Clinical and Basic Immunodermatology
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Clinical and Basic Immunodermatology

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This updated volume provides a "user-friendly" reference for dermatologists, dermatology residents and students, as well as for health care workers in related fields to better understand immune-mediated skin diseases and their therapies.The focus is on what is needed by the physician/resident or student for betting understanding the pathophysiology of the disease as well as the mechanisms of action of the therapies. The reader can easily read about groups of related diseases as well as groups of related therapies.

The level of complexity of the book is such that it has practical applications on a daily basis but can also be used by the resident as a teaching tool and as a handy source of review for the boards. In addition, it can be used the practicing dermatologist to study for recertification.

The scope of the book is immunology, immunogenetics, immunopathology and immunopharmacology as they relate to clinical dermatology.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 895 pages
  • 210 x 279 x 46.99mm | 1,138.52g
  • Cham, Switzerland
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed. 2017
  • 100 Tables, color; 50 Tables, black and white; 172 Illustrations, color; 11 Illustrations, black and white; XVI, 895 p. 183 illus., 172 illus. in color.
  • 331929783X
  • 9783319297835
  • 3,037,511

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This book is an in-depth and user-friendly reference for better understanding immune-mediated skin diseases and their therapies. The focus is on the needs of the physician, resident, or student to understand the pathophysiology of the disease as well as the mechanisms of action of the therapies.



Clinical and Basic Immunodermatology, Second Edition is an effective teaching tool that has practical applications for use on a daily basis. It is a valuable resource for practicing dermatologists, dermatology residents and students, and healthcare workers in related fields.
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Table of contents

Concepts of Fundamental Importance for Understanding Skin Disease.- Cytokines and Chemokines.- Innate and Adaptive Immunity.- Neuroimmunology.- Stress and Immunity.- Toll-Like Receptors.- Conventional and Unconventional T Cells.- Complement System.- Cutaneous Dendritic Cells in Health and Disease.- Antimicrobial Peptides.- Photoimmunology.- Angiogenesis for the Clinician.- Common Skin Diseases.- Contact Dermatitis: Allergic and Irritant.- Atopic Dermatitis.- Psoriasis.- The Immunology of Acne.- Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer.- Immunobiology and Immune-Based Therapies of Melanoma.- Drug Eruptions.- Cutaneous Vasculitis.- Immunodermatology and Viral Skin Infection.- HIV Disease and AIDS.- Bacterial Infections.- Parasitic Infections.- Fungal Infections.- Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma.- Graft-Versus-Host Disease.- Allergic Urticaria.- Immunopharmacology.- Biologic Therapies for Inflammatory Disease.- Topical Immune Response Modifiers: Adjuvants.- Topical Immune Response Modifiers: Antiinflammatories.- Traditional Immune-Modulating Drugs.- Topical Corticosteroids.- Vaccines.- Intravenous Immunoglobulins.- Autoimmunity, Immunodeficiency, and Immune - Associated Dermatoses.- Novel Approach to the Evaluation of Primary Immunodeficiencies.- Iatrogenic Immunodeficiency and Skin Disease.- Granulomatosis.- Vitiligo Vulgaris.- Alopecia Areata.- Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus.- Fibrotic Skin Diseases.- Pemphigus Family of Diseases.- The Pemphigoid Spectrum.- Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita.- Immunoglobulin A Dermatoses.
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Review Text

"This updated edition serves as an in-depth reference for understanding immune-mediated skin diseases. ... This rich resource not only contains information for immunologists and practicing dermatologists but also serves as a guide on a daily basis. For example, this book can be used by residents as a teaching tool and is a helpful source of review for the boards." (Chrystal Paulos, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Vol. 78 (5), May, 2018)
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"This updated edition serves as an in-depth reference for understanding immune-mediated skin diseases. ... This rich resource not only contains information for immunologists and practicing dermatologists but also serves as a guide on a daily basis. For example, this book can be used by residents as a teaching tool and is a helpful source of review for the boards." (Chrystal Paulos, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Vol. 78 (5), May, 2018)
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About Anthony A. Gaspari

Anthony Gaspari



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