Handbook of Atopic Eczema

  • Thomas Ruzicka
  • Johannes Ring
  • Bernhard Przybilla

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Clinical Aspects of Atopic Eczema

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. C. Schmied, J.-H. Saurat
      Pages 9-14
    3. F. Schultz Larsen
      Pages 15-26
    4. B. Przybilla
      Pages 31-45
    5. B. Wüthrich
      Pages 46-53
    6. C. F. H. Vickers
      Pages 80-83
    7. M. Uehara
      Pages 84-89
    8. Ch. Neumann, S. Marghescu
      Pages 98-106
    9. P. Fritsch, H. Hintner
      Pages 107-116
    10. B. Przybilla, J. Ring, T. Ruzicka
      Pages 132-138
  3. Pathophysiology of Atopic Eczema

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. J. C. Prinz, E. P. Rieber
      Pages 141-153
    3. C. Bruijnzeel-Koomen, G. Mudde, P. Bruijnzeel, T. Bieber
      Pages 154-165
    4. R. C. Aalberse
      Pages 166-172
    5. R. C. Benyon, M. K. Church
      Pages 173-185
    6. B. M. Czarnetzki
      Pages 186-191
    7. T. A. E. Platts-Mills, M. D. Chapman, B. Mitchell, P. W. Heymann, B. Deuell
      Pages 192-203
    8. J. Bernhisel-Broadbent, H. A. Sampson
      Pages 204-211
    9. Ö. Strannegård, I.-L. Strannegård
      Pages 221-231
    10. T. Ruzicka, J. Ring
      Pages 245-255
    11. A. Kapp
      Pages 256-262
    12. T. J. Ryan
      Pages 263-277
    13. Ö Hägermark
      Pages 278-286
    14. F. Riedel
      Pages 319-322
    15. T. Willemse
      Pages 323-329
    16. J. Ring, T. Ruzicka, B. Przybilla
      Pages 330-335
  4. Therapy of Atopic Eczema

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 337-337
    2. B. Björkstén
      Pages 339-344
    3. O. Braun-Falco, H. C. Korting
      Pages 356-363
    4. G. Goerz, P. Lehmann
      Pages 375-390
    5. W. Schmutzler
      Pages 396-406
    6. L. Businco, A. Cantani
      Pages 407-414
    7. A. Giannetti, S. Seidenari
      Pages 435-444

About this book


Atopic eczema is one of the most common dermatologic Altough the etiopathogenesis of the disease has not yet conditions. According to recent data, up to 10 % of all been fully elucidated, the large body of data already children may be affected. Particularly in its severe form, available provides important clues for both our atopic eczema is a distressing and even disabling disease. understanding of the disease and for daily patient care. Even the far more frequent minor forms may pose prob­ This Handbook of Atopic Eczema aims to put together lems because of their chronicity or the unpredictable current knowledge on this multifacted disease in the tendency for relapse. Atopic eczema must therefore be most comprehensive way. This volume covers the whole regarded as a major health problem, and it is one that is range of relevant information. Since each topic is dealt today drawing mounting attention, not only from the with by authors expert in that particular field, the up-to­ medical community, but increasingly from the date knowledge provided is not only extensive but also nonmedical public as well. critical. I believe that this Handbook of Atopic Eczema Since atopic eczema first emerged as a disease entity in will not only enhance our ability to treat our patients, but the early decades of this century, it has been the subject will also stimulate our efforts to fully understand this of both extensive research and intense scientific enigmatic disease. controversies.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas Ruzicka
    • 1
  • Johannes Ring
    • 2
  • Bernhard Przybilla
    • 1
  1. 1.Dermatologische Klinik und PoliklinikUniversität MünchenMünchen 2Germany
  2. 2.HautklinikUniversitätskrankenhaus EppendorfHamburg 20Germany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-02673-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-02671-7
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