Diagnostic Pathology and Molecular Genetics of the Thyroid: A Comprehensive Guide for Practicing Thyroid Pathology

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Yuri E. Nikiforov, Paul W. Biddinger, Lester D. R. Thompson
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Apr 20, 2012 - Medical - 436 pages
Diagnostic Pathology and Molecular Genetics of the Thyroid, Second Edition, offers a comprehensive overview of the diagnostic surgical pathology, cytopathology, immunohistochemistry and molecular genetics of the thyroid diseases, including neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions. The book provides a detailed description of the surgical pathology of thyroid diseases side by side with major advances in immunohistochemistry and molecular genetics that can be used in evaluating thyroid tumors and non-neoplastic diseases.
 

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Contents

Embryology and Developmental Lesions
11
Thyroid Physiology
33
Thyroiditis
43
Diffuse and Nodular Hyperplasia
69
Other Nonneoplastic Disorders
94
Classification Staging
108
Follicular Adenoma
119
Hyalinizing Trabecular Tumor
143
Poorly Differentiated Carcinoma
247
Anaplastic Undifferentiated Carcinoma
263
Medullary Carcinoma
285
Rare Primary Thyroid Epithelial Tumors
320
Rare Primary Thyroid Nonepithelial
345
Primary Thyroid Lymphoma
377
Tumors Metastatic to the Thyroid
394
Gross Examination
403

Follicular Carcinoma
152
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189
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195
Principles of Molecular Diagnostics
410
Molecular Testing of Thyroid FNA Samples
425
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