Comprehensive coverage of both common and rare lung diseases and disorders. One stop consultation resource for the reporting room or study, no need to go further to get questions answered.
Clinical background and ancillary radiographs incorporated throughout.Provides the user with all of the necessary diagnostic tools to make a complete and accurate pathologic report.
Practical advice and tips from two of the world’s recognized experts. Provides the trainee and general surgical pathologist with time saving diagnostic clues when dealing with difficult specimens.
Consistent and uniform approach incorporated for each disease and disorder (Etiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, pathologic features, differential diagnosis) User-friendly format enables quick and easy navigation to the key information required.
Extensive use of summary tables, charts and graphs throughout the text. Helps simplify and clarify complex concepts and facilitates “at a glance” comparisons between entities.
Extensive reference list highlights landmark articles as well as including most up-to-date citations. Directs the trainee and practitioner to the most recent and authoritative sources for further reading and investigation
Development Of The Lungs; Perinatal and Developmental Lung Disease
Disease Characterized by Airflow Limitation
Diffuse Alveolar Damage, the Pathological Basis of the Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Viral, Mycoplasmal and Rickettsial Infections
Acute Bacterial Pneumonia
Chronic Bacterial Infections
Diseases Characterized by Restrictive Ventilatory Impairment
Occupational, Environmental and Iatrogenic Lung Disease
Occupational Lung Disease
Environmental and Iatrogenic Lung Disease
Alveolar Filling Defects
Congestion And Oedema; Thrombosis, Embolism and Infarction; Aneurysms
Vasculitis and Granulomatosis; Haemorrhage and Haemosiderosis
Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Carcinoma of the Lung
Rare Pulmonary Tumours
Secondary Tumours of the Lungs
Pleura and Chest Wall
Appendix: The Processing of Lung Specimens