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Atlas of Mediastinal Pathology

  • Saul┬áSuster

Part of the Atlas of Anatomic Pathology book series (AAP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Saul Suster
    Pages 19-55
  3. Saul Suster
    Pages 57-87
  4. Saul Suster
    Pages 89-110
  5. Saul Suster
    Pages 111-155
  6. Saul Suster
    Pages 157-183
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    Pages 185-218
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 219-225

About this book

Introduction

The mediastinum is a virtual compartment in the chest cavity that is the seat of several vital organs and structures that can be involved in a variety of pathologic processes, including congenital and developmental abnormalities, inflammatory conditions, and benign and malignant neoplasms. The Atlas of Mediastinal Pathology provides a pictorial survey of the major disease processes that can affect this anatomic compartment, including congenital and acquired cysts, benign hamartomatous processes, inflammatory processes involving the mediastinum, and benign and malignant neoplasms. The latter includes tumors of the thymus (thymoma and thymic carcinoma), neuroendocrine neoplasms, germ cell tumors, mesenchymal neoplasms, and hematolymphoid malignancies. The use of ancillary diagnostic methods is illustrated, where appropriate, providing assistance for pathologists in arriving at the correct diagnosis.

Keywords

angiosarcoma chondrosarcoma fibrothymolipoma ganglioneuroma hemangioma liposarcoma mediastinal thyroid neuroblastoma organotypical thymoma paraganglioma schwannoma teratoma thymic cysts thymolipoma

Authors and affiliations

  • Saul┬áSuster
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  1. 1.Department of PathologyMedical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-2674-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-2673-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-2674-9
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