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June 1956

Dermatología Cosmética: Clínica y Terapéutica

AMA Arch Derm. 1956;73(6):596. doi:10.1001/archderm.1956.01550060066018

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The relationship of dematology and cosmetology has been the object of increasing interest by dermatologists in recent years. The authors have written an excellent and extensive volume which successfully brings together the dermatologic and the cosmetologic points of view and presents the current concepts of this rapidly changing subject.

The book is divided into five parts: generalities; functional and anatomic fundamentals; organic and functional cutaneous alterations, predominantly unesthetic; therapeutic cosmetology and side-reactions of cosmetology. The material presented is divided into 45 chapters.

The importance of cosmetic dermatology is excellently presented in this volume. The chapters on the different ingredients used in the preparation of cosmetics and their pharmacologic characteristics are clear and summarize well this complex and highly technical subject. Each dermatologic subject is carefully presented, and the treatment is meticulously described. Numerous prescriptions are presented covering all phases of cosmetology. There are excellent chapters on the cutaneous changes due

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