© 2020

Practical Guide to Dermatology

The Henry Ford Manual

  • Henry W. Lim
  • Laurie L. Kohen
  • Samantha L. Schneider
  • Danielle Yeager
  • Provides concise practical advice for dermatologists

  • Includes numerous clinical tips and tricks to make therapeutic management more approachable

  • Features straightforward references to commonly used medications in dermatology


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Jennifer B. Mancuso, Pranita V. Rambhatla
    Pages 1-21
  3. Allison Zarbo, Marla Jahnke, Tor Shwayder
    Pages 23-53
  4. Danielle Yeager, Mark Balle, David Ozog
    Pages 55-75
  5. Chelsea Luther, Jesse Veenstra, Laurie L. Kohen, Molly Powers
    Pages 77-104
  6. Caitlin Farmer, Matteo Lopiccolo, Alison T. Boucher
    Pages 105-120
  7. Danielle Yeager, Samantha L. Schneider, Marsha Chaffins, Ben J. Friedman
    Pages 121-129
  8. Jewell V. Gaulding, Diane Jackson-Richards
    Pages 131-143
  9. Angad Chadha, Chelsea Fidai, Chauncey McHargue
    Pages 145-166
  10. Tasneem F. Mohammad, Iltefat H. Hamzavi, Henry W. Lim
    Pages 167-175
  11. Karlee Novice, Ellen N. Pritchett
    Pages 177-212
  12. Bhavnit K. Bhatia, Richard H. Huggins, Alison Tisack
    Pages 213-222
  13. Samantha L. Schneider, Holly Kerr
    Pages 223-256
  14. Samantha L. Schneider, Laurie L. Kohen
    Pages 257-288
  15. Allison Zarbo, Anna Axelson
    Pages 289-306
  16. Caitlin Farmer, Matteo Lopiccolo, Alison T. Boucher
    Pages C1-C1
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 307-309

About this book


This practical manual provides a real-world educationally focused resource. It enables the reader to gain a good understanding of a range of skin diseases, their differential diagnosis and various medical and/or surgical treatment options. Topics covered include general dermatology, oncodermatology, drugs, phototherapy, pigmentary disorders, skin of color, inpatient dermatology and pediatric dermatologyEmphasis is placed on concise, practical points that one can use in clinic, with informative pearls to reinforce the key messages in each chapter.

Practical Guide to Dermatology: The Henry Ford Manual systematically describes a broad range of practical concepts, diagnostic and treatment techniques involving various dermatological disciplines. It represents a valuable reference guide for practising and trainee dermatologists alike.


Phototherapy Therapeutics Immunotherapies Malignant Lesions Mycosis Fungoides Vasculitis

Editors and affiliations

  • Henry W. Lim
    • 1
  • Laurie L. Kohen
    • 2
  • Samantha L. Schneider
    • 3
  • Danielle Yeager
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyHenry Ford Health SystemDetroitUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyHenry Ford Health SystemDetroitUSA
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyHenry Ford Health SystemDetroitUSA
  4. 4.Department of DermatologyHenry Ford Health SystemDetroitUSA

About the editors

Henry W. Lim, MD earned his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, USA and completed his dermatology residency at the New York University School of Medicine. He is chair emeritus of the Department of Dermatology, senior vice president for academic affaris at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit. Dr. Lim is former president of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology, and American Dermatological Association.  He has published more than 400 articles and served as editor or co-editor for eight textbooks.

Dr. Kohen is an associate residency program director at the Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Health System, and practices as a pigmented lesions specialist. She was chief resident during her final year of residency at Henry Ford.

Dr. Schneider is a resident in dermatology at Henry Ford Health System. She earned her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, USA.

Dr. Yeager is a resident in dermatology at Henry Ford Health System. She earned her medical degree from Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Practical Guide to Dermatology
  • Book Subtitle The Henry Ford Manual
  • Editors Henry W. Lim
    Laurie L. Kohen
    Samantha L. Schneider
    Danielle Yeager
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-18014-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-18015-7
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VIII, 309
  • Number of Illustrations 7 b/w illustrations, 19 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Dermatology
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“The audience is clinical dermatologists and dermatology residents. … This is a handy, easy-to-use reference that busy dermatologists will use daily in their practices.” (Patricia Wong, Doody's Book Reviews, February 7, 2020)