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A Volume in the High Yield Pathology Series (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

Uropathology, a volume in the High Yield Pathology Series, makes it easy to recognize the classic manifestations of urologic diseases and quickly confirm your diagnoses. A templated format, excellent color photographs, authoritative content, and online access make Uropathology an ideal reference for busy pathologists.


Pathology, Urology

Hardbound, 560 Pages

Published: March 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2523-0


  • Section A. Non-Neoplastic Disease of the Prostate

    Anatomy and histology of the prostate

    Seminal vesicle/ejaculatory duct

    Cowper gland

    Benign prostatic hyperplasia

    Acute inflammation of the prostate

    Chronic inflammation of the prostate

    Nonspecific granulomatous prostatitis

    Post-biopsy granuloma

    Prostatic xanthoma

    Granulomatous inflammation of infectious etiology

    Simple atrophy

    Cystic atrophy

    Post-atrophy hyperplasia

    Partial atrophy


    Sclerosing adenosis

    Clear cell cribriform hyperplasia

    Hyperplasia of mesonephric remnants

    Basal cell hyperplasia

    Urothelial metaplasia

    Squamous metaplasia

    Mucin cell metaplasia

    Neuroendocrine cells involving the prostate

    Verumontanum mucosal gland hyperplasia

    Prostatic infarct

    Section B. Neoplastic Disease of the Prostate

    Prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia

    Intraductal carcinoma of the prostate

    Prostatic carcinoma, usual variant

    Prostatic carcinoma, atrophic variant

    Prostatic carcinoma, foamy gland variant

    Prostatic carcinoma, pseudohyperplastic variant

    Prostatic carcinoma, mucinous variant

    Prostatic ductal adenocarcinoma, PIN-like

    Sarcomatoid carcinoma

    Pleomorphic giant cell carcinoma of the prostate

    Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the prostate

    Prostate carcinoma with squamous differentiation

    Ductal adenocarcinoma

    Small cell carcinoma

    Basal cell adenoma

    Basal cell carcinoma

    Urothelial carcinoma

    Prostatic stromal tumor of uncertain malignant potential

    Prostatic stromal sarcoma

    Atypical glands suspicious for carcinoma

    High grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia with adjacent atypical glands

    Radiation-induced changes

    Hormonal ablation induced changes

    Cryoablation therapy induced changes

    Immunohistochemical work-up of prostate carcinoma

    Gleason grading of prostate carcinoma

    Prostate cancer staging in radical prostatectomy

    Work-up of "vanishing" cancer in radical prostatectomy

    Nonprostatic adenocarcinoma involving the prostate

    Section C. Seminal Vesicle

    Anatomy and histology of seminal vesicles


    Section D. Non-Neoplastic Disease of the Urinary Bladder

    Anatomy and histology of the urinary bladder

    von Brunn nests

    Cystitis cystica et glandularis

    Squamous metaplasia

    Intestinal metaplasia

    Nephrogenic metaplasia/adenoma

    Polypoid and papillary cystitis

    Follicular cystitis

    Giant cell cystitis

    Interstitial cystitis/Painful bladder syndrome

    Eosinophilic cystitis

    Infectious cystitis


    Granulomatous cystitis after Bacillus Calmette-Guerin therapy

    Radiation cystitis

    Chemotherapy-induced cystitis

    Endometriosis of the bladder

    Bladder endocervicosis

    Bladder exstrophy

    Urachal anomaly

    Bladder diverticulum

    Ectopic prostate tissue

    Section E. Neoplastic Disease of the Urinary Bladder

    Papillary urothelial hyperplasia

    Reactive urothelial atypia

    Urothelial atypia of unknown significance

    Urothelial dysplasia

    Urothelial carcinoma in situ

    Urothelial papilloma

    Inverted papilloma

    Papillary urothelial neoplasm of low malignant potential

    Low grade papillary urothelial carcinoma

    High grade papillary urothelial carcinoma

    Invasive urothelial carcinoma

    Urothelial carcinoma with inverted growth pattern

    Urothelial carcinoma with squamous differentiation

    Urothelial carcinoma with villoglandular differentiation

    Urothelial carcinoma, micropapillary variant

    Urothelial carcinoma, microcystic variant

    Urothelial carcinoma, lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma variant

    Urothelial carcinoma, clear cell (glycogen-rich) variant

    Urothelial carcinoma, lipoid-cell variant

    Urothelial carcinoma with syncytiotrophoblastic giant cells

    Urothelial carcinoma with rhabdoid differentiation

    Urothelial carcinoma similar to giant cell tumor of bone

    Small cell carcinoma

    Large cell undifferentiated carcinoma

    Urothelial carcinoma with unusual stromal reactions

    Urothelial carcinoma with sarcomatoid differentiation

    Villous adenoma


    Clear cell adenocarcinoma

    Urachal adenocarcinoma

    Squamous cell carcinoma


    Staging of urothelial carcinoma

    Secondary spread of prostate carcinoma to the bladder

    Secondary adenocarcinoma involving bladder, other than prostatic carcinoma

    Section F. Non-neoplastic Disease of the Kidney

    Anatomy of the kidney

    Renal dysplasia

    Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD)

    Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)

    Medullary spongy kidney

    Acquired cystic kidney disease

    Simple cortical cyst

    Acute pyelonephritis

    Chronic nonobstructive pyelonephritis

    Chronic obstructive pyelonephritis

    Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis

    Renal papillary necrosis

    Benign nephrosclerosis

    Malignant nephrosclerosis

    Acute tubular necrosis

    Acute interstitial nephritis

    Infectious interstitial nephritis

    Section G. Neoplastic Disease of the Kidney

    Papillary adenoma


    Clear cell renal cell carcinoma

    Multilocular cystic renal cell carcinoma

    Papillary renal cell carcinoma

    Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

    Collecting duct carcinoma

    Renal medullary carcinoma

    Renal cell carcinoma associated with neuroblastoma

    Renal cell carcinoma associated with Xp11.2 translocation/TFE3 gene fusions

    Mucinous tubular and spindle cell carcinoma

    Renal cell carcinoma, unclassified type

    Tubulocystic carcinoma

    Renal cell carcinoma associated with acquired cystic renal diseases

    Renal cell carcinoma with sarcomatoid differentiation

    Thyroid follicular carcinoma-like renal cell carcinoma

    Clear cell tubulopapillary renal cell carcinoma

    Renal cell carcinoma with Leiomyomatous stroma

    Metanephric adenoma

    Metanephric stromal tumor

    Wilms' tumor

    Nephrogenic rests and nephroblastomatosis

    Congenital mesoblastic nephroma (CMN)

    Rhabdoid tumor of the kidney

    Clear cell sarcoma of the kidney

    Ossifying renal tumor of infancy


    Epithelioid angiomyolipoma

    Juxtaglomerular cell tumor

    Renal medullary fibroma (renomedullary interstitial cell tumor)

    Cystic nephroma/Mixed epithelial and stromal tumor of the kidney

    Primary renal synovial sarcoma (PRSS)

    Renal carcinoid tumor

    Fuhrman grading system for renal cell carcinoma

    Staging of renal cell carcinoma

    Renal cell carcinoma in Von Hippel-Lindau sydrome

    Renal cell neoplasms in Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome

    Hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell carcinoma syndrome

    Renal tumors in tuberous sclerosis

    Section H. Renal Pelvis and Ureter

    Proliferative ureteritis, including florid von Brunn's nests and ureteropyelitis cystica et glandularis

