Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration

Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration

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This practical text and color atlas tells the story of 350 patients, covering a wide range of thyroid lesions with high quality composite images that correlate cytology with histology, and radiology with pathology. Each case includes clinical presentation and final pathology. Concise, easy-to-read text enables readers to quickly find the information they need for accurate diagnosis. 'Lookalike' lesions are grouped together so the subtle cytological differences can be appreciated. The author's practical approach explains mistakes made and lessons learned, so diagnostic pitfalls can be avoided. Triage algorithms and over 2000 printed photomicrographs are provided. The print book is accompanied by a CD-ROM offering images in downloadable format. Written by a leading cytopathologist who has performed onsite assessment for over 10,000 ultrasound-guided thyroid fine needle aspirations, this is an important resource for all healthcare professionals dealing with thyroid patients, including cytopathologists, surgical pathologists, cytotechnologists, sonographers, radiologists, endocrinologists and surgeons.
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Product details

  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 160 b/w illus. 2387 colour illus. 35 tables
  • 1139135503
  • 9781139135504

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'A well-illustrated, visual learning medium for both pathology trainees and practicing pathologists.' American Society of Cytopathology Bulletin 'This is a very useful reference. The number and quality of the photos make it a valuable addition to any cytopathologist's library.' Doody's Review Service
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Table of contents

Preface; 1. Techniques and approaches to ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration; 2. Nodular goiter and mimickers; 3. Follicular neoplasm and mimickers; 4. Hurthle cell neoplasm and mimickers; 5. Follicular variant of papillary carcinoma; 6. Thyroiditis and mimickers; 7. Papillary thyroid carcinoma and variants with papillae and mimicker; 8. Papillary thyroid carcinoma, uncommon variants, and mimicker; 9. Clear cell and mucinous thyroid tumors; 10. Poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma; 11. Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma; 12. Medullary thyroid carcinoma; 13. Miscellaneous benign lesions; 14. Metastatic thyroid carcinoma; 15. Metastatic and secondary tumors to the thyroid; 16. Ancillary tests; Index.
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