‘Dermatological Emergencies’ aims to cover aspects of situations and their management when they present in a Dermatology setup. This includes severe drug reactions, bullous disorders, erythroderma, infections, vasculitis and systemic emergencies presenting with skin signs. This book guides the reader to recognize such emergencies, helps to approach the initial phase of management, identifies the investigations, thus leading to a holistic management of the scene. Case scenarios are used in all chapters with logical flow of text, flowcharts, algorithms and representative clinical and laboratory images for better understanding of the readers.

Key Features

  • Details all dermatological emergencies
  • Discusses manifestation of these emergencies with unique algorithms and flowcharts
  • Examines case scenarios for first-hand experience
  • Consists of Do's and Don'ts for effective management of cases
  • Uses high quality clinical images for clarity

part 3|1 pages

Bullous Disorders

part 4|1 pages


part 5|1 pages

Pediatric Emergencies–1 (Neonatal)

part 6|1 pages

Pediatric Emergencies–2 (Childhood)

chapter 21|11 pages

Epidermolysis bullosa

chapter 22|6 pages

Ichthyotic disorders

chapter 23|6 pages

Kasabach-Meritt phenomenon

part 8|1 pages


chapter 32|10 pages

Medium vessel vasculitis

chapter 33|6 pages

Vasculitis mimics

chapter 34|7 pages

Purpura fulminans

chapter 35|11 pages

Approach to purpura

part 12|1 pages

Psoriasis and Related Conditions

chapter 50|8 pages

Pustular psoriasis

chapter 51|12 pages

Psoriatic arthritis

chapter 52|8 pages

Reactive arthritis

part 13|1 pages

Miscellaneous Dermatological Emergencies

part 14|1 pages

Emergencies in Leprosy

chapter 57|3 pages

Lepromatous leprosy

chapter 58|9 pages

Lepra reactions

part 15|1 pages

Emergencies in STD

part 16|1 pages

Procedure-related Emergencies