Practical Pulmonary Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach

2nd Edition

A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series


  • Kevin Leslie
  • Mark Wick
  • Key Features

    • Accurately identify all major neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the lungs with this comprehensive, "one-stop" resource whose last edition was named "Medical Textbook of the Year" by the Royal Society of Medicine/Society of Authors in 2005.
    • Easily Grasp important concepts thanks to a consistent presentation of key information on each disease and disorder: etiology pathogenesis clinical features pathologic features differential diagnosis.
    • Apply practical advice and tips from world-recognized experts, including many time-saving diagnostic clues for interpreting difficult specimens.
    • Improve the accuracy and completeness of your pathology reports with relevant clinical background information and ancillary radiographs, summary tables, charts, and graphs to simplify reference and to facilitate "at-a-glance" comparison between entities.

    Table of Contents

    1. Lung Anatomy

    2. Optimal Processing of Diagnostic Lung Specimens

    3. Computed Tomography of Diffuse Lung Diseases and Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

    4. Developmental and Pediatric Lung Disease

    5. Acute Lung Injury

    6. Lung Infections

    7. Chronic Diffuse Lung Diseases

    8. Non-neoplastic Pathology of the Large and Small Airways

    9. Pneumoconioses

    10. Pulmonary Vasculitis and Pulmonary Hemorrhage

    11. Pulmonary Hypertension

    12. Pathology of Lung Transplantation

    13. Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of the Lung

    14. Sarcomas and Sarcomatoid Neoplasms of the Lung and Pleura

    15. Pulmonary Pathology: Hematolymphoid Disorders

    16. Non-neuroendocrine Carcinomas (Excluding "Sarcomatoid" Carcinoma) and Salivary Gland Analogue Tumors of the Lung

    17. Metastatic Tumors in the Lung: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis

    18. Pseudoneoplastic Lesions of the Lungs and Pleura

    19. Benign and borderline tumors of the lungs and pleura

    20. Malignant and Borderline Mesothelial Tumors of the Pleura

    Appendix: Miscellaneous Distinctive Histopathologic Findings




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