Biopsy Interpretation of the Thyroid

Biopsy Interpretation of the Thyroid

by Scott L. Boerner, Sylvia L. Asa
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781772044

ISBN-13: 9780781772044

Pub. Date: 11/01/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This new volume in the Biopsy Interpretation Series is a practical guide and bench reference for the interpretation of neck biopsies that involve thyroid and parathyroid tissue. The text covers common thyroid biopsies, parathyroid biopsies that are frequent surgical specimens, and uncommon aspirates that may be mistaken for thyroid. Coverage includes

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Overview

This new volume in the Biopsy Interpretation Series is a practical guide and bench reference for the interpretation of neck biopsies that involve thyroid and parathyroid tissue. The text covers common thyroid biopsies, parathyroid biopsies that are frequent surgical specimens, and uncommon aspirates that may be mistaken for thyroid. Coverage includes state-of-the-art information on immunohistochemistry, molecular diagnostics, and laser scanning cytometry. More than 250 full-color illustrations complement the text.

A companion Website will provide 500 additional figures, Parathyroid Pearls, and a test bank that is ideal for board exam preparation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781772044
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Series:
Biopsy Interpretation Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1: Introduction to Thyroid Pathology

2: The Normal Thyroid

3: Classification of Thyroid Pathology

4: Cytologic Approach to Diagnosis of Thyroid Pathology

5: Histologic Biopsy of Thyroid

6: Ancillary Tools in Thyroid Diagnosis

7: Cystic Lesions

8: Inflammatory and Lymphoid Lesions

9: Papillary Lesions

10: Follicular Lesions

11: Solid and Trabecular Lesions

12: Squamoid, Spindle, and Giant-cell Lesions

13: Small Cell Lesions

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