Overview

Head and Neck Pathology

The head and neck is the site of some of the most diverse and histologically complex tumors in the human body. Within this small, highly specialized region, one finds a remarkable range of tissues, including skin, mucosal surfaces, soft tissue, bone, lymph nodes, peripheral and central nervous system tissue, paraganglia, endocrine organs, salivary glands and odontogenic structures. Compounding the issue, biopsies are ...

See more details below
Head and Neck Pathology

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$91.49
BN.com price
(Save 42%)$160.00 List Price

Overview

Head and Neck Pathology

The head and neck is the site of some of the most diverse and histologically complex tumors in the human body. Within this small, highly specialized region, one finds a remarkable range of tissues, including skin, mucosal surfaces, soft tissue, bone, lymph nodes, peripheral and central nervous system tissue, paraganglia, endocrine organs, salivary glands and odontogenic structures. Compounding the issue, biopsies are often small, frequently distorted and difficult to orient for paraffin embedding, all of which impact evaluation and diagnosis, even for experienced pathologists.


Head and Neck Pathology presents fifty cases for discussion and illustration. The cases have been selected to show the wide range of specimens seen in head and neck pathology and address some of the frequent encountered in these lesions.


The goal of this unique book is to provide detailed insight into a wealth of expert experience in such cases, with in-depth review of the expert's analysis and diagnostic process supported by high-quality color photomicrographs and discussion of the diagnostic principles involved in evaluating these lesions.


Head and Neck Pathology is essential reading for surgical pathologists, otolaryngologists and pathologists. In addition it will of interest to pathology and otolaryngology residents and fellows.

About the Series


The Consultant Pathology series is designed to disseminate the knowledge of expert surgical pathology consultants in the analysis and diagnosis of difficult cases to the full community of pathology practitioners. The volumes are based on actual consultations and presented in a format that illustrates the expert's process of evaluating the case, including indications for consultation, the consultant's findings and comment, and discussion of the entity that amplifies the case description. Each volume in the Consultant Pathology series is authored by international experts with extensive case experience in the areas covered.

;Series Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Squamous Cell Carcinoma - Variants: 1.1 Adenosquamous Carcinoa, 1.2 Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma, 1.3 hybrid verucous carcinoma, 1.4 Spindle cell squamous carcinoma, 1.5 Verrucous carcinoma - papillary keratosis; 2. Salivary Glands: 2.1 Acinic cell carcinoma, 2.2 Adenoid cyst carcinoma with high-grade transformation, 2.3 Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis (Kuttner tumor), 2.4 Epithelial - myoepithelial carcinoma, 2.5 Keratocystoma, 2.6 Low-grade salivery duct carcinoma (low-grade cribiform cystadenocarcinoma), 2.7 Oncocytic mucoepidermoid carcinoma, 2.8 polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma, 2.9 Salivary duct carcinoma, 2.10 Salivary gland sebaceous carcinoma, 2.11 Sclerosing polycystic adenosis, 2.12 Sialadenoma papilliferum; 3. Sinonasal Tract- Nasopharynx: 3.1 Exophytic schneiderian papilloma, 3.2 Nasophatyngeal carcinoma, 3.3 respiratory epithelial adenomatoid hamartoma - inverted papilloma; 4. Dental Lesions: 4.1 Calcifying cystic adontogenic tumor, 4.2 Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor (Pindborg Tumor), 4.3 Dental follicle - dental papilla - myxoma, 4.4 Glandular odontogenic cyst, 4.5 Keratocystic odontogenic tumor (odontogenic keratocyst); 5. Neural - Neuroctodermal Lesions: 5.1 Craniopharyngioma, 5.2 Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor, 5.3 Middle ear adenoma - paraganglioma - otitis media with glandular metaplasia, 5.4 Mixed olfactory neuroplastoma - carcinoma, 5.5 Mucosal melanoma, 5.6 Secretory Meningioma; 6. Soft Tissue Tumors: 6.1 angiosarcoma, 6.2 Glomangiopericytoma - solitary fibrous tumor, 6.3 Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor, 6.4 Lobular capillary hemangioma, 6.5 Synovial sarcoma; 7. Bone Tumors: 7.1 Cnetral giant cell granuloma, 7.2 Chordoma, 7.3 Ossifying fibroma (conventional type); 8. Endocrine Tumors: 8.1 Carcinoma metastatic to thyroid, 8.2 Mixed medullary - papillary thyroid carcinoma, 8.3 Paraganglioma of thyroid, 8.4 parathyroid adenoma; 9. Miscellaneous Lesions: 9.1 Branchial cleft cyst - carcinoma 9.2 Eosinophilic angiocentric fibrosis, 9.3 Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma, 9.4 histoplasmosis, 9.5 Median rhomboid glossitis, 9.6 Rosai - Dorfman disease - rhinoscleroma, 9.7 Wegner's granulomatosis

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617050114
  • Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing, LLC
  • Publication date: 10/27/2010
  • Series: Consultant Pathology
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

is Professor of Pathology and Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Chief, Division of Head and Neck Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and Professor of Oral and MAxillofacial Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)