Therapy of Skin Diseases

A Worldwide Perspective on Therapeutic Approaches and Their Molecular Basis

  • Thomas Krieg
  • David R. Bickers
  • Yoshiki Miyachi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Beate Eckes, Thomas Krieg, Carien M. Niessen
      Pages 3-14
    3. Thomas Schwarz, Stefan Beissert
      Pages 15-20
    4. David R. Bickers
      Pages 21-27
    5. Rebecca G. Pomerantz, Thomas S. Kupper, Abrar A. Qureshi
      Pages 29-38
    6. Liv Kraemer, Angela M. Christiano
      Pages 39-55
    7. Lindy P. Fox
      Pages 63-76
    8. Jens M. Baron
      Pages 77-85
    9. Akimichi Morita
      Pages 87-91
    10. David J. Goldberg
      Pages 93-104
    11. Yoshiki Tokura, Shin-ichi Moriwaki
      Pages 105-111
    12. Murad Alam
      Pages 113-119
    13. Akihiko Ikoma
      Pages 121-126
  3. Infectious Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. Nicole French, Robert L. Modlin
      Pages 129-148
    3. Takashi Mochizuki
      Pages 149-156
    4. Annabelle Lozano, Anita Arora, Natalia Mendoza, Vandana Madkan, Stephen K. Tyring
      Pages 157-163
    5. Anja Potthoff, Heinrich Rasokat, Norbert H. Brockmeyer
      Pages 165-171

About this book


Impressive progress has been made in understanding the molecular basis of skin diseases. This has led to the development of novel therapeutic approaches. This truly international and lavishly illustrated textbook is written for dermatologists in Europe, America and Asia. This book:

  • Provides the reader with up-to-date information on skin disease therapy
  • Helps the reader understand the mode of action of new and established therapies
  • Furthers the understanding of ongoing and new developments in the field
  • Is written and edited by international and renowned dermatology experts from Europe, America, and Asia
  • Includes regional therapy concepts
  • Has a user-friendly structure including key points and practical hints for indications and applications in each chapter

By explaining the molecular background of skin diseases, this book helps the reader choose the most appropriate novel or classical therapy for the patient and thus reach a better treatment outcome. It will be an indispensable resource for dermatologists in university departments as well as in clinical practice.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas Krieg
    • 1
  • David R. Bickers
    • 2
  • Yoshiki Miyachi
    • 3
  1. 1.Universitätsklinikum Köln Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und VenerologieKölnGermany
  2. 2.Dept. DermatologyColumbia University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Dept. Dermatology & Cutaneous SciencesKyoto University Graduate School of MedicineSakyo-kuJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-78813-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-78814-0
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