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Title Antibiotic and antifungal therapies in dermatology / edited by Jón Hjaltalín Ólafsson, Roderick James Hay
Published Cham : Springer, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (VII, 345 pages 101 illustrations, 100 illustrations in color.) : online resource
Contents Fungal Infections in Skin -- Fungal Infections in Hair -- Fungal Infections in Nails -- Antibiotics in the Management of Acne -- Rosacea -- Venereal Diseases I: (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis) -- Venereal Diseases II: (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis) -- Common Bacterial Skin Infections (Erysipelas, Impetigo ...) -- Tuberculosis, Leprosy, Buruli Ulcer and "Atypical" Mycobacteria -- Treatment of Protozoan Parasites of the Skin (Leishmaniasis) -- The Use of Sulfonamides, Dapsone and Tetracyclines in Dermatology
Summary This book is an up-to-date practical guide to the treatment of both common and unusual bacterial, fungal, and protozoal skin infections. Antibiotics and other treatment options for common skin diseases such as acne, rosacea, erysipelas, and impetigo are extensively discussed, and a thorough update is provided on therapies for fungal infections in the nails, hair, and skin. Current treatments for skin symptoms associated with sexually transmitted diseases are also explored in detail. As the sulfonamides and tetracyclines have long held a special status in dermatology and venereology, an individual chapter focuses on these drugs and their potential side-effects. A range of mycobacterial infections are discussed, and a further chapter considers the treatment of protozoal infections, including leishmaniasis, which are often unfamiliar to practitioners in the Western world. This handy book, with its helpful graphics and clear lists of symptoms, treatments, and practical tips, will be an ideal quick reference for the busy practitioner
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Skin -- Diseases -- Treatment.
Antifungal agents.
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy.
Skin Diseases, Infectious -- drug therapy.
Anti-Bacterial Agents -- therapeutic use.
Antifungal Agents -- therapeutic use.
Form Electronic book
Author Olafsson, Jon H., editor
Hay, R. J. (Roderick J.), 1947- editor
ISBN 9783319394244 (electronic bk.)
331939424X (electronic bk.)