McKee's Pathology of the Skin, 5th Edition

By J. Eduardo Calonje, MD, DipRCPath, Thomas Brenn, MD, PhD, FRCPath, Alexander J Lazar, MD, PhD and Steven D Billings, MD
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Comprehensive and lavishly illustrated, McKee's Pathology of the Skin, 5th Edition, is your reference of choice for up-to-date, authoritative information on dermatopathology. You'll find clinical guidance from internationally renowned experts along with details on etiology, pathogenesis, histopathology, and differential diagnosis - making this unique reference unparalleled in its wealth of clinical and histopathological material. The 5th Edition of this classic text is a must-have resource for practicing dermatopathologists and general pathologists who sign out skin biopsies.

Key Features
  • Covers pathological aspects of skin diseases in addition to providing superb descriptions and illustrations of their clinical manifestations - the only available reference with this unique combination of features.
  • Integrates dermatopathology, clinical correlations, and clinical photographs throughout, and features bulleted lists of clinical features and differential diagnosis tables for easy reference.
  • Contains more than 5,000 superb histopathologic and clinical illustrations that demonstrate the range of histologic manifestations.
  • Brings you fully up to date with key molecular aspects of disease, the capabilities and limitations of molecular diagnostics, and targeted/personalized medicine.
  • Features up-to-date information on biologics, drug eruptions, and other developments in therapeutics.
  • Helps you stay current with the latest diagnostic tumor markers and other new developments in immunohistochemistry.
  • Includes a completely revised chapter on cutaneous lymphoma that reflects recent WHO-EORTC classification changes, as well as new coverage of sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma.
  • Shares the knowledge of the main editor Dr. J. Eduardo Calonje, along with co-editors Thomas Brenn, and Alexander Lazar, and new co-editor Steven D. Billings who offers expertise on both dermatopathology and soft tissue tumors.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
ISBN 9780702069833
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2019
Author Information By J. Eduardo Calonje, MD, DipRCPath, Director of Diagnostic Dermatopathology, Department of Dermato-Histopathology, St John's Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK; Thomas Brenn, MD, PhD, FRCPath, Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Alexander J Lazar, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Pathology and Dermatology, Sections of Dermatopathology and Sarcoma Pathology, Faculty, Sarcoma Research Center and Graduate School of Biomedical Science, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA and Steven D Billings, MD
Table of Content

1. The structure and function of skin  

2. Specialized techniques in dermatopathology

3. Disorders of keratinization

4. Inherited and autoimmune subepidermal blistering diseases

5. Acantholytic disorders

6. Spongiotic, psoriasiform and pustular dermatoses

7. Lichenoid and interface dermatitis

8. Superficial and deep perivascular inflammatory dermatoses

9. Granulomatous, necrobiotic and perforating dermatoses

10. Inflammatory diseases of the subcutaneous fat

11. Diseases of the oral mucosa

12. Diseases of the anogenital skin

13. Degenerative and metabolic diseases

14. Cutaneous adverse reactions to drugs

15. Neutrophilic and eosinophilic dermatoses

16. Vascular diseases

17. Idiopathic connective tissue disorders

18. Infectious diseases of the skin 

19. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-associated cutaneous diseases 

20. Disorders of pigmentation 

21. Diseases of collagen and elastic tissue 

22. Diseases of the hair 

23. Diseases of the nails

24. Tumors of the surface epithelium 

25. Melanocytic nevi

26. Melanoma

27. Tumors of the conjunctiva

28. Sentinel lymph node biopsies

29. Cutaneous lymphoproliferative diseases and related disorders 

30. Cutaneous metastases and Paget's disease of the skin 

31. Tumors of the hair follicle 

32. Tumors and related lesions of the sebaceous glands

33. Tumors of the sweat glands 

34. Cutaneous cysts 

35. Connective tissue tumors 

36. Comparative dermatopathology

Publication Date 04-01-2019
Pages 1959
Trim 291h x 252w mm
Stock Status In Stock
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