Fully revised and up- to- date, Ioachim’s Lymph Node Pathology, 5th Edition, offers valuable guidance in the diagnostic interpretation of lymph node biopsies. Continuing the tradition of excellence established by Dr. Harry L. Ioachim, Dr. L. Jeffrey Medeiros of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center offers a comprehensive, clinically useful approach to all the various nonmalignant lesions, lymphomas, other neoplasms, and metastatic tumors in lymph nodes. Discussion of each pathologic entity includes definition, clinical syndrome, histopathology, immunopathology, molecular genetic findings, and differential diagnosis. In addition, chapters have a useful checklist for each entity.
- “Brings together the background information, the morphologic descriptions, the recommended procedures, the supportive illustrations, and the interpretation of results necessary to make the correct diagnosis.” (from the Preface to the fourth edition)
- Features expanded information on the methods of flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, and molecular diagnosis.
- Contains more than 700 high-quality illustrations, including over 600 in full color.
- Includes sections on normal lymph node; diagnostic methods; lymphadenitides; lymphadenopathies; lymphomas; lymphoproliferative disorders associated with immune deficiencies; dendritic cell, histiocytic and granulocytic/monocytic neoplasms; spindle cell neoplasms of lymph nodes; vascular neoplasms of lymph nodes; and metastatic tumors in lymph nodes.
- Incorporates guidelines of the revised fourth edition of the World Health Organization Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues.
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