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Book review
Biopsy interpretation series. Biopsy interpretation of the skin: primary non-lymphoid cutaneous neoplasia
  1. Ruth Asher
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ruth Asher, Consultant Dermatopathologist, Department of Cellular Pathology/Oxford Biomedical Research Centre/University of Oxford, Oxford, UK; ruth.asher{at}

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Edited by A Neil Crowson, Cynthia Magro, Martin C Mihm Jr Published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA, 2010, pp 455, hardback, £108. ISBN-13: 978-0-7817-7205-1

An ever-increasing number of dermatopathology texts are now appearing in the book shops. There are books for beginners, atlases, those focusing on very specific areas as well as the better known larger tomes which embrace the whole subject in great detail. When buying a book, it can prove to be a difficult decision when faced with such a bewildering array of titles. This new addition to the list only focuses on non-lymphoid neoplasia of the skin and is aimed at the general pathologist as well as dermatologists with an interest in histology.

The book is split into 11 chapters, four …

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