Introduction. 1 Skin disease in perspective. 2 The function and structure of the skin. 3 Diagnosis of skin disorders. 4 Disorders of keratinization. 5 Psoriasis. 6 Other papulosquamous disorders. 7 Eczema and dermatitis. 8 Reactive erythemas and vasculitis. 9 Bullous diseases. 10 Connective tissue disorders. 11 Disorders of blood vessels and lymphatics. 12 Sebaceous and sweat gland disorders. 13 Regional dermatology. 14 Racially pigmented skin. 15 Dermatology of different age groups. 16 Infections. 17 Infestations. 18 Skin reactions to light. 19 Disorders of pigmentation. 20 Skin tumours. 21 The skin in systemic disease. 22 Cosmetic dermatology. 23 The skin and the psyche. 24 Other genetic disorders. 25 Drug eruptions. 26 Medical treatment of skin disease. 27 Physical forms of treatment. Formulary 1 Topical treatments. Formulary 2 Systemic medication. Index
Richard Weller , Consultant Dermatologist, University of Edinburgh, UK. John AA Hunter , Consultant Dermatologist, University of Edinburgh, UK. John Savin , Consultant Dermatologist, University of Edinburgh, UK. Mark Dahl , Professor and Chairman of Dermatology, The Mayo Clinic, USA.
" Clinical Dermatology provides a good overview of the structure and function of the skin as well as a good foundation for learning dermatology It is well organized and includes a chapter dedicated to skin signs of systemic disease which is not covered in the other dermatology primers." ( JAMA , April 2009)