Diagnostic Pathology: Placenta

1st Edition

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  • Print ISBN 9781937242220

Key Features

  • Approaches placental pathology from multiple lenses, including basic gross and microscopic changes; showcases diagnoses with important clinical correlations; and explains key features of the exam in specific obstetric scenarios, such as growth restriction, preeclampsia, or multiple gestations.
  • Essential information is distilled into a succinct, bulleted format with numerous high-quality images to facilitate learning.
  • Provides necessary reference charts and sample templates for gross and microscopic evaluation.
  • Highlights recent critical diagnoses in placental pathology, such as fetal thrombotic vasculopathy or placental maturation defect.
  • Provides unmatched coverage of congenital infections and the pathological examination of the cesarean and post-partum hysterectomy specimen.
  • Includes correlations and illustrations of relevant fetal organ pathology for diagnosis in cases of fetal or neonatal demise.
  • Comes with Amirsys eBook Advantage™, an eBook featuring expanded content, additional images, and fully searchable text.

Table of Contents

PART 1: OVERVIEW GROSS AND MICROSCOPIC CHANGES

SECTION I: UMBILICAL CORD

Gross Evaluation and Normal Histology of Umbilical Cord

Knots

Umbilical Cord Edema and Thinning

Histopathologic Changes of Umbilical Cord

SECTION II: EXTRAPLACENTAL MEMBRANES

Gross Evaluation and Normal Histology of Membranes

Histopathologic Changes of Membranes

SECTION III: CHORIONIC PLATE

Gross Appearance and Normal Histology of Chorionic Plate

Histopathologic Changes of Chorionic Plate

SECTION IV: STEM VILLI

Gross Appearance and Normal Histology of Stem Villi

Histopathologic Changes of Stem Villi

SECTION V: CHORIONIC VILLI

Gross Appearance and Normal Histology of Chorionic Villi

Histopathologic Changes of Chorionic Villi

SECTION VI: DECIDUA

Gross Appearance and Normal Histology of Decidua

Histopathologic Changes of Decidua

PART 2: DIAGNOSES

Hydropic Degeneration and Hydatidiform Mole

Choriocarcinoma Placental Site Nodule and Exaggerated Placental Site

Placental Site Trophoblastic Tumor and Epithelioid Trophoblastic Tumor

SECTION I: MECONIUM

Meconium-Stained Placenta

SECTION II: AMNIOTIC FLUID INFECTION SEQUENCE

Amniotic Fluid Infection Sequence (Maternal and Fetal Inflammatory Response)

Group B Streptococcus

Other Bacterial and Mycobacterial Species

Candida Infection

SECTION III: VILLITIS ASSOCIATED WITH SPECIFIC INFECTIONS

Cytomegalovirus

Parvovirus B19

Herpes Simplex Virus

Other Viruses

Syphilis

Coccidioidomycosis

Parasitic Infections

SECTION IV: CHRONIC VILLITIS OF UNKNOWN ETIOLOGY

Cellular

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2015
Published:
Imprint:
AMIRSYS
Print ISBN:
9781937242220

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