Dermoscopy: Text and Atlas

by Subrata Malakar, Purva Mehta, Priya Diwaker, Samipa S Mukherjee, Sushrut Save, Anjali Pal, Surit Malakar

The aim of this Text and Atlas book is to focus on the dermoscopy. Dermoscopy refers to the examination of the skin using skin surface microscopy. Dermoscopy is mainly used to evaluate pigmented skin lesions. Dermoscopy is fast gaining hold in clinical practice of dermatologists across India and the world. This book consists of 20 chapters, which include dermoscopy: a window into epidermis and dermis, the dermoscope, recognition of patterns, dermoscopic dialogues, color concept through dermoscopy, papulosquamous disorders, infectious dermatoses, skin tumors, autoimmune dermatoses, granulomatous dermatoses, pigmentary disorders, disorders of keratinization, vascular lesions, dermoscopic surprises, miscellaneous dermatoses, dysplastic nevi, dermoscopy in diagnostic dilemmas, dermoscopy in therapeutic monitoring and follow-up, and algorithms. The format of the book has been kept reader-friendly with uniform headings maintained throughout the text. The keynote message at the end of most of the topics summarizes the important dermoscopic features and the gist of the text elaborated. This book will be a learning guide for all those who are practicing dermoscopy and serve as a boost and motivation for those who want to learn the art and science of dermoscopy, thereby delivering better healthcare to their patients through improvised diagnosis.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Malakar Subrata
Rita Skin Foundation , Kolkata
2. Mehta Purva
Rita Skin Foundation,
3. Diwaker Priya
Rita Skin Foundation, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
4. Mukherjee Samipa S
Cloud Nine Hospitals, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, Rita Skin Foundation, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
5. Save Sushrut
Rita Skin Foundation, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
6. Pal Anjali
Rita Skin Foundation, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
7. Malakar Surit Rita Skin Foundation, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
ISBN 9789352703944
Speciality Dermatology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18154
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2019
Pages 497
Book Type Professional

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