Practical Skin Pathology is the only dermatopathology reference that uses asystematic pattern recognition approach to help you achieve more accurate diagnoses of both neoplastic and non-neoplastic skin diseases. This volume in the Pattern Recognition Series helps you to efficiently and confidently evaluateeven the most challenging skin diseases and lesions.
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.
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By James W Patterson, MD, Professor of Pathology and Dermatology, Director of Dermatopathology, University of Virginia Health System,Charlottesville, VA
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