This book is a comprehensive guide to common dermatological procedures in the outpatient clinic.
Presented in a ‘tips and tricks’ format, the book is divided into six sections, with the first chapters providing discussion on diagnostic procedures.
The remaining chapters cover different treatment techniques including chemical destruction of skin lesions, cryotherapy, light-based procedures, and photodynamic therapy. A section on complex surgicaltechniques explains highly technical procedures such as hair transplant, Mohs surgery, and liposuction.
Authored by a recognised, Mississippi-based team of experts, the book is enhanced by more than 100 clinical images.
- Comprehensive guide to common dermatological procedures in the outpatient clinic
- Covers diagnosis and treatment techniques including complex surgical procedures
- Presented in ‘tips and tricks’ format
- Recognised, Mississippi-based author team
Robert T Brodell MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, University of Mississippi Medical Centre, Jackson, Mississippi; Instructor in Dermatology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
Jeremy D Jackson MD
Stephen E Helms MD
Michael Cosulich MD
All at Department of Dermatology, University of Mississippi Medical Centre, Jackson, Mississippi
Tips and Tricks: Diagnostic · Tips and Tricks: Office Dermatologic Testing o Chapter 1: KOH Preparation o Chapter 2: Scabies Preparation o Chapter 3: Tzanck Preparation · Tips and Tricks: Biopsy the right spot! o Chapter 4: Choosing the right biopsy location · Tips and Tricks: Basic procedural techniques o Chapter 5: Shave and saucerization techniques o Chapter 6: Punch biopsy tips and tricks § Sampling of tense blisters §Sampling porokeratosis § Removing larger lesions through a smaller punch (“stuff technique for benign appearing nevi, cysts and lipomas) o Chapter 7: Curettage o Chapter 8: Suturing Tips and Tricks: ChemicalDestruction of skin lesions · Chapter 9: Dichloracetic Acid in Dermatology Tips and Tricks: Complex surgical procedures · Chapter 10: Mohs surgery · Chapter 11: Elliptical Excisions · Chapter 12: Nail Procedures ·Chapter 13: Flaps and grafts Tips and Tricks: Cryotherapy · Chapter 14: Cryotherapy of Warts, Actinic keratoses, etc Tips and Tricks: Light-based procedures · Chapter 15: Vascular lesion laser · Chapter 16: Fractionated CO2 laser · Chapter 17: Pigmented Lesion lasers · Chapter 18: Intense pulsed light Tips and Tricks: Photodynamic therapy · Chapter 19: Photodynamic Therapy