Buka's Emergencies in Dermatology

  • Bobby Buka
  • Annemarie Uliasz
  • Karthik Krishnamurthy

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Dawn X. Zhang, Ted W. Farrand, Maryam Afshar, Lucia Diaz, Tina Chen, Michael Caglia et al.
    Pages 1-17
  3. Emily Stamell, Karthik Krishnamurthy
    Pages 19-41
  4. Rita V. Patel, Gary Goldenberg
    Pages 43-55
  5. Alyx Rosen, Sarit Itenberg, Adam Friedman
    Pages 57-82
  6. Markus Boos, Karolyn Wanat, James Treat
    Pages 83-101
  7. David Pompei, Kathryn J. Russell, Frederick A. Pereira
    Pages 103-131
  8. Gillian Heinecke, Mark Lebwohl
    Pages 133-145
  9. Michael W. Cashman, Daven Doshi, Karthik Krishnamurthy
    Pages 147-173
  10. Larissa Chismar, Sara Wildstein, Karthik Krishnamurthy
    Pages 175-192
  11. Daniel Behroozan, Hana Jeon
    Pages 193-205
  12. Aneesa Krishnamurthy, Diana H. Lee, Aegean Chan
    Pages 207-234
  13. Alexander M. Sailon, Peter J. Taub
    Pages 235-245
  14. Rachel Nazarian, Joy Checa, Orit Markowitz
    Pages 247-257
  15. Amylynne J. Frankel, Ellen S. Marmur
    Pages 259-270
  16. Annemarie Uliasz
    Pages 271-286
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 287-294

About this book


The term “dermatologic emergency” is
rarely used, and a dermatologist is typically
not the first physician called when a
patient presents to the emergency department.
However, largely under-recognized
dermatoses can be life-threatening if not
diagnosed and treated in a timely fashion.
Buka’s Emergencies in Dermatology addresses
the need for a concise, portable
reference that can be used by emergency
personnel, dermatologists and

This text, heavily illustrated with color
images, proves to be especially critical if a
community-based hospital does not have
a dermatology department and the responsibility
for initial diagnosis falls to the
emergency room or critical care physician.
While the vast majority of cutaneous
outbreaks are not life-threatening, those that are
can go unrecognized with devastating consequences.
Buka’s Emergencies in Dermatology addresses
this concern and focuses on the
most critical issues in cutaneous emergencies, from
neonatal and pediatric emergencies,
to infectious emergencies and drug eruptions.


Critical Care for Dermatologic Emergencies Dermatology Emergency Dermatology Emergency Medicine Infectious Emergencies in Dermatology Neonatal and Pediatric Emergencies in Dermatology

Editors and affiliations

  • Bobby Buka
    • 1
  • Annemarie Uliasz
    • 2
  • Karthik Krishnamurthy
    • 3
  1. 1., Department of DermatologyMount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2., Department of DermatologyMount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  3. 3., Dermatology, Jacobi Medical CenterAlbert Einstein College of MedicineBronxUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-5030-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-5031-3
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