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Medicine - Pathology | Dermatopathology


With contributions by numerous experts

Series: Current Topics in Pathology, Vol. 94

Cerio, R. (Ed.)

Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001, XI, 144 pp. 74 figs., 6 tabs.

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  • Internationally well respected experts review important aspects of dermatopathology / skin pathology, also with regard to the clinicopathological approach
Dermatopathology is evolving as a significant subspecialty. In most instances, the increasing workload may be readily dealt with by the experienced pathologist. Many dramatic changes, however, have occured in dermatopathology which necessitate a review in a number of areas. This volume provides such a review of selected topics. The contributions by internationally recognized experts deal with the impact of HIV on the skin, the application of molecular techniques in infection, the understanding of fibrohistiocytic tumours, differentiating Spitz from Spitzoid melanomas and toxic epidermal necrolysis from graft-versus-host disease, as well as the recognition and updated classification of primary lymphomas. This text is undoubtedly valuable to histopathologists and dermatologists who, often together, diagnose, manage and provide therapy in this exciting medical field.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Dermatopathologie - Dermatopathology - Dermatose - Dermatoses - Haut - Pathologie der Haut - Skin - Skin Pathology

Related subjects » Dermatology - Pathology

Table of contents 

Skin Diseases Associated with HIV Infection.- Applications of Molecular Virology to Modern Dermatopathology.- Clinicopathological Differential Diagnosis of Drug-Induced Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (Lyell’s Syndrome) and Acute Graft-Versus-Host Reaction.- Histopathology of Spitz Naevi and “Spitzoid” Melanomas.- New Concepts in Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphomas.- Clinical and Prognostic Significance of Molecular Studies in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma.- Skin Lesions of Fibrocytic and Fibrohistiocytic Differentiation: A New Concept and Classification.

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