Chapter 13. Less Common Skin Conditions

  1. Rebecca Penzer RN, BSc(Hons), PGDipEd, MSc Nurse Specialist Deputy Chair1 and
  2. Steven J. Ersser RGN, BSc (Hons), PhD (Lond), CertTHEd Professor Director Chair2

Published Online: 10 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319804.ch13

Principles of Skin Care: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals

Principles of Skin Care: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals

How to Cite

Penzer, R. and Ersser, S. J. (2010) Less Common Skin Conditions, in Principles of Skin Care: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319804.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, UK

  2. 2

    Bournemouth University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170871

Online ISBN: 9781444319804

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Keywords:

  • less common skin conditions;
  • blisters appearing in skin-as a result of a number of causes;
  • quality of life, concordance and psycho-social impact;
  • common congenital diseases and immunobullous diseases;
  • autosomal dominant forms of epidermolysis bullosa (EB) - just one parent to have faulty EB gene;
  • Rosacea;
  • connective tissue disorders;
  • drug hypersensitivity syndrome;
  • drugs causing photosensitisation;
  • acute urticaria, classified as allergic or non-allergic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Blistering conditions

  • Connective tissue disorders

  • Drug reactions

  • Lichen planus

  • Pityriasis rosea

  • Primary cutaneous T-cell lymphomas

  • Rosacea

  • Urticaria

  • Vitiligo

  • Conclusion

  • References