As a result to the recent significant developments, both in the field of cutaneous pathology and clinical dermatology, many cutaneous neural tumors s are now being diagnosed by specialists like dermatopathologists, and treated by dermatologists or dermatologic surgeons. Cutaneous Neural Neoplasms provides an essential aid in diagnosis by discussing the cardinal clinico-pathologic features of cutaneous tumors relevant to these specialists. It covers detailed pathologic features, and their differential diagnosis. Applicable special diagnostic techniques are extensively illustrated. Whenever relevant, key therapeutic recommendations are provided. Unique topics covered include; Discussion of plexiform neural tumors and their imitators, with special relevance to neurofibromatosisNeoplasms with atypical microscopic features, but benign clinical behavior, which are often misdiagnosed as malignant tumorsNew developments in cutaneous neural tumor diagnosis and recently described neural tumors The authors approach each entity by presenting clinical and/or gross photographs when relevant with discussion of the clinical features, followed by the tabulated list of key pathologic features with corresponding histopathologic illustrations. Therapeutic recommendations are summarized.This book is intended to fill a major gap in the currently available resources for practicing physicians, and will provide them with an appropriate knowledge base to handle these challenging tumors in the most up-to-date fashion.
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Titolo: Cutaneous Neural Neoplasms - A Practical Guide
Editore: Springer Verlag
Finitura: Copertina rigida