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3rd Edition

Diagnostic Lymph Node Pathology

ISBN 9781498732697
Published August 9, 2016 by CRC Press
216 Pages 393 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

Diagnostic Lymph Node Pathology presents a logical and systematic approach to lymph node biopsies and guides general pathologists and haematopathologists alike through the maze of differential diagnoses, enabling them to reach an accurate diagnosis.

The book is presented in an easy-to-read format and contains boxes for quick reference detailing the clinical, morphological, immunohistochemical, and genetic features of each entity. Thoroughly revised, the third edition also includes more than 300 high-quality histological colour photographs along with updated references.

This edition covers both classical and less well-known features of individual disease processes. It is a valuable guide for both professionals and trainees.

Table of Contents

Handling of Lymph Node Biopsies, Diagnostic Procedures and Recognition of Lymph Node Patterns

Normal/Reactive Lymph Nodes: Structure and Cells

Reactive and Infective Lymphadenopathy

Precursor B- and T-Cell Lymphomas

Mature B-Cell Lymphomas

T-Cell Lymphomas

Immunodeficiency-Associated Lymphoproliferative Disorders

Hodgkin Lymphoma

Histiocytic and Dendritic Cell Neoplasms, Mastocytosis and Myeloid Sarcoma

Non-Haematolymphoid Tumours of Lymph Nodes

Needle (Trephine) Core Biopsies of Lymph Nodes

Appendix: Immunohistochemical Markers Used in Diagnosis of Lymphoproliferative Conditions

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Margaret R. Ashton-Key, consultant haematopathologist and honorary senior clinical lecturer, Department of Cellular Pathology, University Hospital Southampton, UK

Penny A. Wright, consultant histopathologist, Department of Histopathology, Addenbrookes Hospital, and associate lecturer, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, UK

Dennis H Wright, emeritus professor of pathology, Southampton University, UK


Praise for the First Edition

"... The chapters are well proportioned with succinct, lucid and reader-friendly text. The lesions are generously illustrated and all the photographs (H&E, immunostains and electron micrographs) are of superb quality."