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

  • ISBN-13: 9780071834346
  • Author: Robert Johr
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
  • Publication date: 2015-08-11
  • Edition: 2
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 560
  • $105.22
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Learn dermoscopy with this full-color, case-based self-assessment guideAwarded First Prize in the Internal Medicine category of the British Medical Association Medical Book Awards!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 editionThe concepts of clinic-dermoscopic correlation, dermoscopic-pathologic correlation, and dermoscopic differential diagnosis are employed throughoutEach 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 experienceKey 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 medicineUpdated 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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