Weedon's Skin Pathology

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By

  • David Weedon, AO, MD, FRCPA, FCAP(Hon), Honorary Professor of Pathology, Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia; Senior Visiting Pathologist, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia; Dermatopathologist, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology (a division of Sonic Healthcare), Australia

Thoroughly revised and up-dated, this comprehensive, authoritative reference will help both the experienced and novice practitioner diagnose skin diseases and disorders more accurately and effectively. A superb full colour art programme illustrates the salient pathological features of both neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions and will help the reader easily interpret key clinical and diagnostic points. This single–authored text incorporates the wealth of Dr Weedon’s own personal observations and experience in his approach to the diagnosis and interpretation of skin biopsies and is full of useful diagnostic clues and pearls. This remarkable book is an indispensable resource for all those involved in the identification and evaluation of skin disorders.
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Audience

Dermatopathologists in practice and in training. Surgical Pathologists in practice and in training. Dermatologists in practice and in training.

 

Book information

  • Published: October 2009
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-3485-5


Table of Contents

SECTION 1 INTRODUCTION

1 An approach to the interpretation of skin biopsies
2 Diagnostic clues

SECTION 2 TISSUE REACTION PATTERNS

3 The lichenoid reaction pattern (¡¥interface dermatitis¡¦)
4 The psoriasiform reaction pattern
5 The spongiotic reaction pattern
6 The vesiculobullous reaction pattern
7 The granulomatous reaction pattern
8 The vasculopathic reaction pattern

SECTION 3 THE EPIDERMIS

9 Disorders of epidermal maturation and keratinization
10 Disorders of pigmentation

SECTION 4 THE DERMIS

11 Disorders of collagen
12 Disorders of elastic tissue
13 Cutaneous mucinoses
14 Cutaneous deposits
15 Diseases of cutaneous appendages
16 Cysts, sinuses and pits
17 Panniculitis

SECTION 5 THE SKIN IN SYSTEMIC DISEASES
18 Metabolic and storage diseases
19 Miscellaneous conditions
20 Cutaneous drug reactions
21 Reactions to physical agents

SECTION 6 INFECTIONS AND INFESTATIONS

22 Cutaneous infections and infestations -- histological patterns
23 Bacterial and rickettsial infections
24 Spirochetal infections
25 Mycoses and algal infections
26 Viral diseases
27 Protozoal infections
28 Marine injuries
29 Helminth infestations
30 Arthropod-induced diseases

SECTION 7 TUMORS

31 Tumors of the epidermis
32 Lentigines, nevi and melanomas
33 Tumors of cutaneous appendages
34 Tumors and tumor-like proliferations of fibrous and related tissues
35 Tumors of fat
36 Tumors of muscle, cartilage and bone
37 Neural and neuroendocrine tumors
38 Vascular tumors
39 Cutaneous metastases
40 Cutaneous infiltrates -- non-lymphoid
41 Cutaneous infiltrates -- lymphoid and leukemic