Tropical Dermatology, 2nd Edition

Authors :
Steven K Tyring & Omar Lupi & Ulrich R Hengge

In an increasingly global community, the rapid adaptation of microorganisms has facilitated the return of old communicable diseases and the emergence of new ones. Tropical Dermatology, 2nd Edition, provides a practical, highly illustrated a ...view more

In an increasingly global community, the rapid adaptation of microorganisms has facilitated the return of old communicable diseases and the emergence of new ones. Tropical Dermatology, 2nd Edition, provides a practical, highly illustrated approach to the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of tropical skin diseases. In a concise and user-friendly format, it offers authoritative coverage of epidemiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, pathology, laboratory tests, management, and prevention for both common and rare conditions.

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In an increasingly global community, the rapid adaptation of microorganisms has facilitated the return of old communicable diseases and the emergence of new ones. Tropical Dermatology, 2nd Edition, provides a practical, highly illustrated approach to the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of tropical skin diseases. In a concise and user-friendly format, it offers authoritative coverage of epidemiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, pathology, laboratory tests, management, and prevention for both common and rare conditions.


New to this edition
  • Includes new chapters on Tungiasis, Ebola and Zika virus.
  • Features updates on emerging diseases and new therapies throughout.
  • Includes brand-new, "hard-to-find" clinical images, for a total of more than 650 full-color illustrations throughout.
  • Integrates the knowledge and experience of new international contributors, including recognized experts in dermatology from the United States, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Key Features
  • Examines the full range of tropical skin diseases in an easy-to-reference format, with consistently organized, templated chapters.
  • Structures clinical guidance by disease rather than by microbe or "bug."
  • Covers the key issues for travelers, important considerations for people working in the tropics, and non-infectious conditions.
  • Provides authoritative guidance for dermatologists, infectious disease specialists, and travel medicine physicians.

Author Information
By Steven K Tyring, MD, PhD, Clinical Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX ; Omar Lupi, MD, MSC, PhD, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Universidade Fereral do Estado do Rio de Janeiro; Professor of Internal Medicine, Universidade do Estdo do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Adjunct Professor of Dermatology (UNI-RIO), Rio de Janeiro/Brazil. Professor of Dermatology - Post-Graduate Course of Dermatology, Instito de Dermatologia Prof. Azulay/SCMRJ, PGRJ and UFRJ and Ulrich R Hengge, M.D., MBA, Professor of Dermatology, Allergology and Venereology, Dept. of Dermatology, University of Duesseldorf