* Provides the reader with an up-to-date knowledge of the therapy of skin disease * Supports the reader in understanding the mode of action of new and established therapies * Written and edited by international and renowned dermatology experts from Europe, America and Asia * Chapters contain key features and practical hints for indications and applications Impressive progress has been made in understanding the molecular basis of skin diseases. This has led to the development of novel therapeutic approaches. This truly international and lavishly illustrated textbook is written for dermatologists in Europe, America and Asia. This book: * Provides the reader with up-to-date information on skin disease therapy * Helps the reader understand the mode of action of new and established therapies * Furthers the understanding of ongoing and new developments in the field * Is written and edited by international and renowned dermatology experts from Europe, America, and Asia * Includes regional therapy concepts * Has a user-friendly structure including key points and practical hints for indications and applications in each chapter By explaining the molecular background of skin diseases, this book helps the reader choose the most appropriate novel or classical therapy for the patient and thus reach a better treatment outcome. It will be an indispensable resource for dermatologists in university departments as well as in clinical practice.Table of contentsIntroduction.- Infectious Diseases.- Papulosquamous Dermatoses.- Atopic Dermatitis and Related Diseases.- Allergic Reactions and Hypersensitive Diseases.- Acne and Rosacea.- Autoimmune Diseases.- Metabolic Diseases.- Cosmetic Dermatology.- Inherited Diseases.- Benign and Malignant Tumors.- Miscellaneous Disorders.