Diagnostic Histopathology of the Lymph Node

Hardcover | May 1, 1998

byJames A. Strauchen

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This is a comprehensive text and atlas of lymph node pathology, providing extensive illustrative examples of characteristic diagnostic findings in the lymph node, including both benign and malignant conditions. All major disorders are discussed, including up to date information on HIVinfection and AIDS. Although an emphasis has been placed on interpretation of the routinely stained hematoxylin and eosin stained section, consideration has been given to the important immunologic and molecular biologic advances which have revolutionized hematopathology. The author has integratedclassic approaches to biopsy interpretation, including histopathology and clinical features, with newer immunophenotypic and molecular biologic techniques. The Revised European-American Lymphoma (REAL) classification for lymphoid neoplasms, which is coming into increasingly wide clinical use, isutilized in the discussion of the malignant lymphomas. Because many pathologists and clinicians continue to use the Working Formulation in day to day practice, the equivalent terms in that classification are also provided.

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This is a comprehensive text and atlas of lymph node pathology, providing extensive illustrative examples of characteristic diagnostic findings in the lymph node, including both benign and malignant conditions. All major disorders are discussed, including up to date information on HIVinfection and AIDS. Although an emphasis has been ...

James A. Strauchen is at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 10.2 × 5.71 × 1.42 inPublished:May 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019511860X

ISBN - 13:9780195118605

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Table of Contents

PART I: General Considerations1. The Lymph Node Biopsy2. Immunologic and Molecular Diagnosis3. The Normal Lymph NodePART II: Reactive and Infectious Lymphadenopathies4. Reactive Lymph Node Hyperplasia5. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome6. Drug Induced, Hypersensitivity, and Dermatopathic Lymphadenopathies7. Postvaccinal and Viral Lymphadenitis and Other Lymph Node Granulomas8. Bacterial and Viral Lymphadenitis and Infectious Mononucleosis9. Fungal, Protozoal, and Filarial Lymphadenitis and Other Lymph Node Granulomas10. Autoimmune Lymphadenopathy and Lymph Node Infarction11. Kikuchis Disease, Kawasakis Disease, and Kimuras12. Castleman's Disease and Progressive Transformation of Germinal CentersPART III: Lymphoproliferative Disorders13. Classification of the Non-Hodgkins Lymphomas14. Precursor B and T Cell Neoplasms15. Peripheral B Cell Neoplasms: I. B Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma, and Lymphoplasmacytoid Lymphoma16. Peripheral B Cell Neoplasms: II. Mantle Cell Lymphoma and Follicle Center Lymphoma17. Peripheral B Cell Neoplasms: III. Marginal Zone B Cell Lymphoma, Hairy Cell Leukemia, and Plasmacytoma/Plasma Cell Myeloma18. Peripheral B Cell Neoplasms: IV. Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma, Burkitt's Lymphoma and Burkitt-Like Lymphoma19. Peripheral T Cell and NK Cell Neoplasms: I. T Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Prolymphocytic Leukemia, Large Granular Lymphocyte Leukemia, and Mycosis Fungoides/SezarySyndrome20. Peripheral T Cel and NK Cell Neoplasms: II. Peripheral T Cell Lymphomas21. Peripheral T Cell and NK Cell Neoplasms: III. Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphomas22. Hodgkins Disease: I. Lymphocyte Predominance Hodgkins Disease23. Hodgkins Disease: II. Classical Hodgkins Disease24. Lymphoproliferative Disorders Associated with ImmunosuppressionPART IV: Proliferations of Other Elements25. Storage and Deposition Disorders26. Proliferations of Histiocytes and Dendritic Cells27. Myeloproliferative Disorders and Mastocytosis28. Proliferations of Mesenchymal Elements29. Lymph Node Inclusions30. Lymph Node Metastases

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"....There have been a number of notable books on lymph node pathology in the past but this book is undoubtedly the best I have had the pleasure to read.It is written as an introduction and guide to the interpretation of the lymph node biopsy for pathologists,pathologists-in-trainingandfellows in haematological pathology,and it is comprehensive in its scope.