PAEDIATRIC DERMATOSES 1. Dermatoses of the Neonate and Infancy/ Genetic Blistering Diseases 2. Congenital and Malanocytic Naevi and other Developmental Defects 3. Vascular tumors DERMATITIS 4. Eczema, Lichenification, Prurigo and Erythroderma/ keratinization 5. Contact Dermatitis: Irritant/ Allergic 6. Occupational Dermatoses 7. Cultural dermatoses INFECTIONS 8. Bacterial Infections 9. Virus Infections 10. Mycology 11. Parasitic, Worms and Protozoa 12. Leprosy 13. Mycobacterial Infection 14. Diseases Caused by Arthropods and Other Noxious Animals 15. Sexually transmitted infections 16. HIV and the skin INFLAMMATORY DERMATOSES 17. Psoriasis 18. Lichen Planus and Lichenoid Disorder 19. Necrobiotic Disorders 20. Sarcoidosis 21. Disorders of the Sebaceous Glands/ Acne 22. Rosacea, Perioral Dermatitis and Similar Dermatoses, Flushing and Flushing Syndromes 23. Vasculitis and Neutrophilic Dermatoses and Related Disorders 24. Immunobullous Diseases 25. Connective Tissue Diseases 26. Cutaneous Reactions PIGMENTARY DISORDERS 27. Hyperpigmentary disorders 28. Hypopigmentary disorders 29. Cutaneous photobiology SKIN AND ORGANS 30. Disorders of Hair 31. Dermoscopy/ Trichoscopy 32. The Skin and the Eyes 33. The External Ear and skin 34. Disorders of Sweat Glands 35. The Oral Cavity and Lips 36. The Breast 37. Disorders of Nails 38. Diseases of the Veins and Arteries: Leg Ulcers/ Tropical ulcers 39. Genital dermatoses - The Genital, Perianal and Umbilical Regions 40. Disorders of Connective Tissue 41. Specific Dermatoses of Pregnancy 42. Psychocutaneous TUMOURS AND SKIN 43. Tumours of the Skin Appendages 44. Soft-Tissue Tumours and Tumour-like Conditions 45. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer 46. Melanoma 47. Cutaneous Lymphomas and Lymphocytic Infiltrates 48. Radiotherapy and Reactions to Ionizing Radiation THERAPY AND RELATED DERMATOSES 49. Drug Reactions, Erythema Multiforme, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis 50. Dermatological complications following native Rx, home remedies and topical cosmetic creams 51. Lasers and Flashlamps in the Treatment of Skin Disorders 52. Minimally Invasive Treatments and Procedures for Ageing Skin INVITED CHAPTERS 53. Skin diseases in Brazil 54. Skin diseases in Mali (Africa) 55. History of dermatology in ancient Sri Lanka (before western medicine)
This book focuses on the representation of dermatological diseases in pigmented skin, fills an important gap in the literature, and facilitates better dermatological diagnosis when dealing with patients of various ethnicities. It discusses over 400 diseases and their representations with the help of over 2000 high-quality images and illustrations. This book elaborates on each single disease using easy-to-follow schematics and a focused approach to facilitate reader learning. Pursuing a comprehensive, the book covers not only common skin diseases such as psoriasis, lichen planus, eczema, erythrasma, cutaneous tuberculosis, leprosy, leishmaniasis and oral submucous fibrosis, but also rare tropical diseases such as sporotrichosis, mycetoma, rhinosporodiosis, lobomycosis, mucormycosis and subcutaneous zygomycosis. It also addresses aesthetic concerns by covering hypopigmented and hyperpigmented disorders in pigmented skin such as guttate hypomelanosis, vitiligo, progressive macular hypomelanosis, chemical or physical induced depigmentation, melasma, sebo-melanosis, lichen and macular amyloidosis.
Offering comprehensive coverage of dermatological disorders and diseases in pigmented skin, the book is a must-have resource for dermatology trainees and practitioners who treat or care for pigmented skin patients.
Dr Ranthilaka R. Ranawaka MBBS MD, from University of Colombo Sri Lanka. She has had an extensive training towards conducting clinical trials in Psoriasis and acne at St John's Institute of Dermatology, London, UK in 2006. She is currently working as a consultant dermatologist at General Hospital Kalutara, Sri Lanka. Dr. Ranawaka has published more than 26 scientific papers in national and international journals including six clinical trials. She is an author of six dermatology books and three chapters; academic editor in two journals; reviewer in number of indexed journals. She was awarded number of travel awards (AAD 2006, EADV 2006, WCD 2007, ICD 2009) and research awards including European Nail Research Grant in 2008, SLMA-FairMed research grant in 2012 and 2014. She was awarded President's Award for Scientific Publications in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016 and 2017. She is the Co-Chair and Guest Speaker at the "Tropical dermatoses" symposium at World Congress of Dermatology 2019, in Milan, Italy.
Dr Ajith P. Kannangara, MBBS MD, Consultant Dermatologist, specialist in Anti-aging medicine and Cosmetic dermatology is currently attached to the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka. He obtained his M.B.B.S from University of Peradeniya and M.D from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Dr. Kannangara is a National Skin Centre Fellow from Singapore and post doctoral International Dermatology Fellow from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centre, North Carolina, USA. He also obtained Diploma from American Academy of Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine and American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.
Dr. Kannangara also serves as editor and reviewer for various national and international Journals. His research papers are published in most renowned national and international journals of Dermatology. He is one of the pioneer of propose classification of Cutaneous Reactions of - Koebner, Wolf isotopic, Renbok, Koebner nonreaction, isotopic nonreaction, Immuno Compromised District & other related phenomenon and introducing the concept of Sparing phenomena.
Dr Ajith Karawita MBBS, PgDip and MD (Venereology) is currently serving as a consultant venereologist in a teaching hospital at the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka. He qualified in MBBS at the University of Peradeniya in 1997, and subsequently obtained his postgraduate diploma and MD in Venereology from the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PGIM), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He is a fellow and past president (2014-2016) of the Sri Lanka College of Sexual Health and HIV Medicine. Further, he is a member of the board of study, board of examinations and research proposal review committee on venereology at the PGIM. He is a Visiting Lecturer at Rajarata University of Sri Lanka and the PGIM.
He is a member of the Australasian Society of HIV medicine (ASHM), honorary member of the research institute of tuberculosis and antituberculosis association, Japan, life member of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, and a member of the Asia Pacific Association of Medical journal Editors (APAME). He has authored numerous research papers, invited articles, book chapters, reports and guidelines. He has been a guest speaker for multiple forums, and presented many research papers at local and international conferences.