Skin of Color

A Practical Guide to Dermatologic Diagnosis and Treatment

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

  • 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
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About this book

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.

About the authors

Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH

Director, Skin of Color Center

Department of Dermatology

St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital

New York, NY, USA

                                                                                       

Victoria H. Barbosa, MD, MPH, MBA

Assistant Professor

Department of Dermatology

Rush University

Chicago, IL, USA

Reviews

From the reviews:

“Clinical dermatologists will appreciate the practical information this book presents on treating darker skin types for a variety of disorders. … The information is well organized and concisely presented. This is a useful guide to treating common skin disorders seen in patients with darker skin … . I found the book easy to read and predict it will be a handy reference to refresh one’s neurons for diagnosing and treating skin disorders in darker pigmented individuals.” (Patricia Wong, Doody's Book Reviews, March, 2013)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • Structural, Physiological, Functional, and Cultural Differences in Skin of Color

    Adegbenro, Adedamola (et al.)

    Pages 1-19

  • Acne and Rosacea in Skin of Color

    Shah, Sejal K. (et al.)

    Pages 21-36

  • Contact Dermatitis

    Alexis, Ama (et al.)

    Pages 37-43

  • Inflammatory Disorders with Unique Clinical Features

    Grim, Kelli D. (et al.)

    Pages 45-90

  • Nonscarring Alopecias

    Barbosa, Victoria H.

    Pages 91-104

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eBook $99.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-387-84928-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Skin of Color
Book Subtitle
A Practical Guide to Dermatologic Diagnosis and Treatment
Editors
  • Andrew Alexis
  • Victoria H. Barbosa
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-84929-4
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-84929-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-84928-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-9957-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 382
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