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By Robert A. Norman

This is a accomplished, useful, densely illustrated diagnostic and healing advisor for all geriatric dermatology services. The publication contains 50 chapters and over six hundred colour photos on issues starting from universal stipulations similar to basal telephone carcinoma, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis to strange stipulations reminiscent of angiosarcoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, and porphyria cutanea tarda.

Sections include:

- Inflammatory stipulations (including touch dermatitis, alopecia, erythema multiforme, pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, porphyria, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrhea, urticaria, xerosis, and more)

- Infections (fungus, herpes simplex and zoster, scabies, lice, and warts)

- dermis symptoms in systemic illness (skin tags, cutaneous metastases, xanthomas)

- neighborhood dermatoses (intertrigo, leg ulcers, strain sores)

- Benign tumors (chondrodermatitis, cysts, ganglion, fibrous papule, seborrheic keratoses, lentigines, and benign vascular lesions)

- Pre-malignant and malignant tumors (actinic keratoses, angiosarcoma, basal cellphone carcinoma, dermatofibroma and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, intraepidermal neoplasia, Kaposi's sarcoma, keratoacanthoma, lentigo maligna, cutaneous lymphoma, Mycosis fiungoides, cancer, nevi and moles, and squamous telephone carcinoma)

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This infant appears to be 80 years old Fig. 2 Progeria (Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome). A profile of l3-year-old progeria patient showing craniofacial disproportion, micrognathia, almost total alopecia, and prominent venous pattern in the scalp. (Reproduced with permission from Gilchrest [1]) Fig. 4 Cutis laxa. This infant appears to be 80 years old 8 1 Geriatric Dermatology: Overview Fig. 7 Acrokeratoelastoidosis, also called collagenous and elastotic marginal plaques of the hands or digital papular calcific elastosis, shows flesh-colored cobblestone papules along sun-exposed edges of the hands and feet Fig.

21. Norman R. Common skin conditions in geriatric dermatology. Ann Long-Term Care. 2008;16(6):40–5. 22. Norman R, editor. Diagnosis of aging skin diseases. London: Springer; 2008. 23. Norman R. The demographic imperative in diagnosis of aging skin diseases. Dordrecht: Springer; 2008. 24. Norman R, Menendez R. Structure and function of aging skin in diagnosis of aging skin diseases. Dordrecht: Springer; 2008. 25. Norman R. Preventive dermatology. London: Springer; 2010. Part II Inflammatory Conditions 2 Contact Dermatitis Clinical Description Diagnosis In the elderly, allergic and irritant contact dermatitis presents as variable, patchy erythema, often without vesicles (in contrast to younger patients) but with pruritus and/or burning.

2. Iwata H, Kamio N, Aoyama Y, et al. IgG from patients with bullous pemphigoid depletes cultured keratinocytes of the 180-kDa bullous pemphigoid antigen (type XVII collagen) and weakens cell attachment. J Invest Dermatol. 2009;129(4):919–26. 3. Labib RS, Anhalt GJ, Patel HP, Mutasim DF, Diaz LA. Molecular heterogeneity of the bullous pemphigoid antigens as detected by immunoblotting. J Immunol. 1986;136(4):1231–5. 4. Pfaltz K, Mertz K, Rose C, Scheidegger P, Pfaltz M, Kempf W. C3d immunohistochemistry on formalin-fixed tissue is a valuable tool in 4 Bullous Pemphigoid the diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid of the skin.

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