Dermatophytosis, also known as ringworm, is a fungal infection of the skin. Typically, it results in a red, itchy, scaly, circular rash. Hair loss may occur in the affected area. This atlas is an image bank of more than 500 photographs presenting the clinical features of fungal infectious diseases. Divided into 15 sections, the book covers fungal infections in different parts of the body, from scalp and face, trunk and limbs, to hand, nail, feet and groin. Images are presented in alphabetical order, each with a brief description explaining the disease. The book also covers fungal infections in specific sectors of the population – pregnant women, children, adolescents, and people who are immunocompromised. Separate chapters are dedicated to steroid-modified disease and mimickers of dermatophytosis. Key points Colour Atlas presenting clinical features of fungal infectious diseases More than 500 photographs, ordered alphabetically, each with brief explanatory description Covers infections in different parts of the body and in different sectors of the population Includes discussion on steroid-modified disease and mimickers of dermatophytosis
Provides a comprehensive set of diagnostic and teaching slides, with detailed notes illustrating both the clinical and mycological features of the pathogenic fungi most likely to be encountered, both in hospital and general practice, and complementing the text of the book.
The diagnosis and management of patients with care professionals, and this comprehensive atlas is an infectious diseases are based in large part on visual effective teaching tool. clues. Skin and mucous membrane lesions, eye find Dr. Richard Diamond is an internationally recog ings, imaging studies, Gram stains, culture plates, nized expert in laboratory and clinica! aspects of fungal insect vectors, preparations of blood, urine, pus cere diseases. He has assembled a roster of expert authors brospinal fluid, and biopsy specimens are studied to who have prepared superbly informative chapters. The establish the proper diagnosis and to choose the most coverage is comprehensive and the illustrations are effective therapy. The Atlas of Infectious Diseases will very useful as aids for clinical diagnosis and therapy. be a modern, complete collection of these images. This Fungal Infections volume will be a valuable Current Medicine, with its capability of superb color resource for clinicians caring for patients and teachers reproduction and its state-of-the-art computer imag in fields related to clinica! mycology. Specialists in ing facilities, is the ideal publisher for the Atlas. infectious diseases HIV 1 AIDS, pulmonary medicine, lnfectious diseases physicians, scientists, microbiolo dermatology, oncology, clinica! pathology, and neurol gists, and pathologists frequently teach other health- ogy will find this volume of special in te rest.
Differential diagnosis is at its most accurate and efficient when clinical presentation and histopathological features are considered in correlation with one another. With that being so, the expert team behind this innovative atlas has integrated both perspectives to provide all those working in dermatologic healthcare with a complete guide to infectious and parasitic dermatoses in their many forms. More than 600 high-quality images demonstrate the common presentation of a wide range of bacterial, viral, and fungal infections, as well those of parasitic conditions of various kinds. Accompanying these are direct and easily understood descriptions of key features and diagnostic clues, making this new text an essential quick-reference tool for trainees and practicing clinicians alike. The Atlas of Clinical Dermatopathology: Infectious and Parasitic Dermatoses includes: A straightforward, pattern-based approach to dermatologic diagnosis Full-color illustrations and clear descriptions for easy reference Combined clinical and histopathological perspectives Handy diagnostic tips throughout Featuring all this and more, this invaluable atlas offers a uniquely balanced, clear, and comprehensive guide to what can be a difficult process, and will be of tremendous assistance to students, dermatologists, dermatopathologists, and pathologists everywhere.
This unique atlas combines vivid illustrations with concise guidelines to aid readers in the early diagnosis of skin diseases. Over 475 photographs and diagrams -- 415 in full-color -- depict each of the major cutaneous infections. Then, 20 leading experts succinctly discuss the specific skin morphology, pathology, and salient features of each. Colourful atlas -- approx 500 colour photographs Strong editorial team and a list of respected contributors Clinical focus -- includes all viral, m bacterial and fungal infections of the skin
The purpose of this atlas is to provide a reference tool for the diagnosis of invasive fungal infections in clinical practice. Therefore all images are presented as part of a clinical case compiled by a team of specialists from the areas of radiology, infectious diseases, hematology, and oncology. Studying these cases, the reader will acquire familiarity with the most common risk groups, radiologic findings and differential diagnoses.
The Pictorial Atlas of Soilborne Fungal Plant Pathogens and Diseases describes the soilborne fungal diseases caused by Oomycetes, Zygomycetes, Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetes, and Deuteromycetous (Anamorphic) fungi. Soilborne fungal diseases are significant as both environmental and agricultural problems, yet it is difficult to understand the ecology of pathogenic fungi and its effective control. This book provides very detailed information on many of the commonly and not so commonly encountered groups of soilborne fungi diseases. It will be a useful reference for those teaching and conducting research in mycology, plant pathology, soilborne plant diseases, and the ecology of fungal communities.
An Atlas of the Clinical Microbiology of Infectious Diseases, Volume Two: Viral, Fungal, and Parasitic Agents is the second of a series and partner to Volume One, which deals with Microbiological and Clinical Attributes. Filled with highly instructional visual images, this atlas covers typical and atypical presentations of viral, fungal and parasitic agents and offers insightful comments aiding their identification and clinical significance. Drawing on the expertise of a distinguished clinical microbiologist, it presents more than 240 colored photomicrographs derived from an extensive personal collection of slides depicting the salient and unusual presentations of microorganisms.