Diagnostic Cytopathology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780702048951

Diagnostic Cytopathology

3rd Edition

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eBook ISBN: 9780702048951
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

Key Features

A practical in-depth bench book that covers everyday diagnostic work in the laboratory. It provides an accessible guide to cytological diagnostic investigation and screening.

Each chapter provides a summary of major diagnostic criteria in order to quickly direct the user to the most relevant material.

Cytological findings closely related to histopathological, immunohistochemical and molecular appearance whenever appropriate to assist in the interpretation and recognition of tissue samples.

Almost 2,000 colour illustrations incorporated throughout to provide a comprehensive visual guide.

Stay on top of the latest concepts and developments in molecular markers.

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Table of Contents

Cytopathology: The history, the present and the future direction

Respiratory tract: normal, reactive and inflammatory changes

Serous Effusions: Reactive and malignant

Breast: Normal, inflammatory and reactive conditions

Salivary glands

Oral cavity

Oesophagus and gastrointestinal tract


Gall bladder and biliary system


The kidney and retroperitoneal tissuess

Urinary tract

Lymph nodes

Other lymphoreticular organs

Organ Transplantation


Thyroid Gland

Other endocrine organs

Prostate: benign and malignant

Testis and scrotum. Male infertility

Vulva, vagina and cervix: normal cytology, hormonal and
inflammatory conditions

Cervical Screening Programmes

Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and squamous cell carcinoma
of the cervix

 Glandular neoplasia of cervix

 Other tumors and tumour-like conditions of cervix, vulva and vagina

Cytology of the body of the uterus

Ovaries, fallopian tubes and associated lesions Retroperitoneum


Soft tissue and musculoskeletal system

The cytology of synovial fluid

Cerebrospinal fluid and brain smears

The Eyelids, Orbit and Eye

Childhood tumours

New techniques



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