Key Features

  • Offers a new atlas format in the Regional Contact Dermatitis chapter, which matches color clinical photographs with suggested allergens for testing based on the location of the dermatitis
  • Features new coverage of textile dermatitis, with appropriate avoidance measures for glove and shoe allergic contact dermatitis
  • Explores all relevant issues surrounding patch testing, including patient history, distribution of the dermatitis, and occupation.
  • Makes patient education easier with allergen exposure lists designed to be photocopied and handed out.
  • Includes new antigens on the exposure lists such as benzyl alcohol, iodopropynl butylcarbamate, disperse blue 106, and ethylene urea/melamine formaldehyde resin.
  • Employs a concise, practical approach that makes the New Edition appropriate for a wide range of medical practitioners.

Table of Contents

PART I
1 Allergic and Irritant Contact Dermatitis
2 Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient with
3 Patch Testing
4 Regional Contact Dermatitis

PART II : ALLERGENS
5 Standard Allergens
6 Preservatives and Vehicles
7 Cosmetics and Fragrances
8 Medicaments
9 Photoallergens
10 Plants
11 Miscellaneous Allergens

PART III : OCCUPATIONAL SKIN DISEASE
12 Etiology of Occupational Skin Disease
13 Evaluation of the Worker in the Office and at
14 Management of Occupational Dermatitis
15 Occupations Commonly Associated with Contact

PART IV : ADDITIONAL TOPICS
16 Contact Urticaria
17 Contact Dermatitis in Children

Details

No. of pages:
445
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323070102
Print ISBN:
9780323014731

About the authors

James Marks

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Dermatology; Chair, Department of Dermatology, Pennsylvania State Unversity College of Medicine, Penn State Hershey Medical Centre, Hershey, PA, USA

Peter Elsner

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Klinik fur Hautkranheiten am, Klinikum der Fredrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Jena, Germany

Vincent DeLeo

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor & Vice Chairman, Columbia University; Department of Dermatology, Director of Dermatology Services, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY