Textbook of Hand Eczema

  • Ali Alikhan
  • Jean-Marie Lachapelle
  • Howard I. Maibach

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Jean-Marie Lachapelle
    Pages 1-10
  3. Gérald E. Piérard, Sébastien Piérard, Claudine F. Piérard-Franchimont, Philippe O. R. Delvenne
    Pages 11-24
  4. Robert Baran
    Pages 37-47
  5. Jean-Marie Lachapelle, Dominique Tennstedt
    Pages 49-68
  6. Audrey Nosbaum, Jean-François Nicolas
    Pages 69-74
  7. Birgitta Meding, Karin Wrangsjö
    Pages 75-84
  8. Thomas L. Diepgen, Elke Weisshaar
    Pages 85-97
  9. Magnus Bruze, Malin Engfeldt
    Pages 99-107
  10. Klaus Ejner Andersen, Flemming Andersen
    Pages 109-112
  11. Gianfranco A. Frojo, Henk B. van der Walle, Howard I. Maibach
    Pages 113-120
  12. Sari Lehtimäki, Antti Lauerma
    Pages 121-125
  13. Niels K. Veien
    Pages 127-137
  14. Steven R. Feldman, Arash Taheri
    Pages 139-147
  15. Valeska Katinka Buder, Christoph Skudlik, Swen Malte John
    Pages 149-158
  16. Johannes Geier
    Pages 159-167
  17. Anthony T. J. Goon, Marléne A. I. Isaksson
    Pages 169-183
  18. Ana M. Giménez-Arnau
    Pages 185-195
  19. Curtis P. Hamann, Kim M. Sullivan, Peggy Wright
    Pages 197-218

About this book


Hand eczema is a major complaint worldwide and a frequent occupational disorder. This book provides a comprehensive and detailed overview of the classification, etiology, diagnosis, prevention, and therapy of hand eczema. It is innovative, up to date, and practical. The links with particular occupations are explained, the various diagnostic tests are presented, and the role of different topical and systemic treatments is clearly described. The authors are world leaders in the field. The Textbook of Hand Eczema reflects a new era in hand dermatitis and will be invaluable for all who deal with the condition in their clinical practice.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Ali Alikhan
    • 1
  • Jean-Marie Lachapelle
    • 2
  • Howard I. Maibach
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyCatholic University of LouvainBrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39546-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-39545-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-39546-8
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