The first edition of this authoritative work by Dr. Ceferino Aguilera Maruri, a distinguished dermatologist of Santander, Spain, appeared in 1946.
The book opens with explanations of the complex terminology and with a discussion of genetics in general.
Chapters are dedicated to: Generalized Keratoses (ichthyosis, congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, xeroderma pigmentosum, Degos's disease, etc.); Circumscribed Keratoses (palmar and plantar keratoderma, Kyrle's disease, Mibelli's porokeratosis, Touraine-Solente-Gole pakidermoperiostosis, etc.); Disorders of the Pilosebaceous Apparatus (Darier's disease, pityriasis rubra pilaris, epidermodysplasia verruciformis, etc.); Reactions of the Adnexa (acne, Fordyce's condition, hyperhydrosis, alopecia areata, pseudopelade, etc.); Congenital Pigmentary Disorders (albinism, vitiligo, melanism, Albright's syndrome, lentiginosis, urticaria pigmentosa, etc.); Capillary Disorders (telangiectases, rosacea, psoriasis, prurigo, eczema, Raynaud's disease, etc.); Tumors (benign glandular, benign congenital, neurofibromatosis, turban tumors, xanthoma, etc.); Bullous Dermatoses (epidermolysis bullosa, hydroa, pemphigus, Duhring's disease, etc.); Atrophies (scleroderma, ainhum, progeria, congenital alopecia, cutis laxa, dermatomegaly, etc.); Trophic Disorders (trophoedema, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, cutaneous tuberculosis, sarcoidosis,