vol 2, edited by G. W. Korting, 886 pp, 377 black-and-white illus, 275 color illus, Stuttgart, West Germany, Georg Thieme Verlag KG, 1980.
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Volume 2 of Dermatologie in Praxis und Klinik, edited by Prof Korting, director of the skin clinic of the University of Mainz, West Germany, is the second volume in a series of four up-to-date German-language textbooks. Thirty-nine well-known European, mainly German, dermatologic academicians and their collaborators worked together to create a treatise that emphasizes the important aspects of morphology, offers numerous well-chosen illustrations for an easy comprehension of the text, and discusses modern pathophysiology and treatment. Three surgeons describe the current management of burns, cold injuries, and other physically caused skin problems.
Individual chapters deal with acute infectious erythemas and exanthemas, drug eruptions, erythema multiforme, erythema nodosum, erythema elevatum diutinum, psoriasis, the parapsoriasis group of disease, pityriasis rubra pilaris, the eczemas, occupational dermatoses, dyshidrosis, noninfectious pustuloses, physically caused skin diseases, xeroderma pigmentosum, urticaria, prurigo, lichen planus, lichen nitidus, Darier's disease, pyodermas, mycobacterial infections, sarcoidosis, Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome, leprosy, leishmaniasis, viral
Hollander A. Dermatologie in Praxis und Klinik. Arch Dermatol. 1980;116(11):1318. doi:10.1001/archderm.1980.01640350108029