The book provides practical application of homeopathy in skin diseases. It includes an in-depth yet easy to read description of all the common skin diseases well supported with more than 200 colored clinical photographs. The pictures shall help to illustrate the text which includes Hereditary disorders, Naevi, Metabolic disorders, Leprosy, Fungal infections, Viral infections, Diseases of the Hair, Sebaceous and Sweat glands, Nails, Auto-immune disorders, tumours and miscellaneous disorders. It also suggests specific homeopathic remedies for each of the diseases along with general instructions for their management. This is an improved edition with newer and better photographs. The general principles of homeopathic treatment, details of skin structure, its functions and the approach of history taking in skin diseases will prove extremely useful to both the undergraduate students as well as practitioners. An appendix at the end of the text gives details of some selected homeopathic medicines with their indications, miasmatic analysis, will be useful to the practitioners at large.
About the Author:
Dr. Ramji Gupta is honorary professor of dermatology at Nehru Homoeopathic Medical College, and consultant dermatologist at Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi. Earlier he had been at AIIMS and Holy Family Hospital. Textbook of Dermatology authored by him is very popular among the undergraduate medical students and practitioners. Three other co-authored books are Multiple Choice Questions in Dermatology and Venerology (3rd edition), Illustrated Textbook of Dermatology (3rd edition) and Skin and Hair in health and disease, Some truth, Some myth. The last one is a masterpiece for educating general public. He has published more than 50 research papers in various journals. His publications in homoeopathy have won him wide acclaim. His contribution to modern medicine in the form of dexamethasone - cyclophosphamide pulse therapy (D.C.P.) has proved curative in the treatment of pemphigus and other auto-immune disorders. This has been recognized at national and international levels.