- Discusses the general approach and details clinical, imaging, surgical, epidemiologic, pathologic and genetic features of tumors and tumor-like lesions of bones
- Describes newer ancillary techniques, information on prognostic factors and updated therapeutic protocols
- Explains in detail different methods of biopsy
- Explains technical processing of the material, including diagnosis with small amounts of tissue
This updated second edition of a successful book provides essential, internationally applicable information in the area of bone and joint pathology with emphasis on practical diagnostic aspects, including many illustrations: roentgenograms, CT-scans, MRI, scintigraphies, as well as pictures of gross surgical specimens and microphotographs, immunohistochemical reactions and genomics. Information on histopathological and molecular diagnosis, and basic therapeutic guidelines are provided.
This book offers generous coverage of epidemiology, clinical features, radiology, pathology, differential diagnosis, prognosis and treatment, not only for common lesions, but also for those less frequently encountered, including lesions of joints. The content is arranged based on the World Health Organization’s Consensus Classification, with the addition of other lesions not included therein.
Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions of Bone provides day-to-day assistance to general and specialized surgical pathologists, radiologists, orthopedic, head and neck and dental surgeons, oncologists and rheumatologists.