Diseases of the skin

S. R. Prabhu

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This chapter deals with skin disorders of dental interest. The clinical entities discussed include acne vulgaris, perioral dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, actinic keratosis, skin cancer, melanoma, bullous pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris, dermatitis herpetiformis, epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, linear immunoglobulin A disease, herpes simplex virus infections, chicken pox, shingles, candidiasis, dermatophytoses, furuncles and carbuncles, molluscum contagiosum, warts, vitiligo, albinism, moles, lichen planus, psoriasis, erythema multiforme and lupus erythematosus. Each disease entity starts with the definition or description followed by its causes, symptoms, signs, investigations employed and principles of management. Where relevant, the oral and dental aspects of the skin disorders are described.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes on General Medicine for Dental Practice
Subtitle of host publicationA System Based approach with Dental Management Considerations
PublisherNova Science Publishers Inc
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781634630283
ISBN (Print)9781634630061
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2014
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)


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