This expert volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series is an excellent point-of-care resource for practitioners at all levels of experience and training. Covering all areas of splenic pathology, it incorporates the most recent clinical, pathologic, and molecular knowledge in this challenging field to provide a comprehensive overview of all key issues relevant to today’s practice. Richly illustrated and easy to use, the 2nd edition of Diagnostic Pathology: Spleen is a one-stop reference for accurate, complete pathology reports, ideal as a day-to-day reference or as a reliable training resource.
- Provides essential knowledge focused entirely on splenic pathology, including immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, and molecular testing as they relate to splenic lesions and their differential diagnoses
- Presents up-to-date information on splenic injury and laceration grading and management, the findings of next-generation sequencing studies, and a range of molecularly defined genetic alterations of spleen neoplasms
- Features an Antibody Index and Molecular Factors Index to assist with identification and diagnosis
- Includes 14 new chapters covering topics such as autoimmune disease involving the spleen, spleen anatomy, splenic microcirculation, immune function of the spleen, spleen imaging, leukemic non-nodal mantle cell lymphoma, Tay-Sachs disease, normal T-cell subsets, and many others
- Includes approximately 2,000 high-quality clinical and histologic images, gross pathology images, radiologic images, and full-color illustrations to help practicing and in-training pathologists reach a confident diagnosis
- Includes updated criteria, terminology, and classifications from the 2017 World Health Organization Classification of Lymphoid Neoplasms
- Employs consistently templated chapters, bulleted content, key facts, and annotated images for quick, expert reference at the point of care