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Onychomycosis


Onychomycosis

Diagnosis and Effective Management
1. Aufl.

von: Dimitris Rigopoulos, Boni Elewski, Bertrand Richert

91,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 10.05.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9781119226499
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 232

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The definitive guide to one of the world’s most prevalent dermatologic conditions Onychomycosis is a fungal nail disease that accounts for 40% of all nail disorders, affecting 1 out of 10 people at some stage in their lives. Compiled by leading dermatologists with expert knowledge of the condition, Onychomycosis: Diagnosis and Effective Management provides a clear and clinically focused reference tool for those looking to treat patients expediently and successfully. This in-depth guide covers all aspects of disease management, from differential diagnosis and lab analysis to topical and systemic treatments. Designed to be a functional and accessible resource, the text also highlights key learning points, with real-life case studies and helpful take-home messages included in each chapter. Coverage of recent innovations and cutting-edge methods ensure the content is relevant to today’s dermatologists, while thorough explanations of routine techniques, prognostic factors, and epidemiology make this is an excellent handbook for anyone studying the disease for the first time. The book features: A complete guide to the diagnosis and treatment of this common disorder Key learning points, case studies, and take-home messages to aid quick and easy consultation Insights from world-renowned dermatological experts from North America and Europe Over 70 illustrations Onychomycosis is a reliable, easy-to-use companion for trainees and experienced specialists alike, and an invaluable asset to any clinic treating nail conditions.
List of contributors Chapter 1: The history of onychomycosis. Chapter 2: EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ONYCHOMYCOSIS Chapter 3: Tinea Pedis and onychomycosis Chapter 4: Clinical Features – classification Chapter 5: Grading Onychomycosis Chapter 6a: Routine and Emerging Techniques in Onychomycosis Diagnosis Chapter 6b: Histopathology of Onychomycosis Chapter 6c: Dermoscopy in the diagnosis of onychomycosis Chapter 7: DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS of ONYCHOMYCOSIS Chapter 8: Predicting the outcome of treatment – Prognostic factors Chapter 9a: Topical Therapies for Onychomycosis Chapter 9b: Systemic Treatment of Onychomycosis Chapter 9c (i): Laser devices in the treatment of onychomycosis Chapter 9c (ii): Photodynamic therapy (PDT) in the treatment of onychomycosis Chapter 9c (iii): ONYCHOMYCOSIS AND IONTOPHORESIS Chapter 9c (iv): NAIL DRILLING Chapter 9d: Physical treatment of onychomycosis Chapter 9e: ONYCHOMYCOSIS : ALGORITHM Chapter 9f: Prevention of relapse and re-infection – prophylaxis Chapter 10: Future Treatments for Onychomycosis Chapter 11: Onychomycosis in special population Chapter 12: Onychomycosis – The Podiatric Physician Perspective Chapter 13: Home Remedies for Onychomycosis Index
Dimitris Rigopoulos MD, is Professor of Dermatology and Venereology at the Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Boni Elewski MD, is Professor and Chair of Dermatology at University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL. Bertrand Richert, MD, PhD, is Professor of Dermatology and Clinical Professor at Brugmann St Pierre and Queen Fabiola Children’s University Hospitals, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.
The definitive guide to one of the world’s most prevalent dermatologic conditions Onychomycosis is a fungal nail disease that accounts for 40% of all nail disorders, affecting 1 out of 10 people at some stage in their lives. Compiled by leading dermatologists with expert knowledge of the condition, Onychomycosis: Diagnosis and Effective Management provides a clear and clinically focused reference tool for those looking to treat patients expediently and successfully. This in-depth guide covers all aspects of disease management, from differential diagnosis and lab analysis to topical and systemic treatments. Designed to be a functional and accessible resource, the text also highlights key learning points, with real-life case studies and helpful take-home messages included in each chapter. Coverage of recent innovations and cutting-edge methods ensure the content is relevant to today’s dermatologists, while thorough explanations of routine techniques, prognostic factors, and epidemiology make this is an excellent handbook for anyone studying the disease for the first time. The book features: A complete guide to the diagnosis and treatment of this common disorder Key learning points, case studies, and take-home messages to aid quick and easy consultation Insights from world-renowned dermatological experts from North America and Europe Over 70 illustrations Onychomycosis is a reliable, easy-to-use companion for trainees and experienced specialists alike, and an invaluable asset to any clinic treating nail conditions.