Winner of the British Medical Association award (Dermatology Book Category) and the The Society of Authors & the Royal Society of Medicine 2005 book awards (New Edition of an Edited Book)
The most complete, in-depth coverage of the field available today in one source! It focuses particularly on aetiology and pathogenesis, disease mechanisms and includes all of the appropriate recent genetic, molecular and basic science data. More than 5,400 illustrations include depictions of clinical variants to support clinicopathological correlation and differential diagnoses. The 3rd Edition has been completely reorganised and redesigned to better meet the diagnostic challenges faced in everyday practice. Histologic diagnostic pitfalls are highlighted throughout and include detailed cross references for all relevant conditions.
Recognize all the histological variations of any skin condition through coverage that integrates dermatopathology, clinical correlations, and clinical photographs.
Easily reference key points thanks to bulleted lists of clinical features and differential diagnosis tables.
Diagnose accurately using over 5,000 histopathologic and clinical illustrations that demonstrate the range of histologic manifestations.
Stay current with updated and expanded coverage of diseases of the nail, cutaneous connective tissue tumors, tumors of the lymphoreticular system, and conjunctiva specimens.
Minimize errors and formulate accurate reports by applying up-to-date molecular research tools, classification guidelines, immunohistochemical practices, and more.
Effectively correlate your findings with clinical features through all-new, high-quality illustrations-none repeated from the previous editions-for each diagnostic entity.
Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with a downloadable image bank and a link to PathConsult.
McKee brings you the latest developments in the rapidly changing field of skin pathology which includes ALL new images
Volume 1 1 The structure and function of skin John McGrath 2 Specialized techniques in dermatopathology Pratista Ramdial , Boris Bastian , John Goodlad , John McGrath and Alexander Lazar 3 Disorders of keratinization Dieter Metze 4 Inherited and autoimmune subepidermal blistering diseases 5 Acantholytic disorders 6 Spongiotic, psoriasiform and pustular dermatoses 7 Lichenoid and interface dermatoses Wei-Lien Wang and Alexander Lazar 8 Superficial and deep perivascular inflammatory dermatoses 9 Granulomatous, necrobiotic and perforating dermatoses 10 Inflammatory diseases of the subcutaneous fat Bostjan Luzar and Eduardo Calonje 11 Diseases of the oral mucosa Sook-Bin Woo 12 Diseases of the anogenital skin Eduardo Calonje , Sallie Neill , Chris Bunker , Nick Francis , Alcides Chaux and Antonio C Cubilla 13 Degenerative and metabolic diseases Nooshin Brinster and Eduardo Calonje 14 Cutaneous adverse reactions to drugs Nooshin Brinster 15 Neutrophilic and eosinophilic dermatoses 16 Vascular diseases Thomas Brenn 17 Idiopathic connective tissue disorders Eduardo Calonje and Bostjan Luzar 18 Infectious diseases of the skin Wayne Grayson Volume 2 19 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-associated cutaneous diseases P. K. Ramdial and W . Grayson 20 Disorders of pigmentation 21 Diseases of collagen and elastic tissue Alexander Lazar and Wei-Lien Wang 22 Diseases of the hair Rodrigo Restrepo and Eduardo Calonje 23 Diseases of the nails Josette Andre , Ursula Sass and Anne Theunis 24 Tumors of the surface epithelium 25 Melanocytic nevi Bostgan Luzar , Eduardo Calonje and Boris Bastian 26 Melanoma Alex Lazar and Boris Bastian 27 Tumors of the conjunctiva Jacob P???er , Sharhar Frenkel 28 Sentinel node biopsies A.J. Cochran 29 Cutaneous lymphoproliferative diseases and related disorders John Goodlad and Eduardo Calonje 30 Cutaneous metastases and Paget's disease of the skin Doina Ivan and Eduardo Calonje 31 Tumors of the hair follicle 32 Tumors and related lesions of the sebaceous glands 33 Tumors of the sweat glands 34 Cutaneous cysts 35 Connective tissue tumors Eduardo Calonje and Alex Largar Index