Diagnostic Pathology: Gynecological - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781931884600

Diagnostic Pathology: Gynecological

1st Edition

Authors: Marisa Nucci Esther Oliva
Hardcover ISBN: 9781931884600
Imprint: AMIRSYS
Published Date: 24th February 2014
Page Count: 856

Table of Contents


Inflammatory Disorders

Lichen Planus

Fixed Drug Eruption

Erythema Multiforme

Plasmacytosis Mucosae (Zoon)

Lichen Sclerosus

Allergic Contact Dermatitis


Lichen Simplex Chronicus

Foreign Body Granulomas

Verruciform Xanthoma

Cutaneous Crohn Disease

Epidermolytic Hyperkeratosis

Papular Acantholytic Dermatosis

Behçet Disease


Bullous Pemphigoid

Cicatricial Pemphigoid

Herpes Gestationis

Linear IgA Disease

Herpes Simplex Virus



Molluscum Contagiosum



Scabetic Infestations

Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Nonneoplastic Lesions

Bartholin Cyst

Endometriosis, Vulva

Fibroepithelial Stromal Polyp

Massive Vulval Edema

Cutaneous Neoplasia

HPV-Related Lesions (Excluding Vulvar Intraepithelial Neoplasia)

Vulvar Intraepithelial Neoplasia

Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Vulva

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Mucosal Melanotic Macule

Common Melanocytic Nevus

Atypical Nevus of the Genital Tract

Malignant Melanoma, Vulva

Extramammary Paget Disease

Hidradenoma Papilliferum

Bartholin Gland Carcinoma

Fibroadenoma and Phyllodes Tumor


Mixed Tumor, Vulva

Microcystic Adnexal Carcinoma

Eccrine Spiradenoma



Sebaceous Hyperplasia

Sebaceous Carcinoma

Soft Tissue Neoplasia


Cellular Angiofibroma

Prepubertal Vulval Fibroma

Superficial Angiomyxoma

Deep Aggressive Angiomyxoma

Smooth Muscle Tumors, Vulva



Ideal for practicing pathologists and pathologists-in-training, Diagnostic Pathology: Gynecological is an easy-to-use, comprehensive reference filled with succinct information and thousands of detailed images on topics concerning common and uncommon entities involving the female genital tract.This volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series offers you a practical guide to diagnosing every challenging gynecological biopsy that you encounter in your daily practice.

"A nice well illustrated gynecological pathology book, very useful." Reviewed by PathLab.org, August 2015

Key Features

  • Up-to-date content and reference lists
  • New high-quality image examples in most chapters
  • Bulleted but highly detailed text facilitates quick, accurate diagnoses
  • Diagnostically relevant "Key Facts" for each entity
  • Pathologic diagnostic pearls highlight important points and potential pitfalls
  • Superior medical images including gross and microscopic pathology, a wide range of supportive immunohistochemistry, and detailed medical illustrations with numerous examples of morphologic findings
  • Coverage of uncommonly discussed topics such as inflammatory diseases of the vulva are covered by experts in the field of dermatopathology
  • Latest information on classification of squamous lesions of the distal female genital tract
  • The differential diagnosis section of each chapter examines the role of immunohistochemistry as well as other ancillary techniques in gynecologic pathology
  • Selected key references—both classic and new publications—provide more in-depth reading
  • Hot topics covered include: serous carcinoma of the fallopian tube including STIC, low- and high-grade serous carcinoma of the ovary, high-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma, endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia/atypical endometrial hyperplasia, and invasive adenocarcinoma of the cervix, intestinal and gastric types
  • Comes with Amirsys eBook Advantage™, an online eBook featuring expanded content, additional images, and fully searchable bulleted text format for quick, easy reference


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About the Authors

Marisa Nucci Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School; Associate Pathologist, Division of Women’s and Perinatal Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Consultant Pathologist, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Associate Member, Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, Sarcoma Program, Boston, Massachusetts

Esther Oliva Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts