Pathology of Challenging Melanocytic Neoplasms

Diagnosis and Management

  • Christopher R. Shea
  • Jon A. Reed
  • Victor G. Prieto

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introductory Chapters

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jon A. Reed, Victor G. Prieto, Christopher R. Shea
      Pages 3-6
    3. Eduardo K. Moioli, Jon A. Reed, Victor G. Prieto, Christopher R. Shea
      Pages 7-22
    4. Juliana L. Basko-Plluska, Victor G. Prieto, Jon A. Reed, Christopher R. Shea
      Pages 23-33
    5. Victor G. Prieto, Christopher R. Shea, Jon A. Reed
      Pages 35-41
    6. Victor G. Prieto, Christopher R. Shea, Jon A. Reed
      Pages 43-46
  3. Diagnostic Challenges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Victor G. Prieto, Christopher R. Shea, Jon A. Reed
      Pages 49-53
    3. Penvadee Pattanaprichakul, Christopher R. Shea, Jon A. Reed, Victor G. Prieto
      Pages 55-61
    4. Jon A. Reed, Victor G. Prieto, Christopher R. Shea
      Pages 63-72
    5. Adaobi I. Nwaneshiudu, Jon A. Reed, Victor G. Prieto, Christopher R. Shea
      Pages 73-92
    6. Jon A. Reed, Victor G. Prieto, Christopher R. Shea
      Pages 93-103
    7. Alexander D. Means, Victor G. Prieto, Jon A. Reed, Christopher R. Shea
      Pages 105-113
    8. Kristen M. Paral, Jon A. Reed, Victor G. Prieto, Christopher R. Shea
      Pages 115-131
    9. Jon A. Reed, Christopher R. Shea, Victor G. Prieto
      Pages 133-143
    10. Victor G. Prieto, Penvadee Pattanaprichakul, Christopher R. Shea, Jon A. Reed
      Pages 145-149
    11. Jamie L. Steinmetz, Victor G. Prieto, Jon A. Reed, Christopher R. Shea
      Pages 151-155
    12. Penvadee Pattanaprichakul, Christopher R. Shea, Jon A. Reed, Victor G. Prieto
      Pages 157-168
    13. Victor G. Prieto, Christopher R. Shea, Jon A. Reed
      Pages 169-173

About this book

Introduction

Pathology of Challenging Melanocytic Neoplasms offers a dynamic text where readers will encounter a broad spectrum of challenging melanocytic lesions, both benign and malignant, and acquire a solid, working knowledge that they can immediately apply to daily diagnosis. The volume emphasizes the practical application of basic morphologic principles, immunohistochemistry, and ancillary methods in order to secure a confident diagnosis. Rather than being yet another encyclopedic work of reference, this volume takes a fresh approach as it resembles a series of stimulating seminars employing exemplary case material to highlight, illustrate, and succinctly discuss the key points. To this end, the reader is presented first with a section of introductory chapters and is then guided through a series of cases that pose a significant diagnostic challenge. By comprehensively comparing and contrasting two or more related entities, each such chapter illuminates an intellectual pathway through which an important diagnostic puzzle can be solved. To broaden the differential diagnosis even further, additional illustrative cases are added to each discussion. Tables also summarize key points.

Written by experts in the field, Pathology of Challenging Melanocytic Neoplasms is of great value to surgical pathologists in practice and dermatologists as well as residents and fellows training in these specialties.

Keywords

Blue nevus Desmoplastic Halo nevus Melanocytic pathology Neurothekeoma Nevoid melanoma Nevus Paget Disease Spitzoid melanoma

Editors and affiliations

  • Christopher R. Shea
    • 1
  • Jon A. Reed
    • 2
  • Victor G. Prieto
    • 3
  1. 1.Section of DermatologyUniversity of Chicago MedicineChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Department of PathologyUniversity of Texas, MD Anderson CancerHoustonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-1444-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-1443-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-1444-9
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