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Dermatologic Clinics

Dermatologic Clinics This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The editors of the volume of Dermatologic Clinics devoted to disorders of the mucous membranes have undertaken a Herculean task in compressing such a broad subject into less than 200 pages. The lion's share certainly has been allotted to the oral cavity, while the other mucosal surfaces have less than complete coverage. Perhaps two distinct editions could have been considered—one dealing exclusively with the oral mucosa and the other with all the remaining mucosal areas. The first chapter should have spent less time on lichen planus, candidiasis, and hairy leukoplakia, as these are well covered in subsequent chapters. A bit more discussion of leukoplakia could have replaced these subjects. The chapters on candidiasis, lichen planus, and stomatitis medicamentosa are very complete. The breakdown of coverage of the oral mucosal diseases is quite complete, although I would like to have seen a separate chapter dealing with viral diseases and, perhaps, one http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Dermatologic Clinics

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 124 (10) – Oct 1, 1988

Dermatologic Clinics

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The editors of the volume of Dermatologic Clinics devoted to disorders of the mucous membranes have undertaken a Herculean task in compressing such a broad subject into less than 200 pages. The lion's share certainly has been allotted to the oral cavity, while the other mucosal surfaces have less than complete coverage. Perhaps two distinct...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1988 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1988.01670100073026
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The editors of the volume of Dermatologic Clinics devoted to disorders of the mucous membranes have undertaken a Herculean task in compressing such a broad subject into less than 200 pages. The lion's share certainly has been allotted to the oral cavity, while the other mucosal surfaces have less than complete coverage. Perhaps two distinct editions could have been considered—one dealing exclusively with the oral mucosa and the other with all the remaining mucosal areas. The first chapter should have spent less time on lichen planus, candidiasis, and hairy leukoplakia, as these are well covered in subsequent chapters. A bit more discussion of leukoplakia could have replaced these subjects. The chapters on candidiasis, lichen planus, and stomatitis medicamentosa are very complete. The breakdown of coverage of the oral mucosal diseases is quite complete, although I would like to have seen a separate chapter dealing with viral diseases and, perhaps, one

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 1988

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