Key Features

  • Highlights all aspects of cytology, including gynecologic, non-gynecologic exfoliative, fine-needle aspiration, and imaging.
  • Essential information is distilled into a succinct, bulleted format with numerous high-quality images to facilitate learning.
  • Comprehensive discussions of uncommon entities include clinical, radiologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular correlates where applicable.
  • Includes coverage of state-of-the-art immunohistochemistry and molecular markers as applicable to the practice of cytology and anatomic pathology.
  • Information on lab operations, regulatory mandates, quality improvement, and risk reduction keeps readers abreast of the latest knowledge in the field.
  • Hot topics covered include ophthalmic cytopathology, neuropathology squash preparations, molecular testing as applied to cytopathology, immunohistochemistry as applied to cytology and small biopsy diagnosis, and molecular testing as applied to gynecologic cytology.
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Table of Contents

PART 1: GYNECOLOGIC CYTOPATHOLOGY

SECTION I: OVERVIEW

Pap Test: History and Reporting Terminology

Cytopreparation, Instrumentation, and Automated Screening in Gynecologic Cytology

Specimen Adequacy in Cervicovaginal Cytology

SECTION II: BENIGN AND INFECTIOUS CONDITIONS

Normal Pap Test

Infectious and Other Organisms in Pap Tests

Benign/Other Nonneoplastic Findings

Other Benign Mimics and Artifacts

SECTION III: SQUAMOUS CELL ABNORMALITIES AND MIMICS

Low-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion and Mimics

High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion and Mimics

Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance

Atypical Squamous Cells, Cannot Rule Out High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Cervix, Variants and Mimics

SECTION IV: GLANDULAR CELL ABNORMALITIES AND MIMICS

Endocervical Adenocarcinoma In Situ, Variants and Mimics

Endocervical Adenocarcinoma, Variants and Mimics

Adenocarcinoma, Minimal Deviation

Endometrial Cancers: Usual Types, Variants, and Mimics

Atypical Glandular Cells: Endocervicals, Endometrials, and Glandulars, NOS

Endometrial Cells in Pap Test and Glandular Cells Status Post Hysterectomy

SECTION V: EXTRAUTERINE CARCINOMAS AND OTHER MALIGNANCIES OF FEMALE GENITAL TRACT

Extrauterine Carcinomas and Presentations in Cervicovaginal Cytology

Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of Cervix

Other Uncommon Malignancies in Cervicovaginal Cytology

SECTION VI: MOLECULAR TESTING IN GYNECOLOGIC CYTOLOGY

HPV and Other Molecular Testing in Gynecologic Cytology

SECTION VII: DIRECTLY SAMPLED ENDOMETRIAL CYTOLOGY

Directly Sampled Endometrial Cytology

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Details

No. of pages:
808
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
AMIRSYS
Print ISBN:
9781931884556

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