Skin Disease Of The Lower Extremities: A Photographic Guide



Comprehensive pocket handbook offers visual guide to lower extremity dermatology

Timely diagnosis and management of cutaneous disorders in the lower extremities are key concerns for many clinicians across various medical specialties. Skin Disease Of The Lower Extremities: A Photographic Guide offers an essential comprehensive resource in a convenient handbook format for clinicians who see lower extremity dermatology issues every day in their practice. Full of compelling clinical photography, the handbook offers practical insights in 15 chapters on topics ranging from xerotic disorders and skin of color to nail disorders and benign and malignant lesions. Tracey Vlahovic, DPM, and Stephen M. Schleicher, MD, the co-authors of the handbook, agree that the book will serve a strong need among clinicians.

“Cutaneous disorders of the lower extremities are frequently encountered by both podiatrists and dermatologists. Many are readily diagnosed by visual inspection and others may require additional testing such as culture and/or biopsy," notes Dr. Schleicher. "Our text ... is a valuable resource for any clinician who deals with lower extremity skin disease."

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The Skin Disease Of The Lower Extremities handbook offers a concise but comprehensive guide to lower extremity dermatology, ranging from chapters on nail disorders and eczematous disorders to blistering disorders and benign and malignant lesions. The handbook also offers chapters on diagnosing lower extremity dermatological conditions in skin of color, how to perform biopsies and a guide to current dermatologic therapies. The text is written for podiatrists, dermatologists and other clinicians who diagnose and treat lower extremity skin disease in an office, hospital or other healthcare setting. The handbook serves to enhance the reader's understanding of lower extremity dermatology and facilitate timely diagnosis and treatment. The Skin Disease Of The Lower Extremities handbook is available for just $39 per copy, plus shipping & handling.

Tracey Vlahovic, DPM, and Stephen M. Schleicher, MD, the co-authors of Skin Disease Of The Lower Extremities, agree that this comprehensive resource in a convenient handbook format will be welcomed by clinicians who see lower extremity dermatology issues everyday in their practice.

"During my travels to podiatric medical conferences, I have spoken with numerous clinicians who expressed a need in our profession for a convenient text to assist in the diagnosis and management of lower extremity skin disorders," notes Dr. Vlahovic. "We hope we have met that need and that (the handbook) can be a useful reference for any clinician who treats skin conditions of the lower extremity."

"Cutaneous disorders of the lower extremities are frequently encountered by both podiatrists and dermatologists. Many are readily diagnosed by visual inspection and others may require additional testing such as culture and/or biopsy," says Dr. Schleicher. "Our text, co-authored by a board-certified podiatrist and a board-certified dermatologist, is a valuable resource for any clinician who deals with lower extremity skin diseases."

Jeff Cieszkowski, a National Account Manager for Podiatry Today, acknowledged interest in bulk orders of the Skin Disease Of The Lower Extremities: A Photographic Guide handbook from pharmaceutical companies.

"Educational resources such as this are well within the AdvaMed guidelines," notes Cieszkowski. "This resource is a very cost effective way for sales representatives to facilitate a stronger awareness of lower extremity dermatology issues among clinicians."

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Tracey Vlahovic, DPM

About the Author:

Tracey Vlahovic, DPM
Dr. Vlahovic is an Associate Professor and J. Stanley and Pearl Landau Faculty Fellow at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM) in Philadelphia. She is board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Vlahovic currently teaches the Fundamentals of Dermatology course at TUSPM and has received numerous teaching awards. She has authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals and is involved in multiple clinical research trials for various dermatological therapies and devices.
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Stephen M. Schleicher, MD

About the Author:

Stephen M. Schleicher, MD
Dr. Schleicher is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Commonwealth Medical College, an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical College and a Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at King's College. Dr. Schleicher founded the DermDOX Center for Teledermatology and is on the staff of Reading Dermatology Associates. He has authored three books and over 100 journal articles. Dr. Schleicher currently supervises the only podiatry-dermatology fellowship in the United States under the aegis of the American Podiatric Medical Association and St. Luke's University Health Network.