The vast majority of the global population has pigmented non-Caucasian skin; accordingly, this book focuses on the diagnosis and management of skin diseases in dark-skinned populations, paying particular attention to different reactive profiles, the frequency and the clinical pictures of diseases in pigmented ethnic skin that arise in hot climate zones.
Supplemented by a wealth of high-quality, full-color images, this comprehensive work covers the full range of dermatological entities and issues characteristic of the tropical and subtropical regions of the globe, including those that are now emerging in developed countries as a result of intensified travel, globalized business, and migration. Each disorder is described by respected experts on subtropical and tropical countries, and each chapter is clearly structured, examining the incidence, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, management and course.
The book illustrates the clinical features and includes major schedules for the diagnosis and management of skin diseases presented in darkly pigmented to black skin. As such, it offers an invaluable tool for all dermatologists in developing and developed countries, especially those who are used to dealing with skin lesions mainly in white Caucasian skin. While enabling physicians to provide proper advice, medical services and support, Pigmented Ethnic Skin and Imported Dermatoses also represents a guide for a broader range of professionals working for governmental institutions, health and refugee agencies.
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This book was written to assist the dermatologists and practitioners in the management of rare and challenging skin disorders. It is the most valuable collection of such skin disorders from more than 274 outstanding contributors over 4 decades in China. In this book, a comprehensive coverage of about 387 conditions are illustrated by 1215 superb images, and each is introduced with an initial summary of clinical characters. This atlas incorporates a wide range of skin disorders from the mildest and common conditions to the most severe conditions. The objective of this book is to provide readers with a clinical reference, which can be easily approachable and possesses the necessary expertise to sharpen a dermatologist’s diagnostic and clinical acumen.
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Contact urticaria is an immediate but transient localized swelling and redness that occurs on the skin after direct contact with an offending substance. It is caused by a variety of compounds, such as foods, preservatives, fragrances, plant and animal products, metals, and rubber latex and the mechanism by which these provoke an immediate urticarial rash at the area of contact can be divided into two categories: non-immunological contact urticaria and immunological (allergic) contact urticaria. Non-immunological contact urticaria typically causes mild localized reactions that clear within hours, e.g. stinging nettle rash. This type of urticaria occurs without prior exposure of a patient’s immune system to an allergen. Immunological contact urticaria occurs most commonly in atopic individuals (people who are prone to allergy). Hence prior exposure to an allergen is required for this type of contact urticaria to occur.
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A Practical Guide to Chemical Peels Microdermabrasion and Topical Products
This third volume in the Cosmetic Procedures series details a broad array of minimally invasive cosmetic skin procedures. Regardless of your experience level with aesthetic medicine, this reference delivers useful facts and procedural guidance readers can apply directly to daily practice. Content features step-by-step instructions for chemical peels and other in-office exfoliation treatments and daily home skin care regimens to treat sun-damaged and prematurely aged skin, acne, rosacea, and hyperpigmentation.
Detailed coverage encompasses the basics of aesthetic medicine, including relevant anatomy, target regions, and areas to be avoided to help improve outcomes and minimize complication risks. Each chapter focuses on a skin care procedure or topical product regimen. Full-color design and illustrations boost understanding of each procedure and aid in retention of essential information. Step-by-step instructions guide readers through each procedure to rapidly acquire procedural skill. Convenient companion website includes videos that provide a surgeon’s-eye-view of the procedures.
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• Detailed coverage encompasses the basics of aesthetic medicine, including relevant anatomy, target regions, and areas to be avoided to help improve outcomes and minimize complication risks.
• Well organized chapters focus on a skin care procedure or topical product regimen.
• Full-color design and illustrations boost understanding of each procedure and aid in retention of essential information.
• Step-by-step instructions guide you through each procedure to rapidly acquire procedural skill.
• Convenient companion website includes videos that give you a surgeon’s-eye-view of the procedures.
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