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By Robert A. Norman

This is a entire, sensible, densely illustrated diagnostic and healing advisor for all geriatric dermatology companies. The e-book contains 50 chapters and over six hundred colour images on themes starting from universal stipulations comparable to basal cellphone carcinoma, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis to strange stipulations akin to angiosarcoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, and porphyria cutanea tarda.

Sections include:

- Inflammatory stipulations (including touch dermatitis, alopecia, erythema multiforme, pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, porphyria, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrhea, urticaria, xerosis, and more)

- Infections (fungus, herpes simplex and zoster, scabies, lice, and warts)

- epidermis indicators in systemic affliction (skin tags, cutaneous metastases, xanthomas)

- neighborhood dermatoses (intertrigo, leg ulcers, strain sores)

- Benign tumors (chondrodermatitis, cysts, ganglion, fibrous papule, seborrheic keratoses, lentigines, and benign vascular lesions)

- Pre-malignant and malignant tumors (actinic keratoses, angiosarcoma, basal mobile carcinoma, dermatofibroma and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, intraepidermal neoplasia, Kaposi's sarcoma, keratoacanthoma, lentigo maligna, cutaneous lymphoma, Mycosis fiungoides, cancer, nevi and moles, and squamous cellphone carcinoma)

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Therapy 1. Gluten-free diet 2. Dapsone, 25–100 mg daily (must check methemoglobin level. G6PD [glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase] enzyme level. and hematocrit) Prognosis The prognosis is fair, especially if a gluten-free diet is maintained. Occasionally, intestinal lymphoma develops.

10 Second-degree hot water burn from a pressure cooker Fig. 13 Contact dermatitis from nitropaste (nitroglycerin transdermal patch) 26 Fig. 14 Acute exudative contact dermatitis of the scrotum from Bounce fabric softener Fig. 15 Palm eczema may be aggravated by various topical allergens or irritants and by overwashing, certain foods (citrus, shellfish), emotional stress, infections (tinea pedis) or, occasionally, internal malignancies 2 Contact Dermatitis Prognosis 27 Fig. 16 Cheilitis venenata, contact dermatitis of the lips, caused by lip balm containing PABA, vitamin E, and aloe vera, three common allergens Fig.

Norman R, Henderson N. Aging: an overview. Dermatol Ther. 2003;16(3):181–185. 20. Norman R. The American experience. The age of skin. The newsletter of the senior skin group for skin disease of the elderly (Great Britain) Issue 7, 2006. 21. Norman R. Common skin conditions in geriatric dermatology. Ann Long-Term Care. 2008;16(6):40–5. 22. Norman R, editor. Diagnosis of aging skin diseases. London: Springer; 2008. 23. Norman R. The demographic imperative in diagnosis of aging skin diseases. Dordrecht: Springer; 2008.

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