General and Systematic Pathology , with STUDENT CONSULT Access, 5th Edition

General and Systematic Pathology

5th Edition with STUDENT CONSULT Access

By James C. E. Underwood, MD, FRCPath, FRCP, FMedSci, Emeritus Professor of Pathology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK and Simon S. Cross, MD, FRCPath, Senior Lecturer, Department of Pathology, University of Sheffield Medical School


Part 1: Basic Pathology:
Introduction to Pathology. Characteristics. Classification and Incidence of Disease. Genetic and Environmental Causes of Disease. Diagnostic Pathology in Clinical Practice.

Part 2: Disease Mechanisms:
Disorders of Growth. Differentiation and Morphogenesis. Response to Cellular Injury. Disorders of Metabolism and Homeostasis. Ischaemia. Infarction and Shock. Immunology and Immunopathology. Inflammation. Carcinogenesis and Neoplasia. Aging and Death.

Part 3: Systematic Pathology:
Cardiovascular System. Respiratory Tract. Alimentary System. Liver. Biliary System and Exocrine Pancreas. Endocrine System. Breast. Female Genital Tract. Male Genital Tract. Kidneys and Urinary Tract. Lymph Nodes. Thymus and Spleen. Blood and Bone Marrow. Skin. Osteoarticular and Connective Tissues. Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems.