Cutaneous Adnexal Neoplasms 1st ed
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This superbly illustrated book is the most comprehensive available guide to adnexal neoplasms of the skin. More than 70 entities are described in individual chapters that follow a uniform structure: historical review, clinical features, histopathology, histogenesis, immunohistochemistry, molecular anomalies, and treatment. Readers will find state of the art knowledge on all aspects, including the cytogenetic and chromosomal abnormalities associated with each neoplasm. Without exception, the illustrations are high-quality, full-color, original digital pictures. The histopathology images are taken from perfectly cut and stained sections and the immunohistochemistry illustrations are of an unrivalled quality among textbooks of dermatology and dermatopathology. A complete list of references from original description to the present day is also supplied for each neoplasm. Cutaneous adnexal neoplasms are a large and heterogeneous group of benign and malignant lesions. This book will assist the reader in early and correct recognition, which is essential for appropriate choice of treatment and prognostic assessment.
About the Author
Luis Requena, MD, is Professor of Dermatology and Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain. He is also Visiting Professor of Dermatology at Wake Forest University and UCSF in the United States and at Graz University in Austria. Dr. Requena is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society of Dermatopathology and a member of the Advisory Board and Examination Committee of the International Committee for Dermatopathology – European Union Medical Specialists. He is on the editorial boards of several leading journals and has won 40 national and international research prizes in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. He has trained more than 100 residents and fellows. He is the author of 420 papers in journals included in MedLine (PubMed) as well as 93 chapters in textbooks. In addition he is the main author of 11 monographs.