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Recommended Books by our Editorial Board

Revised: 24 April 2020


Table of contents:
adrenal, breast, derm, GI, GU, Gyn, head and neck, hematopathology, IHC, renal, soft tissue and bone, thyroid


Adrenal gland pathology books recommended by: Debra Zynger, M.D. (September 2017)
WHO Classification of Tumours of Endocrine Organs
Ricardo V. Lloyd, Robert Y. Osamura, Gunter Kloppel, Juan Rosai
4th Edition, 355 pages, $162, World Health Organization (2017)

The WHO Classification of Tumours of Endocrine Organs is the 10th volume in the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies evaluating response to therapy and clinical outcome.
AFIP Atlas of Tumor Pathology: Tumors of the Adrenal Glands and Extraadrenal Paraganglia
Ernest E. Lack
4th Edition, 500 pages, $160, American Registry of Pathology (2007)

This Fascicle follows in the wake of the third series Fascicle published in 1997 and two separate sets of second series Fascicles, Tumors of the Extra-adrenal Paraganglion System and Tumors of the Adrenal. In order to attain a better understanding of the varied morphology of neoplasms of the adrenal cortex, medulla and extraadrenal paraganglia, structural aspects of normal anatomy, including hyperplasia, are illustrated.
Biopsy Interpretation of the Kidney and Adrenal Gland
Satish Tickoo, Ying-Bei Chen, Debra Zynger
1st Edition, 368 pages, $169.99, LWW (2015)

This practical volume in the Biopsy Interpretation Series is your guide to effectively diagnosing surgical pathology specimens from the kidney and adrenal glands, with an emphasis on core needle biopsies. Presented in a reader-friendly format, it features abundant photomicrographs of actual biopsy samples as well as correlative photos of surgical specimens and ancillary immunohistochemical studies. Coverage of each organ includes an introduction to biopsy techniques and an overview of normal histology.
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Breast pathology books recommended by: Emily S. Reisenbichler, M.D. (September 2017)
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Breast
Sunil R. Lakhani, I.O. Ellis., S.J. Schnitt, P.H. Tan, M.J. van de Vijver
4th Edition, 240 pages, $162, World Health Organization (2012)

WHO Classification of Tumours of the Breast is the fourth volume of the Fourth Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumors. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome.
Rosen's Breast Pathology
Syed A. Hoda, Edi Brogi, Frederick C. Koerner, Paul Peter Rosen
4th Edition, 1400 pages, $399.99, LWW (2014)

For three editions, Rosen's Breast Pathology has been widely recognized as the "gold standard" reference. Now in its Fourth Edition, this classic text continues its legacy of being the leading reference work on the pathology of the breast.
Biopsy Interpretation of the Breast
Stuart J. Schnitt, Laura C. Collins
3rd Edition, 632 pages, $169.99, LWW (2017)

Your practical aid to confident diagnosis! Biopsy Interpretation of the Breast, 3rd Edition helps you correctly identify the full range of pathologic alterations encountered in breast tissue. The intuitive organization approaches diagnosis the way you do, grouping lesions according to their histologic patterns and then pointing out the characteristics that distinguish one type of lesion from another.
Diagnostic Pathology: Breast
Susan C. Lester, David G. Hicks
2nd Edition, 600 pages, $249.99, LWW (2016)

Your practical aid to confident diagnosis! Biopsy Interpretation of the Breast, 3rd Edition helps you correctly identify the full range of pathologic alterations encountered in breast tissue. The intuitive organization approaches diagnosis the way you do, grouping lesions according to their histologic patterns and then pointing out the characteristics that distinguish one type of lesion from another.
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Dermatopathology books recommended by: Robert E. LeBlanc, M.D. and Hillary Rose Elwood, M.D. (April 2020)

Pathology and dermatology residents:
Dermatopathology
Dirk Elston, Tammie Ferringer, Christine J. Ko, Steven Peckham, Whitney A. High, David J. DiCaudo
3rd Edition, 552 pages, $159, Elsevier (2018)

Offering a unique combination of expert online lectures, vast image collections both in print and online, and an easy-to-use print atlas, Dermatopathology, 3rd Edition, helps you master the complexities of this challenging and fast-changing subspecialty. Dr. Elston and his colleagues make dermatopathology easier to understand, leading you to efficient, accurate diagnoses of the most important common dermatologic findings seen in practice.
Dermatopathology: A Volume in the High Yield Pathology Series
Nooshin K. Brinster, Vincent Liu, Hafeez Diwan, Phillip H. McKee
1st Edition, 624 pages, $249, Saunders (2011)

Save time diagnosing skin diseases with Dermatopathology, edited by Drs. Nooshin Brinster, Vincent Liu, Hafeez Diwan, and Phillip McKee. Part of the High-Yield Pathology Series, this title is designed to help you review the key pathologic features of skin disease, recognize the classic look of each disease, and quickly confirm your diagnosis. Its templated format, excellent color photographs, concise bulleted text, and authoritative content, will help you accurately identify more than 400 skin conditions
Practical Dermatopathology
Ronald P. Rapini
2nd Edition, 460 pages, $189, Saunders Ltd (2012)

Quickly and confidently evaluate and diagnose skin biopsies with Practical Dermatopathology. Written from the perspective of both the histopathologist and clinician, this popular medical reference allows you to search by disease or pathologic feature to quickly locate key criteria and a differential diagnosis. Practical and portable, Practical Dermatopathology is your ideal high-yield microscope companion!
Reference textbooks for practicing pathologists:
Dermatology
Jean L. Bolognia, Julie V. Schaffer, Lorenzo Cerroni
4th Edition, 2880 pages, $479, Elsevier (2017)

