McKee's Pathology of the Skin

Expert Consult - Online and Print 2 Vol Set

McKee's Pathology of the Skin is the most complete, in-depth resource on dermatopathology, covering etiology, pathogenesis, disease mechanisms, and recent genetic, molecular, and basic science data. Drs. J. Eduardo Calonje, Thomas Brenn, Alexander Lazar, and Phillip McKee present new illustrations, updated chapters, and coverage of new entities such as lymphomas, cutaneous tissue tumors, diseases of the nail, and more in this extensively revised fourth edition. This new edition is an absolute must for practicing dermatopathologists and general pathologists who sign out skin biopsies.  It has over 5,000 images and new chapters on the pathology of HIV/AIDS, conjunctival tumors, sentinel lymph node biopsies, laboratory techniques in dermatopathology and a section on the pathology of salivary gland tumors. Also, the chapters on disorders of keratinization and diseases of the nails have been completely updated. With access to the full text, image and video bank online at, you'll have convenient access to the guidance you need to formulate the most accurate reports.




Hardbound, 1906 Pages

Published: September 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-5649-2


  • “Unreservedly, no dermatologist or dermatopathologist can really afford to be without a copy of this truly masterly and unqiue publication”

    ACP News - Association of Clinical Pathologists

    "The book that no dermatologist or dermatopathologist can resist buying . . . the constant companion of the dermatopathology microscope" British Medical Journal
    "Magnificent work is one of the best illustrated books available that covers the gamut of dermatopathology"

    New England Journal of Medicine

    "This excellent dermatopathology textbook has both high quality photomicrographs of histology and clinical photographs of many entities. This is a book of the highest quality. McKee's has the advantage of being the most current, with up-to-date material by expert authors, as well as exceptionally good illustrations."

    - Barbara M. Egbert, MD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System

    5 Star - Doody Rating, March 2013


  • Volume 1

    1 The structure and function of skin

    John McGrath

    2 Specialized techniques in dermatopathology

    Pratista Ramdial , Boris Bastian , John Goodlad ,

    John McGrath and Alexander Lazar

    3 Disorders of keratinization

    Dieter Metze

    4 Inherited and autoimmune subepidermal blistering


    5 Acantholytic disorders

    6 Spongiotic, psoriasiform and pustular


    7 Lichenoid and interface dermatoses

    Wei-Lien Wang and Alexander Lazar

    8 Superficial and deep perivascular inflammatory


    9 Granulomatous, necrobiotic and perforating


    10 Inflammatory diseases of the subcutaneous fat

    Bostjan Luzar and Eduardo Calonje

    11 Diseases of the oral mucosa

    Sook-Bin Woo

    12 Diseases of the anogenital skin

    Eduardo Calonje , Sallie Neill , Chris Bunker ,

    Nick Francis , Alcides Chaux and Antonio C Cubilla

    13 Degenerative and metabolic diseases

    Nooshin Brinster and Eduardo Calonje

    14 Cutaneous adverse reactions to drugs

    Nooshin Brinster

    15 Neutrophilic and eosinophilic


    16 Vascular diseases

    Thomas Brenn

    17 Idiopathic connective tissue


    Eduardo Calonje and Bostjan Luzar

    18 Infectious diseases of the skin

    Wayne Grayson

    Volume 2

    19 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

    and acquired immunodeficiency

    syndrome (AIDS)-associated cutaneous


    P. K. Ramdial and W . Grayson

    20 Disorders of pigmentation

    21 Diseases of collagen and elastic tissue

    Alexander Lazar and Wei-Lien Wang

    22 Diseases of the hair

    Rodrigo Restrepo and Eduardo Calonje

    23 Diseases of the nails

    Josette Andre , Ursula Sass and Anne Theunis

    24 Tumors of the surface epithelium

    25 Melanocytic nevi

    Bostgan Luzar , Eduardo Calonje and Boris Bastian

    26 Melanoma

    Alex Lazar and Boris Bastian

    27 Tumors of the conjunctiva

    Jacob Péer , Sharhar Frenkel

    28 Sentinel node biopsies

    A.J. Cochran

    29 Cutaneous lymphoproliferative

    diseases and related


    John Goodlad and Eduardo Calonje

    30 Cutaneous metastases and Paget's disease

    of the skin

    Doina Ivan and Eduardo Calonje

    31 Tumors of the hair follicle

    32 Tumors and related lesions of the sebaceous


    33 Tumors of the sweat glands

    34 Cutaneous cysts

    35 Connective tissue tumors

    Eduardo Calonje and Alex Largar



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