Description

This book represents the state-of-the-art in the field of skin and autoimmune rheumatic diseases. It covers systematically a growing and multifaceted topic which is of great importance in the clinical practice. It also serves as a sharp educational tool as each chapter provides summaries and specific highlights to key references cited into the text. The pathophysiological link between skin involvement and autoimmunity has been explained in detail, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic aspects. This book yields an impressive body of well ordered information which summarizes the experience of a selected panel of distinguished physicians and scientists actively involved in the field of skin immunology and systemic autoimmunity.

Key Features

* Written by a respected panel of distinguished physician-scientists actively involved in the field of skin immunology and systemic autoimmunity * Box summaries at the end of each chapter highlight important topics * Up-to-date basic knowledge as well as modern approach to diagnosis and therapy

Readership

Dermatologists, rheumatologists, internal medicine specialists, immunologists, medical/scientific management and pharmaceutical Companies

Details

No. of pages:
358
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780444521583
Electronic ISBN:
9780080461922

About the editors

Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini

Affiliations and Expertise

Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University, Milan, Italy

Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini

Affiliations and Expertise

Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University, Milan, Italy

Andrea Doria

Affiliations and Expertise

Division of Rheumatology, University of Padova, Italy

Annegret Kuhn

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Dermatology, University of Duesseldorf, Germany

Giampietro Girolomoni

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Verona, Italy