Textbook of Psoriasis

by Jayakar Thomas, Parimalam Kumar, Sindhu Ragavi Balaji, Dinesh Kumar Devaraj

This textbook is on “Textbook of Psoriasis”. The practice of medicine requires the acquisition of knowledge and skills, and the learning of attitudes and behaviors, apart from the manner in which it is disseminated. Professor Jayakar Thomas has exemplified this in his book on psoriasis. The book “Textbook of Psoriasis” is readable and complete enough to meet the students’ needs. The information given in the book is elaborative yet it is concise and to the point. This book provides clinical, pathological, and therapeutic details of psoriasis in such a reader-friendly manner. The clinical images are a feast for the eyes and well-illustrated. This book is comprises total 12 chapters. This book provides lucid and comprehensive understanding on introduction of psoriasis, epidemiology of psoriasis, etiopathogenesis of psoriasis, clinical aspects of psoriasis, pediatric psoriasis, psoriasis and pregnancy, psoriasis and human immunodeficiency virus, psoriasis as a systemic disease, investigations, treatment, complications and “the psoriatic march”, and psychological aspects, course and prognosis, follow-up and rehabilitation.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Thomas Jayakar
Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital and Bharath University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2. Kumar Parimalam
Villupuram Medical College, Villupuram, Tamil Nadu, India
3. Balaji Sindhu Ragavi
Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
4. Devaraj Dinesh Kumar Vee Care DermatoPlastic, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9789352501656
Speciality Dermatology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12765
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 266
Book Type Professional


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