With more complete, authoritative coverage of basic science, clinical practice of both adult and pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, and dermatologic surgery than you'll find in any other source, Dermatology, 4th Edition, is the gold-standard reference in the field today. Drs. Jean L. Bolognia, Julie V. Schaffer, and Lorenzo Cerroni bring their considerable knowledge and experience to this two-volume masterwork, ensuring its reliability and usefulness for both residents and practitioners.
McKee's Pathology of the Skin
J. Eduardo Calonje, Thomas Brenn, Alexander J. Lazar, Steven D. Billings
5th Edition, 1980 pages, $479, Elsevier (2019)

Comprehensive and lavishly illustrated, McKee’s Pathology of the Skin, 5th Edition, is your reference of choice for up-to-date, authoritative information on dermatopathology. You’ll find clinical guidance from internationally renowned experts along with details on etiology, pathogenesis, histopathology, and differential diagnosis - making this unique reference unparalleled in its wealth of clinical and histopathological material. The 5th Edition of this classic text is a must-have resource for practicing dermatopathologists and general pathologists who sign out skin biopsies.
Lever's Histopathology of the Skin
David E. Elder
11th Edition, 1544 pages, $399, LWW (2014)

Rely on Lever's for more accurate, more efficient diagnoses! Continuously in publication for more than 65 years, Lever's Histopathology of the Skin remains your authoritative source for comprehensive coverage of those skin diseases in which histopathology plays an important role in diagnosis. This edition maintains the proven, clinicopathologic classification of cutaneous disease while incorporating a "primer" on pattern-algorithm diagnosis. More than 1800 full-color illustrations, including photomicrographs and clinical photographs, help you visualize and make the most of the clinical diagnostic process.
Weedon's Skin Pathology
James W. Patterson
5th Edition, 1320 pages, $379, Elsevier (2020)

Encyclopedic and authoritative, Weedon’s Skin Pathology has earned outstanding reviews and accolades from practicing and trainee dermatopathologists, general pathologists, and dermatologists worldwide. The 5th Edition continues the tradition of excellence, helping you accurately and efficiently sign out challenging skin cases in everyday practice, while also keeping you up to date with recent advances in the field. This single-authored text provides comprehensive coverage of the full spectrum of dermatopathological entities, both inflammatory and neoplastic, highlighted by more than 1,200 large-sized, high-quality illustrations.
Subspecialty topics:
Pearls and Pitfalls in Inflammatory Dermatopathology
Asok Biswas
1st Edition, 346 pages, $195, Cambridge University Press (2017)

This step-by-step practical diagnostic guide takes a fresh look at inflammatory skin disorders by focusing on the practicalities of correlating the histopathologic and clinical features, and highlighting useful diagnostic tips and potential pitfalls. Covering a wide range of both common and rare but critically important inflammatory skin disorders, it outlines their clinical and microscopic features, including histopathologic variations.
An Atlas of Hair Pathology with Clinical Correlations
Leonard C. Sperling, Shawn E. Cowper, Eleanor A. Knopp
2nd Edition, 216 pages, $215, CRC Press (2012)

Diagnosing and treating hair disorders is still a subject that is rarely or only superficially covered in residency training. Hence, dermatopathologists and clinical dermatologists often find a gap in their knowledge. A new edition of an acclaimed text, An Atlas of Hair Pathology with Clinical Correlations, Second Edition bridges this gap and serves as a primer, an atlas, and a reference.
Cutaneous Adnexal Tumors
Dmitry V. Kazakov, Phillip McKee, Michal Michal, Denise Kacerovska
1st Edition, 830 pages, $436, LWW (2012)

Adnexal tumors of the skin are complex, with confusing nomenclature. Many lesions show marked variation in histological appearance and there is considerable morphological overlap between different entities. These tumors are relatively rare, compared for example with melanocytic lesions, but still are part of everyday routine work for all histopathologists. Therefore, many general pathologists (the majority of whom are obliged to report dermatopathology specimens) are unfamiliar with the topic and even the experts have difficulties with the more challenging cases.
Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide
Lorenzo Cerroni
4th Edition, 438 pages, $205, Wiley-Blackwell (2014)

Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide presents atemplated, easy to follow approach to the diagnosis of thischallenging condition. Hundreds of outstanding full colour images,carefully chosen for their clinical relevance, are complemented bya standard chapter format which covers clinical features,histopathology, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Teaching casesthroughout the text highlight examples of particular interest fortrainees, and summary boxes highlight key points for quickreview.
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GI pathology books recommended by: Raul S. Gonzalez, M.D. (September 2017)
Surgical Pathology of the GI Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas
Robert D. Odze, John R. Goldblum
3rd Edition, 1632 pages, $369, Saunders (2014)

2015 BMA Medical Book Awards 1st Prize Award Winner in Pathology Category! The updated edition of Surgical Pathology of the GI Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas is designed to act as a one-stop medical reference book for the entire gastrointestinal system, providing exhaustive coverage and equipping you with all of the necessary tools to make a comprehensive diagnostic workup. You'll access thousands of high-quality illustrations and eight brand-new chapters, so you can recognize and diagnose any pathological slide you encounter.
Diagnostic Pathology: Gastrointestinal
Joel K. Greenson
2nd Edition, 800 pages, $249.99, Elsevier (2015)

Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume by Joel K. Greenson, MD, is a visually stunning, easy-to-use reference covering all aspects of gastrointestinal pathology. Outstanding images – including gross pathology, a wide range of pathology stains, and detailed medical illustrations – make this an invaluable diagnostic aid for every practicing pathologist, resident, or fellow.
Atlas of Gastrointestinal Pathology: A Pattern Based Approach to Non-Neoplastic Biopsies
Christina Arnold, Dora Lam-Himlin, Elizabeth A. Montgomery
1st Edition, 488 pages, $259.99, LWW (2014)

