Atlas of Geriatric Dermatology by Robert A. Norman

By Robert A. Norman

This is a accomplished, sensible, densely illustrated diagnostic and healing advisor for all geriatric dermatology prone. The ebook contains 50 chapters and over six hundred colour images on subject matters starting from universal stipulations reminiscent of basal telephone carcinoma, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis to strange stipulations equivalent to angiosarcoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, and porphyria cutanea tarda.

Sections include:

- Inflammatory stipulations (including touch dermatitis, alopecia, erythema multiforme, pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, porphyria, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrhea, urticaria, xerosis, and more)

- Infections (fungus, herpes simplex and zoster, scabies, lice, and warts)

- epidermis indicators in systemic sickness (skin tags, cutaneous metastases, xanthomas)

- neighborhood dermatoses (intertrigo, leg ulcers, strain sores)

- Benign tumors (chondrodermatitis, cysts, ganglion, fibrous papule, seborrheic keratoses, lentigines, and benign vascular lesions)

- Pre-malignant and malignant tumors (actinic keratoses, angiosarcoma, basal mobile carcinoma, dermatofibroma and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, intraepidermal neoplasia, Kaposi's sarcoma, keratoacanthoma, lentigo maligna, cutaneous lymphoma, Mycosis fiungoides, cancer, nevi and moles, and squamous mobilephone carcinoma)

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J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2010;121:314–6. 6. Rittmaster RS. Finasteride. N Engl J Med. 1994;330(2):120–5. Fig. 19 Early pattern of hair loss 4 Bullous Pemphigoid Clinical Description Diagnosis The dermatological manifestiations of bullous pemphigoid can be either subacute or acute, with widespread, tense bullae (blisters 1 cm or more in diameter). Pruritus is an accompany secondary effect. Urticarial lesions may also be present before blisters of the vesicular form. Generalized erythroderma can resemble psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and other conditions with exfoliative erythroderma.

2. Fisher AA. Contact dermatitis. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lea & Pebiger; 1986. 3. Newcomer VD, Young Jr EM. Recognition and treatment of contact dermatitis. Drug Ther. 1991;21(3):211–7. 4. Nethercott JR. Practical problems in the use of patch testing in the evaluation of patients with contact dermatitis. Curr Probl Dermatol. 1990;2:95. 5. Adams RM. Patch testing: a recapitulation. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1981;5:629. 6. Thestrup-Pedersen K, Larsen CG, Ronnevig J. The immunology of contact dermatitis: a review with special reference to the pathophysiology of eczema.

Skin aging and photcaging. Dermatol Nurs. 1990;2:79. 18. Norman R. Diagnosis and treatment of common dermatologic problems in geriatrics Blackwell Publishing. Dermatol Ther. 2003;16(3):181–286. 19. Norman R, Henderson N. Aging: an overview. Dermatol Ther. 2003;16(3):181–185. 20. Norman R. The American experience. The age of skin. The newsletter of the senior skin group for skin disease of the elderly (Great Britain) Issue 7, 2006. 21. Norman R. Common skin conditions in geriatric dermatology. Ann Long-Term Care.

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