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Dermatology: Illustrated Study Guide and Comprehensive Board Review

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  • Author: Sima Jain
  • ISBN: 9783319473932
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Publication Date: May 8, 2017
  • Format: Paperback – 427 pages
  • Language: English


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A fully-illustrated, note-packed volume of information, Dermatology: Illustrated Study Guide and Comprehensive Board Review fulfills a real need for a single study guide for the Dermatology Board Exam. Written by a previous Chief Resident of Dermatology at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, the text focuses on presenting comprehensive information in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-remember format. The second edition of this incredibly popular book includes:

  • Close to 800 full-color clinical and histologic images
  • Over 75 new histopathologic images and over 170 tables
  • Layout similar to first edition with outline approach
  • Clinical images parallel to corresponding text for easy reinforcement of text
  • Updated coverage of new medications, new entities and new mutations
  • Must-have for any dermatologist or dermatology resident for studying for the in-service training exam and dermatology board exam
  • Excellent review source for dermatology with easy to read format, numerous mnemonics and high-quality clinical images
Key Features
  • Acts as a concise go-to review book for the Dermatology Board Exam
  • Features hundreds of author notes pinpointing important information
  • Presented in an easy-to-read format
  • Offers scores of mnemonics and memory tricks to mentally organize information
  • Over 800 high quality images placed parallel to the represented skin disorder
  • Includes a chapter on life after boards which reviews essential pearls on coding and documentation
Table of Contents
  1. Chapter 1 SKIN – STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
    1. Epidermis
    2. Basement membrane
    3. Dermis
    4. Epidermal appendages
    5. Subcutaneous tissues
    6. Functions of skin
  2. Chapter 2 IMMUNE SYSTEM OF THE SKIN
    1. Stratum Corneum
    2. Cellular components of the immune system
    3. Molecular components of the immune system
  3. Chapter 3 DIAGNOSIS OF SKIN DISEASE
    1. History taking
    2. Examination and special diagnostic procedures
    3. Laboratory investigations
    4. Primary and secondary lesions of the skin
  4. Chapter 4 BACTERIAL INFECTIONS
    1. Normal cutaneous flora
    2. Infections caused by streptococcus and staphylococcus
    3. Hidradenitis suppurative
    4. Erythrasma, pitted keratolysis and trichomycosis axillaris
    5. Tuberculosis
    6. Leprosy
    7. Pseudomonal infection
    8. Sexually transmitted diseases (bacterial)-syphilis, gonorrhea and chancroid
  5. Chapter 5 FUNGAL INFECTIONS
    1. Diseases caused by dermatophytes
    2. Pityriasis versicolor
    3. Pityrosporum folliculitis
    4. Candidiasis
    5. Madura foot
    6. Sporotrichosis
    7. Deep mycosis
  6. Chapter 6 VIRAL INFECTIONS
    1. Herpes simplex, herpes zoster, chickenpox
    2. Warts
    3. Molluscum contagiosum
    4. Hand foot and mouth disease
    5. Erythema infectiosum
    6. HIV infection
  7. Chapter 7 PARASITIC INFESTATIONS AND DISEASE CAUSED BY ARTHROPODS
    1. Scabies
    2. Pediculosis
    3. Leishmaniasis
    4. Larva migrans
    5. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
    6. Lymes disease
    7. Onchocerciasis
    8. Loiasis
    9. Insect bites
    10. Papular urticaria
  8. Chapter 8 ECZEMA
    1. Classification, clinical features and treatment of eczema (General outline)
    2. Exogenous eczema
    3. Endogenous eczema and prurigo nodularis
  9. Chapter 9 KERATINIZING AND PAPULOSQUAMOUS DISORDERS
    1. Psoriasis
    2. Lichen planus
    3. Pityriasisrosea
    4. Pityriasis rubra pilaris
    5. Parapsoriasis
    6. Follicular keratosis
    7. Hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles
    8. Corns
    9. Congenital Disorders of Keratinization- Dariers disease and ichthyosis
  10. Chapter 10 DISEASES OF THE CONNECTIVE TISSUE
    1. Lupus erythematosus
    2. Dermatomyositis
    3. Scleroderma
    4. Sjorens syndrome
    5. Mixed connective tissue disorder
    6. Keloids; Knuckle pads
    7. Hereditary Disorders- Psuedoxanthoma elasticum, cutis laxa and Ehlor Danlos syndrome
  11. Chapter 11 BULLOUS DISORDERS
    1. Mechanism of bulla formation
    2. Pemphigus
    3. Pemphigoid
    4. Dermatitis herpetiformis
    5. Chronic bullous disease of childhood
    6. Acquired epidermolysis bullosa
    7. Hereditary disorders- Epidermolysis bullosa, acrodermatitis enteropathica
  12. Chapter 12 VASCULITIS AND COMMON ERYTHEMAS
    1. Approach to a patient with vasculitis
    2. Leucocytoclastic vasculitis
    3. Henoch Schonlein purpura
    4. Polyarteritis nodosa
    5. Pyoderma gangrenosum
    6. Giant cell arteritis
    7. Erythema multiforme
    8. Erythema nodosum
    9. Common localized erythemas- flushing, erythema palmare. scarlatiniform erythema, morbilliform erythema
    10. Pigmented purpuric dermatosis-Schambergs disease
  13. Chapter 13 EXANTHEMS AND HYPERSENSITIVITY DISORDERS
    1. Measles
    2. Rubella
    3. Scarlet fever
    4. Hand foot and mouth disease
    5. Hypersensitivity syndromes- Kawasakis disease, toxic shock syndrome, staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome
    6. Toxic epidermal necrolysis
  14. Chapter 14 URTICARIA
    1. Etiology, types, investigation and treatment
    2. Mastocytosis
  15. Chapter 15 LEG ULCERS Venous ulcers;
    1. Arterial ulcers
    2. Decubitis ulcers
    3. Neuropathic ulcers
  16. Chapter 16 DISORDERS OF PIGMENTATION
    1. Albinism
    2. Vitiligo
    3. Melasma
    4. Freckles
    5. Acanthosis nigricans
    6. Periorbital pigmentation

Dr. Sima Jain is a board certified dermatologist at Mid Florida Dermatology (private practice) whose special interests include pediatric dermatology, women’s health, anti-aging therapy, skin cancer, and acne. She has extensive training and experience in medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and laser and dermatologic surgery. Dr. Jain completed her dermatology training in Chicago, Illinois at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center. During her training, she was chosen to become Chief Resident due to her leadership and excellence in teaching. Alpha Omega Alpha, the prestigious medical honor society, selected Dr. Jain to receive their annual Resident Teaching Award for proving “excellent clinical teaching” to residents and medical students. Since completing her training, she has continued to receive awards for excellence in patient care, including the Patient’s Choice Award and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition.

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