Effectively evaluate challenging GI biopsies with Atlas of Gastrointestinal Pathology: A Pattern Based Approach to Non-Neoplastic Biopsies! Presented in a format that closely mirrors the daily sign-out process, this one-of-a-kind resource helps you interpret challenging cases by highlighting red flags in the clinical chart and locating hidden clues in the slides. You'll be able to reach confident diagnoses efficiently with this patterns based "scope-side guide".
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System
F.T. Bosman, F. Carneiro, R.H. Hruban, N.D. Theise
4th Edition, 418 pages, $162, World Health Organization (2010)

WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System is the third volume of the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumors. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome. This book also provides user-friendly algorithmic approaches to the diagnosis of the major tumors of the digestive tract.
MacSween's Pathology of the Liver
Alastair D. Burt, Linda D. Ferrell, Stefan G Hubsche
7th Edition, 1056 pages, $299.99, Elsevier (2017)

Since its first publication more than 35 years ago, MacSween's Pathology of the Liver, by Drs. Alastair D. Burt, Linda D. Ferrell, and Stefan G. Hübscher, has established itself as the definitive reference on liver pathology. The 7th Edition continues the tradition of excellence with more than 1,000 high-quality illustrations, coverage of the new and emerging diagnostic applications and techniques that pathologists must be familiar with, an up-to-date review of drug-induced injury, and much more.
Practical Hepatic Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach: A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series
Romil Saxena
2nd Edition, 792 pages, $292.99, Elsevier (2017)

A volume in the popular Pattern Recognition Series, Practical Hepatic Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach features completely updated and reorganized content, resulting in a truly practical guide to understanding liver pathology. Dr. Romil Saxena presents interpretation of liver biopsies according to a pattern-based approach that begins with recognition of the predominant histological pattern of injury, followed by identification of secondary features and appropriate work-up that lead you away from pitfalls to the best diagnosis.
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GU pathology books recommended by: Maria Tretiakova, M.D., Ph.D. and Debra Zynger, M.D. (April 2020)
AFIP Atlas of Tumor Pathology: Tumors of the Testis and Adjacent Structures
Thomas M. Ulbright, Robert H. Young
1st Edition, 473 pages, $183, American Registry of Pathology (2013)

This edition represents a significant expansion of both the textual and illustrative material of the Third Series Fascicle. The numerous images reflect the authors' belief that the "atlas" role that was the intent of the original Fascicles of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology is of paramount importance in these works.
Atlas of Genitourinary Pathology: A Pattern Based Approach
Sara E. Wobker, Sean R. Williamson
1st Edition, 722 pages, $259, LWW (2020)

Closely mirroring the daily sign-out process, Atlas of Genitourinary Pathology: A Pattern Based Approach is a highly illustrated, efficient guide to accurate diagnosis. This practical reference uses a proven, pattern-based approach to clearly explain how to interpret challenging cases by highlighting red flags in the clinical presentation and locating hidden clues in the slides. Useful as a daily “scope-side guide,” it features numerous clinical and educational features that help you find pertinent information, reach a correct diagnosis, and assemble a thorough and streamlined pathology report.
Atlas of Practical Genitourinary Pathology
Ximing James Yang
1st Edition, 960 pages, $156, McGraw-Hill (2014)

Atlas of Practical Genitourinary Pathology teaches the surgical pathologist how to accurately diagnose and effectively manage the full spectrum of common and rare genitourinary diseases. Completely current with the latest advances in the field, it is one of the first texts to address the new diagnostic markers for GU tumors and the increasing application of immunohistochemistry.
Biopsy Interpretation of the Bladder
Jonathan Epstein, Victor Reuter, Mahul B. Amin
3rd Edition, 400 pages, $169.99, LWW (2016)

Extensively revised to bring you up to date with new pathologic entities, new treatment methods, and much more, Biopsy Interpretation of the Bladder, Third Edition is a highly practical guide to effective diagnostic biopsy of the urothelial tract. Presented in a reader-friendly format, it helps you accurately identify all lesions, tumors, and tumor-like lesions for the bladder
Biopsy Interpretation of the Kidney & Adrenal Gland
Satish Tickoo, Ying-Bei Chen, Debra Zynger
1st Edition, 368 pages, $169.99, LWW (2015)

This practical volume in the Biopsy Interpretation Series is your guide to effectively diagnosing surgical pathology specimens from the kidney and adrenal glands, with an emphasis on core needle biopsies. Presented in a reader-friendly format, it features abundant photomicrographs of actual biopsy samples as well as correlative photos of surgical specimens and ancillary immunohistochemical studies. Coverage of each organ includes an introduction to biopsy techniques and an overview of normal histology.
Biopsy Interpretation of the Prostate
Jonathan I. Epstein
6th Edition, 456 pages, $179, LWW (2020)

Part of the highly regarded Biopsy Interpretation Series, this fully revised volume is your definitive guide to mastering biopsy pathology interpretation for prostate cancer care. Biopsy Interpretation of the Prostate, 6th Edition, provides superbly illustrated guidance from a top expert in the field, guiding you through the best utilization of H&E microscopy as well as the latest immunohistochemical markers in order to deliver accurate, reliable diagnoses. Hundreds of full-color illustrations depict the full range of benign and malignant prostatic entities.
Diagnostic Pathology: Genitourinary
Mahul B. Amin MD, Satish K. Tickoo MD
2nd Edition, 1072 pages, $329.99, Elsevier (2016)

Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume by Drs. Mahul B. Amin and Satish K. Tickoo is a visually stunning, easy-to-use reference covering all aspects of genitourinary pathology. Outstanding images – including gross pathology, a wide range of stains, and detailed medical illustrations – make this an invaluable diagnostic aid for every practicing pathologist, resident, or fellow.
Differential Diagnoses in Surgical Pathology: Genitourinary System
Jonathan I. Epstein, George J. Netto
1st Edition, 544 pages, $179.99, LWW (2014)

