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Dermatology book from C.H.I.P.S.

Atlas of Dermoscopy
edited by
Ashfaq A. Marghoob
Ralph Braun
and Alfred W. Kopf

Atlas of Dermoscopy introduces dermoscopy and provides a guidebook for those who use it regularly in their practice.

Atlas of Dermoscopy can be used as a tutorial for learning dermoscopy, as a quick source during the clinical evaluation of a particular lesion, or as a general reference book.

Atlas of Dermoscopy is an up-to-date resource on what is considered by many to be the standard method for assessing pigmented lesions.

Features:

  • Contains close to 400 figures, tables, and schematics that guide you through the how-tos of dermoscopy
  • Covers important melanocytic, non-melanocytic, benign, and malignant pigmented skin lesions
  • Stresses the dermoscope's role in prevention and early detection
  • Includes sections on the latest uses for dermoscopy, including diagnosing scabies, evaluating paranychial capillaries and vascular aspects of cutaneous diseases
  • Discusses differences in dermoscopic criteria depending on anatomical location uses and computer assisted diagnosis
  • Provides insight on using dermoscopy for those with no dermoscopy experience

Contents:

  1. History of skin surface microscopy and dermoscopy
  2. Principles of dermoscopy
  3. Dermoscopy and beyond : the instruments : the evolution from the dermoscope to computer analysis of dermoscopic images
  4. Histopathological correlation in dermoscopy
  5. Differential diagnosis of pigmented lesions of the skin
  6. Non-melanocytic lesions
  7. Methods differentiating between melanoma and non-melanoma
  8. Non-melanoma
  9. Melanoma
  10. Special locations
  11. Other uses
  12. Diagnostic accuracy of dermoscopy/dermatoscopy
  13. Computer-assisted diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions
  14. Automated diagnosis : illustrated by the MelaFind system
  15. Teledermoscopy
  16. Follow-up of melanocytic skin lesions with digital dermoscopy
  17. A guide through the maze of the World Wide Web

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Atlas of Dermoscopy
edited by Ashfaq A. Marghoob

390 pages $458.95 + shipping
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