January 1962

Enfermedades y Anomalías Hereditarias de la Piel: Antropología Cutanea (Diseases and Hereditary Anomalies of the Skin: Cutaneous Anthropology)

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By C. Aguilera Maruri. Foreword by Jose Gay Prieto. Price, 350 pesetas ($5.83). Pp. 400, with 95 photographs, 201 diagrams, 13 illustrations in color. Aldus, S. A., Santander, Spain, 1961.

Arch Dermatol. 1962;85(1):162. doi:10.1001/archderm.1962.01590010168028

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The first edition of this authoritative work by Dr. Ceferino Aguilera Maruri, a distinguished dermatologist of Santander, Spain, appeared in 1946.

The book opens with explanations of the complex terminology and with a discussion of genetics in general.

Chapters are dedicated to: Generalized Keratoses (ichthyosis, congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, xeroderma pigmentosum, Degos's disease, etc.); Circumscribed Keratoses (palmar and plantar keratoderma, Kyrle's disease, Mibelli's porokeratosis, Touraine-Solente-Gole pakidermoperiostosis, etc.); Disorders of the Pilosebaceous Apparatus (Darier's disease, pityriasis rubra pilaris, epidermodysplasia verruciformis, etc.); Reactions of the Adnexa (acne, Fordyce's condition, hyperhydrosis, alopecia areata, pseudopelade, etc.); Congenital Pigmentary Disorders (albinism, vitiligo, melanism, Albright's syndrome, lentiginosis, urticaria pigmentosa, etc.); Capillary Disorders (telangiectases, rosacea, psoriasis, prurigo, eczema, Raynaud's disease, etc.); Tumors (benign glandular, benign congenital, neurofibromatosis, turban tumors, xanthoma, etc.); Bullous Dermatoses (epidermolysis bullosa, hydroa, pemphigus, Duhring's disease, etc.); Atrophies (scleroderma, ainhum, progeria, congenital alopecia, cutis laxa, dermatomegaly, etc.); Trophic Disorders (trophoedema, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, cutaneous tuberculosis, sarcoidosis,

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