Biopsy Interpretation of the Gastrointestinal Tract Mucosa is your definitive bench reference for the diagnosis of these challenging specimens. One of the best-selling titles in the Biopsy Interpretation Series, its practical, richly illustrative coverage encompasses themost common mucosal biopsies from the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anus, helping you to evaluate the full range of samples and recognize their distinguishing features. This volume focuses on non-neoplastic entities; Volume Two, alsoavailable, is your complete source on neoplastic gastrointestinal lesions.
◾Successfully navigate both common and unusual issues that arise in the day-to-day interpretation of gastrointestinal biopsies. Entities covered in this volume include: Autoimmune gastritis, sexually transmitted infectious proctitis, inflammatory bowel disease and mimics, medication induced injury, and many others.
◾Enhance your interpretation skills with valuable pearls and pitfalls at the beginning of each chapter.
◾Compare your samples to hundreds of full-color illustrations that capture the characteristic appearance of most mucosal biopsies of the gastrointestinal tract.
◾Access additional illustrations plus 50 multiple-choice review questions in the companion VitalSource eBook!
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About The Author(s)
Elizabeth A Montgomery MD
Professor of Pathology, Oncology, and Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Pathology, Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
Lysandra Voltaggio MD
George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC