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Goodheart’s Photoguide to Common Pediatric and Adult Skin Disorders

  • Authors: Herbert Goodheart, Dr. Mercedes Gonzalez
  • ISBN: 9781451120622
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Publishing
  • Edition: 4th
  • Publication Date: November 23, 2015
  • Format: Hardback – 688 pages
  • Language: English


Dr. Goodheart’s award-winning and highly regarded guide to skin disorders has been fully updated in its 4th Edition, and now includes a separate section on common pediatric complaints. More than 900 high-quality illustrations provide a comprehensive visual guide to the vast majority of skin conditions you’re likely to see. Clear descriptions of specific distinguishing features help you reach an accurate diagnosis, and similar or “look-alike” conditions are presented for easy comparison. All healthcare workers who encounter disorders of the skin will find this practical resource invaluable for dermatologic diagnosis and management.

  • New co-author Dr. Mercedes E. Gonzalez shares her expertise in an all-new pediatric section , covering birthmarks, acne, eczema, superficial bacterial and viral infections, hair and nail disorders, cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease, neurocutaneous syndromes, and much more.
  • Additional new chapters cover darker skin tones, dermoscopy, hyperhidrosis, and teledermatology.
  • Hundreds of new, full-color photos and more information on ethnically and racially diverse populations, as well as aging populations brings this must-have resource fully up to date.
  • Thoroughly updated content includes the latest information on over-the-counter and prescription medications, as well as recent “biologics” that have great potential in the targeted treatment of many immunologic and neoplastic disorders.
  • Step-by-step descriptions of basic dermatologic procedures and a formatted approach to each disease help you find what you need quickly and use it immediately in your practice.
  • Online resources include additional images of conditions as well as customizable Spanish/English patient handouts.

Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:

  • Complete content with enhanced navigation
  • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
Table of Contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Illustrated Glossary of Basic Skin Lesions
  3. Topical Therapy
  4. Part One: Common Pediatric Skin Conditions: Diagnosis and Management
    1. Birthmarks
    2. Neonatal and Infantile Eruptions
    3. Acne
    4. Eczema in Infants and Children
    5. Superficial Bacterial Infections
    6. Superficial Viral Infections
    7. Viral and Bacterial Exanthems
    8. Lumps, Bumps, and Linear Eruptions
    9. Hair and Nail Disorders
    10. Manifestations of Systemic Disease
    11. Neurocutaneous Syndromes
  5. Part Two: Common Adult/Elderly Skin Conditions: Diagnosis and Management
    1. Acne and Related Disorders
    2. Eczema and Related Disorders
    3. Psoriasis
    4. Inflammatory Eruptions of Unknown Cause
    5. Superficial Bacterial Infections, Folliculitis, and Hidradenitis Suppurativa
    6. Mucocutaneous Manifestations of Viral Infections
    7. Superficial Fungal Infections
    8. Hair and Scalp Disorders Resulting in Hair Loss
    9. Hirsutism
    10. Disorders of the Oral Cavity, Lips, and Tongue
    11. Diseases and Abnormalities of Nails
    12. Pigmentary Disorders
    13. Pruritus: The “Itchy” Patient
    14. Xerosis: The “Dry” Patient
    15. Adverse Cutaneous Drug Eruptions
    16. Diseases of Cutaneous Vasculature
    17. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    18. Bites, Stings, and Infestations
    19. Benign Cutaneous Neoplasms
    20. Premalignant and Malignant Cutaneous Neoplasms
  6. Part Three: Systemic Conditions and the Skin
    1. Cutaneous Manifestations of Pregnancy
    2. Cutaneous Manifestations of HIV Infection
    3. Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Disease
  7. Part Four: Dermatologic Procedures
    1. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques
Authors Biography

Herbert Goodheart

Herbert P. Goodheart, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York; Director of Dermatology, Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst New York

Mercedes Gonzalez MD, FAAD

Mercedes E. Gonzalez, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery university of Miami Miller School of Medicine; Department of Dermatology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Director, Pediatric Dermatology of Miami, Miami, FL

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