Musculoskeletal Cytohistology

Musculoskeletal Cytohistology

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Each volume in this richly illustrated series, sponsored by the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology, provides an organ-based approach to the cytological and histological diagnosis of small tissue samples. Benign, pre-malignant and malignant entities are presented in a well-organized and standardized format, with high-resolution color photomicrographs, tables, tabulated specific morphologic criteria and appropriate ancillary testing algorithms. Example vignettes allow the reader to assimilate the diagnostic principles in a case-based format. This volume describes the cytologic, small core biopsy, immunohistochemical and molecular diagnostic features of musculoskeletal lesions. It provides the cytopathologist and histopathologist with a comprehensive survey of diagnostic approaches and diagnostic features for benign and malignant lesions. Each chapter contains a detailed summary of differential diagnostic features, supported by high-quality images and case studies. The print edition includes a CD-ROM offering all images in a downloadable format. With over 500 photomicrographs, this is an important resource for practising pathologists and residents in more

Product details

  • Electronic book text
  • 200.7 x 388.7 x 112.7mm | 222g
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 37 b/w illus. 577 colour illus. 17 tables
  • 113901322X
  • 9781139013222

Table of contents

Preface; 1. Principles and practice for biopsy diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal lesions; 2. Ancillary techniques useful in the evaluation and diagnosis of bone and soft tissue neoplasms; 3. Spindle cell tumors of bone and soft tissue in infants and children; 4. Spindle cell tumors of the musculoskeletal system characteristically occurring in adults; 5. Giant cell tumors of the musculoskeletal system; 6. Myxoid lesions of bone and soft tissue; 7. Lipomatous tumors; 8. Vascular tumors of bone and soft tissue; 9. Pleomorphic sarcomas of bone and soft tissue; 10. Osseous tumors of bone and soft tissue; 11. Cartilaginous neoplasms of bone and soft tissue; 12. Small round cell neoplasms of bone and soft tissue; 13. Epithelioid and polygonal cell tumors of bone and soft tissue; 14. Cystic lesions of bone and soft tissue; more