- Identify challenging types of skin cancer, including cutaneous lymphomas and melanocytic lesions, as well as non-neoplastic skin diseases such as panniculitis; drug eruptions, including reactions to newer chemotherapeutic agents; infectious diseases; and many more, with the only dermatopathology reference that uses a pattern recognition approach.
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Pattern-Based Approach to Diagnosis
Ch 1: Spongiotic Dermatitis
Ch. 2: Erythemas with Perivascular Inflammation
Ch. 3: Psoriasiform and Lichenoid Dermatitis
Ch. 4: Vesiculobullous and Selected Pustular Disorders
Ch. 5: Vascular Disorders
Ch. 6: Nutritional Deficiency and Gastrointestinal Disease
Ch. 7: Panniculitis
Ch. 8: Connective Tissue Disorders
Ch. 9: Metabolic Diseases
Ch. 10: Degenerative Diseases
Ch. 11: Mucinoses
Ch. 12: Drugs and Physical Agents
Ch. 13: Noninfectious Granulomas
Ch. 14: Non-neoplastic Diseases of Appendages
Ch. 15: Pigmentation Disorders
Ch. 16: Disorders of Epidermal Maturation, Keratinization, and Connective Tissues
Ch. 17: Infectious Diseases, Including Infestations and Parasitic Diseases
Ch. 18: Epidermal Cysts and Tumors
Ch. 19: Cutaneous Appendageal Tumors
Ch. 20: Metastatic Tumors in the Skin
Ch. 21: Fibrous Tissue Tumors
Ch. 22: Vascular and Perivascular Proliferations of the Skin
Ch. 23: Tumors and Tumor-like Conditions Showing Neural, Nerve Sheath, and Adipocytic Differentiation
Ch. 24: Tumors of Muscle, Cartilage, and Bone
Ch. 25: Histiocytic Proliferations
Ch. 26: Disorders of Mast Cells and Plasma Cells
Ch. 27: Lymphoid Infiltrates, Lymphoma, and Hematopoietic Proliferations Involving the Skin
Ch. 28: Melanocytic Tumors