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Current Perspectives in Immunodermatology

Larry E. Millikan, MD
JAMA. 1985;253(8):1181. doi:10.1001/jama.1985.03350320107032.
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Dr MacKie has assembled an eminent list of authorities for this issue (No. 2) of Contemporary Issues in Clinical Immunology and Allergy. The references are remarkably up-to-date for this form of publication, and the authors of the sections are selected from obvious leaders in the field.

This would be an extremely useful text for the bookshelf of the dermatologist, allergist, and generalist who has a particular interest in skin problems. For the generalist, several chapters provide an excellent preview of the diseases with many of the up-to-date findings, because they are written by those individuals actively working in the field. The sections on atopic eczema, drug eruptions, urticaria, bacterial exotoxin disease (toxic shock syndrome), and cutaneous drug eruptions would have particular usefulness for the generalist. For the dermatologist, the chapters covering immunobullous diseases, photoimmunology, T-cell lymphomas, and connective-tissue disease are particular highlights and, again, up-to-date by leaders in the field.


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