Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone

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Christopher D. M. Fletcher, K. Krishnan Unni, Fredrik Mertens
IARC, Jan 1, 2002 - Medical - 427 pages
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This book is an authoritative, concise reference, prepared by 147 authors from 28 countries. It contains more than 800 colour photographs, numerous MRIs, ultrasound images, CT scans, charts and approximately 2000 references. Diagnostic criteria, pathological features and associated genetic alterations are described in a strictly disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, incidence, age and sex distribution, location, clinical signs and symptoms, pathology, genetics and predictive factors.
  

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Contents

SOFT TISSUE TUMOURS
9
Adipocytic Tumours
19
Fibroblastic Myofibroblastic Tumours
47
Socalled Fibrohistiocytic Tumours
109
Smooth Muscle Tumours
127
Pericytic Perivascular Tumours
135
Skeletal Muscle Tumours
140
Vascular Tumours
155
Fibrohistiocytic Tumours
291
Ewing Sarcoma Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumour
297
Haematopoietic Neoplasms
301
Giant Cell Tumours
309
Notochordal Tumours
314
Vascular Tumours
319
Myogenic Lipogenic Neuraland Epithelial Tumours
324
Tumours of Undefined Neoplastic Nature
337

ChondroOsseous Tumours
179
Tumours of Uncertain Differentiation
184
BONE TUMOURS
225
Cartilage Tumours
233
Osteogenic Tumours
259
Fibrogenic Tumours
287
Congenital and Inherited Syndromes Associated with Bone and Soft Tissue Tumours
349
Contributors
369
Source of charts and photographs
374
References
376
Subject index
420
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Christopher D.M. Fletcher, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA. K. Krishnan Unni, Department of Surgical Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA. Fredrik Mertens, Department of Clinical Genetics, Lund University Hospital, Sweden.

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