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Skin of Color

A Practical Guide to Dermatologic Diagnosis and Treatment

Alexis, Andrew, Barbosa, Victoria H. (Eds.)

2013, XIV, 382 p.

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  • A practical guide to the treatment of disorders in skin of color
  • Concise pearls and pitfalls for the busy clinician
  • Edited by the director of New York City's Skin of Color Center

This book serves as a practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common skin disorders in patients with skin of color. Emphasizing practical insights into diagnosis and treatment of skin and hair disorders in darker skinned patient populations, Skin of Color offers a detailed discussion of the nuances of treating skin of color.

 

Topics of discussion include: management of acne, keloids, melasma, postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, acne keloidalis nuchae, alopecias, and the safe and effective use of chemical peels, laser procedures, and injectable fillers and toxins in skin of color patients.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Cosmetic Dermatology - Dermatologic Surgery - Dermatology - Ethnic Skin - Keloid - Pigmentary Disorder - Vitiligo

Related subjects » Dermatology

Table of contents 

Foreword

Preface

Contributors

1. Structural, Physiologic, Functional, and Cultural Differences in Skin of Color

By Adedamola Adegbenro and Susan Taylor

2. Acne and Rosacea in Skin of Color

By Sejal K. Shah and Andrew F. Alexis

3. Contact Dermatitis

By Ama Alexis and Vincent A. DeLeo

4. Inflammatory Disorders with Unique Clinical Features

By Kelli D. Jones and Ted Rosen

5. Nonscarring Alopecias

By Victoria H. Barbosa

6. Cicatricial Alopecias

By Yolanda M. Lenzy and Amy J. McMichael

7. Pseudofolliculitis Barbae and Acne Keloidalis Nuchae

By Marcelyn K. Coley, Paul Kelly, and Andrew F. Alexis

8. Disorders of Hyperpigmentation

By So Yeon Paek and Amit G. Pandya

9. Disorders of Hypopigmentation and Depigmentation

By Ife J. Rodney and Rebat M. Halder

10. Keloids

By Hilary Baldwin

11. Skin Cancers in Skin of Color

By Brook A. Jackson

12. Overview of Cosmetic Concerns in Skin of Color

By Heather Woolery-Lloyd and Jenna N. Kammer

13. Laser Hair Removal for Darker Skin Types

By Eliot Battle

14. Dermal Fillers in Ethnic Skin

By Cheryl M. Burgess

15. Botulinum Toxin A

By Elena Jones and Carlos A. Charles

16. Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion in Skin of Color

By Fran E. Cook-Bolden, Jocelyne Papacharalambous, and Tanasha Sylvester

17. Cultural Considerations in People of African Descent

By Victoria H. Barbosa

18. Cultural Considerations in Asian Patients

By Chanisada Wongpraparut and Henry W. Lim

19. Cultural Considerations in Latino Patients

By David Rodriguez

20. Dermatologic Disorders in Children of Color

By Nanette B. Silverberg

21. Hair Transplantation

By Valerie D. Callender and Erica C. Davis

Index

 

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