Weedon's Skin Pathology - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780702051838, 9780702062001

Weedon's Skin Pathology

4th Edition

Authors: James Patterson
eBook ISBN: 9780702062001
eBook ISBN: 9780702061950
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702051838
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 12th January 2015
Page Count: 1262
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Description

The unquestioned leader in dermatopathology resources, Weedon’s Skin Pathology returns with expanded and updated coverage in this specialized field of pathology. Offering an enhanced emphasis on differential diagnosis, new author Dr. James W. Patterson provides the most clinically relevant developments in molecular biology and techniques while maintaining Dr. Weedon's consistent, uniform approach to the subject. From practitioners and specialists to pathologists and dermatologists, this medical reference book is an essential addition to any dermatopathological library.

"The latest update of this book is well written and is frequently used for our problematic skin cases." Reviewed by: Pathlab.org March 2015

Key Features

  • Gain a full understanding of established disorders, unusual and rare disease entities, and incompletely defined entities.
  • Immerse yourself in over 1,200 large-sized, high-quality illustrations.
  • Provide the most accurate diagnoses possible with a design that reproduces what is seen through the microscope, thereby helping identify the characteristic features of the lesion demonstrated.
  • Readily access important information through tables and boxes that organize diseases into groups, synthesize diagnostic criteria, and list differential diagnoses.
  • Facilitate the identification of both key articles and more rare and unusual reports with remarkably authoritative, comprehensive, current, and relevant reference lists (over 35,000) for each entity.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 INTRODUCTION

1 An approach to the interpretation of skin biopsies
2 Diagnostic clues

SECTION 2 TISSUE REACTION PATTERNS

3 The lichenoid reaction pattern (¡¥interface dermatitis¡¦)
4 The psoriasiform reaction pattern
5 The spongiotic reaction pattern
6 The vesiculobullous reaction pattern
7 The granulomatous reaction pattern
8 The vasculopathic reaction pattern

SECTION 3 THE EPIDERMIS

9 Disorders of epidermal maturation and keratinization
10 Disorders of pigmentation

SECTION 4 THE DERMIS

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

SECTION 5 THE SKIN IN SYSTEMIC AND MISCELLANEOUS  DISEASES
18 Metabolic and storage diseases
19 Miscellaneous conditions
20 Cutaneous drug reactions
21 Reactions to physical agents

SECTION 6 INFECTIONS AND INFESTATIONS

22 Cutaneous infections and infestations -- histological patterns
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

SECTION 7 TUMORS

31 Tumors of the epidermis
32 Lentigines, nevi and melanomas
33 Tumors of cutaneous appendages
34 Tumors and tumor-like proliferations of fibrous and related tissues
35 Tumors of fat
36 Tumors of muscle, cartilage and bone
37 Neural and neuroendocrine tumors
38 Vascular tumors
39 Cutaneous metastases
40 Cutaneous infiltrates -- non-lymphoid
41 Cutaneous infiltrates -- lymphoid and leukemic

Details

No. of pages:
1262
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780702062001
eBook ISBN:
9780702061950
Hardcover ISBN:
9780702051838

About the Author

James Patterson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pathology and Dermatology, Director of Dermatopathology, University of Virginia Health System,Charlottesville, VA