    Ureteropelvic junction obstruction

    Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis

    Fibroepithelial polyp of the ureter and renal pelvis

    Ureteral urothelial carcinoma and staging

    Staging for pelvic urothelial carcinoma

    Section I. Non-Neoplastic Disease of the Testis

    Anatomy and histology


    Testiculosplenic fusion

    Adrenal cortical rests

    Spermatic cord torsion and testicular infarction

    Testicular microlithiasis


    Male infertility work-up

    Maturation arrest


    Germ cell aplasia, Sertoli cell only syndrome

    Excurrent duct obstruction

    Prepubertal gonadotropin deficiency

    Postpubertal gonadotropin deficiency

    Viral orchitis

    Granulomatous orchidoepididymitis

    Nonspecific granulomatous orchitis

    Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

    Androgen insensitivity syndrome

    Klinefelter Syndrome

    Testicular tumor of the adrenogenital syndrome

    Embryonic testicular regression

    Gonadal dysgenesis

    Section J. Neoplastic Disease of the Testis

    Testicular intratubular germ cell neoplasia, unclassified type


    Spermatocytic seminoma

    Embryonal carcinoma

    Yolk sac tumor


    Mixed germ cell tumor

    Teratoma with somatic-type malignancies

    Testicular carcinoid tumor

    Dermoid cyst

    Epidermoid cyst


    Leydig cell tumor

    Sertoli cell tumor

    Sclerosing Sertoli cell tumor

    Large cell calcifying Sertoli cell tumor

    Granulosa cell tumor

    Juvenile granulosa cell tumor


    Stromal tumor of the testis, unclassified type


    Testicular lymphoma

    Ovarian epithelial-like testicular tumors

    Tumors of the rete testis

    Testicular cancer staging

    Section K. Spermatic Cord and Testicular Adnexa

    Appendix testis

    Appendix epididymis

    Glandular inclusions in inguinal herniorrhaphy specimens



    Vasitis nodosa

    Sperm granuloma

    Adenomatoid tumor

    Fibrous pseudotumor

    Paratesticular idiopathic smooth muscle hyperplasia

    Papillary cystadenoma of the epididymis

    Paratesticular lipoma

    Paratesticular liposarcoma

    Paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma

    Leiomyoma of the spermatic cord and testicular adnexa

    Paratesticular leiomyosarcoma

    Aggressive angiomyxoma of the male genital region

    Cellular angiofibroma

    Malignant mesothelioma, paratesticular

    Ovarian-type epithelial carcinoma

    Epithelial tumors of the rete testis

    Section L. Disease of the Penis, Urethra, and Scrotum

    Fibroepithelial polyp of the urethra

    Urethral caruncle

    Urethral diverticulum

    Urethral stricture

    Polypoid urethritis

    Condyloma acuminatum

    Prostatic-type urethral polyp

    Urethral urothelial carcinoma associated with bladder urothelial carcinoma

    Primary urethral carcinoma

    Urethral adenocarcinoma

    Clear cell adenocarcinoma of the urethra

    Zoon's balanitis

    Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus (balanitis xerotica obliterans)

    Pseudoepitheliomatous keratotic micaceous balanitis

    Peyronie's disease

    Squamous hyperplasia of the penis

    Penile intraepithelial neoplasia, including Bowen disease, erythroplasia of Queyrat, and Bowenoid papulosis

    Squamous cell carcinoma of the penis, usual type

    Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma

    Penile warty (condylomatous) carcinoma

    Squamous cell carcinoma, verrucous

    Squamous cell carcinoma, papillary

    Squamous cell carcinoma, pseudohyperplastic non-verruciform

    Sarcomatoid (spindle cell) squamous cell carcinoma of the penis

    Adenosquamous cell carcinoma

    Mixed carcinomas of the penis

    Penile basal cell carcinoma

    Extramammary Paget disease of the penis and scrotum

    Merkel cell carcinoma of the genitourinary tract

    Sclerosing lipogranuloma

    Scrotal calcinosis

    Genital melanosis and lentiginosis

    Primary melanoma of the genitourinary system

    Staging for penile squamous cell carcinoma

    Staging for urethral carcinoma

    Section M. Soft Tissue Tumors

    Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the bladder

    Leiomyoma of the bladder

    Leiomyosarcoma of the bladder

    Solitary fibrous tumor

    Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the genitourinary tract

    Lymphomas of the genitourinary organs


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