Skin of Color [electronic resource] : A Practical Guide to Dermatologic Diagnosis and Treatment / edited by Andrew F. Alexis, Victoria H. Barbosa.Material type: TextPublisher: New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2013Description: XIV, 382 p. online resourceContent type:
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Foreword -- Preface -- Contributors -- 1. Structural, Physiologic, Functional, and Cultural Differences in Skin of Color -- 2. Acne and Rosacea in Skin of Color -- 3. Contact Dermatitis -- 4. Inflammatory Disorders with Unique Clinical Features -- 5. Nonscarring Alopecias -- 6. Cicatricial Alopecias -- 7. Pseudofolliculitis Barbae and Acne Keloidalis Nuchae -- 8. Disorders of Hyperpigmentation -- 9. Disorders of Hypopigmentation and Depigmentation -- 10. Keloids -- 11. Skin Cancers in Skin of Color -- 12. Overview of Cosmetic Concerns in Skin of Color -- 13. Laser Hair Removal for Darker Skin Types -- 14. Dermal Fillers in Ethnic Skin -- 15. Botulinum Toxin A -- 16. Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion in Skin of Color -- 17. Cultural Considerations in People of African Descent -- 18. Cultural Considerations in Asian Patients -- 19. Cultural Considerations in Latino Patients -- 20. Dermatologic Disorders in Children of Color -- 21. Hair Transplantation -- Index.
This book serves as a practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common skin disorders in patients with skin of color. Emphasizing practical insights into diagnosis and treatment of skin and hair disorders in darker skinned patient populations, Skin of Color offers a detailed discussion of the nuances of treating skin of color. Topics of discussion include: management of acne, keloids, melasma, postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, acne keloidalis nuchae, alopecias, and the safe and effective use of chemical peels, laser procedures, and injectable fillers and toxins in skin of color patients.
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