Nails, Diagnosis, Therapy, Surgery, 3rd Edition

Nails

3rd Edition Diagnosis, Therapy, Surgery

By Richard K. Scher, MD, Professor Clinical Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY; and C. Ralph Daniel, III, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine (Dermatology), University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS


Section 1: Signs and Symptoms

Section 2: The Normal Nail:

1-Historical Aspects

2-Structure and Function

3-Basic Science (incorporating embryology and with a look into the future)

Section 3: Diagnostic Techniques:

4-Initial Approach to Examination

5-Exostoses, Radiology, MRIs

6-Histopath

Section 4: The Abnormal Nail:

7-Pigmentation Abnormalities

8- Brittle Nails

9-Onycholysis

10-Chronic Paronychia

11-Dermatological Disease

12-Onychomycosis

13-Podiatric approach to Onychomycosis

14-Infection, Non Fungal

15-Nails in Systemic Disease

16-Systemic Drugs

17-Tumors

18-Occupational

19-Biomechanical

20-Cosmetics and/Dangers of nail Salons

21-Pediatric Disease

22-Nails in Older Individuals

Section 5: Therapeutic Techniques:

23-Basic Surgery

24-Advanced Surgery

25-Glossary