Environment and Skin

Editors: Krutmann, Jean, Merk, Hans F. (Eds.)

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  • ​Covers a wide range of skin disorders due to toxicants in the environment
  • Summarizes state of the art knowledge on the molecular basis of skin damage due to diverse noxae
  • Provides detailed information on contact allergy and contact urticaria
  • Describes the detrimental dermatological effects of exposure to air pollution and global climate change
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​​This book is a rich source of information on skin disorders due to toxicants in the environment. State of the art knowledge is summarized concerning the molecular basis of skin damage caused by well-appreciated environmental noxae. The book also provides a uniquely comprehensive overview of the detrimental dermatological effects of exposure to air pollution and global climate change. A special focus is contact allergy, which, beyond representing a major problem in dermatotoxicology, serves as a prime example for the development of toxicological approaches to risk assessment. A further chapter is devoted to contact urticaria, a condition that can progress to life-threatening anaphylactic reactions. The novel information offered in this book will enable the reader to go beyond the traditional thinking of dermatotoxicology and achieve a modern appreciation of the highly complex interplay between skin and environment.

About the authors

Jean Krutmann is Professor of Dermatology and Environmental Medicine and Director of the Institut für Umweltmedizinische Forschung (Institute for Environmental Medical Research) at the Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf. His field of research is dermatotoxicology and immunodermatology, with special emphasis on environmentally induced skin diseases. He is author or co-author of more than 200 papers and the recipient of various awards.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Environment and Skin
Editors
  • Jean Krutmann
  • Hans F. Merk
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-43102-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-43102-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-43100-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-82739-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
V, 130
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour
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