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Pathology of Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease

Russo, Pierre, Ruchelli, Eduardo D., Piccoli, David A. (Eds.)

2nd ed. 2014, X, 699 p. 467 illus., 344 illus. in color.

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  • Comprehensive and up-to-date reference on the pathology of pediatric gastrointestinal and liver disease for both pathologists and clinicians
  • Emphasis on clinical-pathological correlation
  • Superbly illustrated, with the inclusion of many new images

Pediatric gastrointestinal and liver biopsies account for a significant portion of the specimens examined by a pathology laboratory. The increasingly widespread use of endoscopic procedures in children, the improved sophistication of medical imaging techniques, and the exciting expansion of knowledge in genetic medicine have all led to new advances and opportunities in pediatric hepatogastroenterology and pathology.

Pathology of Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease provides the pediatric pathologist, the GI or general pathologist, and the pediatric gastroenterologist with the most complete and current reference on the subject. With an emphasis on clinical-pathological correlation, the book includes in-depth discussions on disorders and issues that are frequently encountered but for which up-to-date information is often not readily available, as well as infrequent disorders unique or specific to children that are not covered in standard texts. Significant revision has been undertaken since the first edition, with the inclusion of many new illustrations and electron micrographs. Among the topics covered are malabsorption and motility disorders, immunodeficiencies, including HIV, developmental malformations, food allergies, cystic diseases of the liver, hepatic tumors, and esophageal and pancreatic disorders. The book is richly illustrated, with many figures in color, and the high-quality endoscopic and radiographic images permit ready correlation with the pathologic principles under discussion.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Chronic inflammatory bowel disorders - Esophageal disorders - Hepatic Tumors - Intrahepatic cholestatic disorders - Metabolic disorders

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Pathology

Table of contents 

GI Tract: Developmental anatomy and anomalies of the GI tract.- Esophageal disorders in childhood.- Gastritis and gastropathies.- Malabsorption and protracted diarrhea.- Chronic inflammatory bowel disorders.-  Motor disorders.-  Polyps and tumors of the GI tract.- Liver, Biliary Tree & Pancreas: Developmental anatomy and congenital anomalies of the liver, gallbladder, and extrahepatic biliary tree.- Diseases of the extrahepatic biliary tree and gallbladder.- Intrahepatic cholestatic disorders in infancy and childhood.- Hepatic disorders in childhood.- Metabolic disorders.- Hepatic Tumors.- Disorders of the pancreas.

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