Practical Dermatopathology, 2nd Edition

Author :
Ronald P. Rapini
Date of Publication: 08/2012

Quickly and confidently evaluate and diagnose skin biopsies with Practical Dermatopathology. Written from the perspective of both the histopathologist and clinician, this popular medical reference allows you to se ...view more

Quickly and confidently evaluate and diagnose skin biopsies with Practical Dermatopathology. Written from the perspective of both the histopathologist and clinician, this popular medical reference allows you to search by disease or pathologic feature to quickly locate key criteria and a differential diagnosis. Practical and portable, Practical Dermatopathology is your ideal high-yield microscope companion!

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Quickly and confidently evaluate and diagnose skin biopsies with Practical Dermatopathology. Written from the perspective of both the histopathologist and clinician, this popular medical reference allows you to search by disease or pathologic feature to quickly locate key criteria and a differential diagnosis. Practical and portable, Practical Dermatopathology is your ideal high-yield microscope companion!


New to this edition
  • Gauge your mastery of the material with online multiple-choice review questions that provide an ideal study resource for board review or recertification.
  • Stay current with comprehensive updates throughout that include the latest advancements in the diagnosis of lymphoma as well as unique differential diagnosis lists, full-color pathology images, supporting clinical photographs, and multiple choice questions.
  • Access the complete contents online - fully searchable, with downloadable image library, bonus clinical correlation images, review questions, and more, at www.expertconsult.com.

Key Features
  • Make accurate, complete reports by fully understanding clinical correlations.
  • Accurately diagnose a wide range of conditions using over 700 full-color illustrations, with leader lines pointing out key pathologic and clinical features as they would be seen in daily practice.
  • Find critical information quickly through extensive cross-referencing of differential diagnosis lists by finding and disease. Clinical lists are based on location, symptoms, duration, arrangement, morphology, and color. Pathologic lists include major categories such as epidermal changes, dermal changes, and cell types.

Author Information
By Ronald P. Rapini, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, Professor of Pathology, University of Texas Medical School and MD Anderson Cancer Center, Professor of Pathology, Houston, TX