About this book
Since the publication of the 1/e in 1977, BLAUSTEIN'S PATHOLOGY OF THE FEMALE GENITAL TRACT has consolidated its position as the leading textbook of GYN pathology. It is an essential reference for all pathologists, and an important review aid for GYN residents preparing for their Boards. Includes all-new chapters on cytology, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, molecular biology, and epidemiology and biostatistics. Chapters include: Embryology and disorders of abnormal sexual development; nonneoplastic disease of the vulva; neoplastic disease of the vulva; diseases of the vagina; anatomy and histology of the cervix; benign disease of the cervix; HPV infection and precancerous lesions of the cervix; malignant tumors of the cervix; anatomy and histology of the uterine corpus; benign diseases of the endometrium; endometrial hyperplasia and metaplasia; endometrial carcinoma; mesenchymal tumors of the uterus; diseases of the fallopian tube; anatomy and histology of the ovary; nonneoplastic lesions of the ovary; diseases of the peritoneum; common epithelial tumors of the ovary; sex cord-stromal; steroid cell, and other ovarian tumors with endocrine, paraendocrine, and paraneoplastic manifestations; germ cell tumors of the ovary; nonspecific tumors of the ovary, including mesenchylmal tumors and malignant lymphoma; metastatic tumors of the ovary; diseases of the placenta; gestational trophoblastic disease; cytology; immunohistochemistry; flow cytometry; molecular biology; epidemiology and biostatistics; gross description, processing, and reporting of specimens.