Skin in Rheumatologic Diseases

by Savita Yadav, Uma Kumar, Somesh Gupta

The aim of this book is to focus on the skin in rheumatologic diseases. Skin is the mirror for many internal diseases. This holds even truer for Skin in Rheumatologic Diseases. Overwhelming majority of rheumatologic diseases has preceding, simultaneous or subsequent involvement of skin. Studying skin in rheumatologic diseases is important. These diseases often seriously affect the quality of life of patients and at times make them bedridden. This book consists of 24 chapters, which include basic skin lesions related to rheumatologic disorders, dermatopathology of rheumatologic diseases, dermatomyositis, mixed connective tissue disease, Sjögren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, Behçet’s disease, etc. Good coverage of histopathology, laboratory investigations, and treatment makes this book complete. Chapters on different types of Vasculitis and Arthritis, Sarcoidosis and Sjogren’s syndrome have been covered.More than 350 images help the readers to understand and learn about the skin manifestations. The book provides the practicing Clinician with a rapid and easy access to interpret the nature of cutaneous lesions.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Yadav Savita
Dermatology and Dermatosurgery Hospital, Gurugram, Haryana, India
2. Kumar Uma
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
3. Gupta Somesh All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789352705054
Speciality Dermatology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18713
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 354
Book Type Professional

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