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

Dermatology and Dermatological Therapy of Pigmented Skin
edited by Rebat Halder

Dermatology and Dermatological Therapy of Pigmented Skin fills a serious need by providing an exceptionally comprehensive text on the practice of dermatology as it applies to the variety of skins found in the U.S. population.


  • Covers normal function and structure of ethnic skin as well as manifestations of various diseases
  • Includes a chapter covering important differences with laser surgery for those with pigmented skin
  • Serves as a diagnostic atlas with full color clinical photographs for referencing various conditions
  • Describes in detail the therapeutic aspects for treating pigmented skins including differences in treatment modalities for a number of diseases
  • Allows practitioners to go directly to information dealing with a specific skin type


Structure and Function of Skin and Hair in Pigmented Races

  • Biology, Structure and Function of Pigmented Skin
  • Racial Differences in Stratum Corneum Biology
  • Racial Differences in Functional and Biophysical Properties of Stratum Corneum
  • Racial Differences in Epidermal Structure
  • Racial Differences in Melanocyte Biology and Function
  • Melanocyte Biology Racial Differences
  • Racial Differences in Dermal Structure Biology of Dermis
  • Racial Differences Cutaneous Appendages Sebaceous Glands and Sweat Glands
  • Racial Differences in Hair Follicles and Hair Structure
  • Racial Differences in Nails. Racial Differences in Dermatological Conditions
  • Scarring and Keloid Scars Irritation. Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Racial Differences in Skin Immunological Responses

Common Dermatological Diseases in Pigmented Skins

  • Acne Vulgaris and Related Disorders
  • Acne Conglobata
  • Follicular Occlusion
  • Triad Pomade
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Treatment of Benzoyl Peroxide Antibiotic Retinoids
  • Oral contraceptives
  • Hydroquinone. Azelaic Acid
  • Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion
  • Dermatitis in Pigmented Skin
  • Prevalence and Clinical Manifestations of Atopic and Contact Dermatitis
  • Dermatophyte Infections in Ethnic Populations

Neonatal and Pediatric Dermatological Diseases in Pigmented Skins

  • Increased Inc Transient Neonatal Pustular Melanosis
  • Mongolian Spots
  • Dysp. Acropustulosis of Infancy Traction Folliculitis and/or Alopecia
  • Tinea Ca Hypopigmented Mycosis Fungoides
  • Lupus Erythematosus
  • Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Different Clinical Presentations
  • Erythema
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Nickel Contact Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis. Pityriasis Rosea
  • Tinea Polymorphous Light Eruption
  • Lichen Lichen Planus
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Decreased Incidence

Hair and Scalp Disorders in Pigmented Skins

  • Basic Principles Inflammatory Scalp Disorders with Flaking
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Irritant Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Tinea Ca
  • Lupus Erythematosus and Dermatomyositis
  • Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Inflammatory Disorders with Pustules or Cysts
  • Uncomplicated Folliculitis
  • Folliculitis Decalvans
  • Acne Keloidalis Nuchae
  • Dissecting Cellulitis
  • Scarring Hair Loss with Little or No Clinical Inflammation
  • Traction Alopecia
  • Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia
  • Sarcoid
  • Hair Shaft Disorders
  • Trichorrhexis Nodosa
  • Heat, Chemicals, and Other Drying Agents

Pigmentary Disorders in Pigmented Skins

  • Disorders of Hypopigmentation
  • Pityriasis Versicolor
  • Pityriasis Alba
  • Idiopathic Guttate Hypomelanosis
  • Disorders of Depigmentation. Vitiligo
  • Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation and Hypopigmentation
  • Linea Erythema Dyschromicum Perstans (Ashy Dermatosis)
  • Melasma Familial Racial Periorbital Hyperpigmentation
  • Drugs Used in the Management of Pigmentary Disorders
  • Topical Corticosteroids
  • Phenolic Agents
  • Azelaic Acid
  • Kojic A Arbutin
  • Licorice Extract
  • Topical Retinoids
  • Combination Therapy
  • Tars
  • Topical Tacrolimus
  • Pigmented Ne Nails
  • Palmoplantar Racial Differences
  • Nevus of Ota/Nevus of Ito
  • Genetic Diseases
  • Piebald

