This issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery will focus on the dermatologic manifestations of the lower extremity. Articles will include: Fungal, Nail Surgery, Psoriasis, Eczema, Drug Reactions, Melanoma, and many more.
Topics include: An update on rheumatoid arthritis and pharmacological mangagement; The perioperative management of the rheumatoid patient; Clinical manifestations and treatment of the pediatric rheumatoid patient; Medical imaging and radiographic analysis of the rheumatoid patient; The conservative treatment options for the rheumatoid foot and ankle; The surgical options for the rheumatoid ankle; and The complications encountered with the rheumatoid surgical foot and ankle.
Palaeopathology of Children: Identification of Pathological Conditions in the Human Skeletal Remains of Non-Adults provides archaeological examples of pathological child remains with varying degrees of disease manifestation, and where possible, presents illustrations of individually affected bones to help with identification. The structure and inclusion of photographs and summary diagnostic tables make this suitable for use as a textbook. Each chapter includes a table of international archaeological cases collated by the author from published and unpublished literature. Child skeletal remains come in a variety of different sizes, with bones appearing and fusing at different times during growth. Identifying pathology in such unfamiliar bones can be a challenge, and we often rely on photographs of clinical radiographs or intact anatomical specimens to try and interpret the lesions we see in archaeological material. These are usually the most extreme examples of the disease, and do not account for the wide degree of variation we may see in skeletal remains. Provides a comprehensive review of the types of pathological conditions identified in non-adult skeletal remains Contains chapters that tackle a particular disease classification Features for each condition are described and illustrated to aid in the identification Dr. Mary Lewis (BA Leicester; MSc, PhD Bradford) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Archaeology, University of Reading. Mary specializes in non-adult skeletal pathology and is the author of The Bioarchaeology of Children (CUP, 2007). Mary has been researching and publishing on issues relating to child paleopathology for nearly 20 years. She is an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Physical Anthropology and International Journal of Paleopathology, and sits of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Osteoarchaeology.
This volume opens by providing a comprehensive overview of the use and regulation of metals in our society, metal properties, and available testing methodologies. Common and uncommon metal allergens and sources of exposure are then reviewed in depth, detailing allergic responses and paying special consideration to select patient populations. In the general population, the prevalence of metal allergy is high. Environmental sources of metal exposure include jewelry, clothing, electronic devices, coins, leather, diet, and occupational exposure. Metal allergy may result in allergic contact dermatitis and systemic contact dermatitis, as well as several less common manifestations. Further, metal allergy has been associated with device failure and/or dermatitis following implantation of medical devices and dental implants. As metals are ubiquitous, this book will be indispensable for a wide range of clinicians and investigators. This handy reference will meet the needs of all health professionals and investigators who are interested in metal allergy and its diagnosis and management. Jennifer Chen is currently an assistant professor at Stanford University School of Medicine. She holds an MD from Johns Hopkins University and has completed a Howard Hughes Medical Institute fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Chen has published 25 articles and authored 4 book chapters. Her areas of interest include allergic contact dermatitis and medical dermatology. She regularly delivers presentations at international meetings and has served as a consultant for the Womens Health and Contemporary Pediatrics magazines, Greatist , Readers Digest, and the local news. Jacob Thyssen has worked in clinical dermatology for more than 10 years and holds PhD and DmSci degrees from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, where he is currently an associate professor. He has authored 250 articles, 12 book chapters and 2 textbooks (on patch testing and filaggrin proteins). Dr. Thyssen has received international awards for his research, including the LEO Pharma Research Foundation for best investigator aged below 45 years in the Nordic countries. His research has focused on atopic and contact dermatitis, allergies, and the skin barrier. He has been a research fellow in the USA, visiting Harvard Medical School and UCSF. Dr. Thyssen is a regular speaker at international meetings. He enjoys treating patients with dermatitis and metal allergies on a daily basis in the Gentofte Clinic in Copenhagen, Denmark.