Winner of the British Medical Association award (Dermatology Book Category) and the The Society of Authors & the Royal Society of Medicine 2005 book awards (New Edition of an Edited Book)
The most complete, in-depth coverage of the field available today in one source! It focuses particularly on aetiology and pathogenesis, disease mechanisms and includes all of the appropriate recent genetic, molecular and basic science data. More than 5,400 illustrations include depictions of clinical variants to support clinicopathological correlation and differential diagnoses. The 3rd Edition has been completely reorganised and redesigned to better meet the diagnostic challenges faced in everyday practice. Histologic diagnostic pitfalls are highlighted throughout and include detailed cross references for all relevant conditions.
Recognize all the histological variations of any skin condition through coverage that integrates dermatopathology, clinical correlations, and clinical photographs.
Easily reference key points thanks to bulleted lists of clinical features and differential diagnosis tables.
Diagnose accurately using over 5,000 histopathologic and clinical illustrations that demonstrate the range of histologic manifestations.
Stay current with updated and expanded coverage of diseases of the nail, cutaneous connective tissue tumors, tumors of the lymphoreticular system, and conjunctiva specimens.
Minimize errors and formulate accurate reports by applying up-to-date molecular research tools, classification guidelines, immunohistochemical practices, and more.
Effectively correlate your findings with clinical features through all-new, high-quality illustrations-none repeated from the previous editions-for each diagnostic entity.
Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with a downloadable image bank and a link to PathConsult.
McKee brings you the latest developments in the rapidly changing field of skin pathology which includes ALL new images
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Number of pages: 1906
Weight: 7348 g
Dimensions: 318 x 284 x 119 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition
"Unreservedly, no dermatologist or dermatopathologist can really afford to be without a copy of this truly masterly and unqiue publication?
ACP News - Association of Clinical Pathologists "The book that no dermatologist or dermatopathologist can resist buying . . . the constant companion of the dermatopathology microscope" British Medical Journal "Magnificent work is one of the best illustrated books available that covers the gamut of dermatopathology"
New England Journal of Medicine
"This excellent dermatopathology textbook has both high quality photomicrographs of histology and clinical photographs of many entities. This is a book of the highest quality. McKee's has the advantage of being the most current, with up-to-date material by expert authors, as well as exceptionally good illustrations."
- Barbara M. Egbert, MD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
5 Star - Doody Rating, March 2013