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Practical Pulmonary Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach

A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series

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


Hardbound, 864 Pages

Published: May 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-5770-3


  • 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




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