Global movement of people leads to the global movement ofdisease
International travel enables skin diseases to move around theworld with increasing ease. Skin diseases transmitted throughcasual contact with people, animal vectors and a foreignenvironment are particularly prone to transport. Dermatologistsneed to recognize the signs and symptoms of disease not native totheir environment to enable proper diagnosis and care.
Imported Skin Diseases provides a clinical guide to theforeign diseases increasingly seen in 'Western'clinics. With a focus on accurate diagnosis and effective therapy,the book covers:
* Differences between pigmented and non-pigmented skin
* Viral, bacterial and fungal Infections
* Parasitic infestations
* Sexually transmitted diseases
* Aquatic diseases
Written by an international team of experts, with practical tipsthroughout, Imported Skin Diseases prepares you for theunusual skin diseases you are increasingly likely to see in yourclinic.