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Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology 6th revised edition
6th edition

Published
Mcgraw-Hill Book Co, March 2009
ISBN
9780071599757
Format
Softcover, 1104 pages
Dimensions
22.8cm × 15.2cm × 3.7cm

Turn to the world's most popular dermatology atlas for the quick, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of skin problems A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! "This atlas uses high quality photographs and well written, brief synopses to cover an enormous amount of information about skin diseases in one book...This atlas combines over 900 color photographs with succinct descriptions of skin diseases and systemic diseases with skin manifestations to create the most useful single reference in the field.

This is the one book I would recommend to a non-dermatologist learning or practicing medicine in any field in any country. For dermatologists, as well, it is useful as a quick and easy reference guide. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service Covering the full range of conditions, from rashes, to skin lesions and disorders of the hair, nail, and mucosa, Fitzpatrick's is a unique combination of text, clinical reference, and color atlas-one that gives you the best quality and most varied photographs of skin disorders available anywhere.

The book features a consistent format featuring key facts pertaining to epidemiology, clinical manifestations, physical exam, diagnosis, and treatment, each paired with several clear photographs to show how the condition appears-plus boxed overviews of each disease category with severity-specific icons. FEATURES 1500 high-quality full-color images Greater emphasis on depicting conditions and disorders across a wide range of skin types Up-to-the-minute coverage of important new topics: -- Pitryiasis rubra pilaris -- Palmoplantar keratosis -- Nevus lipomatosus superficialis -- Acquired digital fibromatosis -- Skin signs of renal insufficiency -- Skin reactions in organ transplantation -- New therapeutic recommendations, including biologic agents for eczema and dermatitis; new regulations for retinoids; and herbal products