Diseases of the Skin - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781483168203, 9781483195681

Diseases of the Skin

2nd Edition

Authors: James H. Sequeira
eBook ISBN: 9781483195681
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 2015
Page Count: 664
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Diseases of the Skin, Second Edition discusses dermatology — the diagnosis and treatment procedure on various skin conditions. The author reviews the histology and morphology of the skin. He explains congenital affections of the skin such as ichthyosis, xerodermia, albinism, Mongolian blue spots, and of the hair such as adenoma sebaceum. Some irritation is normal for the skin; certain slight anomalies render the skin vulnerable. Some physical and chemical irritants can excite an otherwise normal skin. These irritations are known as erythema, wheals, blisters, intertrigo (chaffing), erythema ab igne (due to heat), solar erythema (sunburn), freckles, and dermatitis medicamentosa. The author also describes micro-biotic affections of the skin such as erysipelas, follicular impetigo, boils, carbuncles, and veld sore. Some substances that can cause skin eruptions are antipyrin, arsenic, boric acid, luminal, mercury, Midol, pantopon, salicylic acid, and tar. Toxics in the blood also cause skin eruptions. These toxics can be from the internal administration of certain drugs, vaccination, from poison of acute rheumatism, septic conditions, and absorption of toxic substances produced by visceral disease. This book is suitable for dermatologists, practitioners of general medicine, students and academicians dealing with the medical sciences, particularly on the skin.

Table of Contents

Preface to Second Edition

Preface to First Edition

List of Plates

Chapter I. Histology and Functions of the Normal Skin

Chapter II. Morphology

Elementary Lesions and Forms of Eruption

Chapter III. Congenital Affections of the Skin

Development, Ichthyosis, Linear Nsevi, Tylosis, Epidermolysis Bullosa, Albinism, Moles, Vascular Nsevi, Congenital Affections of the Appendages, Congenital Tumours, Xerodermia Pigmentosa, Etc.

Chapter IV. Eruptions due to Local Irritation

The Effects of Mechanical Irritation, Feigned Eruptions, Eruptions Due to Heat, Cold, Light, X Rays, Radium, Chemical Irritants, Trade Dermatitis, Plant Dermatitis.

Chapter IV. Eruptions Due to Local Irritation

Chapter VI. Affections Caused by Animal Parasites

Scabies, Pediculosis, etc., Exotic Parasitic Affections

Chapter VII. Affections Caused by Vegetable Parasites

Ringworm, Favus, Tinea Versicolor, Tropical Ringworms, Pinta, Actinomycosis, Mycetoma, Blastomycosis, Sporotrichosis.

Chapter VIII. Microbic Affections of the Skin

Erysipelas, Impetigo, Dermatitis Gangrenosa, Boil,Carbuncle, Sycosis, Granuloma Tropicum, Diphtheria,Anthrax, Glanders, Etc.

Chapter IX. Microbic Affections (Continued) Pityriasis, Seborrhoea and The Acnes

Chapter X. Microbic Affections (Continued)

Tuberculosis, Scrofulodermia, Lupus Vulgaris, Tuberculides of the Skin and Hypoderm, Sarcoids,Leprosy, Rhinoscleroma, Keratodermia Blenorrhagica,Ulcus Molle.

Chapter XI. Syphilis

Chapter XII. Exotic Spirochaetal Diseases and Leishmaniasis

Yaws, Tropical Ulcer, Oriental Sore, Espundia

Chapter XIII. Eruptions Caused By Drugs, Vaccines, and Antitoxines

Chapter XIV. Cutaneous Affections in General and Visceral Diseases

Chapter XV. Toxic Eruptions

Erythema Multiforme, Erythema Nodosum, Erythema Scarlatiniforme, Pellagra, Acrodynia, Urticaria, Purpura, Urticaria Pigmentosa, Erysipeloid, Acne Eosacea, Lupus Erythematosus, Lupus Pernio.

Chapter XVI. The Erythrodermias

Epidemic Erythrodermia, General Exfoliative Dermatitis, Pityriasis Rubra, Secondary Erythrodermia, and The Erythrodermias of Mycosis Fungoides and Leukaemia.

Chapter XVII. Affections Dependent upon Vascular and Lymphatic Obstruction, etc

Varicose Veins, Cutaneous Gangrene, Bed Sore, Kaynaud's Disease, Elephantiasis, Pachydermia

Chapter XVIII. Neurodermatoses

Pruritus, Prurigo, Herpes Simplex, Herpes Zoster, Atrophodermia Neuritica, Syringomyelia, Trophic Ulcer, Perforating Ulcer

Chapter XIX. Erythemato-Squamous Eruptions of Unknown Origin

Pityriasis Kosea, Psoriasis, Parapsoriasis, Cheilitis

Chapter XX. Papular Eruptions of Unknown Origin

Lichen Planus, Granuloma Annulare, Erythema Elevatum Diutinum

Chapter XXI. Follicular Keratoses and Allied Conditions

Keratosis Pilaris, Lichen Pilaris Seu Spinulosus, Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris, Darier's Disease, Acanthosis Nigricans, Porokeratosis.

Chapter XXII. The Pemphigus Group

Acute Malignant Pemphigus, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Hydroa, Chronic Pemphigus, Pemphigus Foliaceus, Pemphigus Vegetans.

Chapter XXIII. Leucodermia, Melanodermia and Chloasma

Chapter XXIV. Atrophy and Sclerosis of The Skin

Atrophodermia, Striae Atrophicae, Senile Degeneration, Leukoplakic Vulvitis, Kraurosis Vulvae, Sclerodermia, Morphoea, Ainhum

Chapter XXV. Tumors of the Skin

Verrucae, Senile Keratoma, Tumors of the Appendages, Cysts, Molluscum Contagiosum. Squamous-Celled Carcinoma, Basal-Celled Carcinoma, Rodent Ulcer, Naevo-Carcinoma, Secondary Carcinoma, Paget's Disease. Xanthoma, Fibromata, Neuromata, Cheloid, Lipoma,Myxoma,Leiomyoma, Calcareous Tumours, Telangiectase S. Sarcomata, Mycosis Fungoides, Lymphadenoma, Leukaemia

Chapter XXVI. Diseases of the Appendages

Anidrosis, Hyperidrosis, Bromidrosis, Sudamina, Milaria Rubra, Miliary Fever, Pompholyx, Hidrocystoma.

Asteatosis, Seborrhoea Oleosa. Canities, Alopecia, Pseudo-Pelade, Hypertrichosis, Trichorrhexis Nodosa, Trichoptilosis, Monilethrix, Leptothrix. Affections of The Nails.


I. Mineral Waters

II. Internal Treatment by Drugs

III. External Applications to the Skin



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