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The Review of Dermatology, 2nd edition, by Alikhan and Hocker, is an excellent resource for medical students, residents, and practising physicians who wish to expand their knowledge of dermatology. This comprehensive textbook covers all aspects of dermatology, from basic concepts to complex clinical scenarios.

The book is organized into 11 chapters, each covering a different aspect of dermatology. The first chapter provides a Basic Science (introduction to dermatology and covers the anatomy and physiology of the skin). The subsequent chapters cover various topics, such as Dermatopharmacology, General Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Infectious Diseases, Neoplastic Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Dermatologic Surgery, Cosmetic Dermatology, Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Disease and Metastases, & Epidemiology, amd Public Health Principles.

This book’s simple writing style is one of its advantages. The authors use simple language and avoid medical jargon whenever possible, making it accessible to readers with varying levels of medical knowledge. Additionally, the book is richly illustrated with clinical images, diagrams, and tables, which makes it easy to understand and remember key concepts.

The book also includes a wealth of useful features, such as summary boxes, which highlight the key points of each chapter and allow readers to test their knowledge and reinforce their understanding of the material. There are also numerous case studies and clinical scenarios that illustrate how the concepts covered in the book apply to real-world situations.

Overall, the Review of Dermatology, 2nd edition, is an outstanding resource for anyone seeking a comprehensive and practical guide to dermatology. Its clear and concise writing style, numerous illustrations, and functional features make it an ideal textbook for medical students, residents, and practising physicians alike.

Review of Dermatology by Alikhan and Hocker

Book Name: Review of Dermatology
Edition: Second edition
Source of PDF e-book: External source
Written by:  Ali Alikhan, Thomas L.H. Hocker
Publication: Elsevier

  1. Basic Science
    1. Structure and function of the skin
    2. Embryology
    3. Wound healing
    4. Genetics
    5. Laboratory techniques and molecular biology
    6. Ultraviolet light
    7. Immunology
      1. Innate vs adaptive immunity
      2. Immunologic mediators
      3. Complement pathways
      4. Cells of significance
      5. Cells of significance
  2. Dermatopharmacology
    1. Antihistamines
    2. Retinoids
    3. Corticosteroids
    4. Immunomodulatory agents
    5. Oncologic agents in dermatology
    6. Antimicrobial agents
    7. Phototherapy
    8. Miscellaneous agents
    9. Drug interactions and the cytochrome P-450 system
  3. General Dermatology
    1. Papulosquamous dermatoses
    2. Eczematous dermatoses
    3. Interface dermatitis
    4. Blistering diseases
    5. Connective tissue diseases (CTDs) and sclerosing dermopathies
    6. Granulomatous/histiocytic disorders
    7. Monoclonal gammopathies of dermatologic interest
    8. Xanthomas
    9. Urticaria and angioedema
    10. Neutrophilic dermatoses
    11. Eosinophilic disorders
    12. Figurate erythemas
    13. Follicular and eccrine/apocrine disorders
    14. Drug reactions
    15. Photodermatoses and other physical dermatoses
    16. Amyloidoses
    17. Neurodermatology and psychodermatology
    18. Palmoplantar keratodermas
    19. Nutritional disorders in dermatology
    20. Depositional and calcification disorders not discussed elsewhere
    21. Ulcers
    22. Vasculitides, vasculopathy, and other vascular disorders
    23. Panniculitides and lipodystrophies
    24. Dermatoses of pregnancy
    25. Hair, nail, and mucosal disorders
    26. Pigmentary disorders
  4. Pediatric Dermatology
    1. Neonatal dermatology
    2. Viral exanthems and select infectious disorders of childhood
    3. Inherited pigmentary disorders
    4. Epidermolysis bullosa
    5. Tumour syndromes
    6. Vascular tumours, malformations, and related vascular disorders
    7. Disorders of hair and nails
    8. Inherited metabolic and nutritional disorders
    9. Inherited metabolic and nutritional disorders
    10. Autoinflammatory disorders (periodic fever syndromes)
    11. Neurocutaneous syndromes
    12. Premature ageing syndromes and DNA repair disorders
    13. Primary immunodeficiency disorders with cutaneous manifestations
    14. Disorders of cornification
    15. Miscellaneous pediatric dermatologic disorders
  5. Infectious Diseases
    1. Viral diseases
    2. HIV/AIDS dermatology
    3. Bacterial infections
    4. Fungal diseases
    5. Parasites and other creatures
  6. Neoplastic Dermatology
    1. Keratinocytic neoplasms
    2. Cysts
    3. Melanocytic neoplasms
    4. Adnexal neoplasms and hamartomas
    5. Hair follicle neoplasms/hamartomas
    6. Sebaceous proliferations
    7. Neural neoplasms
    8. Smooth muscle neoplasms
    9. Hematolymphoid neoplasms
    10. Fibrohistiocytic neoplasms
    11. Vascular proliferation
    12. Neoplasms of adipocytic lineage
    13. Dermoscopy
  7. Dermatopathology
    1. Essential concepts in dermatopathology
    2. High-yield dermatopathology diagnoses at a glance
    3. High-yield dermatopathology differential diagnoses
  8. Dermatologic Surgery
    1. Dermatologic Surgery
    2. Surgical instruments and needles
    3. Suture techniques
    4. Wound closure materials
    5. Local anaesthetics and perioperative pain control
    6. Antisepsis – garbs and preps
    7. Electrical hemostasis
    8. Cryosurgery
    9. Excisions
    10. Mohs surgery
    11. Flaps
    12. Grafts
    13. Surgical complications and measures to avoid them
    14. Scar improvement
    15. Nail surgery
  9. Cosmetic Dermatology
    1. Lasers
    2. Botulinum toxin
    3. Dermal fillers
    4. Liposuction and fat reduction
    5. Sclerotherapy
    6. Cosmeceuticals and nutraceuticals
    7. Hair transplantation
    8. Chemical peels
  10. Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Disease and Metastases
    1. Cardiovascular/cardiopulmonary
    2. Endocrine
    3. Gastroenterology
    4. Neurology
    5. Renal
    6. Paraneoplastic syndromes
  11. Epidemiology, Statistics, Study Design, and Public Health Principles
    1. Statistical definitions
    2. Epidemiologic principles
    3. Types of studies and their limitations
    4. Types of bias
    5. Maintenance of certification for the American Board of Dermatology
    6. Billing
  12. Index

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