Widely used by residents, fellows, and practicing pathologists around the world, Gattuso’s Differential Diagnosis in Surgical Pathology provides a user-friendly road map to the main criteria to consider in order to differentiate between a variety of potential diagnoses that all have a very similar appearance. This comprehensive guide helps you make informed decisions for even your most complex and challenging cases, presenting a comprehensive differential diagnosis list and comparisons for every entity discussed. The 4th Edition brings you fully up to date with updated diagnostic techniques, new classifications, and new content throughout-perfect for quick reference at every microscope in the sign-out room.
This fully updated edition incorporates the newest classification systems, such as the Bethesda System for reporting thyroid cytopathology; the Paris System for reporting urinary cytology, and the Milan System for reporting salivary gland cytopathology. Over 1,000 high-quality color photos illustrate the key diagnostic cytological features described. Succinct bullet points condense vital information, making the text more accessible for busy clinicians. The full spectrum of infection, inflammatory, benign and malignant processes throughout the body are presented in detail, including chapters on cervical, breast, and central nervous system diagnostic criteria. Key information pearls and differential diagnosis indicators give insight from experts in the field. Not limited to light microscopic findings, many other genetic, molecular, and immunologic diagnostic modalities are covered in this essential and comprehensive resource. An online version of the book with expandable figures can be accessed on Cambridge Core, via the code printed on the inside of the cover.