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Pathology of Melanocytic Disorders is the most comprehensive account of the pathology of cutaneous and non-cutaneous melanocytic lesions. This second edition is fully updated and maintains the high standards set by the successful first edition. This authoritative reference work and practical bench book provides a thorough clinicopathologic analysis of melanocytic disorders, as well as effective practical guidance in the diagnosis of problem lesions. The authors, both renowned experts in the surgical pathology of tumors, expansively discuss clinical and microscopic characteristics of a very wide spectrum of melanocytic lesions. Key diagnostic features as well as potential pitfalls are highlighted in reader-friendly tables, facilitating quick reference in a busy diagnostic pathology practice. Pertinent up-to-date references are included and the index has been meticulously compiled. This book will be invaluable to pathologists, dermatopathologists, dermatologists and surgeons interested in the diagnosis and treatment of melanocytic lesions. - Pathology of both cutaneous and non-cutaneous melanocytic lesions - 450 high quality color illustrations - Tables of diagnostic features and potential pitfalls, for quick reference - Clear discussion of controversial issues - Written by two internationally renowned surgical pathologists Table of Contents: Part I: Introduction 1 Melanin, Melanocytes, Skin 2 Techniques and Practical Considerations Part II: Cutaneous Naevi and Other Pigmented Skin Lesions 3 Common Acquired Naevus 4 Spitz Naevus and Related Lesions 5 Blue Naevus and Related Lesions 6 Congenital Naevus 7 Naevi as Melanoma Precursors; Dysplastic Naevus 8 Skin Pigmentations Not Related to Naevi or Melanoma Part III: Cutaneous Melanoma 9 Melanoma: General Features and Main Subtypes 10 Melanoma: Variants 11 Cytological Diagnosis of Melanoma 12 Melanoma Prognosis; Staging Part IV: Extracutaneous Melanotic Tumours 13 Melanocytic Tumours 14 Non-melanocytic Melanotic Tumours Appendices Recommendations of Directors of Anatomical Pathology (on melanoma reporting) AJCC staging of Melanoma Melanin stains Table of the Most Relevant Antibodies Index Wolter Mooi , Professor of Pathology, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Thomas Krausz , Professor of Pathology and Director of Anatomic Pathology, University of Chicago, USA.