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Nail Disorders: A Comprehensive Approach
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Nail disorders are a specialised group of disorders which are often neglected during post graduate teaching. This book aims to provide a comprehensive review covering the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of nail disorders. It discusses the basics of nail unit, common conditions like infections, tumours and genetic diseases, diagnostic armamentarium involved in nail diseases like KOH mount, onychoscopy, imaging and surgical management of nail diseases which includes anaesthesia of nail unit, nail biopsy and advanced nail procedures including video demonstration of such procedures. This book elaborates on nails in systemic diseases and briefly covers nail cosmetics and nail photography.
Key Features: Comprehensively reviews nail disorders Includes diagnosis, therapeutic and surgical aspect Discusses Onychoscopy Reviews the importance of nail photography


Part 1: History and Normal nail 1. History of nail diseases Amiya Kumar Mukhopadhyaya 2. Nail anatomy and physiology Pooja Arora Mrig, Neha Meena 3. Nail unit signs Niharika Ranjan Lal, Piyush Kumar, Rizwana Barkat 4. An approach to nail examination Shiha Bansal, Neha Kumar Part 2: Diagnostics 5. Laboratory investigations of nail diseases Shukla Das, RichaTigga 6. Imaging in nail diseases Kalpana Bhat, Swagata ArvindTambe, Hemangi R. Jerajani, Deepak Bhatt , Chitra S. Nayak 7. Onychoscopy and nail fold capillaroscopy Deepak Jakhar, Archana Singal 8. Basics of onychopathology Eckart Haneke 9. Onychopathology of common nail diseases Sonal Sharma, Pooja Sharma Part 3: Nail Unit Abnormalities 10. Nail plate abnormalities Balachandra S. Ankad, Savitha L Beergouder 11. Chromonychia Michela Starace, Aurora Alessandrini, Bianca Maria Piraccini 12. Ingrown nail Azzam Alkhalifah, Bertrand Richert Part 4: Inflammatory nail diseases 13. Nail psoriasis Chander Grover, Subuhi Kaul 14. Nail lichen planus Iffat Hassan, Mohammad Abid Keen, Yasmeen Jabeen Bhat 15. Trachyonychia Archana Singal, M.N. Kayarkatte Part 5: Infective Nail Diseases 16. Dermatophytic onychomycosis Malcolm Pinto, Manjunath Shenoi 17. Non-dermatophytic onychomycosis Avner Shemer 18. Infections and infestations of nail unit Vineet Relhan, Vikrant Choubey Part 6: Nail in Dermatological and Systemic Diseases; Occupation and Drug Induced Nail Changes 19. Nail in dermatological diseases Piyush Kumar, Niharika Ranjan Lal 20. Nails in systemic diseases Bela J. Shah 21. Occupational nail diseases Deepika Pandhi, Vandana Kataria 22. Chronic Paronychia Santoshdev P Rathod, Pooja Agarwal 23. Nail changes due to systemic drugs Vijay Zawar, Manoj Pawar Part 7: Nail in Special Populations 24. Nail in children: Congenital and hereditary diseases Taru Garg, Sarita Sanke 25. Nail in elderly population Savitha AS, Shashikumar BM Part 8: Nail Unit Tumors 26. Benign tumors Eckart Haneke 27. Malignant tumors Eckart Haneke Part 9: Psychocutaneous Nail Disorders 28. Nail tic disorders Ishmeet Kaur, Archana Singal Part 10: Surgical Management of Nail Diseases 29. Basics of nail surgery Shilpa Kapanigowda, Biju Vasudevan 30. Anesthesia of the nail unit Shekhar Neema, Dipali Rathod 31. Biopsy of the nail unit Sushil Tahiliani, Harsh Tahiliani 32. Injection therapy for nail disorders B.B. Mahajan, Jyotisterna Mittal, Khayati Singla, Parul Chojer 33. Surgery for benign tumors Eckart Haneke Part 11: Nail Cosmetics 34. Nail care and nail cosmetics Soni Nanda, Sonal Bansal 35. The science of nail polish, nail polish remover, and nail moisturizers Somodyuti Chandra, Anupam Das Part 12: Miscellaneous Conditions 36. Nail degloving syndrome Robert Baran 37. Miscellaneous nail conditions Sunil K. Kothiwala, Piyush Kumar 38. Photography of the nail unit Sanjeev Gupta, Kartikay Aggarwal


ISBN-13: 9780815378341
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: March, 2019
Pages: 536
Weight: 2178g
Availability: Available
Subcategories: Dermatology


Archana Singal is Director professor in the department of dermatology and STI, at University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. She has 30 years' experience in clinical dermatology. She is a fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS). She did her clinical and research fellowship at the University of Sydney, Australia (2001 2002). She has a special interest in the diagnosis and management of nail diseases. She is the founder president of the Nail Society of India (NSI). Her other areas of interest include tropical dermatology and genodermatoses. She has to her credit more than 180 scientific publications in indexed journals and has authored nearly 30 chapters pertaining to dermatology in various textbooks. She is editor of Comprehensive Approach to Infections in Dermatology and Atlas of Infections in Dermatology. She has been awarded the Indian Association of Dermatologist, Venereologist and Leprologist (IADVL) Systopic Oration, Sardarilal Memorial Award for academic excellence and the IADVL teacher parexcellence award. She was the organizing president for the second ONYCHOCON conference (Annual National conference of NSI in 2013), third International Summit for Nail Diseases (ISND) and the fourth ONYCHOCON (2015). She was the scientific chairperson for the Dermatology and Allied Specialty Summit (DAAS) during 2014 2018. Dr. Singal also served as president of IADVL, Delhi State Branch, in 2009. She is a regular invited faculty to various national and international dermatology congresses. Shekhar Neema is an alumnus of the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India. He excelled in MBBS with 10 distinctions to his name and was awarded the President Gold Medal for the best academic record in 2006. He was awarded gold medal from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) in MD (Dermatology). He successfully cleared the European Board of Dermatology and Venereology examination. He has done an International Society of Dermatology (ISD) fellowship at Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich. He has more than 30 publications in indexed journalsand has authored many chapters in various dermatology textbooks. He is the editor of the books Dermoscopy in Darker Skin and Handbook of Biologics and Biosimilars in Dermatology. He has been involved as assistant editor of various books, namely the IADVL Atlas of Dermatology, Clinical Correlations in Dermatology, and Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India (ACSI) textbook of procedural dermatology. His areas of special interest are immunodermatology, dermatotherapeutics, dermatosurgery, dermoscopy, and nail diseases. He is presently working as an associate professor atthe Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. Piyush Kumar graduated from the University of Calcutta with a gold medal. He finished his post-graduate studies in Dermatology at the Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, in 2011, and was judged the best outgoing university medical graduate in Dermatology. He received various scholarships during and after his post-graduation studies to attend and present papers at international conferences. His interest in academics led him to pursue teaching in a medical collegeas a career and he is currently working as an associate professor. He has published more than 100 papers in indexed national and international journals and works as a reviewer for various national and international specialty journals. He has contributed many chapters to various books and is currently editing three books. His areas of interest are clinical dermatology, dermatopathology, nail disorders, and genital dermatoses.


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