Cutaneous Medicine

ISBN: 1-55009-100-x




This book represents 25 years of clinical experience. In it, Dr. Provost and his expert contributors correlate dermatology and internal medicine by describing the dermatologic manifestations of systemic disease, from rheumatoid arthritis to Raynaud's disease to periocarditis. Each chapter is co-authored by a dermatologist and a medical specialist. Topics covered include the cutaneous manifestations of connective tissue diseases; nonimmunologic arthritides; immune and complement deficiencies; malignancies; hematologic disorders; endocrine diseases; gastrointestinal diseases; metabolic diseases; neurologic diseases; infectious diseases; and AIDS. Miscellaneous putative autoagressive diseases, autoimmune bullous diseases, and oral manifestations of systemc diseases are also covered.