Paediatric Dermatology

Paperback | March 25, 2010

EditorSue Lewis-Jones

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Paediatric Dermatology is an indispensible and highly-accessible guide for all healthcare professionals faced with the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children with skin diseases. Subdivided into 37 comprehensive chapters written by experts in both dermatology and paediatrics, the bookis organised according to presentation and body site rather than diagnosis, making it ideal for quick reference in the clinical setting as well as general study.It contains over 300 full-colour, high-quality clinical photographs of skin conditions, as well as simple algorithms to aid diagnosis of common presentations, such as itchy red rashes, blistering disorders, bruising and hair and nail disorders. Although attention is focused on more common diseases,the features of many more rare conditions are listed under relevant clinical signs to aid diagnosis. Advice is given on when to refer to a dermatologist, while short descriptions of approved treatment modalities are given where appropriate.

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Paediatric Dermatology is an indispensible and highly-accessible guide for all healthcare professionals faced with the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children with skin diseases. Subdivided into 37 comprehensive chapters written by experts in both dermatology and paediatrics, the bookis organised according to presentation and b...

Sue Lewis-Jones has 25 years of experience in paediatric dermatology. Her research interests include Quality of Life (QoL) in children. She is the co-copyright holder of 3 QoL Questionnaires: Children's Dermatology Life Quality Index (CDLQI), Dermatitis Family Index (DFI) and the Infants Dermatology QoL Index (IDQoL). Sue has a long-s...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:592 pagesPublished:March 25, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199208387

ISBN - 13:9780199208388

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Dermatology basics1. Structure and function of the skin2. The dermatology consultation3. Dermatological treatments4. Patterns and shapes in skin disease5. Endocrine dysfunction and the skin6. Failure to thrive and the skinNeonatal7. Neonatal skin problems8. Vascular birthmarks and tumoursDistribution and body site9. Face, nose, eyes and ears10. Oral lesions11. Trunk and flexures12. Hands, feet and limbs13. Genital skin disorders14. Hair and scalp disorders15. Nail changes16. PhotosensitivityRashes17. Itching, eczemas and related rashes18. Acne and acneiform rashes19. Papular rashes20. Pustular rashes21. Urticarial (Hives) rashes22. Red rashes and erythroderma23. Drug rashes24. Abuse and self-inflicted diseaseTextural changes25. Blisters26. Crusts, scabs and eschars27. Dry skin disorders28. Lumps and bumps (tumours)29. Changes in skin thickness and elasticity30. Ulceration of the skinChanges in skin colour31. Purple skin changes32. White skin changes33. Brown and black skin changes34. Moles35. Blue, grey and black skin changes36. Red skin changes37. Yellow and orange skin changes