Clinical Cases in Disorders of Melanocytes

  • Sunil Kothiwala
  • Anup Kumar Tiwary
  • Piyush Kumar

Part of the Clinical Cases in Dermatology book series (CLIDADE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Developmental/Migration Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sunil Kumar Kothiwala
      Pages 3-10
  3. Melanocyte Senescence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Pawan Kumar
      Pages 13-19
  4. Hypermelanotic Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Sunil Kumar Kothiwala
      Pages 23-29
    3. Ashi, Sunil Kumar Kothiwala
      Pages 47-55
    4. Dhiraj Kumar
      Pages 69-75
    5. Niharika Ranjan Lal
      Pages 85-91
    6. Divya Sachdev, Piyush Kumar, Panchami Debbarman
      Pages 103-110
    7. Rajesh Kumar Mandal
      Pages 111-117
  5. Hypomelanotic Disorders

  6. Reticulate Pigmentation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Swetalina Pradhan, Kananbala Sahu
      Pages 157-160
    3. Swetalina Pradhan, Kananbala Sahu
      Pages 161-165
    4. Avijit Mondal, Subhash Dasarathan
      Pages 167-170
  7. Benign and Malignant Melanocytic Proliferation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. Anup Kumar Tiwary
      Pages 173-179
    3. Anup Kumar Tiwary, Sunil Kumar Kothiwala
      Pages 187-194
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 195-207

About this book


This book provides a guide to the diagnosis and management of melanocyte disorders. Clinical cases are presented to illustrate the treatment of both common and unusual conditions, as well as best practice techniques. Patient management options are discussed in relation to melanocyte senescence, hypermelanotic disorders, hypomelanotic disorders, reticulate pigmentation, benign melanocytic nevi, and malignant melanocytic proliferation.

Clinical Cases in Disorders of Melanocytes aims to aid clinical decision making and the recognition of subtle symptoms and is relevant to trainees and clinicians working within dermatology.


Hypopigmentation Hyperpigmentation Genodermatosis Mosaicism Melanoma Melanocyte Senescence Hypermelanotic disorders Hypomelanotic disorders Benign melanocytic nevi Malignant melanocytic proliferation

Editors and affiliations

  • Sunil Kothiwala
    • 1
  • Anup Kumar Tiwary
    • 2
  • Piyush Kumar
    • 3
  1. 1.SkinEva ClinicJaipurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Dermatology Subharti Medical CollegeMeerutIndia
  3. 3.Katihar Medical College and HospitalBiharIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-22756-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-22757-9
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