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Title Melasma and vitiligo in brown skin / Evangeline B. Handog, Maria Juliet Enriquez-Macarayo, editors
Published New Delhi, India : Springer, 2017
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Contents Foreword; Preface; About the Editors; Contents; Part I: The Brown Skin; Chapter 1: The Concept of€Brown Skin; The Color of€One's Skin Speaks of€So€Many Facets in One's Life; References; Chapter 2: Prevalent Skin Disorders in€Brown Skin; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Factors to€Consider; 2.3 Prevalent Skin Disorders Among Brown Skin; References; Part II: Melasma in Brown Skin; Chapter 3: Definition, Incidence, and€Etiology of€Melasma in€Brown Skin; 3.1 Definition; 3.2 Incidence; 3.3 Etiology; 3.4 New Concepts; References; Chapter 4: Pathogenesis of€Melasma; 4.1 Introduction
4.2 Major Influencing Factors4.2.1 Genetic Factors; 4.2.2 Hormonal Factors; 4.2.3 UV Irradiation; 4.3 Additional Factors; 4.3.1 Gene Expression Change; 4.3.2 Histopathologic Considerations; 4.3.2.1 Epidermal Hyperpigmentation; 4.3.2.2 Basement Membrane Disruption; 4.3.2.3 Solar Elastosis; 4.3.2.4 Increased Vascularization; 4.3.2.5 Mast Cell Prevalence; 4.4 Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Classification and€Clinical Presentations of€Melasma in€Brown Skin; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Clinical Presentations; 5.3 Classifications
5.3.1 Classification of€Melasma According to€Location and€Clinical Presentation5.3.2 Classification of€Melasma According to€Severity on€Physical Examination; 5.3.3 Classification of€Melasma Using Diagnostic Tools; 5.3.3.1 Light Examination; 5.3.3.2 Dermoscopy; 5.3.3.3 In Vivo Reflectance Confocal Microscopy; 5.3.3.4 Basic Light Microscopy; 5.4 Conclusion; References; Chapter 6: Diagnosis of€Melasma in€Brown Skin: Wood's Lamp, Dermoscopy, and€Confocal Microscopy; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Wood's Lamp; 6.3 Dermoscopy; 6.4 Reflectance Confocal Microscopy; 6.5 Conclusions; References
8.2 Early Melasma Scoring Systems Using Point Scales8.3 Melasma Area and€Severity Index (MASI); 8.4 Modified Melasma Area and€Severity Index (mMASI); 8.5 Automated Melasma Area and€Severity Index (aMASI); 8.6 Conclusion; References; Chapter 9: Differential Diagnosis of Melasma in Brown Skin; 9.1 Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH); 9.2 Exogenous Ochronosis; 9.3 Acquired Bilateral Nevus of€Ota-Like Macules (ABNOM); 9.4 Solar Lentigines; 9.5 Drug-Induced Hyperpigmentation; 9.6 Actinic Lichen Planus; 9.7 Erythema Dyschromicum Perstans (Ashy Dermatosis); 9.8 Riehl's Melanosis; 9.9 Ephelides
Chapter 7: The Histopathology of€Melasma in€Brown Skin7.1 Histopathology of€Melasma; 7.2 Histopathology of€Ochronosis; 7.3 Histopathology of€Dermal Melanocytosis (Acquired Bilateral Nevus of€Ota-Like Macules (ABNOM) or Hori's Macules, Nevus of€Ota, and€Sun's Nevus); 7.4 Histopathology of€Ashy Dermatosis, Erythema Dyschromicum Perstans, and€Lichen Planus Pigmentosus; 7.5 Histopathology of€Riehl's Melanosis/Pigmented Contact Dermatitis; 7.6 Histopathology of€Minocycline-Induced Hyperpigmentation; References; Chapter 8: The Scoring Aid: MASI and€Modified MASI; 8.1 Introduction
Summary This book sheds new light on pigmentary disorders in people with brown skin. Brown skin encompasses many races and ethnicities. Due to migration, people with brown skin are seen almost everywhere in the world. A wide variety of pigmentary disorders exists among this population but the most disturbing and challenging are melasma and vitiligo This book covers these two disorders, among people of brown skin, from the epidemiology to management, in a detailed yet easy-to-read and easy-to-use style
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed February 21, 2017)
Subject Pigmentation disorders.
Form Electronic book
Author Enriquez-Macarayo, Maria Juliet, editor
Handog, Evangeline B., editor
ISBN 8132236645 (electronic bk.)
9788132236641 (electronic bk.)
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