Practical Immunopathology of the Skin by Bruce R. SmollerPractical Immunopathology of the Skin by Bruce R. Smoller

Practical Immunopathology of the Skin

byBruce R. Smoller

Paperback | November 19, 2010

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Bruce R. Smoller, md, concisely reviews for practitioners and students alike the science of immunopathology, its many basic laboratory tools, and their multiple diagnostic uses in actual clinical case studies. The author presents in an easily digestible form a dictionary of antibody probes, summarizing for each antibody the targeted antigen and its cellular function, its diagnostic utility, and, when available, its sensitivities and specificities for identifying various neoplasms. Real clinical cases from the author's practice demonstrate the benefits of immunopathology.

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Title:Practical Immunopathology of the SkinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:207 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0 inPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617373893

ISBN - 13:9781617373893

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Table of Contents

I. IntroductionOverview.Immunoperoxidase: The TechniqueII. Antibody DirectoryEpithelial MarkersMesenchymal Markers (Nonhematopoietic)Hematopoietic MarkersMelanocyte MarkersNeuroectodermal (Other than Melanocytic) and Neuroendocrine MarkersAntibodies Used to Identify Infectious Diseases. Markers Useful in Detecting Metastatic DiseaseIII. VignettesVignettesIndex

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"This book contains the best discussion on the subject and I would recommend it as a requirement for dermatologists and pathologists. This field has become more and more technical and understanding this subject is a necessity for anyone dealing with skin pathology" - Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal"The book fulfills its stated aim of providing dermatologists, in training or active practice, with a working repertoire of useful antibodies. Those reporting dermatopathology from a general histopathology background will come across few surprises, but will still find it valuable to savor and learn from an international expert in dermatopathology." - ACP News"Residents in dermatology and pathology, clinicians, and practicing pathologists and dermatopathologists all will find this book valuable and highly instructive." - SkinMed