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
Superficial and Deep Perivascular Dermatitis
Nodular and Diffuse Dermatitis
Nodular (granulomatous) dermatitis
Diffuse (interstitial) dermatitis
Bullous and Vesicular Dermatitis
Without inflammatory cells
With inflammatory cells
Central centrifugal scarring alopecia
Featured Author Profiles
"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