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1st Edition

Dermatopathology Primer of Inflammatory Diseases

ISBN 9781482225044
Published December 3, 2013 by CRC Press
94 Pages - 357 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

This guide to dermatopathology is a general overview helping readers review the histopathology of dermatological conditions. The book discusses superficial perivascular, interface, spongiotic, and psoriasis form dermatitis. It also examines lymphohistiocytic infiltrate, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, panniculitis, and folliculitis. Additional chapters cover nodular and diffuse dermatitis and bullous and vesicular dermatitis. The book describes the dermatopathology hierarchy infrastructure and provides a glossary of terms. Established practitioners as well as trainees will find this an ideal resource for revision and for recertification in the topic.

Each entry follows a similar format with includes information on epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, special studies, and clinical variants, histological features, histological differential and "Good Things to Know."

Table of Contents

Superficial Perivascular Dermatitis
Superficial perivascular dermatitis
Interface dermatitis
Spongiotic dermatitis
Psoriasiform dermatitis
Superficial and Deep Perivascular Dermatitis
Lymphohistiocytic infiltrate
Mixed-cell infiltrate
Leukocytoclastic vasculitis
Vaso-occlusive vasculitis
Nodular and Diffuse Dermatitis
Nodular (granulomatous) dermatitis
Diffuse (interstitial) dermatitis
Bullous and Vesicular Dermatitis
Without inflammatory cells
With inflammatory cells
Septal panniculitis
Sclerosing Dermatitis
Alopecia areata
Central centrifugal scarring alopecia
Androgenetic alopecia

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Author - Steven R.  Feldman

Steven R. Feldman

Professor of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC, United States

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"I can recommend this book to those students planning on entering or beginning a dermatology residency and to seasoned clinicians wanting to refresh their memories."
— Richard L. Spielvogel, MD in SKINmed Dermatology for the Clinician

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