This portable, to-the-point resource presents straightforward guidance on all aspects of performing dermoscopy and equips readers with the tools they need to accurately interpret the results. A no-nonsense, "how-to-do-it" approach―combined with expert coverage from leaders in the field―makes this the "go-to" resource on this essential topic.
About the Author:
- Includes more than 375 color photographs of dermoscopic appearances with clinical correlates depicting the gross appearance of benign and malignant lesions.
- Features a wealth of valuable dermoscopic pearls that explain how to accurately perform dermoscopy.
- Focuses on key teaching points through clear, concise text.
- Covers diagnostic pitfalls, highlighting the common mistakes made when using dermoscopy.
Dr. Argenziano’s main research field is the clinical diagnosis of melanoma and, particularly, the development of more accurate methods for the early recognition of melanoma. He is author of numerous scientific articles concerning dermoscopy for the diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions and early recognition of melanoma. He is also author of 3 books on the subject (two published by Elsevier, one by Springer). Dr. Argenziano is Secretary of the International Dermoscopy Society and is the Congress Secretary of the First Congress of the International Dermoscopy Society in Naples in April 2006 (www.dermoscopy-ids.org/). His research on melanoma is very well regarded in the field. Because he is both a researcher and clinician, most of his research is very translational and has worldwide adoption. Dr. Argenziano is also among the top 20 researchers by publications in melanoma as indexed by SciVal.
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