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Antibiotic and Antifungal Therapies in Dermatology

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Jón Hjaltalín Ólafsson, Roderick James Hay, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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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 sulf…
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Olafsson, Jon H
Hay, Roderick James
Responsibility
Jón Hjaltalín Ólafsson, Roderick James Hay, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 345 p. : 101 illus., 100 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319394244
9783319394220 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anti-Bacterial Agents - therapeutic use
Antifungal Agents - therapeutic use
Skin Diseases - drug therapy
Skin Diseases, Infectious - drug therapy
Abstract
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.
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.
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