This practical resource, a volume in the new Differential Diagnoses in Surgical Pathology series, is arranged by differential diagnoses, filling a niche in urologic pathology resources and providing a practical guide to making the correct diagnosis between commonly confused entities.
Gynecologic and Urologic Pathology: Similarities, Differences and Challenges
Maria Rosaria Raspollini, Antonio Lopez-Beltran
1st Edition, 428 pages, $180, Cambridge University Press (2019)

Due to common early development, the pathology of the urogenital tract in males and females present many similarities. Richly illustrated in colour throughout, this essential text evaluates the most common pathologies of the male and female urogenital tract, focussing on similarities, differences, and challenges. Images are colour coded by gender, and feature diagnostic algorithms and boxes highlighting key similarities and differences. This book is intended to bridge the gap between urologic and gynecologic specialties, whose diagnoses are rarely considered or studied together.
Prostate Biopsy Interpretation: An Illustrated Guide
Rajal B. Shah, Ming Zhou
2nd Edition, 227 pages, $159, Springer (2019)

This book retains the core contents of the successful first edition and covers all the practical issues related to prostate biopsy diagnosis in day-to-day practice. It uses abundant algorithms, flow charts, and tables to simulate a pathologist’s thought process and assist decision making during evaluation of prostate biopsies. Chapters address the most effective ways to evaluate a prostate biopsy and how to formulate a diagnostic approach upon encountering a specific clinical problem. Pertinent new information is incorporated in all chapters, particularly in how novel diagnostic tools such as MRI and genomic tests may affect prostate biopsy practice and diagnosis. An entirely new chapter on pattern-based approaches to prostate biopsy interpretation has been added.
Urological Pathology
Mahul B. Amin, John Eble, David Grignon, John Srigley
1st Edition, 944 pages, $327.99, LWW (2013)

Knowledge in the field of urologic pathology is growing at an explosive pace. Today's pathologists, specialists, and residents require a comprehensive and authoritative text that examines the full range of urological diseases and their diagnosis.
Urologic Surgical Pathology
Liang Cheng, Greg T. MacLennan, David G. Bostwick
4th Edition, 976 pages, $299, Saunders (2019)

Offering comprehensive coverage of this fast-changing field for more than 20 years, Urologic Surgical Pathology is an expert guide to all common and rare entities in the genitourinary system. The 4th Edition keeps you fully up to date with discussions of newly recognized tumors and terminologies, the latest classification schemes, current grading approaches, molecular alterations, and commonly used ancillary diagnostic techniques. With its clinical focus on day-to-day urological pathology sign-out and an emphasis on clinicopathologic and radiographic-pathologic correlations, this thoroughly revised uropathology reference is an excellent resource for diagnostic decision making.
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs
Holger Moch, Peter A. Humphrey, Thomas M. Ulbright, Victor E. Reuter
4th Edition, 400 pages, $162, World Health Organization (2016)

WHO Classification of Tumours of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs is the eighth volume in the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome.
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Gyn pathology books recommended by: Jennifer Bennett, M.D. and Carlos Parra-Herran, M.D. (April 2020)
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Female Reproductive Organs
Robert J. Kurman, Maria Luisa Carcangiu, C. Simon Herrington, Robert H. Young
4th Edition, 316 pages, $162, World Health Organization (2014)

WHO Classification of Tumours of Female Reproductive Organs is the sixth volume in the Fourth Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumors. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome.
Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology
Christopher P. Crum, Kenneth R. Lee, Marisa R. Nucci, Scott R. Granter, Brooke E. Howitt, Mana M. Parast, Theonia Boyd, Hope K. Haefner, William A. Peters
3rd Edition, 1296 pages, $329, Elsevier (2017)

Comprehensive and practice-oriented, the fully updated 3rd Edition of this easy-to-use text covers the full range of obstetric and gynecologic pathology, including information on treatment and patient management. Written largely by the pathology and clinical faculty at Harvard's Brigham and Women's Hospital, it covers the most up to date information available in the field, including molecular genetics and diagnostics.
Atlas of Gynecologic Surgical Pathology
Philip B. Clement, Jennifer Stall, Robert H. Young
4th Edition, 670 pages, $289, Elsevier (2019)

Comprehensive in scope and easy to use, Atlas of Gynecologic Surgical Pathology, 4th Edition, provides the current, authoritative information you need to effectively sign out cases in female genital pathology. In this 4th Edition, internationally renowned authors Drs. Philip B. Clement and Robert H. Young are joined by new co-author Dr. Jennifer Stall to continue this bestselling atlas’s tradition of excellence. Hundreds of superb pathologic images, diagnostic pearls, and fully updated content make this practical, bench-side resource ideal for minimizing risks in reporting both routine and difficult cases.
Diagnostic Pathology: Gynecological
Marisa R. Nucci, Esther Oliva
2nd Edition, 880 pages, $299, Elsevier (2018)

Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume by Drs. Marisa R. Nucci and Esther Oliva is an ideal point-of-care reference for the accurate diagnosis of the full range of nonneoplastic and neoplastic conditions of the female genital tract, including common and uncommon entities. Concise, focused chapters, supported by tables, diagrams, and photographs, keep you up to date with evolving changes in the understanding of the pathobiology of common gynecologic tumors. This revised edition is ideal for pathologists at all levels of experience and training for use as a quick reference and as an efficient review to improve knowledge and skills.
Gynecologic Pathology: A Volume in Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology Series
Marisa R. Nucci, Carlos Parra-Herran
2nd Edition, 1040 pages, $195, Elsevier (2020)

Now fully revised to include recent advances in the field, the second edition of Gynecologic Pathology, a volume in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series, is an essential foundation text for residents and pathologists. The popular template format makes it easy to use, and new information throughout brings you up to date with what’s new in the field, including key molecular findings. Practical and affordable, this resource by Drs. Marisa R. Nucci and Carlos Parra-Herran is ideal for study and review as well as everyday clinical practice.
Blaustein's Pathology of the Female Genital Tract
Robert J. Kurman, Lora Hedrick Ellenson, Brigitte M. Ronnett
7th Edition, 1525 pages, $359, Springer (2019)

