9780071834346

Dermoscopy: An Illustrated Self-Assessment Guide, 2/e

  • ISBN 13:

    9780071834346

  • ISBN 10:

    0071834346

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/11/2015
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

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Summary

Learn dermoscopy with this full-color, case-based self-assessment guide

With 436 clinical and dermoscopic images and 218 progressively more difficult cases commonly encountered in general dermatologic practice, Dermoscopy: An Illustrated Self-Assessment Guide offers a unique checklist methodology for learning how to use dermosocpy to diagnose benign and malignant pigmented and non-pigmented skin lesions.

Each high-quality, full-color clinical and dermoscopic image is presented with short history. Every case is followed by multiple-choice questions and three check boxes to test your knowledge of risk, diagnosis, and disposition. Turn the page, and the answers to the questions are provided in an easy-to-remember manner which includes the dermoscopic images being sown again. Circles, stars, boxes, and arrows appear in the image pointing out the important criteria of each case.

FEATURES:

  • Cases involving the scalp, face, nose, ears, trunk and extremities, palms, soles, nails, and genitalia – many new to this edition
  • The concepts of clinic-dermoscopic correlation, dermoscopic-pathologic correlation, and dermoscopic differential diagnosis are employed throughout
  • Each case includes a discussion of all of its salient features in a quick-read outline style and ends with a series of dermoscopic and/or clinical pearls based on the authors’ years of experience
  • Key dermoscopic principles are re-emphasized throughout the book to enhance your understanding and assimilation of the teaching points
  • Two new chapters on trichoscopy and dermoscopy in general medicine
  • Updated material on pediatric melanoma, desmoplastic melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, invasive squamous cell carcinoma, and nevi and melanoma associated with decorative tattoos

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