Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Skin Diseases

by Virendra N Sehgal

The book titled "Diagnosis and Treatment of COMMON SKIN DISEASES" entails detailed information about common skin diseases, their diagnosis, and their treatment. This book is made an attempt to make understand the drug therapy in the specialty of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy, in particular, which is paramount for practitioners who have been responsible for managing most of the patients. Common skin diseases are not difficult to diagnose. The book comprises of 6 chapters. Chapter 1 discusses systemic drugs, their indications, dosage, duration, side effects, contraindications, and drug interactions. Chapter 2 discusses various topical medications, its indications, availability, and mode of application. The specific dermatoses, which are manifestated as adverse drug reactions (ADR) followed by administration of drug(s) bearing generic and/or brand name, are incorporated in chapter 3. The Instant Diagnostic Criteria and Treatment of Common Skin Disorders are explained in detail in Chapter 4. Chapter 5 includes drugs formulary of dermatological preparations associated with topical agents, systemic agents, shampoos, and face washes. A new Chapter 6 titled Biologics: Therapeutic Applications includes the existing drug choices for various dermatoses, with indications in detail.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Sehgal Virendra N Skin Institute and School of Dermatology, Greater Kailash, New Delhi, India
University College of Medical Sciences and Associated Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital Delhi
Dermato-Venereology Skin/VD Centre, Sehgal Nursing Home, A-6 Panchwati Delhi, India
Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated, Lok Nayak Jay Prakash Hospital, New Delhi, India
Skin/VD Center, Sehgal Nursing Home, Delhi, India; Skin Institute and School of Dermatology, New Delhi, India
Sehgal Nursing Home, Dermato-Venereology (Skin/VD) Centre, A/6, Panchwati, Azadpur, New Delhi, India
Sehgal Nursing Home, Dermatovenereology (Skin/VD) Center, Azadpur, New Delhi, India
Lady Hardinge Medical College and Sucheta Kriplani Hospital, New Delhi; New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789351527954
Speciality Dermatology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12893
Edition 4/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 309
Book Type Professional


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