Melanocytic tumors of the skin deserve special a ll these features characterize the book as an attention because of the following important impressive contribution to the literature in the facts area of melanocytic tumors. My co-workers in Graz, Dr. H. Peter Soyer ? Melanoma is frequent and early detection and Dr. r ainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, as well as is critical. Dr. Giuseppe a rgenziano from Naples and Dr. ? a correct interpretation is necessary r obert Johr from Miami, together with many because the implications may be very international contributors who are all experts in serious. their respective disciplines, have produced a ? it is a dynamically developing field where splendid piece of work which presents highly major progress has been made over the relevant information on a complex and cha- past decade. lenging subject. This book will greatly assist physicians in providing optimal care for pa - This atlas, written in a concise way, is a highly tients with melanocytic skin lesions.