All dermatologists and family physicians will want to have access to this text as an invaluable guide to the current practice of Dermoscopy, a quick and painless method of examining a patient's skin, hair, or nails, that has extended beyond screening for skin cancer to becoming a useful tool for quick diagnosis of a number of conditions and monitoring their treatment.
- features use of dermoscopy in a comprehensive range of conditions
- features a wealth of illustrative dermoscopic images
- presents material in a practical ratio of images to text
Table of Contents
1 Introduction to dermatoscopy
4 Benign non-melanocytic skin tumors
5 Malignant non-melanocytic tumors
6 Inflammatory skin conditions
7 Infectious skin diseases
9 Special clinical scenarios
Aimilios Lallas, MD, MSc, PhD, is a dermatologist at the First Department of Dermatology, Aristotle University of Thessaloníki, Greece; he has published extensively on the use of newer technologies such as dermatoscopy and reflectance confocal microscopy to investigate and monitor dermatologic disease and was General Secretary of the most recent World Congress of Dermoscopy.
Zoe Apalla, MD, PhD is a dermatologist at the First Department of Dermatology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and has published and lectured extensively internationally on dermatopathology.
Elizabeth Lazaridou, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor in Dermatology & Venereology and Head of the 2nd Department of Dermatology of the Aristotle University Medical School at the Papageorgiou General Hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. She serves as General Secretary of the Hellenic Dermatoscopy Society and Board Member of the International Dermoscopy Society and European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.
Demetrios Ioannides, MD, PhD is Professor of Dermatology at the Hospital for Skin and Venereal Diseases, Thessaloniki, Greece.