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Pediatric Nail Disorders

  • Edited By: Robert Baran, Smail Hadj-Rabia, Robert Silverman
  • ISBN: 9781498720458
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: November 16, 2016
  • Format: Paperback – 335 pages
  • Language: English


This is a highly illustrated guide to the diagnosis and management of nail conditions in children. With new material on genetics and on developments such as dermoscopy, it will be invaluable as a reliable clinical reference for both dermatologists and pediatricians, as well as those in family practice.

Table of Contents
  1. Embryology and inherited diseases
  2. Nail anatomy
  3. Nail contour variations
  4. Nail surface, direction, thickness, and consistency variations
  5. Nail and periungual colour variations
  6. Nail and periungual tissue abnormalities
  7. Onychomycosis
  8. Nails in primary skin disease
  9. Hamartomas
  10. Vascular anomalies of nail and finger extremities
  11. The nail in systemic disease
  12. Nail alterations in cutaneous porphyrias
  13. Melanonychia
  14. Dermoscopy and melanocytic naevus
  15. Nail tumors in children
  16. The painful nail. Pediatric ingrown toenails
  17. Non-invasive ingrown nail treatment
  18. Biopsy of paediatric nails
  19. Ultrasound of pediatric nails
  20. MRI of pediatric nails

“This is a very good guide for the diagnosis and management of these disorders in children. There is very new material on genetics and new developments such as dermatoscopy. Undoubtedly an invaluable clinical reference for dermatologists, pediatric dermatologists and pediatricians.”

– Dr. Roberto Arenas, Mexican Journal of Dermatology

Editors Biography

Robert Baran, MD, Dermatologist, Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France: the editor of Pediatric Nail Disorders, Nail Therapies, Handbook of Cosmetic Skin Care 2E, The Nail in Differential Diagnosis, and Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology 5E, amongst many others.

Smail Hadj-Rabia, MD, PhD, Service de Dermatologie, Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades and Laboratoire de Génétique Moléculaire, Institut de Recherche Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France.

Robert Silverman, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA.

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