dermatology.
    • Focuses on common pediatric dermatoses seen in India.

    Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to Principles of Diagnosis

    2. Newborn Skin and Its Care

    3. Role of Cleansers in Pediatric Skin

    4. Principles of Treatment in Pediatric Dermatology

    5. Neonatal Dermatoses

    6. Nevi in Newborns and Children

    7. Infestations

    8. Bacterial Infections

    9. Viral Infections

    10. Fungal Infections

    11. Exanthems

    12. Eczemas and Dermatitis

    13. Urticaria, Angioedema, and Adverse Cutaneous Drug Reactions

    14. Mastocytosis and Histiocytoses

    15. Pigmentary Disorders

    16. Papulosquamous Disorders

    17. Vesicobullous Disorders

    18. Keratinization Disorders

    19. Connective Tissue Disorders

    20. Photosensitivity Disorders

    21. Genodermatoses

    22. Nutritional Defi ciency Disorders

    23. Disorders of Sebaceous and Sweat Glands

    24. Disorders of Hair and Nail

    25. Cosmetics in Children

    26. Sexually Transmitt ed Diseases in Teenage Group

    27. Dermatological Emergencies in Newborns

    28. Dermatological Emergencies in Children

    29. Miscellaneous Disorders in Children

    30. Therapy in Pediatric Dermatology


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    About the author

    Devinder Mohan Thappa

    Dr. Devinder Mohan Thappa, Professor, of Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases since 2002 (earlier as head from 1996–2013) and Professor-in-charge and Head, Faculty Publications since 2013, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India, He obtained his postgraduate degree from PGIMER, Chandigarh, India. He had 3 years’ experience of teaching undergraduates and postgraduates at Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi. Currently, he is Founder Editor-in-Chief of two medical science journals namely, International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research, and Pigment International. Involved in curriculum designing and its implementation for undergraduates and postgraduates at JIPMER, he has to his credit over 550 scientific publications in International/National specialty journals, and authorship of two books besides this book. He was the Editor-in-Chief of Indian Journal of Pediatric Dermatology, and Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology. He has been awarded with prestigious “Ambady, Sardari Lal, and AK Dutta Memorial Orations” by Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists, and Dr. Sardari Lal Memorial Oration Award for best paper in Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, along with WHO Fellowship on STD and AIDS under University of Washington, Seattle, USA. He is a Fellow of National Academy of Medical Sciences, and International Medical Science Academy, New Delhi. He was declared ‘International Man of the Millennium’ by International Biographic Centre, London in 1999 and subsequently awarded with ‘2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 20th Century Award’ in March 2000 and ‘2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century Award’ in 2001.