Schachner and Hansen’s Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, two volume set, is a complete guide to the diagnosis and treatment of paediatric skin conditions.
With its first edition having published more than 33 years ago, this reference is renowned amongst clinicians practising in the field of paediatric dermatology.
The fifth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide all the latest techniques and therapeutic advances for daily practice.
More than 2000 clinical and histologic pictures, the majority new to this edition, illustrate all the skin conditions described in the comprehensive text covering 2500 pages, across the two volumes. Detailed references offer suggestions for further reading.
Divided into 22 sections, the book begins with an introduction to basic science and discussion on diagnosis in paediatric dermatology. The following chapters cover a multitude of conditions, from genetic diseases, eczema, and pigmentary disorders, to vascular anomalies, tumours and cysts, skin infections, and many more. The book concludes with a section on the principles of treatment.
A complete section is dedicated to neonatal disorders.
The book is edited by Madrid-based Antonio Torrelo, with contributions from numerous other experts in the field.
The previous edition (9780723435402) published in 2010.
Antonio Torrelo MD
Head of Dermatology Department, Hospital Infantil Universitario Niño Jesús, Madrid, Spain