Potter's Pathology of the Fetus, Infant and Child

2-Volume Set with CD-ROM

  • John Optiz, MD, MD(hc), DSci(hc)
  • Edited by

    • Enid Gilbert-Barness, AO, MD, FRCPA, FRCPath, DSci(hc), MD(hc), Professor of Pathology, Laboratory Medicine and Pediatrics, Department of Pathology, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    • Raj Kapur, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Associate Professor
    • Luc Laurier Oligny, MSc, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Cellular Biology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    • Joseph Siebert, PHD, Research Associate, Professor of Pathology, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA

    This comprehensive reference addresses all aspects of fetal and neonatal pathology, including complicated pregnancies, multiple pregnancies, abortion, placental pathology, and disorders affecting the full-term neonate. A consistent organization allows for quick access to specific guidance, and nearly 2,500 illustrations - 2,350 in full color - depict conditions and abnormalities as they present in practice, facilitating diagnosis. An Image Bank on CD-ROM - new to this edition - features all of the illustrations from the 2-volume set, downloadable for presentations.
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Book information

  • Published: April 2007
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03403-6

Table of Contents

Volume 1

Pare 1 Genetic and Developmental Pathology

1. Mechanisms of Development and Growth: Molecular Genetics

2. Causes and Pathogenesis of Birth Defects

3. Abnormalities of Blastogenesis, Organogenesis, and Phenogenesis

4. Pathology of Abortion: The Embryo and the Previable Fetus

5. Causes of Stillbirth and Neonatal Death

6. Prenatal Diagnosis

7. Pathology of the Placenta

8. Multiple Pregnancies and Conjoined Twins

9. Disruptions:

I. Teratogenic Disruptions

II. Vascular Disruptions

10. Chromosomal Abnormalities

11. Sudden Death in Infants:

I. Sudden and Unexpected Death in Infants

II. Mechanisms of the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

12. Complications of Perinatal Care

Part 2 Systematic Pathology

13. Perinatal, Fetal, and Embryonic Autopsy

14. Infectious Diseases

15. Nutritional Diseases

16. Metabolic Diseases

17. Cardiovascular System:

I. Development of the Heart and Congenital Malformations

II. Cardiovascular Disorders

18. Respiratory System

19. Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas

Volume 2

20. Liver, Gallbladder, and Biliary Tract

21. Renal System:

I. Kidneys and Urinary Tract

II. Genetic Disorders and Malformation Syndromes

22. Hematopoietic System:

I. Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood

II. Coagulation Disorders

23. Thymus, Spleen, Lymphoid, Tissues, and Immunodeficiency Disorders

24. Central Nervous System:

I. Development

II. Malformations

III. Fetal and Neonatal Brain Damage

IV. The “At-Risk” Fetus

25. Endocrine Glands

26. Reproductive System

27. Soft Tissue Tumors

28. Skin Diseases

29. Neuromuscular Diseases

30. Skeletal System:

I. Osteochondrodysplasias and Dysostoses

II. Infections

31. The Eye

32. Head and Neck:

I. Craniofacial Abnormalities

II. Salivary Glands

33. Pediatric Forensic Pathology