Atlas of Endocrine Pathology (Atlas of Anatomic Pathology)

By Lori A. Erickson

Atlas of Endocrine Pathology offers a complete compendium of photomicrographs of universal and unusual entities in endocrine pathology. the amount contains histologic positive aspects of standard positive factors, reactive stipulations, hyperplasia and tumors. the main important diagnostic beneficial properties are illustrated to supply course and clues to the analysis of endocrine tumors. additionally, photomicrographs spotlight the main pertinent diagnostic gains in difficult diagnoses in endocrine pathology.

Authored through a nationally and across the world well-known pathologist, Atlas of Endocrine Pathology is a vital studying device for these changing into accustomed to the varied entities encountered in endocrine pathology and a worthy reference for practising pathologists confronted with hard diagnoses in endocrine pathology.

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Adrenal Cortical Hyperplasia, Diffuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adrenal Cortical Hyperplasia, Nodular . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . basic Pigmented Nodular Adrenocortical illness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 one hundred sixty 161 162 164 23 Adrenal Cortical Adenoma. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred sixty five 172 24 Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173 182 25 Adrenal Myelolipoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 185 26 Pheochromocytoma and Adrenal Medullary Hyperplasia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adrenal Medullary Hyperplasia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pheochromocytoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Composite Pheochromocytoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187 188 189 194 195 27 Ganglioneuroma and Neuroblastoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 two hundred 28 strange Adrenal Tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Angiosarcoma of the Adrenal Gland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leiomyosarcoma of the Adrenal Gland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Schwannoma of the Adrenal Gland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Teratoma of the Adrenal Gland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adenomatoid Tumor of the Adrenal Gland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201 202 203 203 204 204 205 29 Metastases to the Adrenal Gland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 209 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211 1 Thyroid Histology The thyroid gland weighs 15–25 g and consists of 2 lobes joined through the isthmus, with nearly forty % of individuals having a pyramidal lobe [1]. The thyroid consists of lobules, each one of which consists of 20–40 follicles. each one follicle is surrounded via a basement membrane and covered by way of follicular cells. Colloid is found in the lumen of the follicles. The presence of calcium oxalate crystals within the colloid is a useful characteristic differentiating it from parathyroid. Thyrocytes additionally will be exceptional from parathyroid cells by way of reactivity to thyroid transcription issue 1 (TTF1) and thyroglobulin and the absence of parathyroid hormone and the neuroendocrine markers chromogranin and synaptophysin in thyrocytes. C cells are calcitoninproducing cells within the thyroid. they're found in interfollicular parts yet are tricky to spot in common thyroid tissue with hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) by myself. The immunohistochemical stains calcitonin, chromogranin, synaptophysin, somatostatin, calcitonin gene-related peptide, and bombesin will spotlight those neuroendocrine cells of the thyroid.

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