Pathology of Melanocytic Disorders 2ed: 2nd Edition (e-Book) book cover

Pathology of Melanocytic Disorders 2ed

2nd Edition

CRC Press

496 pages

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pub: 2007-09-28
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This authoritative reference work and practical bench book provides a thorough clinico-pathologic analysis of melanocytic disorders, as well as effective practical guidance in the diagnosis of problem lesions. The authors, both renowned experts in surgical pathology of tumors, expansively discuss clinical and microscopic characteristics of a very w

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction 1 Melanin, Melanocytes, Skin 2 Techniques and Practical Considerations Part II: Cutaneous Naevi and Other Pigmented Skin Lesions 3 Common Acquired Naevus 4 Spitz Naevus and Related Lesions 5 Blue Naevus and Related Lesions 6 Congenital Naevus 7 Naevi as Melanoma Precursors; Dysplastic Naevus 8 Skin Pigmentations Not Related to Naevi or Melanoma Part III: Cutaneous Melanoma 9 Melanoma: General Features and Main Subtypes 10 Melanoma: Variants 11 Cytological Diagnosis of Melanoma 12 Melanoma Prognosis; Staging Part IV: Extracutaneous Melanotic Tumours 13 Melanocytic Tumours 14 Non-melanocytic Melanotic Tumours Appendices · Recommendations of Directors of Anatomical Pathology (on melanoma reporting) · AJCC staging of Melanoma · Melanin stains · Table of the Most Relevant Antibodies Index

About the Originator

Wolter Mooi, Professor of Pathology,VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Thomas Krausz,
Professor of Pathology and Director of Anatomic Pathology, University of Chicago, USA.

Subject Categories

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