Pocket Guide to Dermoscopy

by Natalia Jaimes, Ashfaq A Marghoob

The aim of this pocket guide is to focus on Dermoscopy. Dermoscopy is an invaluable instrument for the evaluation of skin, nail and hair conditions and evidence is now irrefutable regarding its ability to increase the clinician’s diagnostic accuracy. This Pocket Guide to Dermoscopy provides concise up-to-date information to help identify benign and malignant skin lesions and to diagnose a myriad of skin, nail and hair diseases. This book consists of 11 chapters that focus on techniques of dermoscopy, colors and structures, two-step algorithm, melanoma, dermoscopy in general dermatology, triage amalgamated dermoscopy algorithm, flowcharts etc. This Pocket Guide to Dermoscopy is to convey, via concise text, algorithms and schematics, the information necessary to improve one’s sensitivity and specificity in evaluating skin lesions. The algorithms are designed to provide a simple and practical approach to dermoscopy and provide the foundation on which to build one’s expertise. This book will improve the diagnostic accuracy and lead to improved patient care for dermatologists.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Jaimes Natalia
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
2. Marghoob Ashfaq A Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s Regional, Skin Cancer Clinic, Hauppauge, New York, USA, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York, USA
ISBN 9789352700127
Speciality Dermatology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18584
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 164
Book Type Professional


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