By Cyril Fisher (auth.)
Soft tissue tumors are a wide and heterogeneous workforce of tumors and pseudotumors with a spectrum of habit from benign to frankly malignant. This Atlas of soppy Tissue Tumor Pathology presents an summary of reactive, pseudoneoplastic, benign and intermediate neoplasms, sarcomas and similar stipulations bobbing up in subcutaneous and deep tender tissues. Emphasis is put on microscopic appearances with correlation with gross diagnostic findings the place appropriate. additionally, the immunohistochemical and molecular genetic beneficial properties of the most important smooth tissue tumor subtypes are provided. This compendium of soppy tissue tumors illustrates the majority of illnesses you are going to stumble upon in surgical pathology.
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