Pathology of the Skin, 3rd Edition - With Clinical Correlations, 2-Volume Set with CD-ROMS
By Phillip H. McKee, MD, FRCPath, J. Eduardo Calonje, MD, DipRCPath and Scott R. Granter, MD
2112 pages, 3108 ills, Copyright 2005
“This magnificent work…covers the gamut of dermatopathology”—NEJM. The most complete, in-depth coverage of the field available today in one source! It focuses particularly on etiology and pathogenesis, disease mechanisms and includes all of the appropriate recent genetic, molecular and basic science data. More than 5,400 illustrations provide diagnostic assistance of clinical variants to support clinicopathological correlation and differential diagnoses. The 3rd Edition has been completely reorganized and redesigned to better meet the diagnostic challenges faced in everyday practice. Histologic and diagnostic pitfalls are highlighted throughout and include detailed references for all relevant conditions.
“The book that no dermatologist or dermatopathologist can resist buying . . . the constant companion of the dermatopathology microscope”—British Medical Journal “This magnificent work is one of the best illustrated books available that covers the gamut of dermatopathology.”—New England Journal of Medicine
Details all of the histological variations of any skin condition, integrating dermatopathology, clinical correlations, and clinical photographs.
Uses tables to highlight key clinical and diagnostic points.
Provides differential diagnosis tables to facilitate "at-a-glance" comparison.
All relevant genetic and molecular material is included.
Every conceivable variant is illustrated.
New to this Edition
Offers six brand-new chapters covering hair, drug reactions, oral mucosa, diseases of the vulva, and the physical effects of skin/photosensitivity, and reorganizes the chapter on inflammatory dermatoses into three chapters.
Emphasizes diagnosis with diagnostic pitfalls described in at-a-glance tables, where appropriate, with page references to the relevant conditions.
Every indexed topic comprehensively discussed and illustrated.
Includes 70% new, high quality histologic illustrations.
Presents the key clinical features for each entity in bulleted format for ease of reference.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The structure and function of skin
Chapter 2 Disorders of keratinization
Chapter 3 Inherited and autoimmune subepidermal blistering diseases
Chapter 4 Acantholytic disorders
Chapter 5 Spongiotic, psoriasiform and pustular dermatoses
Chapter 6 Lichenoid and interface dermatoses
Chapter 7 Superficial and deep perivascular inflammatory dermatoses
Chapter 8 Granulomatous, necrobiotic and perforating dermatoses
Chapter 9 Inflammatory diseases of the subcutaneous fat
Chapter 10 Diseases of the oral mucosa
Chapter 11 Diseases of the genital skin
Chapter 12 Degenerative and metabolic diseases
Chapter 13 Cutaneous adverse reactions to drugs and effects of physical agents
Chapter 14 Neutrophilic and eosinophilic dermatoses
Chapter 15 Vascular disease
Chapter 16 Idiopathic connective tissue disorders
Chapter 17 Infectious diseases of the skin
Chapter 18 Disorders of pigmentation
Chapter 19 Abnormalities of collagen and elastic tissue
Chapter 20 Diseases of the hair
Chapter 21 Diseases of the nails
Chapter 22 Tumors of the surface epithelium
Chapter 23 Melanocytic nevi
Chapter 24 Melanoma
Chapter 25 Cutaneous lymphoproliferative diseases and related disorders
Chapter 26 Cutaneous metastases and Paget’s disease of the skin
Chapter 27 Tumors of the hair follicle
Chapter 28 Tumors and related lesions of the sebaceous glands
Chapter 29 Tumors of the sweat glands
Chapter 30 Cysts
Chapter 31 Connective tissue tumors