This fully indexed, 2-volume book covers all aspects of gynecologic and obstetric pathology. It focuses on practical issues in each chapter by demonstrating pitfalls of diagnosis in addition to general criteria needed for each disease entity. As a reference book on gynecologic and obstetric pathology, it is targeted for practicing pathologists, pathology residents, gynecologic pathology and oncology fellows, clinicians, healthcare providers, and biomedical researchers and is intended for use as a bench or scope side reference, resource for studying for board examinations or to satisfy any interest in certain topics within the field of gynecologic pathology.
Volume 1 contains 19 chapters covering disease entities of the vulva, vagina, cervix, and endometrium. It covers all the recognized recent advances within the field. Key diagnostic and differential diagnosis related points are illustrated in numerous tables. In addition, plenty of high quality pictures are presented for the vast majority of entities to facilitate both learning and teaching. "This book is written for practicing pathologists, the material is also highly relevant to pathology residents and fellows, medical students, and physician scientists. ... This book is an excellent resource for those seeking a deeper understanding of common and uncommon diagnoses in gynecologic and obstetric pathology. ... This book is highly recommended and will make an excellent addition to a personal or departmental library." (Helen Worrell, Doody's Book Reviews, May 8, 2020)
Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology, Volume 1
Embryology of female gonads.- Non-infectious diseases of female low genital tract.- Infectious diseases of female low genital tract.- Benign cystic diseases of vulva.- Vulva neoplasia.- Non-squamous malignancy of vulva.- Melanocytic lesions of vulva.- Soft tissue diseases of vulva and vagina.- Benign diseases of vagina.- Vaginal neoplasia.- Cervical carcinogenesis.- Cervical squamous neoplasia.- Cervical glandular neoplasia.- Cervical neuroendocrine carcinoma.- Menstrual cycle of endometrium.- Endometrial carcinogenesis.- Endometrial precancers.- Endometrial malignancies.- Endometrial inflammatory and cancer-like lesions.- Uterine mesenchymal tumors.