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Essentials of Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Disease: An Illustrated Synopsis

Ramji Gupta (Author)

Essentials of Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Disease: An Illustrated Synopsis’ (2nd edition) is an easy-to-read book that addresses theory as well as clinical sections of the undergraduate medical curriculum. It will also be useful to the general practitioner handling dermatological cases in routine practice.

Salient features of the book:

Twenty-five chapters with concise description of diseases, their classical presentation and currently used methods of treatment.

Classification of most of the diseases according to their etiological mechanism.

Bulleted text for a clear and crisp presentation to assist the undergraduate medical student.

A total of 134 tables for easy memorisation of topics and effective presentation during examination.

Text interspersed with 584 clinical photographs providing crucial visual information about the skin conditions.

High quality colour images to clearly demonstrate the results of treatments like cryotherapy, skin excision, grafting, etc.

An additional section on the Syndromic Management Approach for STDs to cater to the requirements of the curriculum; also useful to the practitioners in healthcare settings.

A consolidated document for Management Options in Dermatology provided as appendix.

Contents: Preface. 1. Structure and Functions of Skin. 2: History and Examination. 3. Hereditary Disorders. 4. Naevi. 5. Nutritional Deficiencies. 6. Metabolic Disorders. 7. Diseases due to Physical Agents. 8. Bacterial Infections. 9. Tuberculosis. 10. Leprosy. 11. Fungal Infections. 12. Viral Infections. 13. Diseases due to Arthropods. 14. Diseases of the Hair. 15. Diseases of the Sebaceous Glands. 16. Diseases of the Sweat Glands. 17. Diseases of the Nails. 18. Disorders of Pigmentation. 19: Allergic Disorders. 20. Autoimmune Disorders. 21. Skin Disorders in Systemic Diseases. 22. Tumours of the Skin. 23. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 24. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). 25. Miscellaneous Disorders. Appendix. Index.

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About the author

Ramji Gupta

Dr. Ramji Gupta is honorary professor of dermatology at Nehru Homoeopathic Medical College, and consultant dermatologist at Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi. Earlier he had been at AIIMS and Holy Family Hospital. Textbook of Dermatology authored by him is very popular among the undergraduate medical students and practitioners. Three other co-authored books are Multiple Choice Questions in Dermatology and Venereology (3rd edition), Illustrated Textbook of Dermatology (3rd edition) and 'Skin and Hair' in health and disease, some truth, some myth. The last one is a masterpiece for educating general public. He has published more than 50 research papers in various journals. His publications in homoeopathy have won him wide acclaim. His contribution to modern medicine in the form of dexamethasone-cyclophos-phamide pulse therapy for pemphigus has proved extremely effective. This has been recognized at national and international levels and many centres have adopted this regimen for the treatment of pemphigus and other diseases.

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Bibliographic information

Title Essentials of Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Disease: An Illustrated Synopsis
Author Ramji Gupta
Format Softcover
Date published: 27.03.2018
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789386235541
length 216p.