Clinical Dermatology

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Clinical Dermatology

Clinical Dermatology

Skin disease in perspective

Skin disease in perspective
Skin disease in perspective: Causes
Skin disease in perspective: Prevalence
Skin disease in perspective: Impact

The function and structure of the skin

The function and structure of the skin
Skin Epidermis
The dermo-epidermal junction
Skin Dermis
The skin immune system
Some cellular components of the skin immune system
Molecular components of the skin immune system
Hypersensitivity reactions in the skin

Diagnosis of skin disorders

Diagnosis of skin disorders
Diagnosis of skin disorders: Examination
Special tools and techniques - Diagnosis of skin disorders
Assessment - Diagnosis of skin disorders
Side-room and office tests - Diagnosis of skin disorders
Laboratory tests - Diagnosis of skin disorders
Disorders of keratinization
The ichthyoses - Disorders of keratinization
Ichthyosis vulgaris
X-linked recessive ichthyosis
Collodion baby
Lamellar ichthyosis and non-bullous ichthyosiform erythroderma
Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis (bullous ichthyosiform erythroderma)
Other ichthyosiform disorders
Acquired ichthyosis
Keratosis pilaris
Keratosis follicularis (Darier’s disease)
Keratoderma of the palms and soles
Knuckle pads
Callosities and corns


Cause and pathogenesis of Psoriasis
Psoriasis: Precipitating factors
Psoriasis: Histology
Psoriasis: Presentation
Psoriasis: Complications
Psoriasis: Differential diagnosis, Investigations
Psoriasis: Treatment
Psoriasis: Local treatments
Psoriasis: Ultraviolet radiation treatments
Psoriasis: Special situations treatments
Psoriasis: Systemic treatment
Psoriasis: Combination therapy treatment

Other papulosquamous disorders

Pityriasis rosea
Lichen planus
Pityriasis rubra pilaris
Parapsoriasis and premycotic eruption
Pityriasis lichenoides
Erythroderma/exfoliative dermatitis

Eczema and dermatitis

Eczema and dermatitis: Terminology
Classification of eczema
Eczema and dermatitis: Pathogenesis
Eczema and dermatitis: Histology
Eczema and dermatitis: Clinical appearance
Eczema and dermatitis: Complications, Differential diagnosis
Eczema and dermatitis: Investigations
Irritant contact dermatitis
Allergic contact dermatitis
Occupational dermatitis
Atopic eczema
Seborrhoeic eczema
Discoid (nummular) eczema
Gravitational (stasis) eczema
Asteatotic eczema
Localized neurodermatitis (lichen simplex)
Juvenile plantar dermatosis

Reactive erythemas and vasculitis

Urticaria (hives, ‘nettle-rash’)
Erythema multiforme
Erythema nodosum
Polyarteritis nodosa
Wegener’s granulomatosis

Bullous diseases

Bullous diseases
Other causes of subcorneal and intraepidermal blistering
Pemphigoid gestationis (herpes gestationis)
Cicatricial pemphigoid
Linear IgA bullous disease
Acquired epidermolysis bullosa
Dermatitis herpetiformis
Other causes of subepidermal blisters
Toxic epidermal necrolysis (Lyell’s disease)
Epidermolysis bullosa

Connective tissue disorders

Connective tissue disorders
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus
Discoid lupus erythematosus
Systemic sclerosis
CREST syndrome
Eosinophilic fasciitis
Lichen sclerosus
Mixed connective tissue disease
Other connective tissue diseases

Disorders of blood vessels and lymphatics

Disorders involving small blood vessels
Arterial disease
Deep vein thrombosis - Venous disease
Thrombophlebitis - Venous disease
Venous hypertension, the gravitational syndrome and venous leg ulceration
Purpura - Venous disease
Disorders of the lymphatics

Sebaceous and sweat gland disorders

Sebaceous glands
Acne Treatment
Eccrine sweat glands
Apocrine sweat glands

Regional dermatology

The hair
The hair: Classification
The hair cycle
Alopecia areata
Androgenetic alopecia (male-pattern baldness)
Traction alopecia
Patchy hair loss caused by skin disease
Diffuse hair loss
Rare genetic causes of hypotrichosis
Hirsutism and hypertrichosis
The nails
The nails: Effects of trauma
The nail in systemic disease
Nail changes in the common dermatoses
The nails Infections
Some other nail abnormalities
The mouth and genitals
Lichen planus
Contact stomatitis
Bullous diseases
Some other oral lumps, bumps and colour changes
Squamous cell carcinoma
Lichen sclerosus
Vulval and scrotal pruritus
Malignant conditions: Squamous cell carcinoma


Bacterial infections: The resident flora of the skin
Streptococcal infections
Spirochaetal infections
Other Bacterial infections
Mycobacterial infections
Other mycobacterial infections
Viral infections: Viral warts
Viral infections: Varicella (chickenpox)
Viral infections: Herpes zoster
Molluscum contagiosum
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome (Kawasaki’s disease)
Gianotti–Crosti syndrome
Herpangina, Measles, Rubella, Erythema infectiosum
Dermatophyte infections (ringworm) - Fungal infections
Candidiasis - Fungal infections
Pityriasis versicolor
Deep fungal infections


Insect bites - Arthropods
Papular urticaria
Bed bugs (Hemiptera) and Myiasis
Lice infestations (pediculosis)
Infestations of Parasitic worms

Skin reactions to light

Skin reactions to light
Chronic actinic dermatitis (actinic reticuloid)
Polymorphic light eruption
Actinic prurigo
Solar urticaria
Lupus erythematosus
Cutaneous ageing

Disorders of pigmentation

Normal skin colour
Abnormal skin colours
Decreased melanin pigmentation
Disorders with increased pigmentation (hypermelanosis)

Skin tumours

Skin tumours: Prevention
Premalignant tumours
Basal cell carcinoma (rodent ulcer)
Squamous cell carcinoma
Malignant melanoma
Paget’s disease of the nipple
Tumours of the dermis: Benign
Tumours of the dermis: Malformations
Tumours of the dermis: Haemangiomas
Tumours of the dermis: Lymphangiomas
Other benign dermal tumours
Malignant: Kaposi’s sarcoma
Lymphomas and leukaemias
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and Cutaneous metastases

The skin in systemic disease

The skin and internal malignancy
The skin and diabetes mellitus
The skin in sarcoidosis
The skin in liver disease
The skin in renal disease
The porphyrias
Some metabolic disorders
Generalized pruritus
Pyoderma gangrenosum
The skin changes of pregnancy

The skin and the psyche

The skin and the psyche
Reactions to skin disease
Dermatoses precipitated or perpetuated by emotional factors

Other genetic disorders

Other genetic disorders
Non-Mendelian genetics
Tuberous sclerosis
Xeroderma pigmentosum
Incontinentia pigmenti
Ehlers–Danlos syndrome
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum

Drug eruptions

Drug eruptions Mechanisms
Drug eruptions Presentation: Some drugs and the reactions they can cause
Some common reaction patterns and drugs which can cause them
Drug eruptions Course and Differential diagnosis
Drug eruptions Treatment

Medical treatment

Medical treatment
Therapeutic options
Topical treatment
Systemic therapy

Physical forms of treatment

Surgery - Physical forms of treatment
Cryotherapy - Physical forms of treatment
Radiotherapy - Physical forms of treatment
Phototherapy - Physical forms of treatment
Laser therapy - Physical forms of treatment

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