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 gynecological pathology. An essential reference for all pathologists and residents, this thoroughly updated Seventh Edition includes more than 1400 illustrations in color, informative tables and 22 revised chapters written by internationally recognized experts. Discussion of each specific entity is organized to include general information, etiology, and epidemiology followed by clinical features, pathologic findings, differential diagnosis, clinical behavior, and treatment.
AFIP Atlas of Tumor Pathology: Tumors of the Uterine Corpus and Trophoblastic Diseases
Esther Oliva, David C. Wilbur, Neil J. Sebire, Robert A. Soslow
1st Edition, 532 pages, $225, American Registry of Pathology (2019)

Since the publication of the Third Series Fascicle of the Uterine Corpus nearly thirty years ago, molecular discoveries have deepened our understanding of epithelial, mesenchymal, and mixed mullerian tumors of the uterus, fueling a new and still evolving classification of the different categories of uterine neoplasms. Enormous insights have been made to refine the classification of the different subtypes of endometrial carcinoma linked to important prognostic and therapeutic implications.
Diagnostic Pathology: Placenta
Amy Heerema-McKenney, Edwina J. Popek, Monique De Paepe
2nd Edition, 456 pages, $249, AMIRSYS (2018)

Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume covers all aspects of placental pathology and the critical role the placenta plays in the unique interface between mother and fetus. Concise, focused chapters, supported by tables, diagrams, and photographs, keep you up-to-date with evolving changes in the questions and issues concerning both the fetus/infant and the mother. This revised edition is ideal for pathologists at all levels of experience and training for use as a quick reference and as an efficient review to improve knowledge and skills.
Placental and Gestational Pathology
Raymond W. Redline, Theonia K. Boyd, Drucilla J. Roberts
1st Edition, 364 pages, $195, Cambridge University Press (2018)

This concise and comprehensive resource is vital for the pathologist faced with providing accurate, timely, and clinically useful diagnoses for placentas, products of conception, and gravid hysterectomies. Combining the pathologic, research, and clinical expertise of a diverse group of editors and authors from centers of excellence for placental pathology, this book enables easy application of the latest Amsterdam international consensus classification criteria, with cross-references to previous terminology and a pathophysiology-based classification system. It provides complete descriptions and illustrations of diagnostic gross, microscopic, and immunohistochemical findings together with a thorough discussion of potential pitfalls and differential diagnosis.
Diagnosis of Neoplasia in Endometrial Biopsies
Oluwole Fadare, Vinita Parkash
1st Edition, 182 pages, $176, Cambridge University Press (2014)

With its unique algorithmic and pattern-based approach, Diagnosis of Neoplasia in Endometrial Biopsies is an essential practical guide to interpreting endometrial biopsy samples. All potential entities are classified based on the dominant histologic pattern, with each resulting sub-group progressively sub-classified to reach a diagnosis. Decision tree flowcharts facilitate rapid narrowing of the differential diagnosis. Recent advancements are discussed and explained, and strengths and limitations of diagnostic tests are identified in the context of their application to the biopsy sample.
Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology, Volume 1
Wenxin Zheng, Oluwole Fadare, Charles Matthew Quick, Danhua Shen, Donghui Guo
1st Edition, 557 pages, $219, Springer (2019)

This fully indexed, 2-volume book covers all aspects of gynecologic and obstetric pathology. It focuses on practical issues in each chapter by demonstrating pitfalls of diagnosis in addition to general criteria needed for each disease entity. As a reference book on gynecologic and obstetric pathology, it is targeted for practicing pathologists, pathology residents, gynecologic pathology and oncology fellows, clinicians, healthcare providers, and biomedical researchers and is intended for use as a bench or scope side reference, resource for studying for board examinations or to satisfy any interest in certain topics within the field of gynecologic pathology.
Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology, Volume 2
Wenxin Zheng, Oluwole Fadare, Charles Matthew Quick, Danhua Shen, Donghui Guo
1st Edition, 639 pages, $249, Springer (2019)

This fully indexed, 2-volume book covers all aspects of gynecologic and obstetric pathology. It focuses on practical issues in each chapter by demonstrating pitfalls of diagnosis in addition to general criteria needed for each disease entity. As a reference book on gynecologic and obstetric pathology, it is targeted for practicing pathologists, pathology residents, gynecologic pathology and oncology fellows, clinicians, healthcare providers, and biomedical researchers and is intended for use as a bench or scope side reference, resource for studying for board examinations or to satisfy any interest in certain topics within the field of gynecologic pathology.
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Head and Neck books recommended by: Kelly Magliocca D.D.S., M.P.H. (August 2018)

For residents:
Diagnostic Pathology: Head and Neck
Lester D.R. Thompson,Bruce M. Wenig
2nd Edition, 1192 pages, $296.99, Elsevier (2016)

Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume is a visually stunning, easy-to-use reference covering all aspects of head and neck pathology. Outstanding images—including gross and microscopic pathology, a wide range of stains, and detailed medical illustrations—make this an invaluable diagnostic aid for every practicing pathologist, resident, or fellow. This second edition incorporates the most recent clinical, pathological, histological, and molecular knowledge in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of all key issues relevant to today's practice.
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
by Brad W. Neville, Douglas D. Damm, Carl M. Allen, Angela C. Chi
4th Edition, 928 pages, $178, Saunders (2015)

See how to identify and effectively manage oral diseases! Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 4th Edition provides state-of-the-art information on the wide variety of diseases that may affect the oral and maxillofacial region. Over 1,400 radiographs and full-color clinical photos ― that's more than any other reference ― bring pathologies and conditions to life. New to this edition is coverage of the latest advances in diagnosis and disease management, plus topics such as hereditary dental anomalies and oral lesions associated with cosmetic fillers.

