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February 1994

Principles of Dermatology

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Boston, Mass

 

2nd ed, by Donald P. Lookingbill and James G. Marks, Jr, 324 pp, with 102 illus, $45, Philadelphia, Pa, WB Saunders Co, 1993.

Arch Dermatol. 1994;130(2):266-267. doi:10.1001/archderm.1994.01690020136034

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Abstract

Principles of Dermatology is an excellent introduction to dermatology for the novice. Its 324 pages are enhanced by color photographs as well as crisp, legible tables. A unique feature thatsets this book apart and makes it visually pleasing is the schematic counterparts to each color photograph. These schematic diagrams are simple graphic depictions of the pathophysiology of the lesions shown.

This updated edition, 7 years later, has several advantages. The most obvious are the updated therapies (eg, melanoma surgical margins and follow-up) in addition to markedly expanded coverage of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Another advantage is the replacement of many of the black-and-white illustrations with those in color. This book is best read from front to back, which, due to its quick pace, is possible over a few days. Those who skim this book, however, will take home the salient points by simply reading the paragraph highlights encapsulated in the

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