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Ethnic Dermatology Principles and Practice

by Ophelia E. Dadzie, Antoine Petit, Andrew F. Alexis

Ethnic Dermatology Principles and Practice Synopsis

Richly pigmented skin is the most common skin type internationally Historically, dermatology has focused on white skin. But rich pigmentation can lead to differences in presentation, disease course and outcome, and reaction to treatment. Some dermatologic conditions are seen predominantly or only in richly pigmented skin. Ethnic Dermatology: Principles and Practice provides a practical approach to the dermatology of non-white skin. Written from a global perspective to include Asian, African-Caribbean and North African skin types, it covers all 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 central focus on practical action from an international cast of authors, Ethnic Dermatology: Principles and Practice gives you the clinical tools you need when skin colour matters.

Ethnic Dermatology Principles and Practice Press Reviews

This book joins the library of references on skin of color. It is a good introductory textbook to learn about the special concerns and variation in clinical presentations of dermatoses in darker skinned individuals. (Doody s, 2 August 2013)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780470658574
Publication date: 8th March 2013
Author: Ophelia E. Dadzie, Antoine Petit, Andrew F. Alexis
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 318 pages
Categories: Dermatology,

About Ophelia E. Dadzie, Antoine Petit, Andrew F. Alexis

Dr. Andrew F. Alexis is the Director of the Skin of Colour Center, and an attending physician at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. He is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Alexis received his medical degree from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and his Master's of Public Health degree from Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health. He completed his dermatology residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center, and a fellowship in dermatopharmacology at New York University School of Medicine, all in New York City. Dr. ...

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