Diagnostic Pathology: Head and Neck, 3rd Edition

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by  Thompson

Diagnostic Pathology Series

ISBN: 978-0-323-79406-0

Edition: 3rd Ed.

Publication date: May 2022

Cover: Hardcover + Digital: online access

Pages: 1200 p.

Illustrations: 3200 ill. + 2500 ill. online

Publisher: Elsevier



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This expert volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series is an excellent point-of-care resource for practitioners at all levels of experience and training. Covering all areas of head and neck pathology, it incorporates the most recent clinical, pathologic, and molecular knowledge in this challenging field to provide a comprehensive overview of all key issues relevant to today’s practice. Richly illustrated and easy to use, the third edition of Diagnostic Pathology: Head and Neck is a one-stop reference for accurate, complete pathology reports—ideal as a day-to-day reference or as a reliable teaching resource.
Key Features
  • Provides a clear framework for a better understanding of the clinical and histopathologic appearances of more than 325 new or evolving entities of the head and neck and endocrine organs
  • Features updates on recent changes in the field and current information from the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, 8th Edition, and the World Health Organization Classification of Head and Neck Tumours, 5th Edition
  • Covers numerous new diagnostic entities, including intraductal carcinoma, sclerosing polycystic adenoma, microsecretory adenocarcinoma, adamantinoma-like Ewing sarcoma, SMARCB1- and SMARCA4-deficient carcinomas, and HPV-related multiphenotypic sinonasal carcinoma
  • Contains major updates on sinonasal tract, salivary gland, and odontogenic tumors; oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma and its correct classification and staging; the recent significant reclassification of neuroendocrine tumors; and changes in terminology and identification for head and neck soft tissue tumors
  • Suggests supporting studies in a realistic clinical context, with tables and immunohistochemical charts that assist with management decisions and prognostic outcome predictions
  • Features more than 3,200 images, including full-color drawings of head and neck anatomy, development pathway drawings, staging protocol illustrations, and genetic pathway graphics; radiologic images, clinical photographs, and gross images; and histology, histochemistry, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, and molecular images; as well as more than 2,600 additional online-only images
  • Employs consistently templated chapters, bulleted content, key facts, and annotated images for quick, expert reference at the point of care
  • Includes the enhanced eBook version, which allows you to search all text, figures, and references on a variety of devices


Author Information
By Lester D. R. Thompson, MD, Head and Neck Pathology Consultations, Woodland Hills, California; Susan Müller, DMD, MS, Atlanta Oral Pathology, Professor Emeritus, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia; Brenda L. Nelson, DDS, MS, Consulting Pathologist, Scripps Oral Pathology Service, San Diego, California.; Susan Müller and Brenda L. Nelson