Paediatric Dermatology is an indispensable and highly-accessible practical guide for all healthcare professionals faced with the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of children with skin diseases. The second edition has been fully revised and updated to take into account new advances in therapies including biologics and genetics, and emerging problems such as rashes associated with transplantation and immunosuppression. Divided into 39 comprehensive chapters written by experts in both dermatology and paediatrics, the book is organised according to presentation and body site rather than diagnosis, making it ideal for quick reference in the clinical setting, as well as general study. It contains over 325 full-colour, high-quality clinical photographs of skin conditions, as well as simple algorithms to aid diagnosis of common presentations such as itchy red rashes, blistering disorders, bruising, and nail disorders. Features of more rare dermatological conditions are listed under the relevant clinical signs for easy reference and to aid diagnosis. Advice is given on when to refer to a dermatologist, while short descriptions of approved treatment modalities are given where appropriate.
Section 1: Basics of dermatology 1: Structure and function of the skin 2: The dermatological consultation 3: Dermatological treatments 4: Patterns, shapes, and distribution in skin disease 5: Endocrine dysfunction and the skin 6: Faltering growth and the skin Section 2: Neonatal 7: Neonatal skin problems 8: Vascular birthmarks Section 3: Diagnosis by body distribution 9: Skin problems of the face, nose, eyelids, and ears 10: Oral problems 11: Trunk and flexures 12: Hands, feet, and limbs 13: Genital skin disorders 14: Hair and scalp disorders 15: Nail changes 16: Photosensitivity Section 4: Rashes 17: Eczema and related itchy rashes 18: Acne and acneiform rashes 19: Pustular rashes 20: Papular rashes 21: Urticarial and urticarial-like rashes 22: Psoriasis, red rashes and erythroderma 23: Cutaneous drug reactions 24: Abuse and self-inflicted disease Section 5: Textural skin changes 25: Blisters 26: Crusts, scabs, and eschars 27: Dry skin disorders 28: Lumps and bumps 29: Changes in skin thickness and elasticity 30: Ulceration of the skin Section 6: Discolouration of the skin 31: Purple colouration 32: White colouration 33: Brown colouration 34: Moles (melanocytic naevi) 35: Blue, grey, and black colouration 36: Red colouration 37: Yellow or orange colouration Section 7: Rashes in rheumatology and transplant patients 38: Skin changes associated with rheumatological disease 39: Rashes associated with transplantations
Review from previous edition The book's strength lies in the wide range of topics, given its compact size...There is an impressive amount of information packed into this little book. Physicians caring for children will find it useful in their everyday practice. * Stanford University Medical Center *