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Author Ali, Syed Z.

Title Atlas of pancreatic cytopathology : with histopathologic correlations / Syed Z. Ali, Yener S. Erozan, Ralph H. Hruban
Published New York, NY : DemosMedical, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xii, 210 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Normal pancreas and fine needle aspiration contaminants -- Radiologic characteristics of pancreatic disease -- Nonneoplastic lesions -- Solid neoplasms : exocrine pancreas -- Cystic neoplasms -- Solid neoplasms : endocrine pancreas -- Primary mesenchymal and other rare neoplasms -- Metastatic and secondary neoplasms
Summary Clinical and radiologic examinations cannot reliably distinguish benign or inflammatory pancreatic disease from carcinoma. The increased use of pancreatic fine needle aspiration (FNA) along with advances in imaging techniques and the introduction of endoscopic ultrasound guidance have led to significantly better detection and recognition of pancreatic masses. Consequently, pancreatic cytopathology is integral to accurate pre-operative diagnosisyet it is a challenging diagnostic area with a variety of potential pitfalls and look-alike lesions
Notes Includes index
Print version record
Subject Pancreas -- Needle biopsy -- Atlases
Pancreas -- Cytopathology -- Atlases
Pancreas -- Histopathology -- Atlases
Pancreatic Neoplasms -- pathology
Biopsy, Fine-Needle -- methods
Cytodiagnosis -- methods
Histological Techniques -- methods
Pancreas -- cytology
Pancreatic Neoplasms -- diagnosis
MEDICAL -- Gastroenterology.
Genre/Form atlases.
Scientific atlases
Form Electronic book
Author Erozan, Yener S.
Hruban, Ralph H.
ISBN 9781935281221