Strategies for Immunointerventions in Dermatology by Günter BurgStrategies for Immunointerventions in Dermatology by Günter Burg

Strategies for Immunointerventions in Dermatology

EditorGünter Burg, Reinhard G. Dummer

Paperback | October 2, 2011

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Recent progress in the fields of pharmacology and immunology has provided us with new possibilities for treating dermatological diseases. This book reviews the most important immunosuppressive and immunostimulatory drugs and gives helpful, practical information on the treatment of various dermatoses, including autoimmundiseases, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, vasculitis, contact dermatitis, pyoderma gangrenosum, infectious diseases, and neoplasms of the skin - in particular, malignant melanoma.
Title:Strategies for Immunointerventions in DermatologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:440 pagesPublished:October 2, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642645399

ISBN - 13:9783642645396

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Table of Contents

From the contents: A Rational Approach to Immune Intervention.- Skin as an Immunocompetent Organ in Health and Disease.- Cyclosporin A.- Rapamycin.- FK-506/Tacrolimus.- Low-Dose Methotrexate: An Immunomodifying Therapeutic Strategy for Dermatologic Diseases.- Leflunomide.- Fusion Toxins.- Dermatological Phototherapy.- Cytokines with Immunosuppressive Capacities.- Extracorporeal Photochemotherapy.- Glucocorticosteroids.- High Dose Intravenous Immunoglobulins.- Interferon Therapy in Dermatology.- Tumor Necrosis Factors.- Development of a DNA Vaccine Against Malignant Melanoma.- Low Molecular Weight Cytokine Inducers.- Autoimmune Bullous Diseases.- Rheumatic Disease Group.- Atopic Dermatitis.- Psoriasis.- Vasculitis Allergica.- Contact Dermatitis.- Pyoderma Gangrenosum.- Immunostimulation and Vaccination Therapy of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection.- Cutaneous Lymphomas.- Non-melanoma Skin Cancer.- Adjuvant Melanoma Therapy.- Gene Therapy: A New Perspective for the Treatment of Malignant Melanoma.- Topical Immunotherapy of Malignant Melanoma.- Vaccination with Dendritic Cells.