Dermatopathology. Diagnosis By First Impression 3rd Ed.

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Christine J. Ko, Ronald J. Barr
Fecha Publicacion
17 oct. 2016
The atlas that helps you differentiate visually similar diseases Written with the dermatology trainee in mind, Dermatopathology: Diagnosis by First Impression uses more than 800 high resolution color images to introduce a simple and effective way to defuse the confusion caused by dermatopathology slides. Focused on commonly tested entities, and using low- to high-power views, this atlas emphasizes the key differences between visually similar diseases by using appearance as the starting point for diagnosis. The Third Edition provides: ◾800 high resolution and annotated photographs, now all fully downloadable ◾'Key Differences' to train the eye on distinctive diagnostic features ◾Disease-based as well as alphabetical indexes ◾75 new interactive self-assessment questions to perfect your diagnostic skills ◾Brand new algorithms for pattern analysis Dermatopathology: Diagnosis by First Impression, Third Edition, once again provides simple and effective guidance to help you approach dermatopathology and accurate diagnosis of skin disease. Contents Preface Acknowledgments About the Companion Website Introduction Chapter 1 Shape on Low Power Epidermis Regular acanthosis Lobular proliferation Reticulated proliferation Central pore Epidermal perforation Dermis Circular islands Cords/tubules and comma shapes Space with a lining Papillations Polypoid (dome-shaped) Square/rectangular Palisading reactions Pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia above abscesses Pink ball Chapter 2 Gestalt: Rash/inflammatory Epidermal changes Parakeratosis Spongiosis Papulosquamous (psoriasiform) Interface (vacuolar) Interface (lichenoid) Inflammation: Specific patterns and Cell Type Epidermal eosinophils Perivascular Band-like dermal/papillary dermal infiltrate Diffuse/nodular Subcutaneous Chapter 3 Cell Type Melanocytic Spindle Endothelial Giant Clear Chapter 4 “Top-Down” Hyperkeratosis/parakeratosis Upper epidermal change Acantholysis Subepidermal space/cleft Granular “material” in cells Dermal material “Busy” dermis Fat necrosis Chapter 5 Color – Blue Blue tumor Mucin and glands or ducts Mucin Chapter 6 Color – Pink Pink ball of spindle cells Pink material Pink dermis Epidermal necrosis Index (Pattern) Index (Histological Category) Index (Alphabetical) Author Information Christine J. Ko is a Professor of Dermatology and Pathology at Yale University School of Medicine. She trained in dermatology at University of California, Irvine, where she was strongly influenced by Dr. Barr. She subsequently completed a fellowship in dermatopathology under Dr. Scott Binder at University of California, Los Angeles. She lectures nationally and internationally; and has published numerous book chapters, journal articles, and five textbooks/atlases in the fields of dermatology and dermatopathology. Ronald J. Barr is Professor Emeritus of Dermatology and Pathology at the University of California, Irvine. He is a nationally and internationally recognized dermatopathologist with board certification in dermatology, anatomic pathology, and dermatopathology. He received the Founders' Award from the American Society of Dermatopathology for his myriad contributions to the field of dermatopathology and the Society's Walter Nickel Award for excellence in teaching dermatopathology. He has authored over 150 original articles and book chapters. He is also past president of the American Society of Dermatopathology and past president of the American Board of Dermatology.
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