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Consultations in Dermatology

Consultations in Dermatology
Studies of Orphan and Unique Patients

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  • Date Published: February 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521616584

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  • This handbook on dermatologic differential diagnosis and clinical management focuses on sixty-two challenging clinical cases that the authors have encountered in over fifty years of patient practice in dermatology. Each case is presented as a well-written vignette, told in a case-study style. The authors first present the background of each case concisely and including all the clinical details. They then reveal the process involved in the diagnosis and therapy involved. There is also a section on relevant questions that the doctor should be considering.

    • Reviews the special derm differential diagnosis and therapy for sixty-two challenging and vexing cases
    • Written by the internationally known Walter and Dorinda Shelley
    • The perfect review for dermatology residents preparing for their Boards
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    Product details

    • Date Published: February 2006
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521616584
    • length: 222 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 162 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.3kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. The case of black sweat
    2. A case of hives that wouldn't go away
    3. The painful bath
    4. A shower of hives
    5. A premenstrual rash
    6. Uncombable hair
    7. The man who couldn't sweat
    8. Scratch blisters
    9. Skin deep photography
    10. The bug that never was
    11. Blue spots
    12. White spots
    13. Same place, next time rash
    14. The brown spots that wouldn't go away
    15. The case of the painful fingertips
    16. A strange case of sunburn
    17. A multiple personality dermatitis
    18. Accidental hives
    19. Rotten fish odor
    20. Hormone blisters
    21. Flower shop itch
    22. 'Stress and a penny' hives
    23. The case of unilateral wrinkles
    24. Fiery red legs
    25. Painful feet
    26. Hot flashes and cold cream
    27. The blisters and the skin test
    28. A chilling pain
    29. Rough skin and sore throats
    30. The premenstrual purple chin
    31. Nine year hives
    32. Golf course dermatitis
    33. The secret message
    34. Herpes Gladiatorum
    35. Sunshine allergy
    36. L'Homme Rouge
    37. Rings of rash
    38. The breasts that never stopped growing
    39. The minister's hives
    40. Hardened skin
    41. Battery blisters
    42. Swollen lips
    43. The worm from outer space
    44. A new light on psoriasis
    45. Black and blue spots
    46. The emergency room itch
    47. The sleeper
    48. A crazy rash
    49. Bald spots
    50. The dog died
    51. The abacus tumor
    52. No spit
    53. The smell of burnt toast
    54. The twenty-three year itch
    55. The mysterious treatment
    56. The creeping acne cyst
    57. Our first case
    58. A strange case of acne
    59. The case of the glass eye
    60. The hand eczema caper
    61. The sore that would never heal
    62. Black blisters.

  • Authors

    Walter B. Shelley, Medical University of Ohio
    Dr Walter B. Shelley is a former Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

    E. Dorinda Shelley, Medical University of Ohio
    Dr E. Dorinda Shelley is a former Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Illinois, Peoria School of Medicine. Currently, they are both Professors at the Medical College of Ohio.

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