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.
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.
Wenxin Zheng is a professor in the Department of Pathology & Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of University of Texas Medical Center, US. Dr. Zheng is also the Mark and Jane Gibson Distinguished Professor in cancer research in the same institution.
Dr. Oluwole Fadare is a professor of pathology and the director of surgical pathology at University of California San Diego, US.
Dr. Charles Quick is an associate professor of pathology and the director of anatomic pathology subspecialty practice and gynecologic pathology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, US.
Dr. Danhua Shen is a professor and the chairman at Department of Pathology of Peking University People's Hospital, China.
Dr. Donghui Guo is a chief pathologist at Department of Pathology, Tianjin Gynecologic and Obstetrics Central Hospital, China.