eBook The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1410339033
  • ISBN-13: 9781410339034
  • DDC: 616.5003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 862 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

The first edition of The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatologyis a comprehensive guide and a unique source of information on the diseases and conditions affecting skin, hair, nail, and the mucus membranes. The two-volume set includes 250 entries and more than 170 full-color images, as well as cross-references, a glossary of terms, and a complete subject index. Advisory board consists of subject matter experts who define the contents and review articles.

Features and Benefits

  • 250 entries, approximately 2,000 words each (Examples: alopecia, basal cell carcinoma, biopsy, lice, liposuction, and ultraviolet therapy).
  • 174 full-color photos, illustrations, graphs, etc., to highlight the text.
  • Abundant cross-references to help readers make connections between entries.
  • A glossary of terms (compiled of the entry-specific Words to Know lists).
  • A General Index to offer access to places, subjects, titles, and proper names mentioned within the text.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410339025 | ISBN-13: 9781410339027

Table of Contents

Acanthosis nigricans.
Acne.
Actinic prurigo.
Alopecia.
Amyloidosis.
Angiokeratomas.
Angiomas.
Angiosarcoma.
Angiospastic macules (Bier spots).
Antihistamines.
Antimalarial agents.
Aplasia cutis congenita.
Asteatotic eczema.
Atopic eruption of pregnancy.
Atypical (dysplastic) melanocytic nevus.
Azathioprine.
Bacterial diseases.
Becker's melanosis (nevus).
Behçet's disease.
Biopsy.
Bites and stings.
Blisters.
Blue nevus and its variants.
Botulinum toxin.
Bullous pemphigoid.
Café-au-lait macules.
Candidiasis.
Carcinoma, basal cell.
Carcinoma, squamous cell.
Chancroid.
Chemical and mechanical skin resurfacing.
Chemical peels.
Clear cell acanthoma.
Colloid milium.
Common acquired melanocytic nevi.
Confluent and reticulated papillomatosis.
Congenital melanocytic nevus.
Contact dermatitis.
Cosmetics and cosmeceuticals.
Cowden disease.
Cryosurgery.
Curettage.
Cutaneous gastroenterology.
Cutaneous hematology and oncology.
Cutaneous lupus erythematosus.
Cutaneous manifestations of HIV infection.
Cutaneous rheumatology.
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.
Cutaneous vasculitis.
Cutis laxa.
Cutis verticis gyrata.
Cyclosporine.
Cysts.
Cytomegalovirus (HHV-5).
Dapsone.
Delusions of parasitosis.
Dermatitis.
Dermatitis artefacta.
Dermatitis herpetiformis and linear IgA bullous dermatosis.
Dermatitis, chronic actinic.
Dermatitis, periorificial.
Dermatofibroma.
Dermatologic drugs during pregnancy and lactation.
Dermatomyositis.
Dermatoses due to plants.
Dermatoses, eosinophilic.
Dermatoses, occupational.
Dermatosis papulosa nigra.
Dermoscopy (dermatoscopy).
Dilated pore of Winer and pilar sheath acanthoma.
Disseminated eczema.
Drug reactions.
Dupuytren's contracture.
Dysesthetic anogenital pain syndromes.
Dyshidrotic eczema.
Ear pit.
Elastosis perforans serpiginosa.
Electrosurgery.
Environmental and sports-related skin diseases.
Ephelides.
Epidermal nevus.
Epidermolysis bullosa.
Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita.
Epstein-Barr virus (HHV-4).
Erythema annulare centrifugum.
Erythema induratum.
Erythema infectiosum.
Erythema marginatum.
Erythema multiforme.
Erythema nodosum.
Erythema toxicum neonatorum.
Erythroderma.
Flaps.
Flushing.
Follicular keratinization disorders.
Folliculitis.
Foreign body reactions.
Fungal diseases.
Ganglion.
