Life-Threatening Dermatoses and Emergencies in Dermatology

  • Jean Revuz
  • Jean-Claude Roujeau
  • Francisco A. Kerdel
  • Laurence Valeyrie-Allanore

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Skin Physiology

    1. Joachim W. Fluhr, Razvigor Darlenski
      Pages 3-18
    2. István Nagy, Lajos Kemény
      Pages 19-28
    3. Cristina Oprica
      Pages 29-36
    4. Laurence Valeyrie-Allanore, Saskia Oro, Jean-Claude Roujeau
      Pages 37-42
  3. Life Threatening Dermatoses

    1. Saul N. Faust, Simon Nadel
      Pages 45-55
    2. Isabel C. Valencia, Francisco A. Kerdel
      Pages 67-78
    3. Michelle A. Thomson, John Berth-Jones
      Pages 79-87
    4. Koji Hashimoto, Mikiko Tohyama, Tetsuo Shiohara
      Pages 97-102
    5. Alexis Sidoroff
      Pages 103-109
    6. Pascal Joly
      Pages 111-119
  4. Cutaneous Manifestation in Life Threatening Diseases

    1. Pascal del Giudice, Olivier Chosidow
      Pages 123-131
    2. Delphine Kerob, Martine Feuillhade-de-Chauvin, Celeste Lebbe
      Pages 133-143
    3. Sélim Aractingi, Boutros Soutou
      Pages 145-153
  5. Specific Context

    1. Dominique Penso-Assathiany
      Pages 165-173
    2. Kiarash Khosrotehrani
      Pages 175-180
    3. Christine Léauté-Labrèze, Franck Boralevi, Alain Taïeb
      Pages 189-197
    4. Lise Lavillonnière
      Pages 199-205
    5. Batya B. Davidovici, Ronni Wolf
      Pages 215-222
    6. Emmanuel Cauchy, Scrimgeour Carron, Rik Verhellen, Fontanille Bernard
      Pages 223-233
    7. M. -T. Leccia, J. -C. Beani
      Pages 235-240
    8. Jim Muir, Terri M. Campbell, H. Peter Soyer
      Pages 247-252
    9. John A. Ebner, Kenneth J. Tomecki
      Pages 253-266
    10. Bénédicte Lebrun-Vignes
      Pages 267-276
  6. Diagnostic Charts for the Skin Signs in the Acutely Ill Patient

    1. Jean-Claude Roujeau
      Pages 279-280
    2. Zuleika L. Bonilla-Martinez, Robert S. Kirsner
      Pages 281-287
    3. Julia S. Lehman, Arlo J. Miller, Megha M. Tollefson, Lawrence E. Gibson
      Pages 295-301
    4. L. Valeyrie-Allanore
      Pages 303-306
    5. Jean Revuz
      Pages 307-309
    6. Marion Gabillot-Carré
      Pages 311-312
    7. Loïc Vaillant, Laurent Machet
      Pages 313-314
    8. Catherine Pecquet
      Pages 315-317
    9. Bruno Sassolas
      Pages 319-323
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 325-329

About this book


Since extensive dermatoses can be life threatening, it is important to recognize and treat skin emergencies rapidly. This book covers all cutaneous emergencies and life threatening dermatoses, as well as true and false emergencies in the dermatologic office. It provides treatment advice for the management of major life threatening dermatoses, such as severe infections, severe drug eruptions and bullous diseases. In addition, it describes the manifestations in acutely ill patients in the ICU, as well as severe cutaneous manifestations occurring during pregnancy, after sun exposure, in cold weather, as a result of extreme poverty, and in other situations. With diagnostic clues, reader-friendly charts and clinical photographs, this clinical guide will not only benefit the hospital-based dermatologist, but will also be a helpful guide for non-dermatologists, such as ER and ICU physicians.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jean Revuz
    • 1
  • Jean-Claude Roujeau
    • 2
  • Francisco A. Kerdel
    • 3
  • Laurence Valeyrie-Allanore
    • 1
  1. 1.Service de DermatologieCentre hospitalier universitaire Henri MondorCréteilFrance
  2. 2.Université Paris XII Service de DermatologieCentre hospitalier universitaire Henri MondorCréteilFrance
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyCedars Medical CenterMiamiUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-79338-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-79339-7
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