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Ethnic Dermatology: Principles and Practice

Richly pigmented skin is the most common skin type internationally Historically, dermatology has focused on white skin. But rich pigmentation can lead to differences in presentation, disease course and outcome, and reaction to treatment.
eBook, English, 2013
Wiley-Blackwell, 2013
1 online resource
List of Contributors vii Foreword by Nina G. Jablonski ix Preface xi List of Abbreviations xiii 1 Defining Ethnic Dermatology: Challenges, Limitations, and Merits 1Ophelia E. Dadzie 2 Skin Semiology and Grading Scales 5Antoine Petit and Ameet Tailor 3 Common Skin Conditions and Ethnicity 19Antoine Petit and Moussa Diallo 4 Pediatric Dermatology and the Ethnic Patient 63Patricia A. Treadwell 5 Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Diseases 79Mahreen Ameen and Fatimata Ly 6 Drug Eruptions and Ethnicity 103Jean-Claude Roujeau 7 Photodermatoses and Phototherapy in the Ethnic Patient 109Richard H. Huggins and Henry W. Lim 8 HIV-related Skin Diseases 123Mahreen Ameen and Antoine Mahé 9 Benign Skin Tumors and Cysts in the Ethnic Patient 135Nita Agar and Dupe L. Odunsi 10 Malignant Skin Tumors and the Ethnic Patient 143Nita Agar, Bridget Ogawa, and Jean-Jacques Morand 11 Treatment of Keloids and Scars 159Martha H. Viera, Alejandra C. Vivas, and Brian Berman 12 Vitiligo: Clinical Presentation and Management 173Fatima Al-Faresi, Viktoria Eleftheriadou, Sanjeev V. Mulekar, and Hassan I. Galadari 13 Other Causes of Hypopigmentation: What Not to Miss 187Ousmane Faye 14 Facial Hyperpigmentation: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management 199Camille Fitoussi 15 Hair and Scalp Disorders in Women of African Descent 213Ophelia E. Dadzie and Nonhlanhla P. Khumalo 16 Dermatological Disorders in Men of African Descent 241Frederick N. Quarles, Marcelyn Coley, and Andrew F. Alexis 17 Hair Transplantation in People of African Descent 257Jack Smadja 18 Lasers and the Ethnic Patient 263Heather Woolery-Lloyd and Kristian Figueras 19 Cosmetic Dermatology in Ethnic Skin 273Leila Ferguson, Anthony Rossi, Andrew F. Alexis, and Hassan I. Galadari 20 Cosmetic Use of Skin Lightening Products 287Antoine Mahé Index 293