Key Features

  • Make accurate, complete reports by fully understanding clinical correlations.
  • Accurately diagnose a wide range of conditions using over 700 full-color illustrations, with leader lines pointing out key pathologic and clinical features as they would be seen in daily practice.
  • Find critical information quickly through extensive cross-referencing of differential diagnosis lists by finding and disease. Clinical lists are based on location, symptoms, duration, arrangement, morphology, and color. Pathologic lists include major categories such as epidermal changes, dermal changes, and cell types.

Table of Contents


Preface XXX

Acknowledgements XXX

Dedication XXX

1 Clinical and Pathologic Findings with Differential Diagnostic Lists XXX

2 Eczematous and Papulosquamous Diseases XXX

3 Reactive Erythemas XXX

4 Vasculitis and Other Purpuric Diseases XXX

5 Intraepidermal Vesicular and Pustular Diseases XXX

6 Subepidermal Vesicular Diseases XXX

7 Non-infectious Granulomas XXX

8 Deposition and Metabolic Diseases XXX

9 Alterations of Connective Tissue XXX

10 Adnexal Inflammatory Diseases XXX

11 Some Genodermatoses XXX

12 Bacterial Diseases XXX

13 Fungal Diseases XXX

14 Viral, Rickettsial, and Chlamydial Diseases XXX

15 Parasitic Diseases XXX

16 Panniculitis XXX

17 Other Non-neoplastic Diseases XXX

18 Epithelial Neoplasms XXX

19 Cysts XXX

20 Melanocytic Neoplasms XXX

21 Sebaceous Neoplasms XXX

22 Follicular Neoplasms XXX

23 Sweat Gland Neoplasms XXX

24 Myeloproliferative Disorders XXX

25 Vascular Proliferations and Neoplasms XXX

26 Neural Neoplasms XXX

27 Fibrohistiocytic Proliferations and Neoplasms XXX

28 Metastatic Neoplasms to Skin XXX

29 Miscellaneous Remnants and Neoplasms XXX

30 Special Stains XXX

References and Further Reading XXX

Index XXX


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About the author

Ronald Rapini

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, Professor of Pathology, University of Texas Medical School and MD Anderson Cancer Center, Professor of Pathology, Houston, TX