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Case-Based Approach in Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology

Pranab Dey

406 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Case-Based Approach in Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology is a comprehensive guide to this diagnostic procedure for lumps and masses.

The book is divided into ten chapters, beginning with a chapter on general cytology, followed by chapters on cytology for specific parts of the body, including head and neck, thyroid, breast, thorax, lymph node, abdomen, pelvic organs, soft tissue, bone and skin.

256 cases of varying difficulty are covered in a question and answer format; essential clinical history and smear photographs are provided with every case.  Each chapter includes discussion on diagnosis, differential diagnosis, immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry, and molecular genetics.

Case-Based Approach in Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology is enhanced by over 250 full colour images, making it an ideal reference for practising cytologists and an invaluable learning tool for pathology residents.

Key Points

  • Comprehensive guide to diagnostic procedure for superficial lumps and masses
  • 256 cases covered with questions and answers to test knowledge
  • Enhanced by 254 full colour images
Author Bio

Professor, Department of Cytology and Gynaecological Pathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India