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Advances in Transplant Dermatology

Clinical and Practical Implications

  • Fiona Zwald
  • Marc D. Brown

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Gillian M. Murphy, Oonagh Molloy
    Pages 19-27
  3. Roel E. Genders, Koen D. Quint, Maurits N. C. de Koning, Elsemieke I. Plasmeijer, Mariet C. Feltkamp, Jan Nico Bouwes Bavinck
    Pages 29-46
  4. Cameron Chesnut, Ashley G. Rubin, Stephanie Jeanne Martin, Joseph Diehl, Teresa Soriano
    Pages 71-85
  5. Ashley Wysong, Seaver L. Soon
    Pages 111-117

About this book

Introduction

This book provides an informative update on scientific advances relating to transplant dermatology that may be applicable to clinical practice. Commentary is provided on the emerging role of viruses in transplant dermatology, the management of skin disease secondary to transplant medication, sunscreen use in transplant recipients, the role of revision of immunosuppression, and advances in photodynamic therapy. The latest staging and management criteria for high-risk squamous cell carcinoma and the implications for clinical practice are then analyzed. Finally, the management of other cutaneous malignancies is discussed, covering malignant melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, and rarer tumors that also behave aggressively and require special consideration in solid organ transplant patients. Each particular advance is addressed in an individual chapter by leaders in the field. The book both expands current knowledge and complements previous textbooks on the subject.

Keywords

Organ transplantation recipients Photoprotection Risk factors Skin tumors Viral infection

Editors and affiliations

  • Fiona Zwald
    • 1
  • Marc D. Brown
    • 2
  1. 1.Transplant DermatologyPiedmont Transplant Institute, Dermatology Consultants, PCAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-12445-2
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-12444-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-12445-2
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