Diagnostic Pathology: Placenta

1st Edition

Editors:

  • Amy Heerema-McKenney
  • Monique De Paepe
  • Edwina Popek
    • 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