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From The CriticsReviewer: Barbara M. Egbert, MD (VA Palo Alto Health Care System)
Description: This is an atlas of photomicrographs, high and low power, of common dermatopathological entities. Photographs are accompanied by descriptions of key differences to aid in distinguishing the features of the photomicrographs. The previous edition was published in 2008.
Purpose: The purpose is to show high and low power photomicrographs of commonly tested entities. The book is not meant to replace standard textbooks of dermatopathology, but rather to be an adjunct to them as well as a pictorial reference.
Audience: The book is written for residents in training and practitioners taking board examinations. Dermatology and pathology residents would find the book the most useful. The authors are both world-class dermatopathologists.
Features: The book covers many common inflammatory and neoplastic dermatopathological processes in photomicrographs at low and high power. In addition, the book lists key features to highlight important points. The photomicrographs are very high quality and are the best feature of the book. It is sometimes difficult to separate the various features when the diseases are amalgamated and presented in small photomicrographs.
Assessment: This is a high quality book that would be useful to help prepare for board examinations or to help learn dermatopathology initially. Additional entities have been added, supporting replacing the previous edition. The book is less complete than Color Atlas of Dermatopathology, Grant-Kels (Informa Healthcare 2007), but the books have different goals.