New PDF release: Ethnic Dermatology: Principles and Practice

By Ophelia E. Dadzie

ISBN-10: 0470658576

ISBN-13: 9780470658574

ISBN-10: 1118497783

ISBN-13: 9781118497784

Ethnic Dermatology

Principles and Practice

Edited by

Ophelia E. Dadzie, MB BS, MRCP, Centre for scientific technology and expertise, collage collage London, department of drugs, Whittington health facility Campus, London, UK

Antoine Petit, MD,  division of Dermatology, Hopital Saint-Louis, Paris, France

Andrew F. Alexis, MD, FAAD, Director pores and skin of colour middle, division of Dermatology, St Luke’s-Roosevelt sanatorium middle, manhattan, big apple, USA


Richly pigmented pores and skin is the most typical pores and skin variety internationally    

Historically, dermatology has fascinated with white epidermis. yet wealthy pigmentation may end up in ameliorations in presentation, sickness path and end result, and response to remedy. a few dermatologic stipulations are obvious predominantly or purely in richly pigmented skin.

Ethnic Dermatology: rules and Practice presents a pragmatic method of the dermatology of non-white epidermis. Written from a world point of view to incorporate Asian, African-Caribbean and North African dermis forms, it covers all of the bases of dermatology including:

  • Grading scales in dermatologic disease
  • Pediatric dermatology
  • Dermatology and systemic disease
  • Drug eruptions
  • Hair and scalp disorders
  • Cosmetic dermatology

With a primary specialise in useful motion from a global forged of authors, Ethnic Dermatology: rules and Practice offers the medical instruments you would like whilst pores and skin color matters.

Chapter 1 Defining Ethnic Dermatology (pages 1–4): Ophelia E. Dadzie
Chapter 2 dermis Semiology and Grading Scales (pages 5–17): Antoine Petit and Ameet Tailor
Chapter three universal dermis stipulations and Ethnicity (pages 19–61): Antoine Petit and Moussa Diallo
Chapter four Pediatric Dermatology and the Ethnic sufferer (pages 63–78): Patricia A. Treadwell
Chapter five Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic ailments (pages 79–101): Mahreen Ameen and Fatimata Ly
Chapter 6 Drug Eruptions and Ethnicity (pages 103–108): Jean?Claude Roujeau
Chapter 7 Photodermatoses and Phototherapy within the Ethnic sufferer (pages 109–121): Richard H. Huggins and Henry W. Lim
Chapter eight HIV?related epidermis illnesses (pages 123–134): Mahreen Ameen and Antoine Mahe
Chapter nine Benign dermis Tumors and Cysts within the Ethnic sufferer (pages 135–141): Nita Agar and Dupe L. Odunsi
Chapter 10 Malignant pores and skin Tumors and the Ethnic sufferer (pages 143–158): Nita Agar, Bridget Ogawa and Jean?Jacques Morand
Chapter eleven therapy of Keloids and Scars (pages 159–172): Martha H. Viera, Alejandra C. Vivas and Brian Berman
Chapter 12 Vitiligo (pages 173–185): Fatima Al?Faresi, Viktoria Eleftheriadou, Sanjeev V. Mulekar and Hassan I. Galadari
Chapter thirteen different explanations of Hypopigmentation (pages 187–197): Ousmane Faye
Chapter 14 Facial Hyperpigmentation (pages 199–211): Camille Fitoussi
Chapter 15 Hair and Scalp issues in ladies of African Descent (pages 213–240): Ophelia E. Dadzie and Nonhlanhla P. Khumalo
Chapter sixteen Dermatological issues in males of African Descent (pages 241–256): Frederick N. Quarles, Marcelyn Coley and Andrew F. Alexis
Chapter 17 Hair Transplantation in humans of African Descent (pages 257–262): Jack Smadja
Chapter 18 Lasers and the Ethnic sufferer (pages 263–272): Heather Woolery?Lloyd and Kristian Figueras
Chapter 19 beauty Dermatology in Ethnic epidermis (pages 273–286): Leila Ferguson, Anthony Rossi, Andrew F. Alexis and Hassan I. Galadari
Chapter 20 beauty Use of epidermis Lightening items (pages 287–292): Antoine Mahe

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34 Pityrisasis rosea: small patches. testing, a search for fungi in superficial scrapings, and even skin biopsy may occasionally be required to confirm the diagnosis and exclude other differential diagnoses. Several published observations suggest that PR bears slightly different clinical features in black patients of African descent: atypical forms may be more frequent, with plaques [86], papular and/or vesicular patterns [76,87], pigmentary changes [76,87], “inverse” acral distribution [76], facial involvement [76,87], and 34 Ethnic Dermatology: Principles and Practice involvement of palms and soles [76], or of the oral cavity [76,88].

There is now compelling evidence of active systemic replication of human herpes virus 7(HHV-7) and HHV-6 during PR, although the precise role of these viruses remains unknown [84]. Given the mean age of the patients, a reactivation is more likely than Ethnic Dermatology: Principles and Practice a primary infection. Also, a direct effect of local replication into the dermis or epidermis is unlikely, the skin lesions of PR likely resulting from an immune reaction to systemic viral replication, similar to many other viral rashes.

On white skin, the color is typically pink with a tendency for the central area to look paler. 33). The rash evolves in two steps; approximately half of patients describe a first stage with one or a few large “herald” patches on the trunk or proximal leg. This is followed a few days later by crops of new lesions consisting mostly of small patches. Pruritus is discrete or moderate or even absent, but may sometimes be very severe, usually during extensive PR with marked confluent eczematous lesions.

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