Practical Pulmonary Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach

A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series


  • Kevin Leslie, MD, Consultant and Professor of Anatomic Pathology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdfale, AZ
  • Mark Wick, MD, Professor of Pathology, Division of Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA Professor & Associate Director of Surgical Pathology Director of Diagnostic Immunohistology

With its award-winning, innovative approach, the new edition of Practical Pulmonary Pathology, by Kevin O. Leslie, MD and Mark R. Wick, MD, provides comprehensive, practical guidance in the accurate identification and interpretation of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the lungs. Lavishly illustrated in full color throughout, this "one-stop" resource captures key morphologic patterns for a full range of common and rare conditions and assists in the interpretation of complex diagnostic puzzles. An easily accessible format with a unique "visual index" places in-depth diagnostic guidance quickly at your fingertips-in print or online at
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Book information

  • Published: May 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-5770-3

Table of Contents

1. Lung Anatomy

2. Optimal Processing of Diagnostic Lung Specimens

3. Computed Tomography of Diffuse Lung Diseases and Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

4. Developmental and Pediatric Lung Disease

5. Acute Lung Injury

6. Lung Infections

7. Chronic Diffuse Lung Diseases

8. Non-neoplastic Pathology of the Large and Small Airways

9. Pneumoconioses

10. Pulmonary Vasculitis and Pulmonary Hemorrhage

11. Pulmonary Hypertension

12. Pathology of Lung Transplantation

13. Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of the Lung

14. Sarcomas and Sarcomatoid Neoplasms of the Lung and Pleura

15. Pulmonary Pathology: Hematolymphoid Disorders

16. Non-neuroendocrine Carcinomas (Excluding "Sarcomatoid" Carcinoma) and Salivary Gland Analogue Tumors of the Lung

17. Metastatic Tumors in the Lung: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis

18. Pseudoneoplastic Lesions of the Lungs and Pleura

19. Benign and borderline tumors of the lungs and pleura

20. Malignant and Borderline Mesothelial Tumors of the Pleura

Appendix: Miscellaneous Distinctive Histopathologic Findings