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A Handbook Of Vitiligo Color Atlas

Author : S. K. Punshi
ISBN : 9789352701506
Genre : Medical
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Vitiligo is a long-term condition that causes pale, white patches to develop on the skin due to lack of a chemical called melanin. It can affect any area of the skin, but most commonly occurs on skin exposed to the sun, such as the face, neck and hands (NHS Choices). This new edition has been fully revised to provide dermatologists with the latest information on the diagnosis and treatment of vitiligo. Presented with a step by step approach, the book begins with an overview of the condition’s historical background, genetic susceptibility, and psycho-social aspects. The following sections discuss incidence of vitiligo with disorders of other body systems, aetiology, skin colour, diagnosis, and treatment. Complete chapters are dedicated to chemically induced leukoderma and vitiligo in children. The second edition features many new photographs, flowcharts and theories on the cause of vitiligo, as well as new treatment methods including lasers, tattooing, and surgery. Key points Fully revised, new edition providing latest information on vitiligo Complete chapters dedicated to chemically induced leukoderma and vitiligo in children Second edition features many new photographs, flowcharts, theories and treatment methods Previous edition (9788180611605) published in 2003

My Victory Against Vitiligo

Author : Xichao Mo
ISBN : 0615961002
Genre : Skin
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In this book, the author shared his personal experience in dealing with vitiligo, a skin disorder that physically and emotionally affects millions of people. Through diligent research, careful analyses, and persistent trial and errors, he finally achieved successful recovery by using a combination of commonly available therapies. The book also provides systematic and detailed information on effective vitiligo medications and therapies, including safety precautions and operating procedures, and can serve as a comprehensive guide for vitiligo treatment. Vitiligo is rarely an isolated skin disorder; rather, it is often one of the symptoms of certain underlying health issues. This is perhaps the reason why vitiligo is considered difficult to treat: without properly addressing the internal causes of vitiligo, repigmentation through topical treatment alone might not be effective or sustainable, and relapse could happen. The ultimate solution should be treating vitiligo from both inside and outside. The author shared his strategies and suggestions in tracking down and dealing with the internal issues. Vitiligo can be healed! This book will inspire you to take a new attitude: dealing with the condition actively, rather than accepting it passively. As a practical guide, it will certainly save you tremendous amount of time and money in your journey to complete recovery.

Vitiligo

Author : James Nordlund
ISBN : 9780470759844
Genre : Medical
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This monograph is a comprehensive expose of the disorder vitiligo. The book introduces the topic with a presentation about its cultural effects in the Middle East where vitiligo is exceptionally disabling to the affected person. Nehru as Prime Minister of India stated that vitiligo was a major impediment to the successful development of India. The book includes sections on the definition of vitiligo based on a consensus of world experts on vitiligo. There is a complete description of its clinical manifestations including the extracutaneous sites by world experts. Differentiation of vitiligo from other forms of depigmentation associated with malignancies is included with sufficient photographs to document differences. A section will present the physiological changes associated with depigmentation - a little known phenomena. The complete histology, differential diagnosis and animal models are major sections. The animal models are important in formulating theories about the causes of vitiligo. Most clinicians will find this section very informative. The book finishes with a thorough treatise on the principles of therapy.

Vitiligo

Author : Somesh Gupta
ISBN : 9781118937419
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Practical guidance based on expert experience and evidence for developing management strategies for vitiligo This complete guide to vitiligo provides a full appraisal of strategy for the treatment of this autoimmune disease that affects 1-2% of the world's population. It addresses all aspects of vitiligo, covering the science, medical and surgical therapies, and the psychological evaluations and approaches based on the proper understanding of the causes and classification of a particular case. Management of vitiligo is challenging and requires a multipronged approach. Vitiligo: Medical and Surgical Management is a comprehensive, timely, state-of-the-art resource that will help those involved with affected patients better understand and treat this disease, which takes its toll on the mental wellness of those afflicted by it. It takes an evidenced-based approach to the disease's treatment; provides an overview of the surgical management; covers tissue and cellular grafting; and more. Thoroughly guides those involved in the clinical aspects of vitiligo Aids diagnosis and classification of severity Balances evidence and experience Compiled by world-leading expert editors Comprehensive in nature, Vitiligo: Medical and Surgical Management contains a strong practical element, and is a welcome go-to source for practicing dermatologists and those training to become a dermatologist.

