By Robert A. Norman
This is a complete, sensible, densely illustrated diagnostic and healing advisor for all geriatric dermatology prone. The publication includes 50 chapters and over six hundred colour images on themes starting from universal stipulations resembling basal mobilephone carcinoma, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis to strange stipulations corresponding to angiosarcoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, and porphyria cutanea tarda.
- 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 symptoms in systemic ailment (skin tags, cutaneous metastases, xanthomas)
- nearby 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 cellphone 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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Atlas of Geriatric Dermatology by Robert A. Norman