McKee’s Pathology of the Skin: Expert Consult – Online and Print 2 Vol Set, 4e Reviews

McKee’s Pathology of the Skin: Expert Consult – Online and Print 2 Vol Set, 4e

McKee's Pathology of the Skin: Expert Consult - Online and Print 2 Vol Set, 4e

McKee’s Pathology of the Skin is the most complete, in-depth resource on dermatopathology, covering etiology, pathogenesis, disease mechanisms, and recent genetic, molecular, and basic science data. Drs. J. Eduardo Calonje, Thomas Brenn, Alexander Lazar, and Phillip McKee present new illustrations, updated chapters, and coverage of new entities such as lymphomas, cutaneous tissue tumors, diseases of the nail, and more in this extensively revised fourth edition. This new edition is an absolute must for practicing dermatopathologists and general pathologists who sign out skin biopsies.  It has over 5,000 images and new chapters on the pathology of HIV/AIDS, conjunctival tumors, sentinel lymph node biopsies, laboratory techniques in dermatopathology and a section on the pathology of salivary gland tumors. Also, the chapters on disorders of keratinization and diseases of the nails have been completely updated. With access to the full text, image and video bank online at, you’ll have convenient access to the guidance you need to formulate the most accurate reports.

  • Recognize all the histological variations of any skin condition through coverage that integrates dermatopathology, clinical correlations, and clinical photographs.
  • Easily reference key points thanks to bulleted lists of clinical features and differential diagnosis tables.
  • Diagnose accurately using over 5,000 histopathologic and clinical illustrations that demonstrate the range of histologic manifestations.
  • Stay current with updated and expanded coverage of diseases of the nail, cutaneous connective tissue tumors, tumors of the lymphoreticular system, and conjunctiva specimens.
  • Minimize errors and formulate accurate reports by applying up-to-date molecular research tools, classification guidelines, immunohistochemical practices, and more.
  • Effectively correlate your findings with clinical features through all-new, high-quality illustrations-none repeated from the previous editions-for each diagnostic entity.
  • Access the fully searchable text online at, along with a downloadable image bank and a link to PathConsult.

McKee brings you the latest developments in the rapidly changing field of skin pathology which includes ALL new images

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  1. Anonymous said,

    Wrote on May 31, 2012 @ 3:18 am

    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Perhaps not perfect- but pretty close!, May 6, 2012

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    This review is from: McKee’s Pathology of the Skin: Expert Consult – Online and Print 2 Vol Set, 4e (Hardcover)

    The new ediition of McKee’s is an outstanding textbook of dermatopathology and the baton has clearly been passed smoothly to Eduardo Calonje in maintaining and improving what was already a good book. The numerous clinical and histological photos are of uniformly good quality and the text is well written. The coverage (particularly of recondite reports from the literature) is perhaps a little less comprehensive than that in Weedon, but in many ways this is more a strength than a weakness, as the book is thus more readable.

    The coverage of the subject matter is fairly standard- a pattern based approach to inflammatory conditions and a fairly traditional approach to tumours. The chapters on hair, nail, genital and oral pathology are a useful feature in dealing with these specimens which constitute a less routine area of practice for many of us. I have viewed a few of the short on-line case presentations which are made available with purchase of the book and have particularly enjoyed Dr McKee’s methodical style of presentation.

    This book is clearly a joy for anyone who takes pleasure in reading beautiful textbooks of dermatopathology. In an age when there are so many good texts available and innumerable journal articles just a mouse click away, there is probably no such thing as a must have textbook- but if there were, this would be it!

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