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Table of Contents

TOPICAL THERAPY
1. Basic principles of treatment
2. Topical corticosteroids

ECZEMA
3. Acute eczematous inflammation
4. Rhus dermatitis (poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac)
5. Subacute eczematous inflammation
6. Chronic eczematous inflammation
7. Lichen simplex chronicus
8. Hand eczema
9. Asteatotic eczema
10. Chapped, fissured feet
11. Allergic contact dermatitis
12. Irritant contact dermatitis
13. Fingertip eczema
14. Keratolysis exfoliativa
15. Nummular eczema
16. Pompholyx
17. Prurigo nodularis
18. Stasis dermatitis
19. Venous leg ulcers
20. Atopic dermatitis
21. Autosomal dominant ichthyosis vulgaris
22. Keratosis pilaris
23. Pityriasis alba

URTICARIA
24. Acute urticaria
25. Chronic urticaria
26. Physical urticaria
27. Angioedema
28. Mastocytosis (urticaria pigmentosa)
29. Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy

ACNE, ROSACEA, AND RELATED DISORDERS
30. Comedone acne
31. Pustular acne
32. Cystic acne
33. Perioral dermatitis
34. Rosacea (acne rosacea)
35. Hidradenitis suppurativa

PSORIASIS AND OTHER PAPULOSQUAMOUS DISEASES
36. Psoriasis: hands and feet
37. Psoriasis: lesions
38. Psoriasis: nails
39. Psoriasis: special forms
40. Seborrheic dermatitis
41. Grover disease (transient acantholytic dermatosis)
42. Pityriasis rosea
43. Lichen planus
44. Lichen sclerosus
45. Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (Mucha–Habermann disease)

BACTERIAL INFECTIONS
46. Impetigo
47. Cellulitis
48. Folliculitis
49. Pseudofolliculitis barbae
50. Furuncles and carbuncles
51. Pseudomonas folliculitis
52. Otitis externa

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS
53. Syphilis
54. Chancroid
55. Genital warts
56. Genital herpes simplex
57. Pubic lice
58. Molluscum contagiosum

VIRAL INFECTIONS
59. Warts (verruca vulgaris)
60. Flat warts
61.

Details

No. of pages:
348
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9780323375306
eBook ISBN:
9780323375290
eBook ISBN:
9781455737758
Print ISBN:
9780323080798

About the authors

Thomas Habif

Thomas P. Habif, MD, Clinical Professor of Surgery (Dermatology Section), Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor (Dermatology), Department of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover and Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA

James Campbell

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Associate Professor (Dermatology), Department of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover and Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA

M. Shane Chapman

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor (Dermatology), Department of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover and Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA

James Dinulos

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery (Dermatology Section), Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover and Lebanon; Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Connecticut; New Hampshire, USA

Kathryn Zug

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery (Dermatology), Department of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover and Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA