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Author Dadzie, Ophelia E

Title Ethnic Dermatology : Principles and Practice
Published Chicester : Wiley, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (320 p.)
Contents Ethnic Dermatology: Principles and Practice; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; Preface; List of Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Defining Ethnic Dermatology: Challenges, Limitations, and Merits; Chapter 2 Skin Semiology and Grading Scales; Introduction; Pigmentation and color; Hyperchromia; Hypochromia; Physiological patterns; Other differences in skin semiology; Pruritus and consequences of scratching or rubbing the skin; Follicular and micropapular patterns; Grading scores/scales; Acknowledgment; Chapter 3 Common Skin Conditions and Ethnicity; Introduction; Psoriasis
Epidemiology and pathophysiologyClinical features and diagnosis; Management; Adult seborrheic dermatitis; Epidemiology; Clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment; Xerosis (dry skin); Epidemiology and pathophysiology; Management; Contact dermatitis; Epidemiology and causes; Clinical features; Atopic dermatitis; Epidemiology; Clinical features and diagnosis; Palmar and plantar keratoderma; Epidemiology and clinical features; Diagnosis and management; Pityriasis rosea; Definition, etiology, and epidemiology; Clinical features and diagnosis; Management; Lichenification and prurigo nodularis
Definition and pathophysiologyClinical features and diagnosis; Epidemiology; Management; Primary cutaneous amyloidosis; Definition and epidemiology; Clinical features and pathophysiology; Diagnosis and management; Disseminate and recurrent infundibulofolliculitis; Prurigo pigmentosa; Definition and epidemiology; Clinical features and diagnosis; Pathophysiology and management; Acne; Epidemiology; Clinical features; Management; Rosacea; Facial Afro-Caribbean childhood eruption; Lichen planus; Epidemiology; Clinical features and diagnosis; Management; Lichen nitidus; Definition; Epidemiology
Clinical features and diagnosisManagement; Confluent and reticulate papillomatosis; Epidemiology and pathophysiology; Clinical features and diagnosis; Management; Autoimmune blistering disorders; Pediculosis capitis; T-cell lymphoma; Epidemiology and pathophysiology; Clinical features and diagnosis; Management; Skin lesions in relation to traditional therapies; Acknowledgment; Chapter 4 Pediatric Dermatology and the Ethnic Patient; Introduction; Dermal melanocytosis; Mongolian spots; Nevus of Ota and nevus of Ito; Transient neonatal pustular melanosis; Acropustulosis of infancy
Kawasaki's diseaseChildhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus and cutaneous lupus erythematosus; Neonatal lupus erythematosus; Traction folliculits/alopecia; Tinea capitis; Atopic dermatitis; Ichthyosis; Keratosis pilaris; Lichen striatus; Epidermal nevus; Phytophotodermatitis; Recognizing jaundice; Measles; Vascular lesions; Childhood granulomatus periorificial dermatitis; Neurofibromatosis type 1; Molluscum contagiosum; Seborrheic dermatitis; Acquired acrodermatitis enteropathica; Chapter 5 Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Diseases; Introduction; Lupus erythematosus or lupic disease
Summary Richly pigmented skin is the most common skin type internationally Historically, dermatology has focused on white skin. But rich pigmentation can lead to differences in presentation, disease course and outcome, and reaction to treatment. Some dermatologic conditions are seen predominantly or only in richly pigmented skin. Ethnic Dermatology: Principles and Practice provides a practical approach to the dermatology of non-white skin. Written from a global perspective to include Asian, African-Caribbean and North African skin types, it covers all the bases of der
Notes Epidemiology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Skin -- Diseases
Dermatology -- Cross-cultural studies
Ethnic groups -- Diseases
Skin -- Diseases -- Diagnosis
Skin -- Diseases -- Treatment
Skin Diseases -- ethnology
Ethnic Groups
Skin Diseases -- diagnosis
Skin Diseases -- therapy
Ethnic groups -- Diseases.
Skin -- Diseases.
Skin -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Skin -- Diseases -- Treatment.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Petit, Antoine
Alexis, Andrew F
ProQuest (Firm)
LC no. 2012029833
ISBN 9780470658574
9781118497784 (electronic bk.)
1118497783 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Ethnic Dermatology