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Medicine - Dermatology | Color Atlas of Melanocytic Lesions of the Skin

Color Atlas of Melanocytic Lesions of the Skin

Soyer, H.P., argenziano, g., Hofmann-Wellenhof, R., Johr, R.H. (Eds.)

2007, XVIII, 333 p.

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  • Comprehensive up-to-date text on the practical issue of the modern-day management of individuals with melanocytic skin lesions
  • All editors and authors of this book are leading scientists, clinicians and practitioners from numerous countries all over the globe sharing the vision that melanoma can be controlled by means of screening and early detection
  • Lavishly illustrated with many color illustrations
  • Homogenous structure with reader-friendly format

This is a fascinating and comprehensive atlas on the various forms of melanocytic skin lesions associated with cutaneous melanomas and other pigmented skin tumors.

An up-to-date text on the practical issues surrounding the management of individuals with these lesions, the book encompasses the classical methods of morphology such as the clinical and dermoscopic examination and dermatopathology.

It also deals with the most up-to-date diagnostic approaches such as laser scanning in-vivo microscopy and automated diagnosis.

The visual ‘atlas’ includes superb clinical, dermoscopic and histopathologic images of melanocytic nevi, various types of melanomas and relevant other pigmented skin tumors including basal-cell carcinomas.

Each of these well illustrated entities is presented in the same structure characterized by definition, clinical and dermoscopic features, relevant clinical differential diagnosis as well as practical aspects of management.

The editors of, and contributors to, this book are leading scientists, clinicians and practitioners from numerous countries who share the vision that melanoma can be controlled by means of

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Dermatopathology - Dermoscopy - Laser-scanning in-vivo microscopy - Pigmented skin lesions - carcinoma - cell - dermatology - diagnosis - differential diagnosis - epidemiology - laser - management - melanoma - pathology - skin

Related subjects » Dermatology - Internal Medicine - Medicine - Oncology & Hematology - Pathology

Table of contents 

The Morphologic Dimension in the Diagnosis of Melanocytic Skin Lesions.- Clinical Examination of Melanocytic Neoplasms Including ABCDE Criteria.- Dermoscopic Examination.- Melanoma: the Morphological Dimension.- Laser-Scanning Confocal Microscopy.- Automatic Diagnosis.- Multispectral Image Analysis.- Teledermatology.- The Life of Melanocytic Nevi.- Acral Nevus.- Agminated Nevus.- Blue Nevus.- Atypical (Dysplastic) Nevus.- Combined Nevus.- Common Nevus.- Congenital Melanocytic Nevi.- Melanocytic Nevi on the Genitalia and Melanocytic Nevi on Other Special Locations.- Halo Nevus.- Irritated Nevus and Meyerson’s Nevus.- Melanocytic Lesions in Darker Racial Ethnic Groups.- Miescher Nevus.- Nevi with Particular Pigmentation: Black, Pink, and White Nevus.- Recurrent Nevus.- Spitz Nevus and Its Variants.- Syndromes Involving Melanocytic Lesions.- Nail Apparatus Nevus (Subungual Nevus, Nail Matrix Nevus).- Unna Nevus.- Epidemiology of Melanoma.- Acral Melanoma.- Amelanotic Melanoma.- Early Evolution of Melanoma (Small-Diameter Melanoma).- False-Negative Melanomas.- Genital Melanoma.- Melanoma of the Face.- Melanoma of the Trunk and Limbs Including Superficial and Nodular Melanoma.- Cutaneous Metastatic Melanoma.- Scalp Melanoma.- Nail Apparatus Melanoma (Subungual Melanoma, Nail Matrix Melanoma).- Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma.- Dermatofibroma.- Lentigines Including Lentigo Simplex, Reticulated Lentigo and Actinic Lentigo.- Squamous Cell Carcinoma Including Actinic Keratosis, Bowen’s Disease, Keratoacanthoma, and Its Pigmented Variants.- Vascular Lesions.- Seborrheic Keratosis Including Lichen Planus-like Keratosis.

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