Sports Dermatology

Millions of people participate in sporting activities every day, from the daily runner to the three-times-a-week "gym rat," to members of myriad sports teams. Sports injuries are among the most commonly presenting issues in emergency rooms and physician’s offices. During these events, the...

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Main Author: Adams, Brian B.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Springer New York, 2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Sports-Related Skin Infections
  • Bacterial Skin Infections
  • Viral Skin Infections
  • Fungal Skin Infections
  • Atypical Mycobacterial Skin Infections
  • Parasitic Skin Infections
  • Sports-Related Aberrant Growths
  • Athlete’s Nodules
  • Sunburns and Skin Cancer
  • Sports-Related Inflammatory Reactions
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Irritant Contact Dermatitis
  • Pruritus and Urticaria
  • Exercise-Induced Angioedema/Anaphylaxis
  • Sports-Related Traumatic Conditions
  • Friction Injuries to the Skin
  • Friction Injuries to the Hair
  • Pressure Injuries
  • Traumatic Injuries to the Nails and Toes
  • Combined Factors (Pressure, Friction, Occlusion, and Heat)
  • Sports-Related Conditions Induced by the Environment
  • Chemical Deposition
  • Anabolic Steroids
  • Thermal Reactions
  • Encounters with Animals.