Philip Hasleton, Douglas B. Flieder
Cambridge University Press; 6th edition
Fully updated and rewritten for the cutting-edge; Spencer’s Pathology of the Lung; 6th edition (PDF) follows in its predecessors’ footsteps as the gold-standard textbook of pulmonary diseases. All recognized diseases of the lungs are discussed and illustrated with extensive; high-quality color images. Every chapter includes clear; practical and concise diagnostic features; including immunohistochemistry; molecular tests; and differential diagnoses; while rare entities are illustrated and discussed in detail.
This thoroughly reworked 6th edition includes new classification schemes and the latest understanding of the pathophysiology and molecular aspects of a wide range of diseases. Non-neoplastic diseases are presented according to genetics; epidemiology; radiographic findings; pathology; clinical manifestations; laboratory findings; cytology; pathogenesis; prognosis; differential diagnosis; and natural history. Neoplasms are discussed according to cell or origin with sections devoted to genetics; molecular findings; and clinicopathologic correlations. Edited and written by leading experts in the field; this is an essential resource for practicing and trainee pathologists.