Diagnosis, Therapy, Surgery

3rd Edition - July 8, 2005

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  • Authors: Richard Scher, C. Ralph Daniel
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781416023562

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The thoroughly updated 3rd Edition of this highly regarded text continues to provide the latest therapeutic and surgical information on nail disease. A new signs-oriented section guides you to disease-specific information and simplifies diagnosis. The new, streamlined format includes bullet lists · cross-references · "Therapy" and Key points" highlights for easy reference · and full-color artwork throughout, as well as a larger page size that accommodates bigger photographs. In addition, many illustrations have been added to elucidate complex basic science.

Key Features

  • Provides the most reliable and comprehensive treatment information available—fully revised to include the latest therapeutic and surgical knowledge.
  • Uses a disease-oriented chapter format.

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Signs and Symptoms

    Section 2: The Normal Nail:

    1-Historical Aspects

    2-Structure and Function

    3-Basic Science (incorporating embryology and with a look into the future)

    Section 3: Diagnostic Techniques:

    4-Initial Approach to Examination

    5-Exostoses, Radiology, MRIs


    Section 4: The Abnormal Nail:

    7-Pigmentation Abnormalities

    8- Brittle Nails


    10-Chronic Paronychia

    11-Dermatological Disease


    13-Podiatric approach to Onychomycosis

    14-Infection, Non Fungal

    15-Nails in Systemic Disease

    16-Systemic Drugs




    20-Cosmetics and/Dangers of nail Salons

    21-Pediatric Disease

    22-Nails in Older Individuals

    Section 5: Therapeutic Techniques:

    23-Basic Surgery

    24-Advanced Surgery


Product details

  • No. of pages: 352
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2005
  • Published: July 8, 2005
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781416023562

About the Authors

Richard Scher

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Clinical Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY

C. Ralph Daniel

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor of Medicine (Dermatology), University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

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