Differential Diagnosis for the Dermatologist by Scott M. Jackson, Lee T. Nesbitt (auth.)

By Scott M. Jackson, Lee T. Nesbitt (auth.)

When confronted with a tough dermatologic challenge, physicians are frequently required to accomplish a time-consuming seek via huge dermatologic texts that allows you to locate info that might help in the mandatory differential prognosis. This accomplished and concise instruction manual is designed to simplify this strategy dramatically, allowing swift id of the right kind prognosis. countless numbers of dermatologic diagnoses, morphologic positive aspects, drug-induced issues, extracutaneous manifestations, histologic findings, and random different findings are indexed in alphabetical order and in a homogeneous, reader-friendly constitution. The differential diagnoses are proven below every one major prognosis, taken care of based on similarity with that prognosis. because the first variation, impending 50 new diagnoses were further, and lots of new photographs integrated. This simply moveable e-book may be of significant price for dermatologists and all who care for dermatologic diseases.

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Gastroenterology 124(6):1595–1614 Gastrointestinal Neoplasia • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Acanthosis nigricans Arsenicism Carcinoid syndrome Cowden’s disease Cronkhite–Canada syndrome Dermatitis herpetiformis Dermatomyositis Extramammary Paget’s disease Gardner’s syndrome Kaposi’s sarcoma Leser–Trelat sign Muir–Torre syndrome Necrolytic migratory erythema Neurofibromatosis 41 Chapter 2 42 • • • Peutz–Jeghers syndrome Sister Mary Joseph nodule Tylosis (Howell–Evans syndrome) Further reading: • Braverman IM (2003) Skin signs of gastrointestinal disease.

1) Acral gangrene Acral erythema Bullosis diabeticorum Candidiasis Clear cell syringoma Dermatophytosis Diabetic bullae Diabetic dermopathy Granuloma annulare (especially disseminated type) Erythrasma Fig. 1 Acral acanthosis nigricans Chapter 2 36 • • • • • • • • • • Injection lipoatrophy Mucormycosis Necrobiosis lipoidica Neuropathic ulcers Partial lipodystrophy Perforating disorders Pruritus Rubeosis Scleredema adultorum Xerosis Further reading: • Ahmed I, Goldstein B (2006) Diabetes mellitus.

J Am Acad Dermatol 55(2):290–301 Bone Pain • • • • • • • • • • • • Langerhans cell histiocytosis Leukemia Lymphoma Mastocytosis Metastatic disease Muckle–Wells syndrome Myeloma Schnitzler syndrome Scurvy Sickle cell disease Syphilis Tuberculosis Further reading: • de Koning HD, Bodar EJ, van der Meer JW et al (2007) Schnitzler syndrome. Beyond the case reports: review and follow-up of 94 patients with an emphasis on prognosis and treatment. Semin Arthritis Rheum 37(3):137–148 Cardiovascular Disease • • • • • • • • Behçet’s disease Carcinoid syndrome Cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome Carney’s complex Carvajal syndrome Chagas disease Cutis laxa Dermatomyositis Chapter 2 28 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Diabetes mellitus Ehlers−Danlos syndrome Endocarditis Exfoliative erythroderma Fabry’s disease Hemochromatosis Homocystinuria Hyperlipidemia Kawasaki disease LEOPARD syndrome Lyme disease Marfan syndrome Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis Naxos syndrome Neonatal lupus erythematosus Neurofibromatosis 1 Noonan’s syndrome Primary systemic amyloidosis Pseudoxanthoma elasticum Relapsing polychondritis Rheumatic fever Sarcoidosis Scleroderma Systemic lupus erythematosus Syphilis Takayasu’s arteritis Tuberous sclerosis Werner’s syndrome Further reading: • Abdelmalek NF, Gerber TL, Menter A (2002) Cardiocutaneous syndromes and associations.

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