An Atlas of Dermoscopy, Second Edition by Ashfaq A Marghoob, Josep Malvehy, Ralph P Braun

By Ashfaq A Marghoob, Josep Malvehy, Ralph P Braun

Building on a winning first version, this revised and prolonged Atlas of Dermoscopy demonstrates the state-of-the-art of ways to take advantage of dermoscopy to discover and diagnose lesions of the outside, with a unique emphasis on malignant pores and skin tumours. With good over 1,500 photos, drawings, and tables, the ebook has large medical correlation with dermoscopic photos, so readers can savour the additional merits of dermoscopy by means of evaluating the medical morphology noticeable with the bare eye with the corresponding dermoscopic morphology; vast illustrations from the picture collections of the world over well-known specialists, who've years of expertise refining their thoughts; and large schematic drawings to assist readers unmarried out the major buildings and styles to acknowledge within the dermoscopic images.

The moment variation has vital new fabric on such issues as saw modifications among polarized and non-polarized dermoscopy, newly famous constructions and styles, sophisticated and revised feedback for trend research, dermoscopy of the hair and nails, and the way to combine dermoscopy into common scientific perform. It additionally covers dermoscopically equivocal, fake detrimental, and fake optimistic lesions; discusses additional symptoms for dermoscopy past pores and skin melanoma; and information universal checklists of standards and algorithms used to diagnose dermis lesions.

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4a Clinical image of BCC. 5b This BCC has leaf-like areas, which can be confused for melanocytic streaks. However, unlike melanocytic streaks, the prongs or extensions seen in leaf-like areas can be oriented in a direction pointing toward the main tumor mass—as shown in this case. In addition, as can be seen in this case, the BCC leaf-like extensions do not have to be present at the lesion’s perimeter. Abbreviation: BCC, basal cell carcinoma. 5a Clinical image of BCC. 6b Spoke-wheel-like areas.

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9). 6. Ulceration. These structures consist of shallow erosions that may be covered with congealed blood. They can also appear to have an orange hue if covered with a serous crust. It is important to rule out a previous history of trauma for ulceration to be a valid feature (Fig. 10). Knowledge of the histologic features of pigmented BCCs assists in correlating the dermoscopic structures to the histopathology structures. Under routine microscopic examination, BCC tumors are seen as clusters or islands of basaloid cells found in the dermis or the dermoepidermal junction.

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