- Format: PDF
- Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2017 edition (February 13, 2017)
- Language: English
- 239 pages
- ISBN-10: 3319448528
- ISBN-13: 978-3319448527
There are an estimated 32 million people with onychomycosis in the United States alone, making it the most common nail disease seen and treated, but also quite misunderstood. With the sole focus of this book devoted to onychomycosis, the reader is provided with insight into the diagnosis and management of this nail infection. Onychomycosis includes chapters on how fungus infects the nail unit, the types of nail fungus, diagnosis from a gross and microscopic view, and the various treatment options available. With chapters written by the world’s experts along with dozens of high quality color photographs and illustrations, this book is a practical reference guide for every dermatologist, podiatrist, and primary care physician.
Antonella Tosti, MD, is a professor of clinical dermatology at the University of Miami Health System. She is a worldwide recognized expert in hair and nail disorders and has been invited to lecture at major international conferences. She is the author of Dermoscopy of Hair and Scalp Disorders, the first hair and scalp dermoscopy atlas ever published. She is also editor of five textbooks on diagnosis and treatment of hair disorders and three textbooks on nail disorders. Dr. Tosti is the main author of the chapter on nail disorders in several major textbooks and an expert in patch testing for diagnosis of contact allergy. Dr. Tosti is a member of numerous dermatological societies and is the author or co-author of more than 600 scientific publications.
Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM, FCPS, is Associate Professor in the Department of Podiatric Medicine, J. Stanley and Pearl Landau Faculty Fellow, Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology, Temple University School of Medicine.