Atlas of Geriatric Dermatology by Robert A. Norman

By Robert A. Norman

This is a entire, functional, densely illustrated diagnostic and healing advisor for all geriatric dermatology services. The ebook contains 50 chapters and over six hundred colour pictures on themes starting from universal stipulations akin to basal mobilephone carcinoma, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis to strange stipulations similar to angiosarcoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, and porphyria cutanea tarda.

Sections include:

- Inflammatory stipulations (including touch dermatitis, alopecia, erythema multiforme, pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, porphyria, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrhea, urticaria, xerosis, and more)

- Infections (fungus, herpes simplex and zoster, scabies, lice, and warts)

- dermis indicators in systemic disorder (skin tags, cutaneous metastases, xanthomas)

- neighborhood dermatoses (intertrigo, leg ulcers, strain sores)

- Benign tumors (chondrodermatitis, cysts, ganglion, fibrous papule, seborrheic keratoses, lentigines, and benign vascular lesions)

- Pre-malignant and malignant tumors (actinic keratoses, angiosarcoma, basal phone carcinoma, dermatofibroma and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, intraepidermal neoplasia, Kaposi's sarcoma, keratoacanthoma, lentigo maligna, cutaneous lymphoma, Mycosis fiungoides, cancer, nevi and moles, and squamous mobile carcinoma)

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2002;138(3):370–9. 6. Billet SE, Kortuem KR, Gibson LE, El-Azhary R. A morbilliform variant of vancomycin-induced linear IgA bullous dermatosis. Arch Dermatol. 2008;144(6):774–8. 7. Joly P, Roujeau JC, Benichou J, et al. A comparison of oral and topical corticosteroids in patients with bullous pemphigoid. N Engl J Med. 2002;346(5):321–7. 5 Dermatitis Herpetiformis Synonym Histopathology This disorder is also known as Duhring’s disease. Histopathologic investigation reveals reticulated subepidermal papillary abscesses with neutrophils.

Mild or mid-strength steroids are preferable to highpotency topical steroids in the elderly to avoid atrophy 3. Apply soothing, cool compresses, followed by bland emollients. Prognosis Histopathology Histopathologic investigation reveals subacute dermatitis with spongiosis and lymphocytic (allergic) and/or neutrophilic (irritant) exocytosis. A. M. 1007/978-1-4471-4579-0_2, © Springer-Verlag London 2014 The prognosis is good once the offending agent(s) has been identified and removed. 1 (continued) Face Cosmetics Perfume Topical medication Nail polish Hair dye Hair spray Shaving lotion Acne medication Hatband Man’s beard Cell phone Ears Hearing aid Earphone Ear drops Earrings Eyelids and periorbital area Mascara Eye drops Nail polish (hand contact) Pollens Dust Hair spray Hair dye Eyeglasses Mouth, lips and periorbital area Lipstick Topical corticosteroids Toothpaste Mouthwash Chewing gum Fruit Spices Neck Cosmetics Perfume Acne medication Necklace Scarf Fur Hands and forearms Occupational substance Ring Plants Gloves Dust Wristwatch Topical medication Anal region Suppository Antibacterial Antiperspirant Feet Shoes, Footwear Antifungal Antiperspirant Axillae Deodorant Antiperspirant Genital area Condom Pessary Clothing Hygiene product Topical medication Things and lower legs Clothing Keys Coins Topical medication Abdomen, chest Rubber waistband Pacemaker implant ECG pads Transdermal medication patches 3, 6-14 Prognosis Fig.

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