Andrews Diseases Of The Skin E Book

Author : William D. James
ISBN : 9780323319690
Genre : Medical
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Effectively diagnose and treat a wide range of skin conditions with the latest edition of the highly regarded Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. The 12th edition of this classic reference, by esteemed authors William D. James, MD, Timothy G. Berger, MD, and Dirk M. Elston, MD, provides state-of-the-art information on newly recognized diseases, new conditions, and unusual variants of well-known diseases, as well as new uses for tried-and-true medications and unique drugs for diseases as disparate as melanoma and rosacea. It’s your ideal go-to resource for clinical dermatology, at every stage of your career. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader. Still the only one-volume, go-to dermatology text! Practice with confidence through the valued authorship of seasoned professionals Dr. William D. James, Dr. Timothy G. Berger, and Dr. Dirk M. Elston. Rapidly improve your knowledge of skin conditions through a concise, clinically focused, user-friendly format. Obtain thorough guidance on clinical presentation and therapy for a full range of common and rare skin diseases. Ensure that you’re up to speed with the hottest topics in dermatology, including drug eruptions from new medications, new therapeutics for melanoma, as well as viral infections, biologic agents, and newly described gene targets for treatment. Broaden your knowledge with updated information on serological diagnosis of pemphigus, TNF-I for hidradenitis suppurativa, the use of immunosuppressives for atopic dermatitis, excimer laser for the treatment of vitiligo and much more. Quickly access hundreds of new images depicting a wide variety of skin conditions. Stay up to date with recent society guidelines, including the latest from the American Academy of Dermatology, covering a variety of conditions such as melanoma and atopic dermatitis. Expand your clinical repertoire and meet your patients’ expectations with coverage of the most recent cosmetic agents, their indications, and possible complications.

A No Nonsense Guide To Vitiligo

Author : Yan Valle
ISBN : 9781973371045
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Yan is a vitiligo survivor who investigates the hidden truth about his devastating skin condition. After a harrowing breakup, he finds refuge in the scientific underground. He never expected to make a choice that will change one hundred million human lives. On this upstream journey to the mysterious source, Yan relentlessly looks for clues in the body and environment. He will bring together shamans, scientists, celebrities and top executives to share valuable secrets and solve the puzzle. In this unique book, Yan Valle – author, campaigner and CEO of Vitiligo Research Foundation – will guide you through symptoms, decipher medical jargon and explore treatments, so you can choose the proper therapy for yourself – or knowingly abstain from it. It is not always easy, or even possible, to treat vitiligo. Doctors are not infallible. No single therapy is clearly superior to the others. Sometimes, vitiligo symptoms do not readily suggest a clear solution. Other times, there is a range of possible treatments with different side-effects. With the recent progress in research, vitiligo has ripened enough to become a low-hanging fruit amidst other neglected diseases. But a complete cure is as much a dream as it is a challenge. New clinical trials are underway. Which pharmaceutical company will beat others to the race through the Death Valley? In A No-Nonsense Guide To Vitiligo, the author dashes from the root cause to future lifestyle. He reveals what you really need to know and what you must avoid, in order to manage this weird, complicated disease.

New York Medical Journal

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ISBN : MSU:31293015938966
Genre : Medicine
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Dermatology

Author : Jean L. Bolognia
ISBN : 9780702051821
Genre : Medical
File Size : 61. 67 MB
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Dermatology, edited by world authorities Jean L. Bolognia, MD, Joseph L. Jorizzo, MD, and Julie V. Schaffer, MD, is an all-encompassing medical reference book that puts the latest practices in dermatologic diagnosis and treatment at your fingertips. It delivers more comprehensive coverage of basic science, clinical practice, pediatric dermatology, and dermatologic surgery than you’ll find in any other source. Whether you’re a resident or an experienced practitioner, you’ll have the in-depth, expert, up-to-the-minute answers you need to overcome any challenge you face in practice. Find answers fast with a highly user-friendly, "easy-in-easy-out" format and a wealth of tables and algorithms for instant visual comprehension. Get full exposure to core knowledge with coverage of dermatology’s entire spectrum of subspecialties. See just the essential information with "need-to-know" basic science information and key references. Expedite decision making and clarify complex concepts with logical tables, digestible artwork, and easy-to-grasp schematics. Visualize more of the conditions you see in practice with over 3500 illustrations, of which over 1,400 are new: 1,039 clinical images, 398 pathology slides, and 152 schematics. Stay at the forefront of your field with updated treatment methods throughout, as well as an increased focus on patients with skin of color. Get an enhanced understanding of the foundations of dermatology in pathology, the clinical setting, and dermoscopy with a completely rewritten introductory chapter. Better comprehend the clinical-pathological relationship of skin disease with increased histologic coverage. Bolognia’s Dermatology is the ultimate multimedia reference for residents in training AND the experienced practitioner.

Surgical Management Of Vitiligo

Author : Somesh Gupta
ISBN : 9781405173384
Genre : Medical
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Although vitiligo has traditionally been very difficult to treat, a new breakthrough surgical treatment is expanding options for practitioners and patients. Standard treatments depend on the severity of the condition and the patient's feelings of disfigurement. Cover-up cosmetics work well for some people. Other more sophisticated forms of treatment include gradually developing color back in the depigmented areas (repigmentation) by PUVA or other ultraviolet light treatments, but this is extremely slow and intensive, often requiring several hundred treatments. This new form of treatment, which involves surgically transplanting melanocytes into the white areas, is most successful in patients with stable vitiligo over less than 30% of their body surface area. It complements medical therapies in achieving complete and sustained repigmentation and is rapidly gaining popularity in all major centers. This is the first book available which describes this major advance in detail. Explains the new treatment of surgically transplanting melanocytes into the affected areas of the skin to provide dermatologists and surgeons with the latest state-of-the-art information Written by the international leaders who pioneered this treatment Presents all the latest information on the topic, eliminating the need to search through multiple sources for specific data

On Diseases Of The Skin

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ISBN : STANFORD:24503366808
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