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An atlas of psoriasis [electronic resource] /
Lionel Fry.
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2004.
description
ix, 99 p. : ill.
ISBN
1842142372, 9781842142370
format(s)
Book
Subjects
subject
genre index term
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author
imprint
London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2004.
isbn
1842142372
9781842142370
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
"A Parthenon book."
catalogue key
10048190
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 91-92) and index.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Reflecting recent advances in the diagnosis & treatment of psoriasis this new edition offers complete coverage of clinical features, etiology, differential diagnosis, psoriatic arthritis, & treatment of the disease.
Main Description
Completely revised, this second edition is a full update of the internationally acclaimed first edition of An Atlas of Psoriasis, written by Lionel Fry, one of the world's most distinguished dermatologists. Copiously illustrated in color, including new high quality visual imagery only recently available, the atlas is designed to replace the old edition on the shelves of dermatologists and dermatopathologists worldwide. Like the previous edition, the book provides an authoritative review of psoriasis, including clinical features, sites and clinical patterns, differential diagnosis, psoriatic arthropathy, and treatment.
Main Description
While considerable advances have been made in management of psoriasis in the last ten years, there is still no absolute cure, and no simple, safe, and invariably effective treatment. Therefore, the need for an up-to-date, authoritative, visually stunning, practical aid to diagnosis continues to be paramount for effective treatment of this disease.Written by Lionel Fry, one of the world's most distinguished dermatologists, this completely revised second edition is a full update of the internationally acclaimed first edition of An Atlas of Psoriasis. Copiously illustrated in color, including new high quality visual imagery only recently available, the atlas highlights new treatment options such as light therapy and topical, systemic, and immunomodulatory drugs. Providing an authoritative review of psoriasis, the book is an essential reference for dermatologists, dermatopathologists, internists, and family physicians.
Main Description
While considerable advances have been made in management of psoriasis in the last ten years, there is still no absolute cure, and no simple, safe, and invariably effective treatment. Therefore, the need for an up-to-date, authoritative, visually stunning, practical aid to diagnosis continues to be paramount for effective treatment of this disease. Written by Lionel Fry, one of the world's most distinguished dermatologists, this completely revised second edition is a full update of the internationally acclaimed first edition of An Atlas of Psoriasis. Copiously illustrated in color, including new high quality visual imagery only recently available, the atlas highlights new treatment options such as light therapy and topical, systemic, and immunomodulatory drugs. Providing an authoritative review of psoriasis, the book is an essential reference for dermatologists, dermatopathologists, internists, and family physicians.
Table of Contents
Epidemiology and historyp. 1
Prognosisp. 5
Geneticsp. 7
Etiologyp. 11
Pathogenesisp. 15
Clinical featuresp. 25
Sites and clinical patternsp. 33
Differential diagnosisp. 67
Psoriatic arthropathyp. 71
Treatmentp. 75
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