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Author Nordlund, James
Title Vitiligo : A Monograph on the Basic and Clinical Science
Imprint Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2000
©2008
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Edition 1st ed
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Note VITILIGO -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Foreword -- Preface -- PART 1 GENERAL TOPICS ABOUT VITILIGO -- 1: Definition of Vitiligo -- 2: The Loss of Melanocytes from the Epidermis: the Mechanism for Depigmentation of Vitiligo Vulgaris -- 3: History and Cultural Aspects of Vitiligo -- 4: Genetics and Prevalence of Vitiligo Vulgaris -- PART 2 CLINICAL PRESENTATION OF VITILIGO -- 5: Histology of Vitiliginous Skin -- 6: Clinical Features of Generalized Vitiligo -- 7: Clinical Features of Segmental Vitiligo -- 8: Childhood Vitiligo: Clinical Spectrum and Therapeutic Approaches -- 9: Special Features of Vitiligo -- 10: Depigmentation of Hair and Mucous Membranes -- 11: Ocular and Otic Findings in Vitiligo -- 12: The Association of Vitiligo with Disorders of Other Organ Systems -- 13: The Psychological Effects of Vitiligo: Response to Impaired Appearance -- 14: Differential Diagnosis of Vitiligo Vulgaris -- PART 3 PATHOGENESIS OF VITILIGO: THEORIES FOR DEPIGMENTATION -- 15: The Intrinsic (Genetic) Theory for the Cause of Vitiligo -- 16: Theories on the Pathogenesis of Depigmentation: Immune Hypothesis -- 17: Autocytotoxic Hypothesis for the Destruction of Melanocytes as the Cause of Vitiligo -- 18: Neural Pathogenesis -- 19: Biochemical Theory of Vitiligo: a Role of Pteridines in Pigmentation -- PART 4 TREATMENT OF VITILIGO -- 20: The Melanocyte Reservoir and its Necessity -- 21: PUVA Therapy -- 22: Steroid Treatment for Vitiligo -- 23: Pseudocatalase in the Treatment of Vitiligo -- 24: Surgical Therapies for Vitiligo -- 25: Micropigmentation -- 26: Depigmentation for the Treatment of Extensive Vitiligo -- 27: Ancillary Therapies: Helping the Patient with Vitiligo to Adjust -- 28: Sunscreens and Sun Protection -- 29: Alternative Therapies for Vitiligo -- PART 5 TOPICS RELATED TO VITILIGO -- 30: Depigmentation Other Than Vitiligo
31: Physiological Alterations in the Depigmented Skin of Patients with Vitiligo -- 32: Chemical Leukoderma -- 33: Animal Models -- Index
"The monograph is well organised and the excellent choice of topics provides a balanced view of the basic and clinical sciences...I highly recommend it to general practitioners, dermatologists and dermatopathologists...the graphs and tables are exceptional in quality and scope...this book is an excellent source of information on all aspects of vitiligo and fills a gap in the medical literature." The New England Journal of Medicine
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Nordlund, James Vitiligo : A Monograph on the Basic and Clinical Science Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2000 9780632050710
Subject Vitiligo.;Pigmentation disorders
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