Dermatopathology volume in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series provides the reader with the full gamut of knowledge in an affordable and practical format. It features highly templated and illustrated chapters, and employs a wealth of boxes and tables to provide the reader with the necessary information on all aspects of a pathologic entity: clinical features, pathologic features (gross and microscopic), ancillary studies, differential diagnosis, prognostic and therapeutic considerations, and selected bibliography. It includes coverage of metabolic, systemic, allergic, infectious, and inflammatory skin diseases, as well as in-depth coverage of skin tumors.
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Provides detailed discussions of metabolic, systemic, allergic, infectious, and inflammatory skin diseases
as well as cutaneous neoplasms.
Offers over 1,100 full-color, high-quality photographs that demonstrate the key features of a wide variety of
Uses a consistent organization to present each pathologic entity’s gross and microscopic features • prognostic
and therapeutic considerations • ancillary studies • differential diagnoses • and a selected bibliography.
Presents information in boxes and tables to make reference quick and efficient.
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New to This Edition
Remain up to date with the latest diagnostically relevant molecular tests
, such as cytogenetic tests and mutation analysis of melanocyctic tumors.
Prepare for exams with additional entities relevant to examination and clinical settings.
Stay abreast of the latest advances with brand-new chapters covering Ancillary Diagnostic Tools (such as special stains, immunofluorescence studies, immunohistochemistry, and molecular tests), Disorders of the Nail Apparatus, Genetic Disorders, and Drug Reactions.
Easily comprehend complex topics with help from additional figures and a vastly improved image collection.
Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.
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"I liked the layout of this textbook and it provided an excellent synopsis of the diseases that were included. The book is also accessible online...It is a textbook that should be available in all training departments for both dermatologists and histopathologist."
The Bulletin, October 2010
"Busam and a group of experienced diagnostic dermatopathologists hit that mark precisely with this text...Books offering an introduction to the field and those aiming to cover the "essentials" also abound. What sets this volume apart, however, is the emphasis on differential diagnosis, logical organization, and liberal use of summary tables. Very few books are as practical for a busy practicing pathologist or resident as this volume." - Barbara M. Egbert, MD, Doody's Review Service