Practical Soft Tissue Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach

1st Edition

A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series (Expert Consult: Online and Print)


  • Jason Hornick
  • Key Features

    • Diagnose frequently encountered soft tissue malignancies with a pattern-recognition approach.
    • Compare specimens and categorize them accordingly with a helpful visual index and lavish collection of full-color images and illustrations.
    • Glance and go: Chapters are organized by histologic pattern (spindle cell tumors, epithelioid tumors, tumors with myxoid stroma) for speed and efficiency.
    • Make an educated diagnosis thanks to practical applications of molecular techniques and newly developed diagnostic markers.
    • Access the full text and image bank online at

    Table of Contents

    1 Introduction: Tumor Classification and Immunohistochemistry

    2 Biologic Potential, Grading, Staging, and Reporting of Sarcomas

    3 Spindle Cell Tumors of Adults

    4 Pediatric Spindle Cell Tumors

    5 Tumors with Myxoid Stroma

    6 Epithelioid and Epithelial-like Tumors

    7 Pleomorphic Sarcomas

    8 Round Cell Tumors

    9 Biphasic Tumors and Tumors with Mixed Patterns

    10 Soft Tissue Tumors with Prominent Inflammatory Cells

    11 Giant Cell-Rich Tumors

    12 Adipocytic Tumors

    13 Vascular Tumors

    14 Cartilaginous and Osseous Soft Tissue Tumors

    15 Cutaneous Mesenchymal Tumors

    16 Mesenchymal Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract

    17 Lower Genital Soft Tissue Tumors

    18 Applications of Molecular Testing to Differential Diagnosis


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