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Metastatic Tumors

  • Yener S. Erozan
  • Ibrahim Ramzy
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Part of the Essentials in Cytopathology book series (EICP, volume 15)

Abstract

In this chapter, in addition to the cytopathologic features, a brief discussion of clinical aspects and the approach to diagnosis of the primary site and type of tumor are given.

Metastatic carcinomas are presented in categories of type and pattern. In each category, differential diagnosis is discussed comparing the cytopathologic features and immunoprofile of specific tumors. The second edition has been updated with the latest immunologic markers that help in the differential diagnosis.

Keywords

Renal Cell Carcinoma Signet Ring Cell Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma Clear Cell Sarcoma Psammoma Body 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yener S. Erozan
    • 1
  • Ibrahim Ramzy
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PathologyThe Johns Hopkins School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Pathology - Laboratory Medicine & of Obstetrics-GynecologyUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA
  3. 3.Department of PathologyBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA

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