Key Features

  • Access the fully searchable text online at, along with a downloadable image bank.
  • See specimens as they appear through the microscope with nearly 800 superb, full-color photographs, photomicrographs, and images taken at high power.
  • Apply current criteria for diagnosis with the terminology and criteria of the newest WHO Classification of Tumors of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues incorporated throughout the text.
  • Easily refer to key information through tables that highlight principle features of lymphomas in different anatomic sites and their differential diagnosis.
  • Effectively diagnose both extranodal and intranodal lymphomas using comprehensive coverage.
  • Quickly find pathologic criteria with chapters organized by anatomic site providing a comprehensive list of extranodal sites, including the central nervous system, the head and neck, heart, lungs, gastrointestinal tract, skin, bone, bone marrow, and more.

Table of Contents


  1. Extranodal lymphomas: An overview
  2. Lymphomas of the nervous system and the meninges

A. Central nervous system lymphomas

B. Intraocular lymphoma

C. Lymphoma of the peripheral nervous system

D. Lymphoma of the dura mater

E. Epidural lymphoma

3. Lymphomas of the head and neck

A. Ocular adnexal lymphomas

B. Lymphomas of Waldeyer’s ring

C. Lymphomas of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses

D. Lymphomas and other lymphoproliferative disorders of the salivary glands

E. Lymphomas of the oral cavity

F. Thyroid lymphomas

G. Laryngeal lymphomas

4. Lymphomas of the thorax

A. Tracheal lymphomas

B. Pulmonary lymphomas

C. Lymphomas of the pleura and pleural cavity

D. Lymphomas of the thymus

E. Cardiac lymphomas

F. Lymphomas of the breast

5. Lymphomas of the esophagus, gastrointestinal tract, hepatobiliary tract and pancreas

A. Lymphomas of the esophagus

B. Lymphomas of the gastrointestinal tract

C. Hepatic lymphomas

D. Lymphomas of the gallbladder

E. Lymphomas of the extrahepatic biliary tract

F. Lymphomas of the pancreas

6. Lymphomas of the spleen

7. Adrenal lymphomas

  1. Lymphomas of the urinary tract

A. Lymphomas of the kidney

B. Ureteral lymphomas

C. Lymphomas of the urinary bladder

D. Urethral lymphomas

9. Lymphomas of the male genital tract

A. Testicular lymphomas

B. Epididymal lymphomas

C. Lymphomas of the spermatic cord

D. Prostatic lymphomas

E. Lymphomas of the penis

10. Lymphomas of the female genital tract

A. Ovarian lymphomas

B. Fallopia


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About the author

Judith Ferry

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School; Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA