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Dermatological diseases and emergencies 

Dermatological diseases and emergencies
Dermatological diseases and emergencies

Professor Christopher Bunker

and Dr Arani Chandrakumar

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date: 30 May 2020

Chapter 17 covers dermatological diseases and emergencies including a general introduction to the subject, followed by information on erythroderma, drug eruptions, angio-oedema, Kawasaki disease, staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome, Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (streptococcal TSS), staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, necrotizing fasciitis, psoriasis, eczema and dermatitis, cutaneous vasculitis, immunobullous disorders, pyoderma gangrenosum, scarring alopecia, herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2, varicella zoster virus infection, bacterial infections affecting the skin, fungal infections affecting the skin, ectoparasitic disease, HIV infection and the skin, malignant melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer, and cutaneous T cell lymphoma.

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