Infectious Diseases of Pigmented Skins: Latino

  • Superficial Fungal Infections
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Hepatitis
  • Syphilis
  • Onchocerciasis
  • Cysticercosis
  • Mycobacterium Infection
  • Chagas Disease
  • Dengue Fever
  • Paederus Dermatitis
  • Bartonellosis (Carrion's Disease)
  • Cutaneous Larva Migrans
  • Cutaneous Larva Currens
  • Gnathostomiasis
  • Myiasis
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Chromomycos Hansen's Dis Rhinoscleroma Paracoccidioidomycosis (South American Blastomycosis)
  • Sporotrichosis
  • Cutaneous Balamuthia mandrillaris Infection
  • Chronic Infective Lymphocytic Psoriaform Dermatitis
  • Lymphatic F

Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Disease in Pigmented Skins

  • Sarcoidosis
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Scleroderma
  • Lupus erythematosus
  • De Hematologic Disease
  • Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome
  • Endocrine Disease - Diabetes Mellitus
  • Waxy Skin
  • Dermopathy
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum
  • Diabetic Bullae
  • Hepatic Disea Lichen Planus
  • Pruritus in Hepatic Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia and Hepatitis C
  • Renal Disease
  • Kyrle's Disease
  • Pruritus in Renal Disease
  • Medications

Skin Cancer in Pigmented Skins

  • African-Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and Africans
  • Hispanics
  • Asians
  • Native Americans
  • Public Health Issues for Skin Cancer in Pigmented Skins

Intrinsic Skin Aging in Pigmented Races

  • General Considerations
  • Anthropologic Considerations and Facial Characteristics
  • Asian Morphology
  • Latino Morphology
  • African-American Morphology
  • Morphological Facial Aging
  • Ethnic Considerations - Facial Aging
  • Upper Mid Fac Lower Face
  • Rejuvenation Procedures

Photoaging in Pigmented Skins

  • Photoaging in East and Southeast Asians
  • Photoaging in Blacks
  • Photoaging in Hispanics
  • Photoaging in Pigmented Skins
  • Therapy of Photoaging of Pigmented Skins
  • Retinoids
  • Topical Tretinoin
  • Systemic Retinoid Therapy
  • Bleaching Agents
  • Chemical Peels
  • Photorejuvenation

Pharmacological Agents for Pigmented Skins

  • Retinoids
  • Tretinoin Tazarot Adapalene
  • Retinol
  • Niacinamide
  • Benzoyl Peroxide
  • Anti-Infective Therapy
  • Topical Antibiotics
  • Systemic Antibiotics
  • Topical Corticosteroids
  • Vitamin C
  • Hydroquinone
  • Topical Immunomodulators

Cosmetic and Dermatologic Surgery for Pigmented Skins

  • Botulinum Toxin
  • Chemical Peel Peeling Agents
  • Peeling Protocol
  • Glycolic Acid
  • Salicylic Acid
  • Trichloroacetic Acid
  • Jessner's Solution
  • Medium and Deep Peels
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Rejuvenation in Ethnic Skin
  • Injectable Filling Agents
  • Collagen Hyaluronic Acid
  • Hyroxylapatite
  • Body Image and Body Contouring Procedures
  • Tumescent Liposuction

Hair Transplantation for Pigmented Skins

  • Racial Variations in Hair Morphology
  • Indications for Hair Transplantation in African-American Women
  • Traction Alopecia
  • Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia (CCCA)
  • Hair Transplantation: Special Considerations for Black Women
  • Why Larger Grafts May Be Preferred in CCCA
  • How to Reduce the Risk of Scarring
  • The Importance of Physician-Patient Communication