For practicing pathologists with an interest in head and neck:
Diagnostic Pathology: Head and Neck
Lester D.R. Thompson,Bruce M. Wenig
2nd Edition, 1192 pages, $296.99, Elsevier (2016)

Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume is a visually stunning, easy-to-use reference covering all aspects of head and neck pathology. Outstanding images—including gross and microscopic pathology, a wide range of stains, and detailed medical illustrations—make this an invaluable diagnostic aid for every practicing pathologist, resident, or fellow. This second edition incorporates the most recent clinical, pathological, histological, and molecular knowledge in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of all key issues relevant to today's practice.
Atlas of Head and Neck Pathology
Bruce M. Wenig
3rd Edition, 1600 pages, $379.99, Elsevier (2015)

Atlas of Head and Neck Pathology delivers authoritative, highly visual guidance for effectively and accurately diagnosing a wide range of head and neck problems. This comprehensive resource features extensive, high-quality images depicting the histologic, immunohistochemical, cytologic, and diagnostic imaging appearance of every type of head and neck pathology. With a consistent, practical organization and succinct, bulleted format, the Atlas continues to be the resource general pathologists and specialists count on for reliable, easy-to-find answers.
WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumours
Adel K. El-Naggar, John K.C. Chan, Jennifer R. Grandis, Takashi Takata, Pieter J. Slootweg
44th Edition, 347 pages, $126.04, World Health Organization (2017)

The WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumours is the ninth volume in the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumors. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies evaluating response to therapy and clinical outcome.
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
by Brad W. Neville, Douglas D. Damm, Carl M. Allen, Angela C. Chi
4th Edition, 928 pages, $178, Saunders (2015)

See how to identify and effectively manage oral diseases! Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 4th Edition provides state-of-the-art information on the wide variety of diseases that may affect the oral and maxillofacial region. Over 1,400 radiographs and full-color clinical photos ― that's more than any other reference ― bring pathologies and conditions to life. New to this edition is coverage of the latest advances in diagnosis and disease management, plus topics such as hereditary dental anomalies and oral lesions associated with cosmetic fillers.
AJCC Cancer Staging Manual
Mahul B. Amin, Stephen B. Edge, Frederick L. Greene, David R. Byrd, Robert K. Brookland, Mary Kay Washington, Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, Carolyn C. Compton, Kenneth R. Hess, Daniel C. Sullivan, J. Milburn Jessup, James D. Brierley, Lauri E. Gaspar, Richard L. Schilsky, Charles M. Balch, David P. Winchester, Elliot A. Asare, Martin Madera, Donna M. Gress, Laura R. Meyer
2018 Edition, 1032 pages, $119.99, Springer (2018)

The AJCC Cancer Staging Manual is used by physicians and health care professionals throughout the world to facilitate the uniform description and reporting of neoplastic diseases. Proper classification and staging of cancer is essential for the physician to assign proper treatment, evaluate results of management and clinical trials, and to serve as the standard for local, regional and international reporting on cancer incidence and outcome.
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Hematopathology books recommended by: Genevieve M. Crane, M.D., Ph.D. (May 2019)
Multiparameter Flow Cytometry in the Diagnosis of Hematologic Malignancies
A. Porwit, M.C. Béné
1st Edition 242 pages, $140, Cambridge University Press (2018)

Master implementation of the techniques of flow cytometry in diagnosing complex haematological diseases and malignancies in patients, worldwide. Featuring World Health Organization recommendations on pre-analytical steps, instrument settings and panel construction, this invaluable manual offers invaluable support for those researching, practising and analyzing the cause of hematological malignancies. Authored by leading experts, this book puts flow-cytometry into everyday context
WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues
S. Swerdlow, E. Campo, N.L. Harris, E.S. Jaffe, S.A. Pileri, H. Stein, J. Thiele, D. Arber, R. Hasserjian, M. Le Beau
Revised Edition, 585 pages, $162, World Health Organization (2017)

WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues is a Revised Fourth Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome.
Knowles Neoplastic Hematopathology
Attilio Orazi, Kathryn Foucar, Daniel M. Knowles, Lawrence M. Weiss
3rd Edition, 1304 pages, $375.99, LWW (2013)

The Third Edition of Knowles Neoplastic Hematopathology has been thoroughly updated by the world's experts to cover all aspects of neoplastic hematopathology, a field that covers disorders of the bone marrow, spleen, and lymphatic system.
Hematopathology
Elaine Sarkin Jaffe, Daniel A. Arber, Elias Campo, Nancy Lee Harris, Leticia Quintanilla-Fend
2nd Edition, 1216 pages, $289.99, Elsevier (2016)

The world's leading reference in hematopathology returns with this completely updated second edition. Authored by international experts in the field, it covers a broad range of hematologic disorders -- both benign and malignant -- with information on the pathogenesis, clinical and pathologic diagnosis, and treatment for each. Comprehensive in scope, it's a must-have resource for both residents and practicing pathologists alike.
Bone Marrow Pathology
Kathryn Foucar
3rd Edition, 890 pages, $524, American Society for Clinical Pathology (2010)

The 3rd Edition of Kathryn Foucar's Bone Marrow Pathology connects the field of bone marrow diagnosis with advances in immunology research and the latest diagnostic techniques. This is the best of both worlds - A comprehensive atlas of over 2,000 high-quality diagnostic images and illustrations of genetic results combined with practical advice from experts in hematopathology, flow cytometry, and molecular genetic pathology.
Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide
Lorenzo Cerroni
4th Edition, 438 pages, $205.99, Wiley-Blackwell (2013)

Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide presents atemplated, easy to follow approach to the diagnosis of thischallenging condition. Hundreds of outstanding full colour images,carefully chosen for their clinical relevance, are complemented bya standard chapter format which covers clinical features,histopathology, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Teaching casesthroughout the text highlight examples of particular interest fortrainees, and summary boxes highlight key points for quickreview.
Ioachim's Lymph Node Pathology
Harry L. Ioachim, L. Jeffrey Medeiros
4th Edition, 694 pages, $299.99, LWW (2008)

Now in its Fourth Edition, this comprehensive, practical, and thoroughly illustrated reference offers valuable guidance in the diagnostic interpretation of lymph node biopsies. It provides encyclopedic coverage of all the various nonmalignant lesions, lymphomas, other neoplasms, and metastatic tumors in lymph nodes. The discussion of each pathologic entity includes definition, clinical syndrome, histopathology, and differential diagnosis.
Benign and Reactive Conditions of Lymph Node and Spleen
Dennis P. O'Malley, Tracy I. George, Attilo Orazi, Susan L. Abbondanzo
1st Edition, 572 pages, $82.50, : Amer Registry of Pathology (2009)

One of the main reasons that this Fascicle was undertaken is that for some years there has been no single, up-to-date book containing extensive information on benign and reactive lymphoid conditions. Although malignant processes garner the majority of attention, it is the benign processes that have an underlying complexity that is often an illustration of the delicate interplay of many components of the active immune system. In diagnosing the pathologic specimen, a basic approach is: 1) to determine if the process is benign or malignant, 2) if malignant, to characterize the origin of the malignancy, and 3) to subclassify or identify the process.
Williams Hematology
Kenneth Kaushansky, Marshall A. Lichtman, Josef Prchal, Marcel M. Levi, Oliver W Press, Linda J Burns, Michael Caligiuri
9th Edition, 2528 pages, $339.00, McGraw-Hill (2015)

Edition after edition, Williams Hematology has guided generations of clinicians, biomedical researchers, and trainees in many disciplines through the origins, pathophysiological mechanisms, and management of benign and malignant disorders of blood cells and coagulation proteins. It is acknowledged worldwide as the leading hematology resource, with editors who are internationally regarded for their research and clinical achievements and authors who are luminaries in their fields.
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IHC books recommended by : Lauren N. Stuart, M.D., M.B.A.(November 2017)
Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry: Theranostic and Genomic Applications, Expert Consult:
David J. Dabbs, Lester D. R. Thompson
4th Edition, 960 pages, $399.00, Saunders (2013)

Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry presents the latest information and most reliable guidance on immunohistological diagnoses in surgical pathology. David J. Dabbs, MD and other leading experts bring you state-of-the-art coverage on genomic and theranostic applications, molecular anatomic pathology, immunocytology, Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and more.
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Renal pathology books recommended by: Carla Ellis M.D., MS, FCAP (November 2017)
Non-neoplastic Kidney Diseases
Fred G. Silva
1st Edition, 721 pages, $165, Amer Registry of Pathology (2005)

This comprehensive volume is divided into twenty six chapters. It covers the major disease categories including congenital and hereditary diseases, acquired diseases of the native kidney as well as diseases of the renal allograft.
Brenner and Rector's The Kidney
Karl Skorecki, Glenn M. Chertow, Philip A. Marsden, Maarten W. Taal, Alan S.L. Yu
10th Edition, 2748pages, $498.99, Elsevier (2015)

Overcome the toughest clinical challenges in nephrology with Brenner & Rector's The Kidney -- the most well-known nephrology resource in the world. A diverse team of more than 200 international contributors brings you the latest knowledge and best practices on every front in nephrology worldwide. From basic science and pathophysiology to clinical best practices, Brenner & Rector's The Kidney is your go-to resource for any stage of your career.
Silva's Diagnostic Renal Pathology
Xin Jin (Joseph) Zhou, Zoltan G. Laszik, Tibor Nadasdy, Vivette D. D'Agati
2nd Edition, 690pages, $195, Cambridge University Press (2017)

Approximately ten percent of the world population are affected by kidney diseases, which often can only be diagnosed by renal biopsy. This practical guide offers an algorithmic, deductive approach to the interpretation of this complicated procedure, covering all technical methods used for diagnosis. This new edition includes an authoritative chapter on digital renal pathology, a topic inadequately covered in current literature.
Diagnostic Pathology: Transplant Pathology
Anthony Chang, Aliya N. Husain, Ilyssa O Gordon
1st Edition, 800 pages, $203.50, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (2015)

Diagnostic Pathology: Transplant Pathology is designed for practicing pathologists and transplant clinicians. Written by leading pathologists, this textbook provides a comprehensive yet concise and practical presentation of the pathologic entities that are encountered for solid organ transplantation. There are over 500 pages, nearly 175 pathologic entities, and 1000 images. Also included is a comprehensive section on immunology and HLA testing as well as sections focused on the history for each organ system.
Diagnostic Pathology: Kidney Diseases
Anthony Chang, Robert B Colvin
2nd Edition, 1144 pages, $329.99, Elsevier (2015)

Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume is a visually stunning, easy-to-use reference covering all aspects of common and rare renal diseases and their variants. Outstanding images―including gross and microscopic pathology, a wide range of stains, and detailed medical illustrations―make this an invaluable diagnostic aid for every practicing pathologist, resident, or fellow.
Heptinstall's Pathology of the Kidney
J. Charles Jennette, Vivette D. D'Agati, Jean L. Olson, Fred G. Silva
7th Edition, 1592 pages, $414.99, LWW (2014)

If you're looking to deepen your understanding of kidney disease, look no further than heptinstall's pathology of the kidney, 7th edition. Authored by the world's most accomplished renal pathologists, this image-rich text conveys the intricacies and comprehensiveness of renal disease, offering powerful diagnostic and treatment recommendations from decades of clinical research.
Diagnostic Atlas of Renal Pathology
Agnes B. Fogo, Michael Kashgarian
3rd Edition, 560 pages, $245.99, Elsevier (2016)

