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An Atlas of Dermoscopy

2nd Edition

Edited by Ashfaq Marghoob, Ralph Braun

CRC Press

384 pages

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Building on a successful first edition, this revised and extended Atlas of Dermoscopy demonstrates the state of the art of how to use dermoscopy to detect and diagnose lesions of the skin, with a special emphasis on malignant skin tumours. With well over 1,500 photographs, drawings, and tables, the book has extensive clinical correlation with dermo

Table of Contents

Introduction. Principles of Dermatoscopy and Dermoscopic Equipment. Histopathological Tissue Correlations. The Two-step Algorithm: Differenting Melanocytic from Non-melanocytic Lesions. Non-Melanocytic Lesions. Melacytic Melanoma and Benign Melanocytic Nevi. Benign Melanocytic Lesions. Melanoma. Special Locations. Exceptions to the 2-Step Rule. Dermoscopy in General Dermatology. Vascular Structures. Diagnostic Accuracy. Follow-Up with Digital Dermoscopy. Teledermoscopy and Computer Assisted Diagnosis. Beyond Dermoscopy. Concluding Remarks.

About the Editors

Ashfaq Marghoob: Director of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's regional skin cancer clinic in Hauppauge, Long Island, USA.

Ralph Braun: Department of Dermatology, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

Josep Malvehy: Director, Melanoma Unit, University Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain. Board member of International Dermoscopy Society

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Dermatology
MEDICAL / Pathology