Diagnostic Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck

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Edited by

  • Douglas Gnepp, MD, Professor, Departmwent of Pathology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI

This resource is the authoritative guide to problematic areas of the head and neck for the surgical pathologist. With particular emphasis placed on diagnostic problems and differential diagnosis in addition to coverage of more common diagnostically straightforward lesions, you’ll get the most complete diagnostic picture possible. The updated second edition features new coverage and a more user-friendly layout. Expert Consult functionality allows you to access the entire contents of the book online, from any internet connection.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2009
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-2589-4


"A truly outstanding book. It is wonderful that head and neck pathology¿has finally gained its literary jewel. This all-embracing overview of the standard pathology, together with recent advances and discoveries that have occurred in the field of head and pathology in the past decade, will provide indispensable diagnostic guidelines to all those dealing with otolaryngologic diseases¿A must on the shelves of anyone, from residents to seniors, involved in head and neck pathology." -¿ Modern Pathology

Table of Contents

1. Precancerous Changes of the Upper Aerodigestive System

2. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Upper Aerodigestive System

3. Non-Squamous Lesions of the Nose, Paranasal Sinuses and Nasopharynx

4. Non-Squamous Lesions of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx

5. Non-Squamous Lesions of the Larynx, Hypopharynx and Trachea

6. Salivary Gland (Major and Minor) and Lacrimal Gland

7. Thyroid and Parathyroid

8. Soft Tissue and Bone Lesions

9. Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors

10. Neck – Cysts, Unknown Primary, Neck Dissection

11. Ear – External, Middle and Temporal Bone

12. Hematopoietic Lesions

13. Cutaneous Tumors and Pseudotumors

14. FNA cytology of the Head and Neck

15. Specimen Handling

Appendix: Staging for Head and Neck Tumors