Atlas of Diagnostic Cytopathology

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W.B. Saunders, 2004 - Medical - 856 pages
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The New Edition of the field's standard sourcebook delivers thoroughly revised and up-to-date coverage of aspiration and exfoliative cytology and its impact on the practice of anatomic pathology today. Over 1,700 all-new, full-color illustrations capture the appearance of a complete range of cytopathology specimens, their histologic correlations, and the results of relevant ancillary studies. Each chapter discusses the challenges of that specimen site; describes the diagnostic criteria and differential diagnosis; and explains how the diagnosis is reached.

  • Presents comprehensive, pictorial coverage of the cytopathology of every organ system.
  • Includes diagnostic rules and tips.
  • Discusses medical liability and the practice of cytopathology.
  • Highlights key information in tables and boxes.


  • Reflects all of the changes in both aspiration and exfoliative cytology, and discusses the utility of different cytologic stains in detail.
  • Features an expanded section on gynecologic cytopathology that includes the diagnostic criteria for breast cancer and the associated diagnostic applications.
  • Discusses new pathologic entities and the Betheseda System of Nomenclature for interpreting Pap tests.
  • Covers ancillary techniques of diagnostic cytopathology
  • Addresses ethical and medicological issues in new chapters.
  • Offers over 1,700 all-new, full-color illustrations that clearly demonstrate procedures as well as more Diff Quik stains for fine needle aspirates.
  • Includes true histologic correlations and discusses the role of all ancillary tests.

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Contents

Gynecologic Cytopathology
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Effusions Pleural Pericardial and Peritoneal
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