Practical Skin Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach

1st Edition

A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series, Expert Consult: Online and Print


  • James Patterson
  • Key Features

    • 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.
    • Progress logically from the histologic pattern, through the appropriate workup, around the pitfalls, to the best diagnosis.
    • Compare your clinical findings to more than 1,400 full-color, high-quality photos that capture the characteristic presentation of a full range of dermatopathology specimens.
    • Access the fully searchable text and downloadable images online at Expert Consult.

    Table of Contents

    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



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