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Differential diagnosis in small animal cytology: the skin and subcutis.

Book cover for Differential diagnosis in small animal cytology: the skin and subcutis.

Description

Illustrated with high-quality photomicrographs, Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Cytology: The Skin and Subcutis is a comprehensive resource for identifying through cytology the most common cutaneous and subcutaneous diseases of dogs and cats. It has 194 pages divided into two parts, the first part is composed of chapters 1-4 which discussed the basic principles of cytology and includes: guide to the choice and correct use of the microscope; collection, preparation and staining of cytology specimens; guidelines to approach cytology smear examination; and cytological criteria of malignancy, the second part contains chapters 5-11 and covers topics on cytology of skin and subcutis which includes:skin and subcutis anatomy; inflammatory lesions; cysts, tumour-like lesions and response to tissue injury; epithelial tumours; mesenchymal tumours and other neoplasms; round cell tumours; and metastatic lesions. With key points describing the main clinical and cytological features of each lesion, the book provides lists of differential diagnoses, including diagnostic algorithms, and handy 'hints and tips' boxes. It is also enriched by chapters on the correct use and maintenance of the microscope, and techniques of collection and preparation of cytological specimens, making the book a valuable resource for veterinary pathologists (clinical and anatomic), residents, veterinary undergraduate students and small animal practitioners.

Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Guide to the choice and correct use of the microscope. Author(s): Cian, F. Monti, P. Baldwin, I.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 11) Collection, preparation and staining of cytology specimens. Author(s): Cian, F. Monti, P.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 16) Guidelines to cytology smear examination. Author(s): Cian, F. Monti, P.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 22) Cytological criteria of malignancy. Author(s): Cian, F. Monti, P.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 27) Skin and subcutis anatomy. Author(s): Cian, F. Monti, P.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 31) Inflammatory lesions. Author(s): Cian, F. Monti, P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 55) Cysts, tumour-like lesions and response to tissue injury. Author(s): Cian, F. Monti, P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 76) Epithelial tumours. Author(s): Cian, F. Monti, P.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 124) Mesenchymal tumours and other neoplasms. Author(s): Cian, F. Monti, P.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 168) Round cell tumours. Author(s): Cian, F. Monti, P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 192) Metastatic lesions. Author(s): Cian, F. Monti, P.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Clinical Pathology at the University of Cambridge, The Old Schools, Trinity Ln, Cambridge CB2 1TN, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2019
  • ISBN
  • 9781786392251
  • Record Number
  • 20193425181