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June 1979

Atlas of Dermatology

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San Francisco

Arch Dermatol. 1979;115(6):781. doi:10.1001/archderm.1979.04010060061038

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This book contains 201 color illustrations, almost all of excellent quality. The trueness of the colors and the large size of the pictures make them exceptionally instructive. In addition to the unusually large format, the special features of this atlas include an introduction on structure and function of the skin and the definition of skin lesions and their classification by site. This section, part 1, is illustrated by diagrammatic black-and-white drawings. In part 2, the color photographs of the dermatologic diseases are grouped as follows according to the principal sites and structures affected: diseases of the cutis, the skin appendages, the pigmentary system, the subcutaneous tissue, the blood vessels, the nervous system, the lips and oral tunica mucosa, the anal and perianal region, and the external genitalia. Each color photograph is accompanied by a brief, clear description and the noteworthy features are pointed out. The structures affected in the different

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