Dermatopathology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780702055270, 9780702055287


2nd Edition

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Authors: Dirk Elston Tammie Ferringer Christine Ko Steven Peckham Whitney High David DiCaudo
eBook ISBN: 9780702055287
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702055270
eBook ISBN: 9780702055294
Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
Published Date: 3rd December 2013
Page Count: 464

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With a unique combination of targeted online lectures, vast online image collections, and an easy-to-follow supporting atlas, Dr. Elston’s highly acclaimed "dermatopathology made easier" approach presents a unique way to master the foundations of this complex dermatology sub-specialty, guiding you through the diagnosis of the most important and common dermatologic pathology findings seen in practice.

Key Features

  • Effortlessly find all the information you need to know about each topic thanks to a highly user-friendly full-color format and a consistent chapter template. 

Table of Contents

1 The basics: diagnostic terms, skin anatomy, and stains

2 Benign tumors and cysts of the epidermis

3 Malignant tumors of the epidermis

4 Pilar and sebaceous neoplasms

5 Sweat gland neoplasms

6 Melanocytic neoplasms

7 Interface dermatitis

8 Psoriasiform and spongiotic dermatitis

9 Blistering diseases

10 Granulomatous and histiocytic diseases

11 Inflammatory vascular diseases

12 Genodermatoses

13 Alterations in collagen and elastin

14 Metabolic disorders

15 Disorders of skin appendages

16 Panniculitis

17 Bacterial, spirochete, and protozoan infections

18 Fungal infections

19 Viral infections, helminths, and arthropods

20 Fibrous tumors

21 Tumors of fat, muscle, cartilage and bone

22 Neural tumors

23 Vascular tumors


25 B-cell lymphoma and lymphocytic leukemia

26 Metastatic tumors and simulators


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About the Author

Dirk Elston

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA

Tammie Ferringer

Affiliations and Expertise

Dept of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA

Christine Ko

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Dept of Dermatopathology, Yale University, New Haven, CT,USA

Steven Peckham

Affiliations and Expertise

Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX, USA

Whitney High

Affiliations and Expertise

Dept of Dermatology & Dermotapathology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA

David DiCaudo

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ, USA


"The latest addition to the Requisites In Dermatology Series is a concise, user-friendly guide, accompanied by full-text on-line access. This comprehensive quick-reference tool will be welcomed by dermatology and pathology registrars, both as an introductory text and for examination review. It is also a useful, convenient desk-top resource for practicing dermatologists and general pathologists. This book is a laser-sharp resource for students and for seasoned practitioners wanting a pictorial refresher course. If, heaven forbid, I were sitting for a dermatopathology exam in the near future, I’d be taking this book everywhere."
Melbourne Pathology, July 2009

"Requisites in Dermatology - Dermatopathology is a comprehensive, free-standing work that rivals the content and complexity of any other standard textbook of dermatopathology. Its compact dimensions and on-line interface are sure to make it a first choice for many clinicians both within the office and on-the-go. I highly recommend it to the reading audience."
Dermatopathology: Practical and Conceptual (, 2009


"The authors are to be applauded for this succinct yet comprehensive, highly usable text…It will be well-received by a broad audience at all training levels and will be of particular interest to dermatology and pathology residents seeking to establish a solid foundation in dermatopathology."
Dermatopathology: Practical and Conceptual (, 2009