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Shimizu's Dermatology, 2nd Edition

Shimizu's Dermatology, 2nd Edition

Hiroshi Shimizu

ISBN: 978-1-119-09908-6

Dec 2016, Wiley-Blackwell

664 pages


Shimizu's Dermatology, Second Edition provides practical, didactic, and rapid-reference advice on diagnosis and management of the most common dermatologic conditions.

Written by one of the world's leading experts, and a best-seller in Japan where it was first published, the second edition is cohesive, richly illustrated, attractively presented, and fully revised to reflect the latest in clinical developments. This complete dermatology resource offers:

  • Over 2,000 clinical images to aid rapid and easy diagnosis
  • 100% clinically focused chapters describing the clinical features, classifications, pathogeneses, pathologies, treatments and lab findings of diseases
  • Key points and tips and tricks in every chapter for practical guidance
  • Attractive color presentation throughout, with high-quality clinical images
  • Improve your knowledge of skin conditions and their management with this concise, user-friendly, alternative to larger reference books.

Shimizu's Dermatology is ideal for specialists in clinical practice, trainees managing patients at clinics or hospitals or preparing for board exams, and medical students.

1 Structure and function of the skin, 1

2 Histopathology of the skin, 43

3 Dermoscopy, 57

4 Description of skin lesions, 67

5 Diagnosis of skin diseases, 81

6 Treatment of skin diseases, 92

7 Eczema and dermatitis, 116

8 Urticaria, prurigo, and pruritus, 134

9 Erythema and erythroderma, 145

10 Drug-induced skin reactions and graft-versus-host disease, 158

11 Vasculitis, purpura, and other vascular diseases, 171

12 Collagen diseases, 203

13 Physicochemical injury and photosensitive diseases, 234

14 Blistering and pustular diseases, 254

15 Disorders of keratinization, 285

16 Disorders of skin color, 325

17 Metabolic disorders, 340

18 Disorders of the dermis and subcutaneous fat, 363

19 Disorders of the skin appendages, 387

20 Nevi and neurocutaneous syndromes, 405

21 Benign skin tumors, 439

22 Malignant skin tumors, lymphomas, and melanomas, 481

23 Viral infections, 528

24 Bacterial infections, 556

25 Fungal diseases, 576

26 Mycobacterial infections, 593

27 Sexually transmitted infections, 605

28 Skin diseases caused by arthropods (insects, spiders, crustaceans) and other noxious animals, 613

Appendix: Main genodermatoses and their causative genes and proteins, 626

Index, 630

"There are so many introductory dermatology books that it is surprising to find one that distinguishes itself from all the others. This second edition (the first edition was published 2007) achieves the perfect balance between discussing basic dermatologic principles for nondermatologists and informing readers about the complexities and concerns that seasoned dermatologists would take into consideration with regards to evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment...All in all, this is a terrific book because it addresses the major pertinent concepts for understanding dermatology...Dermatology primers have different strengths. This book does it all." (Doody Enterprises June 2017)