Weedon

Weedon's Skin Pathology

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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.

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

Hardbound, 1060 Pages

Published: October 2009

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3485-5

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

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