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Dermatology at a Glance, 2nd Edition




Dermatology at a Glance, 2nd Edition

Mahbub M. U. Chowdhury, Ruwani P. Katugampola, Andrew Y. Finlay

ISBN: 978-1-119-39265-1 August 2019 Wiley-Blackwell 184 Pages


The market-leading at a Glance series is popular among healthcare students and newly qualified practitioners for its concise, simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with clear, easy-to-follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory texts for teaching, learning and revision, and are useful throughout university and beyond.


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List of abbreviations

Part 1 Principles of dermatology

Chapter 1 Evidence based dermatology

Chapter 2 Dermatology: the best on the web

Chapter 3 Dermatology: then and now

Chapter 4 How the skin works

Chapter 5 The burden of skin disease

Part 2 The patient consultation

Chapter 6 Taking the history

Chapter 7 How to examine the skin

Chapter 8 Diagnostic pathways

Part 3 Basic procedures

Chapter 9 Surgical basics

Chapter 10 Key procedures

Chapter 11 Dermoscopy

Part 4 Treatments

Chapter 12 Topical therapy

Chapter 13 Practical special management

Chapter 14 Systemic therapies

Part 5 Inflammatory diseases

Chapter 15 Psoriasis

Chapter 16 Atopic dermatitis

Chapter 17 Acne and teenage skin

Chapter 18 Hidradenitis suppurativa

Chapter 19 Common inflammatory diseases

Part 6 ER dermatology

Chapter 20 Acute dermatology

Chapter 21 Blistering skin diseases

Chapter 22 Drug reactions

Part 7 Skin infections

Chapter 23 Bacterial infections

Chapter 24 Viral infections

Chapter 25 Fungal infections 

Chapter 26 Skin infestations

Chapter 27 Tropical skin diseases

Part 8 Specific sites

Chapter 28 The red face

Chapter 29 Oral and genital disease

Chapter 30 Nail and hair disease

Part 9 Specific ages

Chapter 31 The newborn infant

Chapter 32 The child with a rash

Chapter 33 Skin problems in pregnancy

Chapter 34 Elderly skin

Part 10 Skin allergy

Chapter 35 Cutaneous allergy

Chapter 36 The working hands

Chapter 37 Urticaria

Part 11 Skin tumours

Chapter 38 Benign skin lesions

Chapter 39 Non-melanoma skin cancers

Chapter 40 Malignant melanoma

Chapter 41 Other malignant skin conditions

Part 12 Photodermatology

Chapter 42 Pigmentation

Chapter 43 Sun and skin

Chapter 44 Phototherapy

Chapter 45 Photodermatoses

Part 13 Systemic diseases

Chapter 46 Skin signs of systemic disease

Chapter 47 Autoimmune disease and vasculitis

Chapter 48 The immunosuppressed patient

Part 14 Miscellaneous conditions

Chapter 49 Psychodermatology

Chapter 50 Pruritus

Chapter 51 Cosmetic Dermatology

Chapter 52 Skin breakdown

Chapter 53 Hereditary skin diseases


Clinical picture quiz 102

Clinical picture quiz answers 105

Index 107