Bringing together thousands of the best dermatologic clinical and pathological photographs and figures from researchers and scientists around the world, this volume focuses on the most prevalent dermatologic disorders as they relate to cutaneous anatomy, general dermatologic concepts, and biology and inherited disorders. It includes atypical presentations of various disorders, giving insight into differential diagnoses, helping to familiarize the reader with some of the rarest dermatologic disorders. Atlas of Dermatology, Dermatopathology and Venereology Volume 1 is written for dermatologists, dermatopathologists, and residents and summarizes data regarding any dermatologic disorder and syndrome. Each entry includes an introduction, clinical and pathological manifestations, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and treatment and prognosis.
Cutaneous Anatomy, Biology and Inherited Disorders and General Dermatologic Concepts.- 1. Introduction and Historical Bibliography.- 2. Comparative Dermatology.- 3. Anatomy and Organization of Human Skin.- 4. Functions of the skin.- 5. Molecular Biology.- 6. Histopathology of the Skin: General Principles.- 7. Inflammation.- 8. Clinical Immunology, Allergy and Photoimmunology.- 9. Cutaneous Reactions.- 10. Wound healing.- 11. Diagnosis of Skin Disease.- 12. Dermoscopy.- 13. Trichoscopy.- 14. Reflectance Confocal Microscopy in Dermatology.- 15. Prenatal Diagnosis of Genetic Skin Disease.- 16. Evidence-Based Dermatology.- 17. Skin and Skin Disease throughout Life.- 18. Epidemiology of Skin Disease.- 19. Racial Influences on Skin Disease.- 20. Education in Dermatology.- 21. Genetics in Dermatology.- 22. Genodermatoses.- 23. Genetic Blistering Diseases.- 24. Naevi and other Developmental Defects.- 25. Disorders of Keratinization.- 26. Metabolic and Nutritional Disorders.- 27. The Neonate.