Comprehensive pocket handbook offers visual guide to lower extremity dermatology
Timely diagnosis and management of cutaneous disorders in the lower extremities are key concerns for many clinicians across various medical specialties. Skin Disease Of The Lower Extremities: A Photographic Guide offers an essential comprehensive resource in a convenient handbook format for clinicians who see lower extremity dermatology issues every day in their practice. Full of compelling clinical photography, the handbook offers practical insights in 15 chapters on topics ranging from xerotic disorders and skin of color to nail disorders and benign and malignant lesions. Tracey Vlahovic, DPM, and Stephen M. Schleicher, MD, the co-authors of the handbook, agree that the book will serve a strong need among clinicians.
“Cutaneous disorders of the lower extremities are frequently encountered by both podiatrists and dermatologists. Many are readily diagnosed by visual inspection and others may require additional testing such as culture and/or biopsy," notes Dr. Schleicher. "Our text ... is a valuable resource for any clinician who deals with lower extremity skin disease."
The Skin Disease Of The Lower Extremities handbook offers a concise but comprehensive guide to lower extremity dermatology, ranging from chapters on nail disorders and eczematous disorders to blistering disorders and benign and malignant lesions. The handbook also offers chapters on diagnosing lower extremity dermatological conditions in skin of color, how to perform biopsies and a guide to current dermatologic therapies. The text is written for podiatrists, dermatologists and other clinicians who diagnose and treat lower extremity skin disease in an office, hospital or other healthcare setting. The handbook serves to enhance the reader's understanding of lower extremity dermatology and facilitate timely diagnosis and treatment.