This authoritative reference work and practical bench book provides a thorough clinico-pathologic analysis of melanocytic disorders, as well as effective practical guidance in the diagnosis of problem lesions. The authors, both renowned experts in surgical pathology of tumors, expansively discuss clinical and microscopic characteristics of a very w

part |2 pages

Part I: Introduction

chapter 1|16 pages

Melanin, melanocytes, skin

chapter 2|28 pages

Techniques and practical considerations

part |2 pages

Part II: Cutaneous Nevi and Other Pigmented Skin Lesions

chapter 3|48 pages

Common acquired nevus

chapter 4|36 pages

Spitz nevus and related lesions

chapter 5|34 pages

Blue nevus and related lesions

chapter 6|28 pages

Congenital nevus

part |2 pages

Part III: Cutaneous Melanoma

chapter 9|32 pages

Melanoma: general features

chapter 10|58 pages

Melanoma: subtypes and variants

chapter 11|28 pages

Cytological diagnosis of melanoma

chapter 12|24 pages

Melanoma prognosis and staging

part |2 pages

Part IV: Extracutaneous Melanotic Tumors

chapter 13|50 pages

Extracutaneous melanocytic tumors

chapter 14|32 pages

Other extracutaneous melanotic tumors