Excellent guide to diagnostic problems likely to be encountered in everyday practice
Encompasses exfoliative and aspiration cytology of all major nongynecologic body sites
Contains a wealth of high-quality color photomicrographs
Includes helpful algorithms presenting relevant microscopic findings, important additional findings, and differential diagnostic possibilities
This manual for diagnostic cytologists offers detailed guidance on diagnostic problems likely to be encountered in everyday practice. It encompasses exfoliative and aspiration cytology of all major nongynecologic body sites. Each chapter features an algorithm that presents the reader with the relevant microscopic findings, the most important additional findings, and the differential diagnostic possibilities and problems in a clear and easily remembered form. These algorithms will without doubt prove of great practical value to the reader, and they are also helpfully presented together at the end of the book. Another important feature is the wealth of high-quality color photomicrographs, which clearly document the visual appearances of the most important lesions and highlight the differential diagnostic difficulties. The accompanying text contains helpful general remarks and presents further relevant information on diagnostics, differential diagnostic procedures, and auxiliary methods. Besides established cytologists and pathologists, cytopathologists in training and cytotechnologists will find this book to be a valuable aid.
Breast.- Respiratory Tract and Mediastinum.- Effusions.- Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands.- Salivary Glands and Head and Neck Lesions.- Central Nervous System.- Eye and Ocular Adnexa.- Oral Cavity and Oropharynx.- Liver.- Pancreas, Extrahepatic Bile Ducts.- Gastrointestinal Tract.- Kidney, Adrenal Glands, Retroperitoneum.- Urinary Tract.- Male Genital Organs.- Lymph Nodes.- Skin Lesions and Unusual Subcutaneous Lesions.- Soft Tissue and Bone.