Deadly Dermatologic Diseases: Clinicopathologic Atlas and Text

Hardcover | April 16, 2007

byMichael B. Morgan, Bruce R. SmollerForeword byM.A. Everett

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The book deals with dermatologic diseases involving serious cutaneous malignancies. The sections are organized alphabetically and color-coded. Approximately 40 disease states are discussed with accompanying full-color clinical and microscopic photography. Each entity contains a single clinical photograph accompanied by three photomicrographs detailing the diagnostic features of each case. Subsections detailing disease prognosis are presented in a bullet-style. The pedagogical value of this book is its unique presentation of a variety of dermatologic entities capable of leading to serious medical consequences including death.

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The book deals with dermatologic diseases involving serious cutaneous malignancies. The sections are organized alphabetically and color-coded. Approximately 40 disease states are discussed with accompanying full-color clinical and microscopic photography. Each entity contains a single clinical photograph accompanied by three photomicro...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 10.98 × 8.5 × 0 inPublished:April 16, 2007Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387254420

ISBN - 13:9780387254425

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Table of Contents

Angiosarcoma.- Cutaneous B-cell lymphoma.- Desmoplastic melanoma.- Granulomatous slack skin syndrome and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.- Langerhans cell histiocytosis.- Leukemia cutis.- Mastocytosis.- Merkel cell carcinoma.- Metastases.- Pagets disease, mammary and extramammary type.- Sebaceous carcinoma and the Muir-Torre Syndrome.- Acanthosis nigricans and acquired ichthyiosis and howel-evans syndrome.- Amyloidosis.- Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome.- Cowdens disease.- Erythema gyratum repens and erythema chronicum migrans.- Gardners disease.- Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis.- Multiple leiomyoma syndrome.- Non-Langerhans Histiocytosis ( Necrobiotic Xanthogranuloma, Xanthoma Disseminatum).- Papular mucinosis.- Pancreatic panniculitis.- Anthrax.- Eccthyma gangrenosum and opportunistic fungal infection.- Rocky mountain spotted fever and ricketessiosis.- Smallpox.- Toxic shock syndrome and Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome.- Angiokeratoma corporis diffusum and ataxia telangectasia and osler weber rendu.- Eruptive xanthoma.- Graft versus host disease.- Pemphigus vulgaris and paraneoplastic pemphigus.- Relapsing polychondritis.- Calciphylaxis.- Kawasaki disease.- Polyarteritis nodosa.- Purpura fulminans.- Meningococcemia and Purpura fulminans.

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From the reviews:"Three dermapathologists have gathered available information on skin diseases that could have fatal outcomes. . Each chapter begins with a box highlighting key information. This is followed by text and references. . the current authors are to be commended for creating a book that could be a useful source for the physician-in-training and for clinicians dealing with seriously ill or potentially seriously ill patients." (Lawrence Charles Parish, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 298 (10), 2007)"This book offers a review of a wide variety of dermatologic disorders that can lead to death of the patient. Each disease entity begins with a summary table for quick reference. . It is written for dermatologists, pathologists, and general practitioners, as well as dermatology and pathology residents and appears to be appropriate for that audience. . This book will prove valuable for residents just learning dermatology as well for busy clinicians needing a quick reminder of disease characteristics or associations." (Renata H. Mullen, Doody's Review Service, November, 2007)