DermatopathologyDiagnosis by First Impression
The atlas that helps you differentiate visually similar diseases Written with the dermatology trainee in mind, Dermatopathology: Diagnosis by First Impression uses more than 800 high resolution color images to introduce a simple and effective way to defuse the confusion caused by dermatopathology slides. Focused on commonly tested entities, and using low- to high-power views, this atlas emphasizes the key differences between visually similar diseases by using appearance as the starting point for diagnosis. The Third Edition provides: 800 high resolution and annotated photographs, now all fully downloadable 'Key Differences' to train the eye on distinctive diagnostic features Disease-based as well as alphabetical indexes 75 new interactive self-assessment questions to perfect your diagnostic skills Brand new algorithms for pattern analysis Dermatopathology: Diagnosis by First Impression, Third Edition, once again provides simple and effective guidance to help you approach dermatopathology and accurate diagnosis of skin disease.
Preface, vi Acknowledgments, vii About the Companion Website, viii Introduction, 1 Chapter 1 Shape on Low Power, 23 Epidermis Regular acanthosis, 25 Lobular proliferation, 29 Reticulated proliferation, 35 Central pore, 42 Epidermal perforation, 46 Dermis Circular islands, 49 Cords/tubules and comma shapes, 53 Space with a lining, 59 Papillations, 70 Polypoid (dome-shaped), 77 Square/rectangular, 82 Palisading reactions, 88 Pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia above abscesses, 93 Pink ball, (see Chapter 6) Chapter 2 Gestalt: Rash/inflammatory, 97 Epidermal changes Parakeratosis, 99 Spongiosis, 102 Papulosquamous (psoriasiform), 106 Interface (vacuolar), 112 Interface (lichenoid), 117 Inflammation: Specific patterns and Cell Type Epidermal eosinophils, 123 Perivascular, 127 Band-like dermal/papillary dermal infiltrate, 131 Diffuse/nodular, 137 Subcutaneous, 144 Chapter 3 Cell Type, 153 Melanocytic, 155 Spindle cells, 164 Endothelial, 178 Giant, 192 Clear, 202 Chapter 4 “Top-Down”, 219 Hyperkeratosis/parakeratosis, 221 Upper epidermal change, 228 Acantholysis, 238 Subepidermal space/cleft, 248 Granular “material” in cells, 255 “Busy” dermis, 260 Dermal material, 263 Fat necrosis, 276 Chapter 5 Color – Blue, 279 Blue tumor, 281 Mucin and glands or ducts, 291 Mucin, 295 Chapter 6 Color – Pink, 303 Pink ball of spindle cells, 305 Pink material, 308 Pink dermis, 315 Epidermal necrosis, 317 Index (Pattern), 323 Index (Histological Category), 329 Index (Alphabetical), 333
Christine J. Ko is a Professor of Dermatology and Pathology at Yale University School of Medicine. She trained in dermatology at University of California, Irvine, where she was strongly influenced by Dr. Barr. She subsequently completed a fellowship in dermatopathology under Dr. Scott Binder at University of California, Los Angeles. She lectures nationally and internationally; and has published numerous book chapters, journal articles, and five textbooks/atlases in the fields of dermatology and dermatopathology. Ronald J. Barr is Professor Emeritus of Dermatology and Pathology at the University of California, Irvine. He is a nationally and internationally recognized dermatopathologist with board certification in dermatology, anatomic pathology, and dermatopathology. He received the Founders' Award from the American Society of Dermatopathology for his myriad contributions to the field of dermatopathology and the Society's Walter Nickel Award for excellence in teaching dermatopathology. He has authored over 150 original articles and book chapters. He is also past president of the American Society of Dermatopathology and past president of the American Board of Dermatology.
The atlas that helps you differentiate visually similar diseases Written with the dermatology trainee in mind, the third edition of Dermatopathology: Diagnosis by First Impression uses more than 900 high-resolution color images to introduce a simple and effective way to defuse the confusion caused by dermatopathology slides. Focused on commonly tested entities, and using low- to high-power views, this atlas emphasizes the key differences between visually similar diseases by using appearance as the starting point for diagnosis. Key Features• Contains over 900 high-resolution color pathology slides, all fully downloadable from a companion websit• Includes “Key Differences” to train the eye on distinctive diagnostic features• The only dermatopathology book to be arranged by microscopic morphology rather than by disease• Includes 75 brand new interactive self-assessment questions and answers to help improve your diagnostic skills, available on a companion website Dermatopathology: Diagnosis by First Impression, Third Edition, introduces a simple and effective way for you to approach dermatopathology and is an ideal resource for dermatology and pathology trainees and Board review.