Laser Therapy for Pigmented Skins

  • Historical Aspects of Laser Surgery
  • Laser Principles. Laser Principles in Pigmented Skin
  • Types of Lasers Commonly Used for Pigmented Skins
  • Vascular Lasers and Light Sources
  • The Intense Pulse Light Systems
  • Lasers for Pigmented Lesions
  • Specific Pigmented Disorders Common to Ethnic Skin Types
  • Melasma Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation
  • Lentigines
  • Dermatosis Papulosis Nigra (DPN)
  • Nevus of Ota. Tattoos
  • Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars
  • Psoriasis Vulgaris
  • Newer Applications for Lasers
  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Vitiligo
  • Laser-Assisted Hair Removal
  • Acne Keloidalis Nuchae
  • Nonablative Lasers

Cosmetics, Hair Care Products, and Personal Care Products for Pigmented Skins

  • Unique Characteristics of Ethnic Hair
  • Hair Relaxers
  • History
  • Chemistry
  • Proper Use
  • Adverse Events
  • Thioglycolates for Permanent Waves, "Curls" and Thermal Reconditioning
  • Hair Bleach and Hair Color
  • Shampoos, Conditioners and Styling Products
  • Depilat Skin Care
  • Skin Lightening and Brightening Products
  • Sunscreens
  • Color Cosmet

Dermatologic Disease In Asians

  • Dermatoses Common or Unique in Asians
  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Xerosis, Nummular Dermatitis and Dyshidrotic Eczema
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Incidence/Prevalence
  • Clinical Manifestation
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pigmented Contact Dermatitis
  • Prurigo Nodularis, Actinic Prurigo, and Prurigo Pigmentosa
  • Primary Cutaneous Amyloidosis
  • Melasma
  • Mongolian Spot
  • Nevus of Ota and Nevus of Ito
  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Ofuji's Disease
  • Dermatoses Occurring in Asians
  • Vitiligo
  • Chronic Actinic Dermatitis
  • Dermatoses Secondary to Asian Cultural Medical Practice
  • Coin Rubbing
  • Cupping
  • Moxibustion

Dermatologic Disease in Blacks

  • Basic Structure of Black Skin and Hair
  • Cultural Issues in Treating Blacks for Dermatologic Disease
  • Normal Variants of Black Skin. Common Skin and Hair Diseases
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis of Skin. Tinea (Pityriasis) Versicolor
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Adverse Reactions to Hair-Coloring Products
  • Trichorrhexis Nodosa
  • Pseudofolliculitis Barbae
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Pseudofolliculitis Barbae in Women
  • Acne Keloidalis Nuchae
  • Treatment of Pseudofolliculitis Barbae
  • Adjuvant Measures
  • Electrolysis
  • Surgical Therapy
  • PFB
  • Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra (DPN)
  • Vitiligo
  • Melasma Keloids
  • Medical Therapies
  • Surgical Therapies
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Physical Modalities
  • Common Skin Diseases with Unusual Presentations in Blacks
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Secondary Syphilis
  • Sarcoid Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Scleroderma
  • Skin Cancer in the Black Races
  • Melanoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

Dermatologic Disease in Hispanics/Latinos

  • Cultural Aspects of Skin Disease
  • Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation
  • Erythema Dyschromicum Perstans
  • Other Diseases with Hyperpigmentation
  • Melasma
  • Facial Pigmentary Disorders
  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Actinic Prurig Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome
  • Capsaicin Dermatitis
  • Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Pityriasis Alba Idiopathic Guttate Hypomelanosis
  • Prayer Callou Skin Cancer
  • Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinomas
  • Melanoma
  • Papular Urticaria

Dermatologic Diseases in Native Americans

  • Special C Basic Science of Native American Skin
  • Unique Dermatoses
  • Hereditary Polymorphous Light Eruption
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Neutropenic Poikiloderma (formerly known as Navajo Poikiloderma)
  • Common Dermatoses
  • Oral Focal Epithelial Hyperplasia (Heck's Disease)
  • Hereditary Benign Intraepithelial Dyskeratosis
  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Dermatophyte Infection
  • Congenital Melanocytic Nevi, Pigmentary Anomalies, and Other Nevi
  • Psoriasis Vulgaris
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Lichen Planus
  • Granuloma Annulare
  • Dermatoses in Native Americans
  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
  • Melanoma


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Dermatology and Dermatological Therapy of Pigmented Skin
edited by Rebat Halder
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