Dermatology Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Dermatology in General Medicine
2-Volume Set
Seventh edition
edited by Klaus Wolff

The must-have reference in dermatology-now completely revised and updated! In no other source but Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine can you find the most comprehensive, current, and authoritative coverage of the entire spectrum of dermatologic science, diagnosis, treatment, and management.

Now in a more accessible format, with everything you need to know about skin, skin symptoms, and skin diseases right at your fingertips-from the basic science of the skin as an immunoprotective organ -- to the day-to-day clinical issues of managing skin diseases like psoriasis, acne, and skin cancer.

Encyclopedic in scope, yet skillfully edited so it's easy to read and use every day, this unsurpassed resource delivers a timely look at dermatologic therapeutics as well as dermatologic surgery and cosmetic dermatology. In addition, 3,000 eye-catching full-color photographs and hundreds of time-saving tables encapsulate core concepts, while scores of references facilitate further research.


  • NEW Full color design
  • “At a glance” overviews give you the key points of every chapter
  • Diagnostic and Treatment algorithms guide you through the clinical thought process
  • Boxes on differential diagnosis with helpful cross-referencing ensure that you find the content you need when you need it.
  • Color clinical photographs and useful diagrams let you see diagnosis and treatment as you read about it.
  • Over half the illustrations are NEW to this edition! Attention-getting icons lead you to additional content online
  • NEW organization
  • Basic science chapters are grouped with the corresponding clinical chapters.
  • Organization of dermatologic disease chapters by location of symptoms and then by causative mechanisms to facilitate comprehension
  • More chapters on dermatologic surgery and cosmetic dermatology
  • NEW CHAPTERS ON: Sweet Syndrome, Paraporiasis, Lichen Sclerosus, Vitiligo,
  • Mechanisms of Autoimmune Disease, Innate and Adaptive Immunity, Diagnostic
  • Procedures and Devices, Body Art, Occupational Skin Disease, Topical Therapy in Ethnically Different Skins, Drug Interactions, Complementary and Alternative Dermatology, Flaps and Grafts, Surgical Complications, Cosmetics and Skin Care in Dermatologic Practice, and more


Part I: Introduction

  1. General Considerations
  2. Approach to Dermatologic Diagnosis
  3. The Development and Structure of Skin

Part II. Disorders Presenting in Skin and Mucous Membranes

  1. Inflammatory Disorders Based on T Cell Reactivity and Dysregulation
  2. Inflammatory Diseases Based on Neutrophils and Eosinophils
  3. Inflammatory Diseases Based on Abnormal Humoral Reactivity and Other Inflammatory Diseases
  4. Disorders of Epidermal Differentiation and Keratinization
  5. Disorders of Epidermal and Dermal/Epidermal Cohesion--Vesicular and Bullous Disorders
  6. Disorders of the Dermal Connective Tissue
  7. Disorders of the Subcutaneous Tissue
  8. Disorders of Melanocytes
  9. Disorders of the Oral and Genital Integument

Part III. Disorders of the Skin Appendages

  1. Disorders of the Sebaceous Glands
  2. Disorders of the Eccrine and Apocrine Glands
  3. Disorders of the Hair and Nails

Part IV. Disorders Due to the Environment

  1. Disorders Due to Ultraviolet Radiation
  2. Skin Changes Due to Other Physical and Chemical Factors

Part V. Neuro- and Psychocutaneous Aspects of Skin Disease

  1. Neuro- and Psychocutaneous Skin Disease

Part VI. Skin Changes Across the Span of Life

  1. From Birth to Old Age

Part VII. Neoplasia

  1. Carcinogenesis
  2. Epidermal and Appendageal Tumors
  3. Melanocytic Tumors
  4. Tumors and Hyperplasias of the Dermis and Subcutaneous Fat

Part VIII. The Skin in Systemic Disease

  1. Skin in Nutritional, Metabolic, and Heritable Disease
  2. Skin Manifestations of Bone Marrow or Blood Chemistry Disorders
  3. Skin Manifestations of Internal Organ Disorders
  4. The Skin in Vascular/Connective Tissue and Other Autoimmune Disorders
  5. The Skin in Inflammatory and Other Vascular Disorders

Part IX. Infectious Diseases of the Skin

  1. Bacterial Disease
  2. Fungal Disease
  3. Viral and Rickettsial Diseases
  4. Sexually Transmitted Disease
  5. Infestations, Bites, and Stings

Part X. Occupational Skin Disease and Skin Disease Due to Biological Warfare

  1. Occupational Skin Disease
  2. The Skin in Biological Terrorism and Biological Warfare

Part XI. Therapeutics

  1. Topical Therapy
  2. Systemic Therapy
  3. Physical Treatments
  4. Complemenatary and Alternative Dermatology
  5. Surgery in Dermatology
  6. Cosmetic Dermatology


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Dermatology in General Medicine
2-Volume Set
Seventh edition
edited by Klaus Wolff

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