Obstetric and Gynecologic Dermatology

Obstetric and Gynecologic Dermatology

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Highly Commended, Dermatology, BMA Awards 2009 Completely updated throughout-and still the only reference of its kind-the new edition of this well-respected resource offers you a practical guide for the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of a full range of common and uncommon obstetric and gynecologic skin disorders. Expanded coverage-including chapters on vulval vaginal disease help you meet more clinical challenges, while more than 460 illustrations emphasize pathologic and clinical appearances of dermatologic problems, providing essential visual guidance for the most informed diagnoses. Enhanced basic dermatologic information, such as general introductions to treatment, treatment options, and rashes, makes this an excellent guide for dermatologist and non-dermatologists, as well as obstetricians and gynecologists. Features the contributions of a team of international experts who provide a global perspective on todaya€™s best practices. Provides exceptional visual guidance of both obstetric and gynecologic dermatoses, making this a convenient one-stop consultation reference. Includes more than 460 illustrations that clarify the key features of diseases and provide a greater a€œtrue-life practice perspective for making accurate diagnoses. Covers a full spectrum of conditions, including vulvar dermatoses, dermatoses of pregnancy, effect of pregnancy on other skin disorders, and more, to help you meet a full range of clinical challenges for diverse patient populations. Provides new information and illustrations in an expanded vulval section that equip you with a wider range of gynecologic dermatoses and treatment options for your most challenging clinical cases. Features the contributions of two new internationally recognized editors-known for their work in genital dermatology-who broaden the global appeal and relevance of the coverage.Peter Braude Diana Hamilton-Fairley Introduction This chapter summarizes the hormonal changes that occur during puberty, the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and the menopause, and how these changes affect the skin physiologically. ... However, it is only the female who will continue to experience a changing hormonal milieua€“either cyclically, with the monthly production of an egg followed by menses, anbsp;...

Title:Obstetric and Gynecologic Dermatology
Author:Martin M. Black, Christina Ambros-Rudolph, Libby Edwards, Peter J. Lynch
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2008-08-29


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