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Dermoscopy : The Essentials

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"Dermoscopy: The Essentials" presents the practical guidance you need to master this highly effective, cheaper, and less invasive alternative to biopsy. Drs. Peter Soyer, Giuseppe Argenziano, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, and Iris Zalaudek explain all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting results. With approximately 50 per cent new clinical and dermoscopic images, valuable pearls and checklists, and access to the fully searchable text online, you'll have everything you need to diagnose earlier and more accurately.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 248 pages
  • 187.96 x 243.84 x 12.7mm | 612.35g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • W B Saunders Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Approx. 200 illustrations (200 in full color)
  • 0723435928
  • 9780723435921
  • 59,656

Review quote

."the four authors have succeeded (despite the vast physical distances separating some of them) in producing a clear, comprehensive user-friendly book which will prove to be of great value to dermoscopists of all levels." Dermatology Society of South Africa. 12 (1), 38-40 "Dermoscopy is a difficult skill to master that requires study of multiple unknowns, and the more one reviews books such as this, the easier it becomes." 4 Stars - 91/100 Doody Reviewshow more

About H. Peter Soyer

Dr. Argenziano's main research field is the clinical diagnosis of melanoma and, particularly, the development of more accurate methods for the early recognition of melanoma. He is author of numerous scientific articles concerning dermoscopy for the diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions and early recognition of melanoma. He is also author of 3 books on the subject (two published by Elsevier, one by Springer). Dr. Argenziano is Secretary of the International Dermoscopy Society and is the Congress Secretary of the First Congress of the International Dermoscopy Society in Naples in April 2006 (www.dermoscopy-ids.org/). His research on melanoma is very well regarded in the field. Because he is both a researcher and clinician, most of his research is very translational and has worldwide adoption. Dr. Argenziano is also among the top 20 researchers by publications in melanoma as indexed by SciVal.show more

Table of contents

Introduction 1. How to learn not to miss a melanoma using dermoscopy the three-point checklist. 2. Differentiating melanocytic from non-melanocytic lesions 3. Differentiating benign melanocytic lesions from melanoma 4. Anatomic site-specific criteria 5. Practical clinical situations Indexshow more