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Geriatric Dermatology

Geriatric Dermatology 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 This beautiful small book can be faulted on almost nothing but its title, which is misleading. Like its larger (and invaluable) predecessor, it covers not "dermatology," but "dermatologic diagnosis." Nothing is said of therapy, and so this book will never become outdated. On the subject of diagnosis, it is outstanding. The many illustrations, all in color, are superb although a mere half dozen or so are too bizarre to be useful (fantastic, exaggerated cases of cutaneous horn, lupus vulgaris, and decubital ulcers, for example). Geriatric dermatology is, of course, essentially the same as just plain dermatology. The few exceptions, truly geriatric disorders, are beautifully presented here. However, a few that are explicitly admitted to be essentially nongeriatric disorders (ie, scabies and psoriasis) are included and discussed without any particular reference to ways in which they differ in elderly patients. In summary, this excellent small volume, which is beautifully produced, should http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Geriatric Dermatology

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 117 (11) – Nov 1, 1981

Geriatric Dermatology

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 This beautiful small book can be faulted on almost nothing but its title, which is misleading. Like its larger (and invaluable) predecessor, it covers not "dermatology," but "dermatologic diagnosis." Nothing is said of therapy, and so this book will never become outdated. On the subject of diagnosis, it is outstanding. The many...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1981 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1981.01650110078032
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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 This beautiful small book can be faulted on almost nothing but its title, which is misleading. Like its larger (and invaluable) predecessor, it covers not "dermatology," but "dermatologic diagnosis." Nothing is said of therapy, and so this book will never become outdated. On the subject of diagnosis, it is outstanding. The many illustrations, all in color, are superb although a mere half dozen or so are too bizarre to be useful (fantastic, exaggerated cases of cutaneous horn, lupus vulgaris, and decubital ulcers, for example). Geriatric dermatology is, of course, essentially the same as just plain dermatology. The few exceptions, truly geriatric disorders, are beautifully presented here. However, a few that are explicitly admitted to be essentially nongeriatric disorders (ie, scabies and psoriasis) are included and discussed without any particular reference to ways in which they differ in elderly patients. In summary, this excellent small volume, which is beautifully produced, should

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 1981

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