Encyclopedic and authoritative, Weedon’s Skin Pathology has earned outstanding reviews and accolades from practicing and trainee dermatopathologists, general pathologists, and dermatologists worldwide. The 5th Edition continues the tradition of excellence, helping you accurately and efficiently sign out challenging skin cases in everyday practice, while also keeping you up to date with recent advances in the field. This single-authored text provides comprehensive coverage of the full spectrum of dermatopathological entities, both inflammatory and neoplastic, highlighted by more than 1,200 large-sized, high-quality illustrations.
1 What’s new in the fifth edition
2 An approach to the interpretation of skin biopsies
3 Diagnostic clues
4 The lichenoid reaction pattern ("interface dermatitis")
5 The psoriasiform reaction pattern
6 The spongiotic reaction pattern
7 The vesiculobullous reaction pattern
8 The granulomatous reaction pattern
9 The vasculopathic reaction pattern
10 Disorders of epidermal maturation and keratinization
11 Disorders of pigmentation
12 Disorders of collagen
13 Disorders of elastic tissue
14 Cutaneous mucinoses
15 Cutaneous deposits
16 Diseases of cutaneous appendages
17 Cysts, sinuses, and pits
19 Metabolic and storage diseases
20 Miscellaneous conditions
21 Cutaneous drug reactions
22 Reactions to physical agents
23 Cutaneous infections and infestations—histological patterns
24 Bacterial and rickettsial infections
25 Spirochetal infections
26 Mycoses and algal infections
27 Viral diseases
28 Protozoal infections
29 Marine injuries
30 Helminth infestations
31 Arthropod-induced diseases
32 Tumors of the epidermis
33 Lentigines, nevi, and melanomas
34 Tumors of cutaneous appendages
35 Tumors and tumor-like proliferations of fibrous and related tissues
36 Tumors of fat
37 Tumors of muscle, cartilage, and bone
38 Neural and neuroendocrine tumors
39 Vascular tumors
40 Cutaneous metastases
41 Cutaneous infiltrates—nonlymphoid
42 Cutaneous infiltrates—lymphomatous and leukemic
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Dr Jim Patterson has been recognized as an outstanding teacher, practitioner, and mentor by many physician trainees in Dermatopathology, Dermatology, and Pathology. His knowledge and experience in clinical dermatology, combined with his outstanding skills in histopathology, have made him an internationally recognized authority who has contributed substantially to the field of dermatopathology. Areas of special interest include differential diagnosis in dermatopathology, inflammatory skin disease, panniculitis, malignant melanoma, cutaneous T- cell lymphoma and other cutaneous malignancies, opportunistic infections, and immunofluorescence studies.
Professor Emeritus of Pathology, University of Virginia Health System.
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