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Article
June 1996

Eye and Skin Disease

Author Affiliations

Rootstown, Ohio

Warren, Ohio

 

edited by M. J. Mannis, M. S. Macsai, A. C. Huntley, 705 pages, $225, Philadelphia, Pa, Lippincott-Raven, 1996.

Arch Dermatol. 1996;132(6):622. doi:10.1001/archderm.1996.03890300034007

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Abstract

This inclusive and amply illustrated textbook represents the first major textbook to date that covers this intriguing area of dermatology aimed at both the dermatologist and the ophthalmologist. It is an excellent reference book for dermatologists, and it should become a standard textbook for every general ophthalmologist's and external disease subspecialist's clinic.

The book is organized into 20 sections with 77 chapters based on the mode of inheritance, pathophysiology, clinical features, and the infectious nature of various disease processes. Special features include an excellent chapter on the ophthalmologic side effects of commonly used dermatologic drugs. In addition, a differential diagnostic index of oculodermal disorders related to ocular signs and symptoms will be particularly useful to dermatologists who are correlating dermatologic disease in patients referred with a specific ophthalmologic finding. Finally, a selective glossary of dermatologic terms for the ophthalmologist and a second glossary of ophthalmologic terms for the dermatologist is

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