Psoriasis: A Closer Look

by Jayakar Thomas, Parimalam Kumar

This book is a concise guide to the management of psoriasis. Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes red, flaky, crusty patches of skin covered with silvery scales. These patches normally appear on the elbows, knees, scalp, and lower back but can appear anywhere on the body. This book, Psoriasis—A Closer Look (Second Edition), is designed as an academic project with the target readers as both postgraduate students and practicing dermatologists. This book consists of 13 chapters which include psoriasis introduction, psoriasis epidemiology, pediatric psoriasis, psoriasis as a systemic disease, investigation, and dermoscopy in psoriasis. All chapters encompass glimpses of existing knowledge in the light of recent advances in the segment of “Psoriasis”, complications, and the comorbidities. The treatment challenges, both oral and systemic, have been addressed in this edition. this book is a helpful tool—not only for the student who needs an expert source of basic knowledge, but also for the pressured practitioner who needs a clear, concise, and balanced distillation of the best information on which to base daily clinical decisions.


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
ISBN 9789354659805
Speciality Dermatology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18847
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2023
Pages 160
Book Type Professional


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