Color Atlas of Melanocytic Lesions of the Skin by H. Peter SoyerColor Atlas of Melanocytic Lesions of the Skin by H. Peter Soyer

Color Atlas of Melanocytic Lesions of the Skin

EditorH. Peter Soyer, Giuseppe Argenziano, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof

Paperback | October 14, 2010

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As essential a text for GPs as for dermatologists, this book is an atlas-like representation of the various forms of melanocytic skin lesions associated with cutaneous melanomas and other pigmented skin tumors. It is a comprehensive and up-to-date text on the practical issues surrounding the management of individuals with these lesions. It encompasses the classical methods of morphology such as the clinical and dermoscopic examination and dermatopathology. The book also deals with the most up-to-date diagnostic approaches such as laser scanning in-vivo microscopy and automated diagnosis. The visual 'atlas' includes superb clinical, dermoscopic and histopathologic images.
Title:Color Atlas of Melanocytic Lesions of the SkinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.53 × 6.69 × 0 inPublished:October 14, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642071201

ISBN - 13:9783642071201

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Table of Contents

The Morphologic Dimension: The morphologic dimension in the diagnosis of melanocytic skin lesions. Clinical examination including ABCDE. Dermoscopic examination. Dermatopathology.- Future Diagnostic Approaches: Laser scanning in-vivo microscopy. Automatic diagnosis. Multispectral Image Analysis. Teledermatology.- Melanocytic Nevi: The life of moles. Acral nevus. Agminated nevus. Blue nevus. Clark (dysplastic) nevus. Combined nevus. Common nevus. Congenital nevus including its variants (e.g. Nevus spilus). Genital nevus and nevi on other special locations. Halo nevus. Irritated nevus including Meyerson nevus. Melanocytic lesions in people of color. Miescher nevus. Nevi arising in unusual clinical settings. Nevi with particular coloration (black nevus, red nevus, white nevus). Recurrent nevus. Spitz nevus including its variants (e.g. Reed nevus). Syndromes that involve melanocytic lesions. Subungual nevus. Unna nevus.- Melanoma: Epidemiology of melanoma. Acral melanoma. Amelanotic melanoma. Early evolution of melanoma (small diameter melanoma). False negative melanoma. Genital melanoma. Melanoma of the face. Melanoma of the trunk and limbs including superficial and nodular melanoma. Metastatic melanoma. Scalp melanoma. Subungual melanoma.- Other pigmented skin tumors: Basal-cell carcinoma. Dermatofibroma. Lentigines including lentigo simplex, reticulated lentigo and actinic lentigo. Rare pigmented skin neoplasms. Squamous-cell carcinoma including pigmented actinic keratosis. Vascular lesions. Verruca seborrhoica including lichen planus-like keratosis.

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From the reviews:"The purpose is to teach dermatologists how to increase diagnostic accuracy of pigmented lesions, especially melanoma, by using the dermatoscope. . The audience is dermatologists and dermatology residents. . This is definitely a valuable reference at a reasonable price. I would recommend reading it from cover to cover." (Patricia Wong, Doody's Review Service, March, 2009)