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Muir's Textbook of Pathology

15th Edition

Edited by C. Simon Herrington

CRC Press

608 pages | 608 Color Illus.

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Muir's Textbook of Pathology sets a standard in this subject by linking the scientific aspects that underlie pathological processes, relating these to specific organ systems and placing all in a context that the student of medicine or pathology can appreciate and understand.

The clearly defined and easy-to-follow structure, enhanced by numerous photographs and explanatory line diagrams, focus on core material without neglecting novel concepts and up-to-the minute detail. This one-stop-shop in pathology that will take the student right through medical school and beyond to postgraduate training.


"As always, the fifteenth edition of this book offers succinct and up-to-date information in pathology. The pictures are of high quality, and the illustrations and tables are informative and serve as perfect adjuncts to the text. Finally, the cost of the book is modest. All in all, it is a must-have for any students interested in pathology."

—Hongyan Dai, MD, PhD, University of Kansas Medical Center for Doody’s Review Service

Table of Contents

Applications of pathology. Normal cellular functions, disease and immunology. Clinical genetics. Injury and tissue damage. Cancer and benign tumours. Section 2 - Systemic Pathology. The cardiovascular system. The respiratory system. The lymphoreticular system and bone marrow. The gastrointestinal system. The liver, gallbladder and pancreas. The nervous systems and the eye. The locomotor system. The kidneys and urinary tract. The female reproductive system. The breasts. The male reproductive system. The endocrine system. The skin. Infections.

About the Editor

Professor C. Simon Herrington, Head of Cancer Research, School of Medicine, University of Dundee, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Pathology