Dermatology

Cryolipolysis: Fat Reduction

Oct 22, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Cryolipolysis: Fat Reduction

Key Messages • Cryolipolysis is a novel approach to noninvasive subcutaneous fat reduction • It is both safe and effective with essentially no post-procedure downtime • Commonly treated areas include…

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Ultrasound Treatment: Fat Reduction

Oct 22, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Ultrasound Treatment: Fat Reduction

Key Messages • The demand for noninvasive body sculpting procedures is on the rise • High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) offers a noninvasive alternative for body contouring • HIFU is…

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Lasers and Lights: Skin Tightening

Oct 22, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Lasers and Lights: Skin Tightening

Key Messages • There is increasing demand for nonsurgical approaches to skin tightening on the body without downtime and with minimal risk. Lasers and light-based devices are being developed to…

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Diseases and Disorders

Sep 22, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Diseases and Disorders

Abstract This chapter organizes diseases alphabetically for quick reference. Each disease is covered with sections that include General Comments (including the definition and etiology), Keys to Diagnosis (clinical manifestations and…

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Evaluation of Skin Disorders

Sep 22, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Evaluation of Skin Disorders

Abstract Dermatology is best approached by classifying cutaneous and oral disorders by the primary lesion (e.g., macule, tumor) and the distribution of lesions (e.g., facial, axillary, and oral). Primary lesions…

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Differential Diagnosis

Sep 22, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Differential Diagnosis

Abstract Although a very broad differential diagnosis can be reached by the type of primary lesion, it can be honed by adding various descriptive terms such as color (e.g., brown…

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Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Disease

Sep 22, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Disease

Abstract This appendix includes photographs of cutaneous manifestations of internal diseases broken into broad categories, including endocrine/metabolic, hematologic, rheumatologic, gastrointestinal, neurocutaneous, infectious, and renal diseases. Also included is a section…

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