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Expands the classic view of vitamin D action to include important effects on cellular proliferation, differentiation, and the immune system and covers the application of vitamin D therapy to a range of skin diseases. This reference comprehensively covers the most recent findings on the biochemistry of vitamin D and its biologically active form, vitamin D3 (VD), in the skin-detailing the extensive therapeutic benefits of VD and synthetic VD analogs, particularly in the treatment of psoriasis. The only up-to-date monograph on dermatological vitamin D behavior from both molecular and clinical perspectives. Written by over 35 world-renowned researchers and clinicians, ‘Vitamin D in Dermatology’ contains – highlights calcipotriol/calcipotriene, calcitriol, and tacalcitol and other antipsoriatic treatments; – illuminates the photochemistry and immunohistochemistry of vitamin D in the epidermis; – examines VD analogs that inhibit angiogenesis of skin cancers; – showcases vitamin D regulation of hair growth in vitro and against chemotherapy-induced alopecia; – evaluates the effectiveness of calcipotriol in combination with corticosteroids such as halobetasol; – explores VD or its analogs as a therapy for progressive systemic sclerosis and localized scleroderma; – assesses the calcemic action of vitamin D, relating cutaneous production of VD to its function in regulating bone mineral homeostasis; – and more! Featuring over 40 color photographs, ‘Vitamin D in Dermatology’ is a vitally important resource for clinical and research dermatologists, cosmetic scientists and technologists, pharmaceutical scientists, endocrinologists, pharmacists, pediatricians, and medical school students in these disciplines.