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1st Edition

Handbook of Dermoscopy

ISBN 9780415384902
Published January 17, 2006 by CRC Press
104 Pages 40 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

The rise in popularity of dermoscopy has meant that more and more practitioners need a ready reference to consult in a clinical setting where larger atlases are less practical. The Handbook of Dermoscopy features a wealth of photographs, checklists, and algorithms to assist in spot diagnoses. Coverage includes melanocytic lesions, seborrheic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, dermatofibroma, vascular lesions. Melanoma, pattern analyses, the ABCD/ABC/ABCDE rule, and Menzies's method.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Two-step method. Melanocytic lesion. Seborrheic keratosis. Basal cell carcinoma.
Dermatofibroma. Vascular lesion. Others. Melanoma. Pattern analyses. ABCD/ABC/ABCDE rule. Menzies's method. 7 point checklist. 3 point checklist. Special locations. Index

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"…I have found this book extremely useful in patient care. For residents and dermatologists learning to use a dermatoscope, it is a valuable tool. There are several other books available on this subject, but none is as concise and portable as this one."
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