Dermoscopy , 3rd Edition
Dermoscopy: The Essentials presents the practical guidance you need to master this highly effective, more economical, and less invasive alternative to biopsy. Drs. Peter Soyer, Giuseppe Argenziano, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, and Iris Zalaudek explain all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting results. With approximately 30% new clinical and dermoscopic images, valuable pearls and checklists, and online access to the fully searchable and downloadable text, you'll have everything you need to diagnose earlier and more accurately.
- Avoid diagnostic pitfalls through pearls that explain how to accurately use dermoscopy and highlight common mistakes.
- Master all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting the results with easy-to-use "traffic light" systems and checklists for quick and effective learning.
- Gain a better visual understanding with approximately 30% new clinical and dermoscopic images that depict the appearance of benign and malignant lesions and feature arrows and labels to highlight important manifestations.
- Get better diagnostic results for less by learning how to successfully perform dermoscopy with this portable, to-the-point resource.
- 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.
|Author Informaiton||By H. Peter Soyer, MD, FACD, Professor and Chair, Dermatology Research Centre, The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia ; Giuseppe Argenziano, MD, Professor of Dermatology, Dermatology Unit, Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy; Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, MD, Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria and Iris Zalaudek, MD, Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria|
|Table of Content||
Chapter 1 - Introduction: The 3-point checklist: The short, easy way to avoid missing a melanoma using dermoscopy
The 3-point checklist
Triage of suspicious pigmented skin lesions
Chapter 2 - Pattern analysis: Dermoscopic criteria for specific diagnoses
Four global dermoscopic patterns for melanocytic nevi
Diagnosis of melanoma using five melanoma-specific criteria
Diagnosis of facial melanoma using four site-specific melanoma-specific criteria
Four patterns for acral melanocytic lesions
Six criteria for diagnosing non-melanocytic lesions
Chapter 3 - Common clinical scenarios: Side-by-side comparisons of similar-appearing lesions that are benign or malignant
Multiple Clark (dysplastic) nevi
Follow-up of melanocytic lesions
Lesions with regression
Flat lesions on the face
Nodular lesions on the face
Pigmented lesions of the nails
Differential diagnostic value of blood vessels
Amelanotic and partially pigmented melanoma
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