Steven R. Cohen
||Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine;;Division of Dermatology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine;;Weill Cornell Medical College, New York,
||Manson Publishing Ltd, 2014
It is estimated that around 15% of the population suffer from atopic dermatitis or eczematous disorders at some point in their lifetime causing a significant percentage of visits to dermatologists, primary care physicians and allergists. Despite much current research interest pathophysiology and optimum treatment remain uncertain.In Atopic Dermatitis & Eczematous Disorders the authors discuss all clinical and legal aspects of atopic dermatitis and methods of treatment. They cover history and edpidemology, plus the histopathology and etiology of atopic dermatitis and other eczema variants including seborrheic dermatitis, nummular eczema, and stasis dermatitis. Also discussed are exfoliative erythroderma, HIV-related dermatoses, ichthyosis vulgaris, hand dermatitis and immunodeficiency... disorders plus complications such as secondary infection and ophthalmic disease.This book contains 298 high quality colour clinical images and serves as an invaluable reference for dermatologists in practice and training. It is also of use to candidates for post-registration qualifications, primary care practitioners, medical students and allergists.