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Schachner and Hansen's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology

Schachner and Hansen's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology
Schachner and Hansen's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology
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This two volume set is a complete guide to the diagnosis and treatment of paediatric skin conditions.

With its first edition having published more than 33 years ago, this reference is renowned amongst clinicians practising in the field of paediatric dermatology.

The fifth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide all the latest techniques and therapeutic advances for daily practice.

More than 2000 clinical and histologic pictures, the majority new to this edition, illustrate all the skin conditions described in the comprehensive text covering 2500 pages, across the two volumes. Detailed references offer suggestions for further reading.

Divided into 22 sections, the book begins with an introduction to basic science and discussion on diagnosis in paediatric dermatology. The following chapters cover a multitude of conditions, from genetic diseases, eczema, and pigmentary disorders, to vascular anomalies, tumours and cysts, skin infections, and many more. The book concludes with a section on the principles of treatment.

A complete section is dedicated to neonatal disorders.

The book is edited by Madrid-based Antonio Torrelo, with contributions from numerous other experts in the field.

Section 1: Basic Science
Section 2: Principles of Diagnosis in Pediatric Dermatology

Section 3: Neonatal Disorders

Section 4: Genetic Diseases of the Skin in Children

Section 5: Cutaneous Mosaicism

Section 6: Immunodeficiency and Immunopathology

Section 7: Papulosquamous Diseases

Section 8: Eczema in Children

Section 9: Vesiculobullous Diseases

Section 10: Vascular Reactions

Section 11: Rheumatologic and Collagen Vascular Diseases

Section 12: Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Diseases

Section 13: Diseases of the Dermis and Subcutaneous Tissue

Section 14: Pigmentary Disorders

Section 15: Hair, Nails and Mucous Membranes

Section 16: Vascular Anomalies of Children

Section 17: Diseases of the Hematopoietic System

Section 18: Benign Tumors and Cysts

Section 19: Malignant Proliferations of the Skin

Section 20: Reactions to External Agents

Section 21: Skin Infections

Section 22: Principles of Treatment in Pediatric Dermatology

Author information

Antonio Torrelo MD
Head of Dermatology Department, Hospital Infantil Universitario Niño Jesús, Madrid, Spain

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