Ferri's Color Atlas and Text of Clinical Medicine

1st Edition

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Key Features

  • Provides access to the complete contents online, allowing you to perform quick searches, cross reference differential diagnoses with even greater efficiency, and download all of the images from the book.
  • Features nearly 4,000 high-quality photographs—complemented by concise explanatory text—to help you quickly identify and diagnose virtually every condition encountered in daily practice.
  • Presents several images for each condition correlating various characteristic visual findings.
  • Concisely summarizes each condition’s definition, key features, differential diagnosis, therapeutic options, and relevant ICD-9-CM codes.
  • Presents differential diagnosis references for each image to help you rule out conditions with a similar presentation.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 Skin and subcutaneous tissues

1. The structure and function of skin
2. Evaluation of skin disorders
3. Disorders of keratinization
4. Inherited and autoimmune subepidermal blistering diseases
5. Acantholytic disorders
6. Eczematous dermatoses
7. Psoriasis
8. Lichen planus
9. Hypersensitivity syndromes
10. Superficial and deep perivascular inflammatory dermatoses
11. Granulomatous and necrobiotic dermatoses
12. Porphiria cutanea tarda (PCT)
13. Pellagra
14. Cutaneous adverse reactions to drugs
15. Neutrophilic and eosinophilic dermatoses
16. Vascular diseases
17. Disorders of pigmentation
18. Diseases of the hair
19. Acne vulgaris
20. Rosacea
21. Diseases of the nails
22. Tumors of the surface epithelium
23. Melanocytic nevi
24. Melanoma
25. Miscellaneous skin lesions
26. Dermatophyte infections
27. Viral exanthems
28. Bacterial skin infections
29. Infestations and bites
30. Decubitus ulcers
31. Environmental injuries
32. Radiation Dermatitis

SECTION 2 Brain, peripheral nervous system, muscle

33. Normal anatomy
34. Diagnostic tests and procedures
35. Cerebrovascular disease
36. Subclavian steal syndrome
37. Subdural hematoma
38. Brain neoplasms
39. Dementia
40. Movement disorders
41. Developmental disorders of the spinal cord and brain
42. Multiple sclerosis
43. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
44. Neuropathies
45. Ataxias
46. Infections
47. Neurocutaneous syndromes
48. Disorders of muscle and neuromuscular junction
49. Bell’s palsy
50. Cerebral palsy
51. Down syndrome
52. Normal pressure hydrocephalus
53. Dandy-Walker malformation
54. Neuroblastoma
55. von-Hippel-Lindau disease

SECTION 3 Eyes, Ears, Nose, Oral cavity, and Neck


56. Normal anatomy
57. Diagnostic tests and procedures
58. Catar


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About the author

Fred Ferri

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island