Potter's Pathology of the Fetus, Infant and Child

2nd Edition

2-Volume Set with CD-ROM


  • Enid Gilbert-Barness
  • Raj Kapur
  • Luc Laurier Oligny
  • Joseph Siebert
    • Not Applicable ISBN 9780323034036
    • Electronic ISBN 9780323076166

    Key Features

    • Offers comprehensive coverage of all common and rare embryonic, fetal, and infant disorders in one source.
    • Correlates clinical, pathologic, and genetic findings for each systemic disease.
    • Emphasizes the genetic and molecular basis of birth defects.
    • Features nearly 2,500 illustrations - 2,350 in full color - which depict each abnormality or condition as they present in practice.
    • Presents practical information on autopsy techniques and protocols.

    Table of Contents

    Volume 1

    Pare 1 Genetic and Developmental Pathology

    1. Mechanisms of Development and Growth: Molecular Genetics

    2. Causes and Pathogenesis of Birth Defects

    3. Abnormalities of Blastogenesis, Organogenesis, and Phenogenesis

    4. Pathology of Abortion: The Embryo and the Previable Fetus

    5. Causes of Stillbirth and Neonatal Death

    6. Prenatal Diagnosis

    7. Pathology of the Placenta

    8. Multiple Pregnancies and Conjoined Twins

    9. Disruptions:

    I. Teratogenic Disruptions

    II. Vascular Disruptions

    10. Chromosomal Abnormalities

    11. Sudden Death in Infants:

    I. Sudden and Unexpected Death in Infants

    II. Mechanisms of the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

    12. Complications of Perinatal Care

    Part 2 Systematic Pathology

    13. Perinatal, Fetal, and Embryonic Autopsy

    14. Infectious Diseases

    15. Nutritional Diseases

    16. Metabolic Diseases

    17. Cardiovascular System:

    I. Development of the Heart and Congenital Malformations

    II. Cardiovascular Disorders

    18. Respiratory System

    19. Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas

    Volume 2

    20. Liver, Gallbladder, and Biliary Tract

    21. Renal System:

    I. Kidneys and Urinary Tract

    II. Genetic Disorders and Malformation Syndromes

    22. Hematopoietic System:

    I. Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood

    II. Coagulation Disorders

    23. Thymus, Spleen, Lymphoid, Tissues, and Immunodeficiency Disorders

    24. Central Nervous System:

    I. Development

    II. Malformations

    III. Fetal and Neonatal Brain Damage

    IV. The “At-Risk” Fetus

    25. Endocrine Glands

    26. Reproductive System

    27. Soft Tissue Tumors

    28. Skin Diseases

    29. Neuromuscular Diseases

    30. Skeletal System:

    I. Osteochondrodysplasias an


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    About the authors

    Enid Gilbert-Barness

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Pathology, Laboratory Medicine and Pediatrics, Department of Pathology, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA

    Raj Kapur

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Associate Professor

    Luc Laurier Oligny

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Cellular Biology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    Joseph Siebert

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Research Associate, Professor of Pathology, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA