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Challenging cases in dermatology

Author: Mohammad Ali El-Darouti
Publisher: London ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
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The cases presented in this book will guide the reader through the process of making a diagnosis based on logical thinking. The book provides a wealth of knowledge regarding diagnostic approaches and pearls of wisdom. In addition to unusual presentations of common diseases, it includes discussions about rare diseases, complex cases, surprising diagnoses, therapeutic challenges and other important features. Becoming  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Case Reports
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El-Darouti, Mohammad Ali.
Challenging Cases in Dermatology.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mohammad Ali El-Darouti
ISBN: 9781447142492 1447142497 1447142489 9781447142485
OCLC Number: 828189582
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 763 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Contents: Part I. Genodermatoses --
Hyperkeratotic Palms and Soles with Periorificial Keratosis --
Indurated, Dark, Hairy Plaques, with Arthritis and Deafness --
Cleft Palate, with a Peculiar Limb Deformity --
Blisters, Hypodontia, Deafness and Alopecia --
Mucocutaneous Pigmentation, Alopecia and Candidiasis --
Congenital Alopecia Associated with Papular Eruption and Abnormal Lesions --
Photosensitivity, Lipodystrophy, Mental Retardation and Joint Contractures --
Dark, Thick Nipples and Areolas --
Thick Nails, Palms and Soles --
Eczema, Recurrent Abscesses and Recurrent Respiratory Tract Infections --
Senile at the Age of 20 --
Infantile Alopecia, Characteristic Facies and Sclerosed Atrophic Limbs --
A Child with Sagging Cheeks --
Acrodermatitis Enteropathica Like Eruption --
Acrodermatitis Enteropathica-Like Eruption, Another Unusual Cause --
A Child with Hoarse Cry, Subcutaneous Nodules and Joint Contracture --
Stubborn Leg Ulcers, Stiff Joints, Acral Sclerodermoid Changes and Fragile Skin --
Part II. Neutrophilic Dermatoses and Related Disorders --
Unusual Presentations of an Uncommon Ulcerative Disorder --
Part III. Vascular Disorders and Vasculitis --
An Unexpected Cause of Leg Ulceration --
Limb Ulcer and Paresis; Acquired and Congenital --
Recurrent Abortions and Atrophic Telangiectatic Leg Lesions with Ulcerations --
Acral Necrosis in a Heavy Smoker --
Part IV. Vascular Malformations and Tumors --
A Persistent Hemorrhagic Swelling --
Peripheral Gangrene Affecting a Family --
Vascular Eruption in a Long-Standing Systemic Sclerosis --
Pendulous Breasts with Reticulate, Vascular and Necrotic Plaques --
Disseminated Ulcerative Vascular Plaques in a Child --
Diffuse Congenital Vascular Lesions Affecting One Limb with Reduced Limb Size --
Multiple Painless Bluish Nodules --
A Painful Bluish Nodule --
An Aggressive Lesion Involving the Scalp of an Elder --
Part V. Cutaneous Lymphomas and Lymphocytic Infiltrate --
An Unusual Differential Diagnosis of Leg Ulcer --
A Disease Hiding in a Granuloma --
Aggressive Follicular Lesions Involving Head and Neck --
Non-resolving Chronic Eyelid Swelling --
Rapidly Growing Ulcers on the Face --
Persistent Papules and Nodules on the Side of the Tongue --
Ulceration in the Flank of a Middle-Aged Man --
Pyoderma Gangrenosum-Like Lesions --
Unexplained Anemia with Pyoderma Gangrenosum-Like Ulcer --
A Long History of Panniculitis --
Ulcerated Nodules in a Healthy Woman --
EBV-Associated Granulomatous Lesions --
Part VI. Metabolic and Nutritional Disorders --
Facial and Flexural Deposits Associated with Scalp Swelling --
Generalized Mottled Hyper and Hypopigmentation, Without Systemic Abnormalities --
Part VII. Infections of the Skin --
Two Infections Coexisting in One Patient --
An Atypical Presentation of a Cutaneous Infection --
An Infection Presenting as a Connective Tissue Disease --
Asymptomatic Acral Exanthem --
Draining Ulcers in a Healthy Boy --
A Child with Fever, Lymphadenitis and Rash --
An Extremely Rare Cause of Erythroderma --
Painless Disfiguring Tumors with Draining Sinuses --
Exquisitely Painful, Rapidly Progressing Lesions --
A Rare Cause of Mucocutaneous Ulceration --
A Rare and Severe Variant of a Common Disease --
Pyogenic Granuloma-Like Nodules in AIDS Patient --
A Scalp Abscess Without an Overlying Wound --
An Unusual Kerion-Like Scalp Tumor --
Part VIII. Disorders of Connective Tissue --
Tiny Linear Yellowish Papules on the Neck --
Widespread Hardening of the Skin with Nodular Thickening and Leg Ulcers --
Dysmorphic Facies, Tight Skin and Early Death --
Atrophic Blaschkoid Lines Associated with Syndactyly --
Part IX. Tumors of Skin Surface and Skin Appendages --
A Painful and Wet Purple Plaque --
A Rare Epidermal Tumor Mimicking Seborrheic Keratosis --
Enumerable Tiny Follicular Papules --
Bluish Discrete Follicular Papules of Gradual Onset --
Clinically Non-specific, Histologically Very Specific Tumor --
A Slowly Growing Tumor in Elderly Females --
A Long Standing Ulcerative Large Tumor on the Scalp --
An Eye Lid Tumour That Destroyed the Eye and Extended to the Scalp and Face --
A Keratotic Penile Lesion --
Part X. Lichenoid Disorders --
A Rare Violaceous and Reticulate Lichenoid Eruption with Greasy Scales on the Face --
Part XI. Pigmentary Disorders --
Diffuse Pigmentation with Guttate Hypomelanosis in an Anemic Patient --
Diffuse Hyperpigmentation with Guttate Hypomelanosis and Light Hair --
Recurrent Pruritic Eruption Resolving with Reticulate Pigmentation --
A Child with Hypopigmented Skin, Grey Hair, Neurological and Immunological Defects --
Guttate Hypopigmentation and Punctate Palmoplantar Keratoderma --
Part XII. Blistering Disorders --
An Adult with Blisters and Milia on Trauma-Prone Sites --
Traumatic Blisters on the Extremities and White Papules on the Lumbosacral Area of Early Onset --
Acral Blisters with Decreased Sensation and Muscle Wasting --
Extensive and Persistent Erosions Involving the Eyes, Oral Mucosa, Vulva and Skin --
Painful Blisters and Erosions on the Scalp --
Extremely Pruritic Polymorphous Eruption in an Elderly Male --
Part XIII. Systemic Diseases and the Skin --
Pruritus Without a Skin Lesion --
Early-Onset Jaundice with Severe Pruritus --
Porcelain-Like Scars in a Sick Child --
Different Granulomatous and Pustular Skin Lesions Caused by One Underlying Disorder --
A Healthy Female with Migratory Pruritic Figurate Erythema --
Part XIV. Neurogenic Disorders and Tumors --
Post-traumatic Burning Pain, Swelling, and Vasomotor Dysfunction --
Middle-Aged Female with Asymptomatic Rapidly Growing Nodule --
Blueberry-Muffin Lesions in a Baby --
Part XV. Fibrohistiocytic Tumors --
A Young Woman with Red-White Plaques --
A Rare Benign Bump on a Child's Digit --
A Recurrent Tender Nodule on the Tip of the Middle Finger --
Part XVI. Eosinophilic Disorders --
Post-traumatic, Rapidly Expanding Tongue Lesion.
Responsibility: Mohammad Ali El-Darouti.

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