About this book
Designed to be concise and easy to use Fits in lab coat pocket Site specific
Thyroid Cytopathology, Second Edition, in the Essentials in Cytopathology Series, provides an overview to the examination and diagnosis of thyroid cytology specimens. Each concise desktop reference in the Essentials in Cytopathology Series is designed as an easy-to-use and authoritative synopsis of site-specific topics in cytopathology.
Thyroid Cytopathology uses a simple algorithmic approach to the diagnosis of thyroid fine needle aspirations (FNA). This user-friendly, reference begins with an introduction to clinical aspects, a guide to performing and processing thyroid FNAs, and an overview to the algorithmic approach to thyroid FNA cytopathology. Organized in 11 easy-to-read chapters, this volume discusses the background, diagnostic approaches and criteria, differential diagnoses, and clinical management of inflammatory, colloid, follicular, Hurthle cell and cystic lesions, as well as, papillary, medullary and undifferentiated carcinomas.
With 116 full-color images, 12 tables and a series of algorithms, Thyroid Cytopathology is the ideal quick reference guide covering the essentials of thyroid FNA. It is a must-have for every pathologist, cytopathologist, cytotechnologist, fellow and trainee.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Algorithm - Diagnosis - Fine Needle Aspiration - Nodules - Specimens
Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Pathology
Table of Contents
Introduction and Clinical Aspects.- How to Perform and Process a Thyroid FNA.- Approach to Thyroid FNA Cytopathology: An Overview.- Inflammatory Lesions and Lymphoma.- Colloid-Predominant Lesions.- Follicular Lesions.- Hurthle Cell Lesions.- Cystic Lesions of the Thyroid.- Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma.- Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma.- Undifferentiated (Anaplastic) Carcinoma and Metastatic Disease.- Index.