Essentials of Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Disease: An Illustrated Synopsis
Dr Ramji Gupta
216 x 280 mm
Year of Publishing
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Universities Press

‘Essentials of Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Disease: An Illustrated Synopsis’ (2nd edition) is an easy-to-read book that addresses theory as well as clinical sections of the undergraduate medical curriculum. It will also be useful to the general practitioner handling dermatological cases in routine practice.

 Salient features of the book:

  • Twenty-five chapters with concise description of diseases, their classical presentation and currently used methods of treatment.
  • Classification of most of the diseases according to their etiological mechanism.
  • Bulleted text for a clear and crisp presentation to assist the undergraduate medical student.
  • A total of 134 tables for easy memorisation of topics and effective presentation during examination.
  • Text interspersed with 584 clinical photographs providing crucial visual information about the skin conditions.
  • High quality colour images to clearly demonstrate the results of treatments like cryotherapy, skin excision, grafting, etc.
  • An additional section on the Syndromic Management Approach for STDs to cater to the requirements of the curriculum; also useful to the practitioners in healthcare settings.
  • A consolidated document for Management Options in Dermatology provided as appendix.

Dr Ramji Gupta is a senior consultant dermatologist at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. An MBBS from Lucknow University (1975) and MD from AIIMS (1980), he has forty years of experience in the field of dermatology and venereology. He has published many books and more than seventy-five research papers in national and international journals. Dr. Gupta is the recipient of the IADVL National GSK Oration Award (2005), the DMA Dr G B Jain Pawan Kumari National Oration Award (2004) and the DMA Best Medical Photography Award (1988). He was designated Professor of Dermatology by Apollo Hospital in 2016.

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition

Chapter 1: Structure and Functions of Skin 1
Chapter 2: History and Examination
Chapter 3: Hereditary Disorders
Chapter 4: Naevi
Chapter 5: Nutritional Deficiencies
Chapter 6: Metabolic Disorders
Chapter 7: Diseases due to Physical Agents
Chapter 8: Bacterial Infections
Chapter 9: Tuberculosis
Chapter 10: Leprosy
Chapter 11: Fungal Infections
Chapter 12: Viral Infections
Chapter 13: Diseases due to Arthropods
Chapter 14: Diseases of the Hair
Chapter 15: Diseases of the Sebaceous Glands
Chapter 16: Diseases of the Sweat Glands
Chapter 17: Diseases of the Nails
Chapter 18: Disorders of Pigmentation
Chapter 19: Allergic Disorders
Chapter 20: Autoimmune Disorders
Chapter 21: Skin Disorders in Systemic Diseases
Chapter 22: Tumours of the Skin
Chapter 23: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Chapter 24: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Chapter 25: Miscellaneous Disorders

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