This volume of the Biopsy Interpretation Series is a practical, superbly illustrated guide to interpreting gastrointestinal tract mucosal biopsies. The book describes and illustrates the distinguishing features of non-neoplastic lesions, polyps, and neoplasms of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, and anus. The author addresses the biopsy interpretation issues confronting pathologists in daily practice and offers advice on avoiding pitfalls in biopsy diagnosis. The up-to-date coverage includes detailed information on newly recognized serrated polyps. A bound-in CD-ROM contains 955 full-color digital images of common and rare entities, and includes a quiz mode that is ideal for board exam preparation.
Table of Contents
1 Esophagus: Non-neoplastic and Polyps ...1 2 Barrett Esophagus and Esophageal Neoplasms ...37 3 Stomach: Non-neoplastic ...71 4 Stomach: Polyps and Neoplasms ...103 5 Small Intestine: Non-neoplastic ...145 6 Small Intestine: Polyps and Neoplasms ...181 7 Colon: Inflammatory ...213 8 Colon: Polyps, Tumors, and Tumefactions ...269 9 Anus: Inflammatory and Skin Disorders ...317 10 Anus: Malignant Neoplasms and Preneoplastic Lesions ...335 Index ...405