Oral Cytology: A Concise Guide

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Ravi Mehrotra
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 6, 2012 - Medical - 176 pages
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Oral Cytology: A Concise Guide provides a state-of-the-art review of the major issues specific to the field of oral cytology. The sections of the book have been structured to review the complexities of sample collection, manual/automated analysis, pitfalls, gray zones and controversies in diagnosis, as well as, issues not covered by other available materials. Recent advancements in ancillary techniques like DNA ploidy, image analysis and molecular biology are discussed in detail. This useful text is extensively illustrated with patient and microscopic pictures, which will further highlight the clinical application. Throughout the text, simultaneous inclusion of both cytologic and histologic images will allow cyto-histological correlation. Readers will find descriptions of techniques offering greater simplicity, speed, patient comfort and cost effectiveness, as well as improved diagnostic precision. This bench-side reference is a unique and valuable resource in the field of oral cytology, both for those currently in training and clinicians dealing with the diagnosis of oral lesions.

 

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Contents

Introduction
2
Historical Development of Oral Cytology
5
Oral Cytology Techniques
11
Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases by Oral Cytology
27
Cytological Diagnosis of Benign Lesions of the Oral Cavity
49
The Development of a Novel Oral Cytologic Grading System
73
LiquidBased Oral Cytology and Microhistology
91
The Role of Ploidy Analysis in Oral Cytology
109
Diagnostic Cytometry
125
Pitfalls and Limitations of Oral Cytopathology
147
The Way Ahead Overview of Present Day Use with Areas for Future Research
157
Index
171
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Ravi Mehrotra, MD, PhD, MIAC, FRCPath
Department of Pathology, Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad, India

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