rss Posted April 18, 2012 Report Share Posted April 18, 2012 Ruzicka T, Wolff H, Thomas P, Prinz J, editors: Fortschritte der praktischen Dermatologie und Venerologie 2010. Acta Dermatovenerol Croat. 2012 Apr;20(1):59-60 Authors: PaÅ¡iÄ‡ A Abstract The edition Fortschritte der praktischen Dermatologie und Venerologie 2010, in English Advances in Practical Dermatology and Venereology 2010, emphasizes all aspects of Dermatology and Venereology, as traditionally presented every year at the Congress providing continuing education for German dermatologists and venereologists, during the jubilee week on July 25-30, 2010. The book has been written in German by 146 dermatologists as well as Dia-Klinik authors from Ludwig-Maximillian-University and Department of Dermatology and Allergology in Munich. As stated in the Preface, this tradition of continuing education for German speaking dermatologists has been well known for 60 years now, starting with Professor Alfred Marchionini, Professor Otto Braun-Falco, Professor Gerd Plewig and now Professor Thomas Ruzicka. There was special atmosphere at the Congress, as reported by all the participants. Plenary and oral presentations, courses, lunch seminars, satellite seminars, special courses like Ultrasound and Laser Courses and breakfast seminars were all highly attractive and interesting. The book has 646 pages, while chapters are illustrated with excellent color photographs, tables in blue and color schemes, including the following: 1. Newest knowledge and view in the future Acne and rosacea; Psoriasis, autoinflammation syndrome, new dermatotherapeutic options; The evolution of human skin color; Over pigmentation and segmental manifestation and steam cells - friend or enemy? 2. Pediatric dermatology Congenital nevi - when anything to do; Neutrophilic dermatoses in childhood; Bullous lesions in childhood - differential diagnosis and therapy. 3. Dermatooncology Dermatooncology - current knowledge; Melanoma - view in the future; Innovation in the therapy of metastatic melanoma; Sentinel lymph nodes - Munich experience and follow-up dates. 4. Dermatological problem zones Dermatological problem zones on the skin of the head; Genito-anal region; Soul. 5. Eczema and Allergology Hematogenetic contact eczema (systemic contact dermatitis): what is this?; Atopic eczema - view in the future; New development in the management of atopic eczema; Allergology: tolerance or no tolerance - this is the central question; Primary allergology prevention; Anaphylaxis - new aspects in pathophysiology and management. 6. Aesthetic Dermatology Newest knowledge in aesthetic dermatology; Beautiful skin through hormones and cosmeceuticals? Good-looking hair - possibility of hair transplantation; Complications in aesthetic medicine. 7. Update and new technical advance Update - autoimmune dermatoses; Update - photodermatology; Update - laser; New labor diagnostic methods; New picturesque methods. 8. Undesired question on the skin Insects and Borrelias; Staphylococci. 9. Cases, mistakes and practical decisions Wolf in the sheep furâ€¦or reversely; Bad running - from mistakes to learn; Pigment disturbance - actual to vitiligo and melasma; Nail diseases; Urticaria. 10. Courses Acne and rosacea; Andrology; Occupational dermatoses; Botolinum toxin I: base support; Botulinum toxin II: advanced stages; Filler. 11. Recipes and dermatological galenic - practical tips and Examples Pediatric dermatology; Update in wound management in Germany; Mycology; Nail diseases; Food allergy; New diagnostic and therapeutic methods; Phlebology; Photodermatology; Photodynamic therapy and fluorescence diagnostics; Cardiologic and lung resuscitation; Nail problems with cicatrix - actual therapeutic possibilities; Proctology; Psychodermatology - update 2010; Sexually transmitted diseases; Sonography of the skin and subcutis including Subcutaneous lymph nodes; Specific immunotherapy; Structure and function of the skin; Trichoscopy and trichogram. 12. Dia-Clinic Churg-Strauss syndrome; Adiponecrosis subcutanea neonatorum; Infection with cowpox; Angiofibromata gigantea by Morbus Bourneville-Pringle; Skin changes in type IIa - hypercholesteronemia; Spiky hyperkeratosis associated with malignant melanoma; Erythema a computatro; Loefgren syndrome; Erythrodysesthesia within chemotherapy; Cutaneous actinomycose; Unilateral Morbus Favre-Racouchot; Progressive nodular histiocytosis; Granular parakeratosis; Contact eczema on carrot-brandy corn wheat; Whirpool dermatitis with 'hot hands'; Subcorneal bleeding by anticoagulation; 'Yellow dots' in alopecia areata diffusa; Bullous pemphigoid induced by zoster; Granulomatous syphilis lesions masked with prurigo-like scabies; Aurantiasis cutis; Becker-Naevus on leg with lipoatrophy; Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome; Linear IgA dermatosis of childhood; Monozygotic twins with papillomatosis confluence and reticularis Gougerot-Carteaud; Pemphigus vulgaris juvenilis with skin and mucosal involvement; Histoplasmosis; Diffuse dermal angiomatosis; Poppers dermatitis. This book is highly valuable for German speaking dermatologists and venereologists because it connects scientific update knowledge in dermatology and venereology with practical knowledge from the Munich dermatology school. In 2011, it achieved the same success with European attendees and the English version of the book.PMID: 22507481 [PubMed - in process] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?tmpl=NoSidebarfile&db=PubMed&cmd=Retrieve&list_uids=22507481&dopt=Abstract = URL to article Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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