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Author Piraccini, Bianca Maria, author

Title Nail disorders : a practical guide to diagnosis and management / Bianca Maria Piraccini
Published Milan : Springer, 2014


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 160 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Nail Anatomy and Physiology for the Clinician -- Nail Signs -- Examination of Patients with Nail Disorders -- Useful Diagnostic Techniques -- Common Diseases of the Toenails -- Nail Disorders Due to Environmental, Professional, and Cosmetic Causes and Auto-induced Nail Diseases -- Nail Disorders Due to Dermatological Diseases -- Infective Nail Disorders -- Nail Signs of Systemic Diseases and Drug-Induced Nail Changes -- Tumors of the Nails
Summary This book is designed to meet the need for a concise, easy-to-read text on how to approach and manage patients with nail diseases. The book opens with a description of nail anatomy and physiology, followed by a review of nail symptoms, divided according to the part of the nail apparatus involved. Non-invasive and invasive tools for the diagnosis of nail disorders are then described and insights provided into their appropriate use. Subsequent chapters review the various nail diseases, covering inflammatory, infective, environmentally and auto- induced, drug-induced and neoplastic conditions as well as disorders due to systemic diseases. An additional chapter addresses nail conditions commonly seen in toenails. Informative high-quality illustrations are included for each disorder and boxes helpfully summarize the most important features, clues to diagnosis, necessary examinations, and treatments. Nail Disorders: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Management will be an invaluable, ready source of information for students in dermatology, clinical practitioners and podiatrists
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed June 10, 2014)
Subject Nails (Anatomy) -- Diseases -- Diagnosis
Nails (Anatomy) -- Diseases -- Treatment
Nails (Anatomy) -- Diseases.
Nail Diseases
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Nails (Anatomy) -- Diseases.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9788847053045