Gianotti-Crosti syndrome.
Giant cell tumor of tendon sheath.
Glomus tumors and glomuvenous malformations (glomangiomas).
Grafts.
Graft-versus-host disease.
Granular parakeratosis.
Granuloma annulare.
Granuloma faciale.
Granuloma, pyogenic.
Hair restoration.
Hair shaft abnormalities.
Halo nevus.
Hemangiomas, infantile.
Herpes simplex viruses (HSV-1 and HSV-2).
Human herpesvirus type 3 (HHV-3; Varicella-zoster virus).
Human herpesvirus type 6 (HHV-6).
Human herpesvirus type 7 (HHV-7).
Human herpesvirus type 8 (HHV-8).
Human papillomaviruses (warts).
Hyperhidrosis.
Hyperkeratosis treatment agents.
Hyperpigmentation disorders.
Hypertrichosis and hirsutism.
Hypertrophic scars and keloids.
Hypohidrosis and anhidrosis.
Ichthyoses.
Injectable dermal and subcutaneous fillers.
Insect repellents.
Juvenile plantar dermatosis.
Kaposi sarcoma.
Kawasaki disease.
Keratoses.
Keratosis, actinic.
Laser treatment.
Leiomyoma/leiomyosarcoma.
Lentigo simplex and mucosal melanotic lesions.
Lice.
Lichen nitidus.
Lichen planus.
Lichen sclerosus.
Lichen simplex chronicus.
Lichen striatus.
Lipodermatosclerosis.
Lipoma/angiolipoma.
Liposuction.
Livedo reticularis.
Local anesthetics.
Lymphedema.
Mastocytosis.
Measles.
Melanoma.
Melasma.
Methotrexate.
Mid-dermal elastolysis.
Miliaria.
Milium.
Mixed connective tissue disease.
Mohs surgery.
Morphea.
Mucinoses.
Mucous membrane (cicatricial) pemphigoid.
Nail disorders.
Nail surgery.
Necrobiosis lipoidica.
Neonatal cephalic pustulosis.
Neurofibroma.
Neurofibromatosis.
Neuromas.
Neurotic excoriations.
Nevus of Ota and Ito.
Nevus spilus.
Notalgia paresthetica.
Nutritional diseases.
Oral disease.
Panniculitis.
Parapsoriasis, small plaque and large plaque.
Patch testing.
Pemphigoid gestationis.
Pemphigus foliaceus.
Pemphigus vulgaris.
Phlebology and treatment of leg veins.
Phototherapy.
Physiologic changes during pregnancy.
Piezogenic pedal papules (piezogenic papules).
Pigmented purpuric eruptions.
Pityriasis alba.
Pityriasis lichenoides.
Pityriasis rosea.
Polymorphic eruption of pregnancy.
Polymorphic light eruption.
Porokeratosis.
Porphyria.
Poxvirus infections.
Prurigo nodularis.
Pruritus.
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum.
Psoriasis.
Psoriasis, pustular variants.
Psoriatic arthritis.
Psychocutaneous diseases.
Pyoderma gangrenosum.
Recurrent melanocytic nevus.
Relapsing polychondritis.
Rheumatoid arthritis, extra-articular manifestations of.
Rickettsial diseases.
Rituximab.
Rosacea and related disorders.
Roseola infantum.
Sarcoidosis.
Scabies.
Schistosomiasis and swimmer's itch.
Schwannoma.
Sebaceous gland hyperplasia.
Sjögren's syndrome.
Skin tags.
Skin: anatomy, structure, and function.
Skin: embryonic origin of, development, and maintenance.
Soft tissue augmentation.
Solar lentigines.
Solar urticaria.
Spitz nevus (spindle- and epithelioid-cell tumors).
Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.
Striae.
Sunscreens.
Sweet's syndrome.
Syphilis.
Systemic antibacterial agents.
Systemic antifungal agents.
Systemic antiviral agents.
Systemic corticosteroids.
Systemic retinoids.
Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) and related disorders.
Telogen effluvium.
Therapeutic shampoos.
Topical antibacterial agents.
Topical antifungal agents.
Topical calcineurin inhibitors.
Topical corticosteroids.
Topical retinoids.
Topical vitamin D3.
Transient neonatal pustular melanosis.
Trichostasis spinulosa.
Trichotillomania.
Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors.
Ulcers.
Ultraviolet therapy.
Unilateral laterothoracic exanthem.
Urticaria and angioedema.
Vascular malformations.
Venous lakes.
Vitiligo.