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Dermatology edited by Jean L. Bolognia, Joseph L. Jorizzo, Julie V. Schaffer - 3rd ed - [Philadelphia] ; London : Elsevier Saunders, ©2012 - 2 volumes illustrations ; cm

Previous edition: 2008

Includes bibliographical references and index

Front cover; Dermatology; Copyright page; Table of Contents; Preface; List of Contributors; User Guide; Volumes, Sections and Color Coding; Volume One; Volume Two; Basic Science Chapters; Therapeutic Ladders; Dermatology Website; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Section One Overview of Basic Science; 0 Basic Principles of Dermatology; Chapter Contents; Introduction to clinical dermatology; Etiologic Premises; Inflammatory versus neoplastic; Morphology; Palpation and appreciation of textural changes; Color; Variation in skin color within the human population; Configuration and Distribution ConfigurationDistribution; Temporal Course; The role of dermatopathology in clinicopathologic correlation; The Skin Biopsy; Site selection; Biopsy techniques; Post-procedure handling of the skin biopsy; Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases by Pattern Analysis; Ten patterns defined; Perivascular dermatitis; Interface dermatitis; Spongiotic dermatitis; Psoriasiform dermatitis; Vesiculobullous and pustular dermatoses; Intraepidermal (see Fig. 0.13E); Subepidermal (see Fig. 0.13F); Vasculitis/pseudovasculitis; Nodular and diffuse dermatitis; Folliculitis/perifolliculitis Fibrosing/sclerosing conditionsPanniculitis; Invisible dermatoses; Deposition of Materials within the Skin; Histologic Stains; Immunohistochemical Testing; Introduction to the use of dermoscopy (dermatoscopy); Conclusion; References; 1 Anatomy and Physiology; Introduction; Structure and function; Conventional Concepts of the Structure of Skin; Epidermis; Dermis; Dermal-epidermal interface; Knowledge of the Function and Structure of Skin Begins with Skin Disease; The Central Role of Protecting DNA as a Function of Skin; The requirements of skin are identified in its failings Preventing Infection: Skin as an Immunologic OrganFailure of immunity: infection; Warts; Dermatophytosis; Opportunistic infections in the setting of human immunodeficiency virus infection; Hansen's disease (leprosy); Faulty immunity: autoimmunity; Failure of immunity: cancer; Maintaining a Barrier: Skin as a Protective Organ; Failure of protection against toxic chemicals; Failure to protect against dehydration and infection: toxic epidermal necrolysis; Failure to protect against UV radiation: albinism; Maintaining the Integrity of Skin: Repair Mechanisms; Failure to effectively repair injury Delayed wound healingKeloids; Xeroderma pigmentosum; Providing Circulation: Skin as a Nutritive Organ; Failure of circulation: arteries and veins; Embolic occlusion of arteries; Vasculitis; Occlusive vasculopathy; Venous insufficiency; Failure of circulation: lymphatic blockage; Interfacing with External and Internal Environments: Skin as a Communicating Organ; Abnormality of neurologic communication: excessive sensitivity; Abnormality of neurologic communication: excessive sweating; Abnormality of neurologic communication: decreased sensitivity; Communication via hormones and cytokines

Dermatology, edited by world authorities Jean L. Bolognia, MD, Joseph L. Jorizzo, MD, and Julie V. Schaffer, MD, is an all-encompassing medical reference book that puts the latest practices in dermatologic diagnosis and treatment at your fingertips. It delivers more comprehensive coverage of basic science, clinical practice, pediatric dermatology, and dermatologic surgery than you'll find in any other source. Whether you're a resident or an experienced practitioner, you'll have the in-depth, expert, up-to-the-minute answers you need to overcome any challenge you face in practice. Get regular content updates, download illustrations in JPEG or PPT format, and search the complete contents online with on-the-go access at expertconsult.com. Find answers fast with a highly user-friendly, "easy-in-easy-out" format and a wealth of tables and algorithms for instant visual comprehension. Get full exposure to core knowledge with coverage of dermatology's entire spectrum of subspecialties. See just the essential information with "need-to-know" basic science information and key references. Expedite decision making and clarify complex concepts with logical tables, digestible artwork, and easy-to-grasp schematics

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