Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology

by Sandipan Dhar

This is a comprehensive book of pediatric dermatology comprising all aspects of pediatric skin related problems. This author of this book is an expert and a well known pediatric dermatologist in India and abroad. With the immense knowledge and experience the author has compiled good clinical images along with theoretical and practical management of various dermatological disorders. The highlight of this book is it contains more than 400 clinical entities and more than 1000 color illustrations. It gives a rich collections of ‘Quotable Quotes’ which appear at the bottom of each page and gives a relief from serious reading in between the pages. Various new entities have been described. It is written in simple language which can be easily understandable to the readers. This color atlas and synopsis is a focused book aimed for practicing dermatologist, pediatricians and post graduates of both specialities. This book focuses on various aspects from functions of skin, basic skin care in newborn, neonatal dermatosis, congenital infections, vascular and melanocytic nevi, infections and infestations, infective exanthem, eczemas, papulosquamous disorders, vesiculobullous disorders, epidermolysis bullosa, neurocutaneous disorders, pigmentary disorders, nutritional related skin diseases, urticaria, mastocytosis, histiocytosis, metabolic disorders, adverse drug reactions, collagen vascular disorders and vasculitis. Atopic dermatitis and its atypical presentation are discussed in this book. The author has described various rare genetic disorders with illustrations. Syndromic and non syndromic ichthyosis has been described. Diseases of hair, nails and hair shaft abnormalities are illustrated in detail. Teenage trivial issues like acne vulgaris, scars, striae are described. The author has also dealt with sensitive disorders like sexual abuse and sexually transmitted disorders in children. Another unique feature in this book is there is detailed description of patient/ parent’s education and counselling which is an important aspect of pediatric dermatology. Overall this entire book provides young and aspiring dermatologists with a feast of various common and rare dermatological disorders in children.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Dhar Sandipan AMRI Hospitals, Kolkata
Institute of Child Health, Kolkata
AMRI Hospital (Dhakuria), Kolkata, West Bengal, India
AMRI Hospital, Kolkata, India
AMRI Hospital, Kolkata
Institute of Child Health and Visiting Dermatologist, AMRI Hospitals, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Institute of Child Health, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Institute of Child Health, Kolkata, West Bengal, India,
ISBN 9789351526322
Speciality Dermatology, Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12432
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 376
Book Type Professional


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