Weedon's Skin Pathology

Weedon's Skin Pathology

5th Edition - November 19, 2019

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  • Author: James W. Patterson
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702075834
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780702075827

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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.

Table of Contents

  • 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
    18 Panniculitis
    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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1320
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: November 19, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702075834
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780702075827

About the Author

James W. Patterson

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.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus of Pathology, University of Virginia Health System.

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