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Histological Diagnosis of Nevi and Melanoma

Massi, Guido, LeBoit, Philip E.

2nd ed. 2014, XIII, 752 p. 768 illus. in color.

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  • Practical guide to the histological diagnosis of nevi and melanoma
  • Contains numerous high-quality color photographs
  • Provides sets of precise diagnostic criteria
  • Will help the reader to make the right diagnosis even in difficult or rare cases

The histopathologic interpretation of melanocytic neoplasms is probably the most difficult task in the field of dermatopathology. The second edition of this text and atlas depicts a broad range of the most important and most challenging melanocytic lesions that histopathologists might encounter. Each case is illustrated with at least three high-quality color photographs and is commented on at length, highlighting the diagnostic clues. The goal of the authors is to assist both general pathologists and dermatopathologists in making an accurate diagnosis applicable to their daily practice, and one that can be understood by clinicians. They achieve this by providing criteria that can serve as a sound basis for an unequivocal diagnosis in most cases. The reader will find Histological Diagnosis of Nevi and Melanoma to be an invaluable guide to correct diagnosis even in difficult or rare cases.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Differential Diagnosis - Malignant Melanoma - Melanocytic Nevi

Related subjects » Dermatology - Oncology & Hematology - Pathology

Table of contents 

Criteria for the Diagnosis of Benign Melanocytic Nevus.- Melanocytic Hyperplasia.- Melanotic Macules.- “Commonon” Nevus.- Congenital Nevus.- Junctional Anomalies in Congenital and Acquired Nevi in the First Year of Life.- Proliferative Nodules in Congenital Nevi.- Nevus Spilus.- Dermal Melanocytoses.- “Common “Blue Nevus.- “Cellular” Blue Nevus.- SPITZ Nevus.- Reed Nevus.- Deep Penetrating Nevus.- Dysplastic & Clarks’s Nevus.- Combinedin Nevus.- Nevi on Acral Skin.- Nevi on Genital Skin.- Nevi in the Oral Cavity.- Polypoid Nevus of Pregnancy and Milk Line Nevi.- Nevi OF the Conjunctiva.- Melanocytic Nevi Affected by inflammatory Skin Dideases.- Halo Nevus.- Recurrent and Persistent Nevus.- Traumatised Nevi.- Benign Melanocytoma.- Medicolegal Cases.-  Criteria for the Diagnosis OF Malignant Melanoma.- Melanoma in situ.- Lentigo Maligna.- Superficial Spreading Pattern of Melanoma.- Nodular Pattern of Melanoma.- Melanoma with Spindle Cell.- Nevoid Melanoma.- Spitzoid Melanoma.-  Desmoplastic Melanoma.- Neurotropic Melanoma.- Melanoma with Neural Differentiaton.- Myxoid Melanoma.- Melanoma with Features of Blue Nevus.- Animal Type Melanoma.- Melanoma on Blue Nevus.- Unusual and Bizarre forms of Melanoma.- Melanoma on Nevus.- Melanoma on Palms, Soles and Subungual Bed.- Melanoma on Genital Skin.- Melanoma on Oral Cavity.- Melanoma on Conjunctiva.- Recurrent and Persistent Melanoma.- Regressing and Regressed Melanoma.- Cutaneous Metastatic Melanoma.- Malignant Melanocytoma.- Medicolegal Cases.- Molecular Biology in the Diagnosis of Nevi and Melanoma.- Histological Prognostic Factors.

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