Diagnostic Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck

2nd Edition

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Print ISBN: 9781416025894
eBook ISBN: 9780323246576
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 31st March 2009
Page Count: 1224


This resource is the authoritative guide to problematic areas of the head and neck for the surgical pathologist. With particular emphasis placed on diagnostic problems and differential diagnosis in addition to coverage of more common diagnostically straightforward lesions, you’ll get the most complete diagnostic picture possible. The updated second edition features new coverage and a more user-friendly layout. Expert Consult functionality allows you to access the entire contents of the book online, from any internet connection.

Key Features

  • Features the most comprehensive collection of head and neck pathology specimens in one reference for comparison with your findings.
  • Covers rare as well as common diagnoses to help you identify even the most obscure disease entities.
  • Provides clinicopathologic correlations throughout to give you all the information you need to formulate a complete diagnostic report.
  • Emphasizes differential diagnosis and avoiding diagnostic pitfalls so you can overcome difficult diagnostic challenges.

Table of Contents

  1. Precancerous Changes of the Upper Aerodigestive System

    2. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Upper Aerodigestive System

    3. Non-Squamous Lesions of the Nose, Paranasal Sinuses and Nasopharynx

    4. Non-Squamous Lesions of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx

    5. Non-Squamous Lesions of the Larynx, Hypopharynx and Trachea

    6. Salivary Gland (Major and Minor) and Lacrimal Gland

    7. Thyroid and Parathyroid

    8. Soft Tissue and Bone Lesions

    9. Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors

    10. Neck – Cysts, Unknown Primary, Neck Dissection

    11. Ear – External, Middle and Temporal Bone

    12. Hematopoietic Lesions

    13. Cutaneous Tumors and Pseudotumors

    14. FNA cytology of the Head and Neck

    15. Specimen Handling

    Appendix: Staging for Head and Neck Tumors


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