Alessandro Franchi, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy Alessandro Franchi is Professor of Pathology at the University of Pisa, Italy. Since the beginning of his career as a surgical pathologist, he has focused his interest in the field of Head and Neck Pathology, co-authoring seventy papers on the subject published in peer-reviewed journals, as well as several contributions in the new edition of the WHO Classification of Tumours of the Head and Neck published by IARC in 2017. Additionally, he served as Chairman of the Head and Neck Working Group of the European Society of Pathology for the years 2015–17.
Avoid unnecessary diagnostic markers, and pathology pitfalls with this practical approach to head and neck surgical pathology. Written by experts in the field, this book features practical algorithms and ninety illustrative cases, guiding the reader through neoplastic and non-neoplastic head and neck pathology, with ease. With additional access to the full online version, including expandable images on Cambridge Core, achieve accuracy every time. Master practical challenges of efficiently diagnosing diseases in lesions of the nasopharynx, sinonasal tract, salivary glands, oral cavity lesions and soft tissues of the neck. Confidently provide all aspects of care, in tackling new entities in the field, through to reviewing appropriate ancillary studies. Discover a clinical history, histopathology, differential diagnosis and teaching points with each case, alongside working with state-of-the-art immunohistochemistry and molecular technologies. Equipping the reader to make successful diagnoses, maximise surgery time, and avoid common errors, this invaluable guide supports busy practitioners worldwide