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Pathology of Malignant Melanoma - M.J. Trotter

Pathology of Malignant Melanoma

By: Raymond L. Barnhill, M.J. Trotter (Contribution by)

Paperback Published: 30th July 2004
ISBN: 9780387207100
Number Of Pages: 193

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An excerpt from "Pathology of Melanocytic Nevi and Malignant Melanoma, Second Edition," Pathology of Malignant Melanoma provides a highly practical approach to the histopathological diagnosis of melanoma of the skin. Emphasis is placed on the differential diagnosis of major forms of conventional melanoma, and the book also discusses unusual or rare variants that are difficult to recognize. This portable, user-friendly handbook addresses epidemiology, criteria for diagnosis and classification of melanoma, risk factors, and other morphological and cytological variants. More than 30 easy-to-read tables provide at-a-glance reference and over 100 full color illustrations complement the text.

From the reviews:

"There are over 100 excellent illustrations ... . This book fulfils its claim of being portable and user-friendly. ... a book undoubtedly more for histopathologists and dermatopathologists. Specialists will gain a lot by reading it ... ." (Dr. W Al-Daraji and Dr. D N Slater, ACP News - Spring, 2005)

Descriptive epidemiologyp. 1
Criteria for diagnosis and classification of melanomap. 2
Conventional melanomasp. 12
Conventional microinvasive melanomap. 32
Conventional invasive melanomap. 33
Melanomas without adjacent intraepidermal componentp. 41
Solar melanomap. 46
Acral melanoma (palmar-plantar melanoma, volar-subungual melanoma)p. 60
Subungual melanoma (melamoma of the nail apparatus)p. 65
Other morphological and cytological variants of melanomap. 73
Unusual or rare variations of melanoma and particular histomorphologic alterationsp. 128
Regressionp. 139
Diagnosis and management of the borderline or controversial lesions suggesting melanomap. 149
Histopathologic reporting of melanomap. 155
Immunohistochemical evaluation of melanomap. 173
Prognostic factors for malignant melanomap. 174
TNM staging classification for malignant melanomap. 175
Histopathological reporting of malignant melanomap. 176
Melanoma staging, prognostic factors, and pathology reportingp. 177
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ISBN: 9780387207100
ISBN-10: 0387207104
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 193
Published: 30th July 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 16.1  x 0.99
Weight (kg): 0.45