Autoimmune Diseases of the Skin: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, by Michael Hertl

By Michael Hertl

Autoimmune problems of the surface stay an enigma for plenty of clinicians and scientists now not conversant in those normally serious and protracted illnesses. The ebook presents an summary and the most recent info at the wide spectrum of cutaneous autoimmune problems for clinicians, scientists and practitioners in dermatology, drugs, rheumatology, ENT, pediatrics and ophthalmology. The e-book is exclusive because it provides the cutting-edge wisdom on pathophysiology, medical prognosis and administration of those problems supplied through the realm specialists within the box. the first purpose is to expand the knowledge of the pathophysiology of cutaneous autoimmune issues and to supply a pragmatic consultant to the way to establish and deal with those stipulations. The booklet is illustrated with many tables, illustrative figures and medical colour photos. The 3rd variation has been completely up-to-date and prolonged by means of chapters on paraneoplastic cutaneous syndromes, atopic dermatitis and autoimmunity and pores and skin manifestations of rheumatic diseases.

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