Practical Breast Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach

A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series (Expert Consult - Online and Print)


  • Kristen Atkins, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Virginia Medical Center
  • Christina Kong, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Apply a systematic pattern recognition method to achieve more accurate diagnoses with Practical Breast Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach. Using a practical, pattern-based organization, this volume in the Pattern Recognition series guides you efficiently and confidently through the evaluation of even the most challenging neoplastic and non-neoplastic specimens in breast pathology, and also highlights patterns crucial to radiologic diagnosis.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0763-2

Table of Contents

1 The Normal Breast

2 Specimen Processing

3 Basic Breast Radiology

4 Surgical Approaches to Breast Lesions

5 Juvenile Breast Lesions

6 Fibrosing Lesions of the Breast

7 Stromal Lesions/Sarcomas (Including Mixed Epithelial/Stromal, Metaplastic [Spindle Cell] Carcinoma, and Vascular)

8 Intraductal and Intralobular Proliferations

9 Invasive Breast Carcinomas

10 Cutaneous Lesions of the Breast

11 Sentinel Lymph Nodes

12 Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology

13 Special Studies