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By Lionel Fry

This e-book will, it truly is was hoping, fill the distance among cur­ lease, smaller texts on dermatology and the traditional, huge reference books. it may be priceless to these embarking on a profession in dermatology and to common practitioners and first physicians with a different curiosity during this box. during this ebook the emphasis is on medical features of dermis ailments, and it really is assumed that the reader has a few wisdom of the anatomy and body structure of the surface. The differential analysis of every sickness is generally mentioned and intercourse predilection and age of onset are illustrated diagrammatically. As in different branches of drugs, remedies at the moment are often altering and those are totally coated. Aetiological elements in dermis issues at the moment are turning into clearer and separate sections in this topic are mentioned for every disorder. analysis and ordinary heritage should not regularly thoroughly coated in texts on derma­ tology, so those subject matters are set out less than separate headings. A small variety of the illustrations were loaned from colleagues and associations, and we gratefully recognize this the aid of the subsequent: The Wellcome Museum of clinical technology; Photographic division, Institute of Dermatology, St John's clinic; Dr Roger Clayton; Dr W. H. Jopling; and Dr P. Rodin. we're additionally thankful to the workers of MTP for his or her advice in getting ready this book.

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The hands, feet and extensor surfaces of the limbs are mainly affected, although in severe forms the disorder could become generalized. Lithium precipitates and exacerbates psoriasis. Photosensitivity A number of drugs which normally cause no skin reactions may do so if the patients are exposed to sunlight. 4 Photosensitive eruption due to tetracycline exudation. The drugs most likely to cause photosensitivity are the tetracyclines, particularly demethylchlortetracycline, sulphonamides and the phenothiazines, particularly chlorpromazine and amiodarone.

In eczema there is often a past of family history of atopy, and the rash may also be found in the flexures. Prurigo nodularis, which is an excoriated papular eruption, occurs in older patients. Aetiology The lesions are caused by hypersensitivity response to insect bites. There may be family history of similar problems in the parents or siblings. Treatment Treatment during the attacks is symptomatic with systemic antihistamines and topical steroids. If secondary infection occurs antibiotics are necessary.

5% malathion solution left for 12 hours. It is important to treat the sexual partners. If there is involvement of eyelashes or eyebrows this should be treated by an ophthalmologist. PAPULAR URTICARIA Presentation The skin lesions are caused by hypersensitivity to insect bites. It is most common in young children, DERMATOSES DUE TO INSECTS 55 especially those from poorer families, and occurs mainly during the summer season. It affects both males and females. The onset of the disease is usually between the ages of 2 and 6 years.

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