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Onychomycosis

An Illustrated Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment

Editors: Tosti, Antonella, Vlahovic, Tracey C., Arenas, Roberto (Eds.)

  • Practical reference guide devoted entirely to onychomycosis
  • Provides insight into the diagnosis and management of this nail infection
  • Includes chapters on how fungus infects the nail unit, the types of nail fungus, diagnosis from a gross and microscopic view, and the various treatment options available
  • Chapters written by the world’s experts on the subject
  • Includes dozens of high quality color photos and illustrations
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About this book

There are an estimated 32 million people with onychomycosis in the United States alone, making it the most common nail disease seen and treated, but also quite misunderstood.  With the sole focus of this book devoted to onychomycosis, the reader is provided with insight into the diagnosis and management of this nail infection. Onychomycosis includes chapters on how fungus infects the nail unit, the types of nail fungus, diagnosis from a gross and microscopic view, and the various treatment options available.  With chapters written by the world’s experts along with dozens of high quality color photographs and illustrations, this book is a practical reference guide for every dermatologist, podiatrist, and primary care physician.

About the authors

Antonella Tosti, MD, is a professor of clinical dermatology at the University of Miami Health System. She is a worldwide recognized expert in hair and nail disorders and has been invited to lecture at major international conferences. She is the author of Dermoscopy of Hair and Scalp Disorders, the first hair and scalp dermoscopy atlas ever published. She is also editor of five textbooks on diagnosis and treatment of hair disorders and three textbooks on nail disorders. Dr. Tosti is the main author of the chapter on nail disorders in several major textbooks and an expert in patch testing for diagnosis of contact allergy. Dr. Tosti is a member of numerous dermatological societies and is the author or co-author of more than 600 scientific publications.
Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM, FCPS, is Associate Professor in the Department of Podiatric Medicine, J. Stanley and Pearl Landau Faculty Fellow, Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology, Temple University School of Medicine. 

Table of contents (23 chapters)

  • Fungi and the Nails

    Freedman, Jeremy Brandon (et al.)

    Pages 3-10

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  • Predisposing Factors for Onychomycosis

    Jacobsen, Audrey A. (et al.)

    Pages 11-19

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  • Distal Subungual Onychomycosis

    Freedman, Jeremy Brandon (et al.)

    Pages 21-34

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  • White Superficial Onychomycosis

    Mlacker, Stephanie (et al.)

    Pages 35-44

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  • Proximal Subungual Onychomycosis

    Glinos, George (et al.)

    Pages 45-55

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Buy this book

eBook 74,96 €
price for India (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-44853-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 89,99 €
price for India (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-44852-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Onychomycosis
Book Subtitle
An Illustrated Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment
Editors
  • Antonella Tosti
  • Tracey C. Vlahovic
  • Roberto Arenas
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-44853-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-44853-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-44852-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 229
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations, 95 illustrations in colour
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