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Skin Diseases in the Immunocompromised

  • John C.¬†Hall

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Disease Specific

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Nasirah Atiq, Hok Bing Thio
      Pages 3-11
    3. Eduardo Castro-Echeverry
      Pages 13-30
    4. Natasha Klimas, Travis W. Vandergriff
      Pages 31-44
    5. John C. Hall
      Pages 45-52
  3. Transplant Patients

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Min Kin Derek Ho, Noah Scheinfeld
      Pages 61-67
  4. Drug Related

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. David J. Chandler, Anthony P. Bewley
      Pages 71-86
    3. Jessica A. Savas, Reshma L. Mahtani
      Pages 87-98
    4. Peniel Zelalem
      Pages 99-105
  5. Age Related

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Robert A. Norman, Zachary Henry
      Pages 123-138
  6. Radiation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Ting Wang, Daniel J. Aires, Deede Liu
      Pages 155-170
    3. Adam D. Currey, Edit B. Olasz, J. Frank Wilson, Zelmira Lazarova
      Pages 171-182
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 183-191

About this book

Introduction

As the number of surviving immune suppressed patients continues to rise, skin manifestations of patients have become increasingly important. AIDS patients, and renal, heart, liver, bone marrow, and lung transplant patients are now living longer and immunosuppressive drugs are being used more frequently. Diabetes is rising in the US and around the world, offering its own unique brand of immune suppressed skin diseases.  The skin may be the earliest sign of these conditions and be the organ showing the most profound, earliest, and treatment limiting side effects.  

Skin Diseases in the Immunocompromised is the most comprehensive book on the topic available. It  elucidates the signs of immune suppressed skin diseases to afford early diagnosis and management of this ever-increasing diverse group of illnesses. Organized for easy access, this book will be an essential resource for residents and fellows in dermatology and infectious diseases medical professionals.

Keywords

AIDS Diabetes Graft vs. Host Disease Immunocompromised Skin Skin Transplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • John C.¬†Hall
    • 1
  1. 1.St Luke's HospitalKansas CityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-6479-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-6478-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-6479-1
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