Introduction and basic techniques of aspiration cytology in superficial and deep lesions.- Aspiration cytology of head, neck and orbital lesions.- Aspiration cytology of salivary gland lesions.- Aspiration cytology of thyroid lesions.- Aspiration cytology of breast lesions.- Aspiration cytology of lymph nodes.- Aspiration cytology of respiratory tract lesions and mediastinum.- Aspiration cytology of liver and spleen.- Aspiration cytology of gastrointestinal tract, pancreas and gall bladder.- Aspiration cytology of kidney and adrenal gland.- Aspiration cytology of male and female genital tract.- Aspiration cytology of soft tissue lesions.- Aspiration cytology of bone lesions.- Aspiration cytology of skin lesions.- Aspiration cytology of round cell tumours.- Aspiration cytology of infective lesions.- Review of aspiration cytology cases.
This color atlas covers etiology, incidence, clinical features, diagnostic features, immunochemistry, molecular biology and important differential diagnosis of various lesions of the body. It includes large number of microphotographs, around 1500 of all the common and uncommon lesions of the body that can be diagnosed by aspiration cytology. It also includes images of immunocytochemistry and other important ancillary tests of the lesions. Additionally, it includes a review chapter on interesting cases of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) along with multiple choice questions. This book provides necessary information to the readers for the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of the body lesions with the help of FNAC.
Pranab Dey is Professor in Department of Cytology and Gynecologic Pathology at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. Professor Dey completed M.D. (pathology) from PGIMER, Chandigarh and FRCPath (cytopathology) from Royal College of Pathologist, London. He has been a Consultant of cytology and gynecologic pathology in PGIMER for last 27 years and Professor since last 9 years. Professor Dey has conducted many research projects and has pioneered works on DNA flow cytometry, image morphometry, mono-layered cytology and cytomorphologic findings of various lesions on cytology smears. He is a well published author, has published several books in the field of cytology and gynecologic pathology, 270 publications in international journals. Professor Dey is a member of various societies.