Practical, highly visual guidance for efficient, accurate diagnosis of renal disease. More than 700 images of light, immunofluorescence, and electron microscopy for each diagnostic entity with correlations to clinical presentation and pathogenesis. Focused, detailed discussions on key characteristic pathologic findings and prognostic, pathogenetic, and etiologic information.
Fundamentals of Renal Pathology
Agnes B. Fogo, Arthur H. Cohen, Robert B. Colvin, J. Charles Jennette, Charles E. Alpers
2nd Edition, 230 pages, $119, Springer (2014)

Fundamentals of Renal Pathology is a compact and up-to-date resource on the basics of renal pathology that will be of particular value for residents and fellows in training in renal pathology, general pathology, and nephrology, but will also serve as a handy reference for the more experienced. This second, revised and updated edition of the book offers an integrated approach based on contributions from established experts in the field.
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Soft tissue and bone pathology books recommended by: Michael R. Clay, M.D. (February 2018)
Practical Soft Tissue Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach
Jason L. Hornick
2nd Edition, 618 pages, $295.99, Elsevier (2018)

Part of the in-depth and practical Pattern Recognition series, Practical Surgical Soft Tissue Pathology, 2nd Edition, helps you arrive at an accurate diagnosis by using a proven pattern-based approach. Leading diagnosticians guide you through the most common patterns seen in soft tissue pathology, applying appropriate immunohistochemistry and molecular testing, avoiding pitfalls, and making the best diagnosis
Enzinger and Weiss's Soft Tissue Tumors
John R. Goldblum,‎ Sharon W. Weiss,‎ Andrew L. Folpe
6th Edition, 1176 pages, $399, Saunders (2013)

Enzinger and Weiss's Soft Tissue Tumors is your essential medical reference on the diagnosis of tumors of the skeletal muscles, connective tissue, fat, and related structures. No other source matches Enzinger and Weiss's scope and depth of coverage in this complex and challenging area of surgical pathology, and no other text contains as much practical information on differential diagnosis.
WHO Classification of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone
C.D.M. Fletcher, J.A. Bridge, P.C.W. Hogendoorn, F. Mertens
4th Edition, 427 pages, $83.58, World Health Organization (2013)

This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome. Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a strictly disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, epidemiology, clinical features, macroscopy, pathology, genetics, and prognosis and predictive factors.
Dorfman and Czerniak's Bone Tumors
Bogdan Czerniak
2nd Edition, 1520 pages, $359.99, Elsevier (2015)

The second edition of Dorfman and Czerniak's Bone Tumors brings together the latest data available on bone tumor pathology, making it the most comprehensive and encyclopedic reference on the epidemiology, clinical, pathologic, and molecular aspects of bone tumors. Now offered in full color and featuring updated imaging throughout, this one-of-a-kind resource provides a highly visual review of every disorder ― from the common to the rare.
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Thyroid books recommended by: Andrey Bychkov, M.D., Ph.D. (June 2018)
Diagnostic Pathology and Molecular Genetics of the Thyroid
Yuri E. Nikiforov, Paul W. Biddinger, Lester D.R. Thompson
2nd Edition, 448 pages, $154.25, LWW (2012)

Diagnostic Pathology and Molecular Genetics of the Thyroid, Second Edition, offers a comprehensive overview of the diagnostic surgical pathology, cytopathology, immunohistochemistry and molecular genetics of the thyroid diseases, including neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions. The book provides a detailed description of the surgical pathology of thyroid diseases side by side with major advances in immunohistochemistry and molecular genetics that can be used in evaluating thyroid tumors and non-neoplastic diseases.
Atlas of Head and Neck Pathology
Bruce M. Wenig
3rd Edition, 1600 pages, $301.38, Elsevier (2015)

Atlas of Head and Neck Pathology delivers authoritative, highly visual guidance for effectively and accurately diagnosing a wide range of head and neck problems. This comprehensive resource features extensive, high-quality images depicting the histologic, immunohistochemical, cytologic, and diagnostic imaging appearance of every type of head and neck pathology. With a consistent, practical organization and succinct, bulleted format, the Atlas continues to be the resource general pathologists and specialists count on for reliable, easy-to-find answers.
WHO Classification of Tumours of Endocrine Organs (IARC WHO Classification of Tumours)
Ricardo V. Lloyd, Robert Y. Osamura, Gunter Kloppel, Juan Rosai
4th Edition, 355 pages, $137.33, World Health Organization (2017)

The WHO Classification of Tumours of Endocrine Organs is the 10th volume in the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies evaluating response to therapy and clinical outcome.
Tumors of the Thyroid Glands
Juan Rosai, Ronald A. DeLellis, Maria Luisa Carcangiu, William J. Frable, Giovanni Tallini
1st Edition, 606 pages, $114.97, Amer Registry of Pathology (2016)

In the years since the publication of the Third Series AFIP Fascicles on the thyroid and parathyroid glands, awareness of the remarkable morphologic diversity of thyroid carcinoma has notably expanded, and great advances have been made in unraveling the molecular genetic features of thyroid and parathyroid tumors. There has also been an increased interest in the use of the fine-needle aspiration technique for the diagnosis and management of thyroid tumors, and in the role of the pathologist in the operative handling of the hyperfunctioning parathyroid gland.
The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology: Definitions, Criteria, and Explanatory Notes
Syed Z. Ali, Edmund S. Cibas
2nd Edition, 236 pages, $40.00, Springer (2017)

The first edition of The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology was published in 2010 and has greatly influenced the practice of thyroid cytopathology. The terminology proposed and illustrated in this text has been widely adopted not only in the U.S. but also abroad. It has become an essential text for pathology trainees and practicing pathologists examining thyroid fine needle aspiration (FNA) specimens.
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