Imported Skin Diseases

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-02-11
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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In an ever globalizing world, transient people transport disease. Skin disease and symptoms, caused by non-local infective agents, are often the initial indications of an imported disease. The dermatologist will likely not have seen the disease often, if at all and so a concise clinical guide to possible foreign disease in dermatology is of increasing importance.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Travellers, New Immigrants, Asylum Seekers
William Faber, Roderick Hay and Ben Naafs

2. Precautions and Protection
William Faber, Roderick Hay and Ben Naafs

3. Pigmentary Disorders in Black Skin
JPW van der Veen and Nieuweboer-Krobotova
4. Difference Between Pigmented and Non-pigmented Skin
Ben Naafs

5. Influence of the new Environment on the Skin
Sadhanna Badeloe and Henk Menke

6. Fungal Infections
Roderick Hay

7. Mycobacterial Infections
William Faber

8. Leprosy
Ben Naafs and William Faber

9. Buruli Ulcer
Douglas S Walsh, WM Meyers and F Portaels

10. Ulcerating Pyodermas
JE Zeegelaar

11. Rickettsioses
PA Kager and  H.G. Schipper

12. Viral Diseases
Rana Mays, Rachel A. Gordon, Saba Javed, Janice M. Wilson, Whitney J. LaPolla, Natalie Kjar and Stephen K. Tyring

13. Sexually Transmitted Infections
MA Waugh and Henry de Vries

14. Endemic Treponematoses
HJH Engelkens

15. American Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
Carolina Talhari, Jorge Augusto de Oliveira Guerra, Anette Chrusciak-Talhari, Paulo Roberto Lima Machado and Sinésio Talhari

16. Leishmaniasis: Old World
F Vega-Lopez

17. Onchocerciasis/Filariasis
Michele E.  Murdoch

18. Schistosomiasis
AM Polderman and Lisette van Lieshout

19. Tungiasis
Hermann Feldmeier and Jörg Heukelbach

20. Cutaneous Larva Migrans
J Heukelbach and Hermann Feldmeier

21. Myiasis
Roger Kapoor, Timothy A. McGraw and Dirk M. Elston

22. Persistent Insect Bites
CLM van Hees

23. Beetle Dermatitis
Martin Glatz abdP Schmid-Grendelmeier

24. Aquatic Skin Disorders
MTW Gaastra

25. Geographic Distribution
William Faber, Roderick Hay and Ben Naafs

26. Clinical Problems
William Faber, Roderick Hay and Ben Naafs

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