Weedon's Skin Pathology Essentials - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780702068300, 9780702069277

Weedon's Skin Pathology Essentials

2nd Edition

Authors: Ronald Johnston
eBook ISBN: 9780702069277
eBook ISBN: 9780702069284
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702068300
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 22nd June 2016
Page Count: 792

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Comprehensive and easy to read, Weedon’s Skin Pathology Essentials, 2nd Edition, by Ronald B. Johnston, MD, provides a superb overview of key diagnoses in dermatopathology and is ideal for quickly looking up practical problems in the recognition and diagnosis of skin lesions both clinically and histologically. Thousands of illustrations, an accessible format, and cross references to the encyclopedic and authoritative Weedon’s Skin Pathology, 4th Edition, make this a must-have reference for pathologists and dermatologists in practice and in training.

Key Features

  • More than 3,300 color histopathologic and clinical images provide complete visual coverage of key diagnostic points for dermatological entities
  • Numerous summary tables and diagnostic algorithms guide you to the most likely diagnosis and set of differential diagnoses for numerous inflammatory and neoplastic skin conditions.
  • Outline format and bullet point style make essential information for any given lesion easy to find and review.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Table of Contents

The basics

2 Diagnostic clues and "need to know" items

3 Lichenoid reaction pattern

4 Psoriasiform reaction pattern

5 Spongiotic reaction pattern

6 Vesiculobullous reaction pattern

7 Granulomatous reaction pattern

8 Vasculopathic reaction pattern

9 Disorders of epidermal maturation and keratinization

10 Disorders of pigmentation

11 Disorders of collagen

12 Disorders of elastic tissue

13 Cutaneous mucinoses

14 Cutaneous deposits

15 Diseases of cutaneous appendages

16 Cysts, sinuses, and pits

17 Panniculitis

18 Metabolic and storage diseases

19 Miscellaneous conditions

20 Cutaneous drug reactions

21 Reactions to physical agents

22 Cutaneous infections and infestations

23 Bacterial and rickettsial infections

24 Spirochetal infections

25 Mycoses and algal infections

26 Viral diseases

27 Protozoal infections

28 Marine injuries

29 Helminth infestations

30 Arthropod-induced diseases

31 Tumors of the epidermis

32 Lentigines, nevi, and melanomas

33 Tumors of cutaneous appendages

34 Fibrous tumors and tumor-like proliferations

35 Tumors of fat

36 Tumors of muscle, cartilage, and bone

37 Neural and neuroendocrine tumors

38 Vascular tumors

39 Cutaneous metastases

40 Cutaneous non-lymphoid infiltrates

41 Cutaneous lymphomatous and leukemic infiltrates


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About the Author

Ronald Johnston

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA