Learn dermoscopy with this full-color, case-based self-assessment guide With 436 clinical and dermoscopic images and 218 progressively more difficult cases commonly encountered in general dermatologic practice, Dermoscopy: An Illustrated Self-Assessment Guide offers a unique checklist methodology for learning how to use dermosocpy to diagse benign and malignant pigmented and n-pigmented skin lesions. Each high-quality, full-color clinical and dermoscopic image is presented with short history. Every case is followed by multiple-choice questions and three check boxes to test your kwledge of risk, diagsis, and disposition. Turn the page, and the answers to the questions are provided in an easy-to-remember manner which includes the dermoscopic images being sown again. Circles, stars, boxes, and arrows appear in the image pointing out the important criteria of each case. FEATURES: Cases involving the scalp, face, se, ears, trunk and extremities, palms, soles, nails, and genitalia - many new to this edition The concepts of clinic-dermoscopic correlation, dermoscopic-pathologic correlation, and dermoscopic differential diagsis are employed throughout Each case includes a discussion of all of its salient features in a quick-read outline style and ends with a series of dermoscopic and/or clinical pearls based on the authors' years of experience Key dermoscopic principles are re-emphasized throughout the book to enhance your understanding and assimilation of the teaching points Two new chapters on trichoscopy and dermoscopy in general medicine Updated material on pediatric melama, desmoplastic melama, Merkel cell carcima, invasive squamous cell carcima, and nevi and melama associated with decorative tattoos
Robert H. Johr, MD is Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Pigmented Lesion Clinic, University of Miami School of Medicine. Wilhelm Stolz, MD is Director, Clinic of Dermatology, Allergy, and Environmental Medicine, Hospital Munchen Schwabing; Professor of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat.