Dermoscopy - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780702068829, 9780702068843

Dermoscopy

3rd Edition

The Essentials

Authors: H. Peter Soyer Giuseppe Argenziano Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof Iris Zalaudek
eBook ISBN: 9780702068843
eBook ISBN: 9780702068836
Paperback ISBN: 9780702068829
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 13th March 2020
Page Count: 240
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Dermoscopy: The Essentials presents the practical guidance you need to master this highly effective, more economical, and less invasive alternative to biopsy. Drs. Peter Soyer, Giuseppe Argenziano, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, and Iris Zalaudek explain all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting results. With approximately 30% new clinical and dermoscopic images, valuable pearls and checklists, and online access to the fully searchable and downloadable text, you’ll have everything you need to diagnose earlier and more accurately.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction: The 3-point checklist: The short, easy way to avoid missing a melanoma using dermoscopy

Technique

The 3-point checklist

Triage of suspicious pigmented skin lesions

 

Chapter 2 - Pattern analysis: Dermoscopic criteria for specific diagnoses

Four global dermoscopic patterns for melanocytic nevi

Diagnosis of melanoma using five melanoma-specific criteria

Diagnosis of facial melanoma using four site-specific melanoma-specific criteria

Four patterns for acral melanocytic lesions

Six criteria for diagnosing non-melanocytic lesions

 

Chapter 3 - Common clinical scenarios: Side-by-side comparisons of similar-appearing lesions that are benign or malignant

Introduction

Pediatric scenario

Black lesions

Inkspot lentigo

Blue lesions

Reticular lesions

Spitzoid lesions

Special nevi

Multiple Clark (dysplastic) nevi

Follow-up of melanocytic lesions

Lesions with regression

Flat lesions on the face

Nodular lesions on the face

Acral lesions

Pigmented lesions of the nails

Mucosal lesions

Differential diagnostic value of blood vessels

Amelanotic and partially pigmented melanoma

Dermoscopy tests

Further reading


Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2020
Published:
13th March 2020
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780702068843
eBook ISBN:
9780702068836
Paperback ISBN:
9780702068829

About the Authors

H. Peter Soyer

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair, Dermatology Research Centre, The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

Giuseppe Argenziano

Dr. Argenziano’s main research field is the clinical diagnosis of melanoma and, particularly, the development of more accurate methods for the early recognition of melanoma. He is author of numerous scientific articles concerning dermoscopy for the diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions and early recognition of melanoma. He is also author of 3 books on the subject (two published by Elsevier, one by Springer). Dr. Argenziano is Secretary of the International Dermoscopy Society and is the Congress Secretary of the First Congress of the International Dermoscopy Society in Naples in April 2006 (www.dermoscopy-ids.org/). His research on melanoma is very well regarded in the field. Because he is both a researcher and clinician, most of his research is very translational and has worldwide adoption. Dr. Argenziano is also among the top 20 researchers by publications in melanoma as indexed by SciVal.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Dermatology, Dermatology Unit, Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

Iris Zalaudek

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria