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An Atlas of Diseases of the Nail

By Phoebe Rich, Richard K. Scher

CRC Press – 2013 – 136 pages

Series: Encyclopedia of Visual Medicine Series

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    978-1-85070-595-6
    May 27th 2003

Description

Diseases of the nail represent a surprisingly large section of most dermatologists' practice - and can present difficult, sometimes intractable, clinical problems. Co-authored by one of the world's foremost authorities in the field, An Atlas of Diseases of the Nail provides expert and authoritative guidance on all aspects of diagnosis and management.

A comprehensive guide to common nail diseases, the book includes anatomy and physiology of the nail unit, paronychia and onycholysis, nail fungal infections, nails in dermatologic diseases, nails in systemic disease, nail cosmetic chemistry, nail cosmetics, clinical aspects, plus the treatment of nail disorders and nail surgery. Examining the nail from every angle, An Atlas of Diseases of the Nail provides you with a visual reference to nail diseases supported by text covering diagnosis and treatment.

Contents

Illustrated Nail Anatomy

Basic Nail Anatomy and Physiology

Nail Unit

Blood Supply and Nerves to the Nail Unit

Nail Growth and Kinetics

Work Up of Nail Conditions

History and Examination of the Nail

Nail Evaluation

Nail Changes in Pediatric Patients

Congenital Nail Abnormalities

Trachyonychia

Management of Onycomycosis in Children

Onychomadesis

Longitudinal Melanonychia in Children

Nail Changes in Systemic Disease

Beau's Lines

Yellow Nail Syndrome

Clubbing

Koilonychia

Leukonychia

Chromonychia

Leukonychia

Yellow Nails

Red Nails

Blue Nails

Melanonychia

Infectious Causes of Nail Disorders

Onychomycosis

Bacterial Infections of the Nails

Viral Causes of Nail Disease

Nails in Dermatologic Disease

Nail Psoriasis

Lichen Planus

Alopecia Areata

Darier's Disease

Nail Cosmetics

Problems Associated with the use of Nail Cosmetics

Nail Tumors

Glomus Tumor

Exostosis

Fibromas

Subungual Melanoma

Related Subjects

  1. Dermatology
  2. Pathology

Name: An Atlas of Diseases of the Nail (Hardback)CRC Press 
Description: By Phoebe Rich, Richard K. Scher. Diseases of the nail represent a surprisingly large section of most dermatologists' practice - and can present difficult, sometimes intractable, clinical problems. Co-authored by one of the world's foremost authorities in the field, An...
Categories: Dermatology, Pathology