Ideal aid todifferential diagnosis Comprehensive list of dermatologic diagnoses,morphologic features, drug-induced disorders, extracutaneousmanifestations, and histologic findings Differentialdiagnostic possibilities ordered by similarity to the main diagnosis Includesmany new diagnoses and images Provides a quick list of treatment options foreach diagnosis
When facedwith a challenging dermatologic problem, physicians are often required toperform a time-consuming search through large dermatologic texts in order tofind information that will assist in the necessary differential diagnosis. Thiscomprehensive and concise handbook is designed to simplify this processdramatically, permitting rapid identification of the correct diagnosis. Hundredsof dermatologic diagnoses, morphologic features, drug-induced disorders, extracutaneous manifestations, histologicfindings, and random other findings are listed in alphabetical order and in ahomogeneous, reader-friendly structure. The differential diagnoses are shownunder each main diagnosis, sorted according to similarity with that diagnosis. Sincethe first edition, approaching 50 new diagnoses have been added, and many newimages included. In addition, a quick list of treatment options is now includedfor each diagnosis. This easily portable book will be of great value fordermatologists and all who deal with dermatologic diseases.
ContentLevel » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Extracutaneous manifestation - Morphologicfeature - Skin disease - Staging in melanoma - Systematic skin disease
Related subjects » Dermatology - Internal Medicine - Medicine - Pediatrics
Dr. Scott M.Jackson is a practicing dermatologist in Baton Rouge,Louisiana and a Clinical Associate Professorof Dermatology at the Louisiana State University (LSU) HealthSciencesCenter, New Orleans. He gained his MD from the LSUHealthSciencesCenter in 2003, and receivedthe Henry W. Jolly Award for the top graduating medical student in dermatology.The previous year he had been awarded membership of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. In 2007 he received the LSU Residentof the Year Award and also the Louisiana Dermatological Society Annual Peterkin Award. Dr. Lee T. Nesbitt, Jris Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at LouisianaStateUniversityHealthSciencesCenter, New Orleans and HenryJolly Professor of Dermatology. He has twice been named President of theLouisiana Dermatological Society and has served for 9 years as a Director ofthe American Board of Dermatology, of which he was President from 2000 to 2001.He was selected into membership of the American Dermatological Association, thecountry's oldest honorary dermatological organization, in 1985, and has servedon its Board of Directors since 1999. He is a member of many otherorganizations in dermatology and ancillary fields, and has served on numerouscommittees and task forces within the specialty.
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