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Features Covers normal function and structure of ethnic skin as well as manifestations of various diseases Includes a chapter covering important differences with laser surgery for those with pigmented skin Serves as a diagnostic atlas with full color clinical photographs for referencing various conditions Describes in detail the therapeutic aspects for treating pigmented skins including differences in treatment modalities for a number of diseases Allows practitioners to go directly to information dealing with a specific skin type Summary Approximately 80 percent of the world's population is pigmented; even in the United States, current projections indicate that by mid-century the majority of the population will be non-Caucasian.
US dermatologists are already seeing a significant shift in the makeup of their client population. Yet, despite this changing face of the American population, until now practicing dermatologists and students in training have been challenged by the lack of a comprehensive textbook on the diagnosis and treatment of pigmented skins.
Dermatology and Dermatological Therapy of Pigmented Skins fills a serious need by providing an exceptionally comprehensive text on the practice of dermatology as it applies to the variety of skins found in the U. As the editors note, its not simply about dark skin versus light skin. Blacks, Asians, Hispanics, Native Americans, and Slavs all have different skin profiles and consequently require different treatment. The presentation of common dermatologic disorders will often vary from one ethnic group to another, and while some disorders may be found frequently in some groups, in others they are rarely found.
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Furthermore, the application of medical and surgical therapies will sometimes require different parameters for differently colored skin. Oresajo, Sreekumar Pillai, and Georgianna M. Racial Differences in Stratum Corneum Biology. Racial Differences in Epidermal Structure.
Racial Differences in Melanocyte Biology and Function. Melanocyte Biology Racial Differences. Racial Differences in Nails. Racial Differences in Dermatological Conditions. Scarring and Keloid Scars Irritation. Racial Differences in Skin Immunological Responses. Treatment of Benzoyl Peroxide Antibiotic Retinoids. Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion. Dermatitis in Pigmented Skin. Dermatophyte Infections in Ethnic Populations: Tinea Ca Hypopigmented Mycosis Fungoides. Tinea Polymorphous Light Eruption.
McMichael and Valerie D. Lupus Erythematosus and Dermatomyositis.
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Inflammatory Disorders with Pustules or Cysts. Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia. Heat, Chemicals, and Other Drying Agents. Nandedkar and Kenneth W. Neal-- Disorders of Hypopigmentation. Melasma Familial Racial Periorbital Hyperpigmentation. Drugs Used in the Management of Pigmentary Disorders.
Infectious Diseases of Pigmented Skins: Sanchez -- Superficial Fungal Infections. Cutaneous Balamuthia mandrillaris Infection.
Skin Pigment Disorders
Chronic Infective Lymphocytic Psoriaform Dermatitis. Saripalli and Sharon Bridgeman-Sha -- Sarcoidosis. Endocrine Disease - Diabetes Mellitus. Hepatic Disea Lichen Planus. Pruritus in Hepatic Disease. Cryoglobulinemia and Hepatitis C. Pruritus in Renal Disease. Halder and Collette J.
Intrinsic Skin Aging in Pigmented Races. Harris -- General Considerations. Melanocyte cells help your skin produce a substance called melanin, which gives your skin its color. If you have melasma, your dermatologist will use a treatment that causes your melanocyte cells to produce less pigment. This treatment should make brown patches on your face less noticeable. Many different therapies can treat pigment disorders.
Dermatologists shed light on common pigmentation problems and solutions in skin of color
These include light or laser therapies or bleaching creams. Our dermatologists can help you decide what treatment will work best for your condition and needs. What can we help you find? Overview Skin Pigment Disorders. Skin Pigment Disorders Your skin color is determined by a pigment called melanin. Types of Pigment Disorders. Albinism Melasma Pigment loss after skin damage Vitiligo. Treating Skin Pigment Disorders.