This comprehensive reference addresses all aspects of fetal and neonatal pathology, including complicated pregnancies, multiple pregnancies, abortion, placental pathology, and disorders affecting the full-term neonate. A consistent organization allows for quick access to specific guidance, and nearly 2,500 illustrations - 2,350 in full color - depict conditions and abnormalities as they present in practice, facilitating diagnosis. An Image Bank on CD-ROM - new to this edition - features all of the illustrations from the 2-volume set, downloadable for presentations.
Offers comprehensive coverage of all common and rare embryonic, fetal, and infant disorders in one source.
Correlates clinical, pathologic, and genetic findings for each systemic disease.
Emphasizes the genetic and molecular basis of birth defects.
Features nearly 2,500 illustrations - 2,350 in full color - which depict each abnormality or condition as they present in practice.
Presents practical information on autopsy techniques and protocols.
Provides the latest guidance on molecular pathology, immunohistochemistry, DNA technology, and more.
Offers an expanded discussion of developmental biology related to the pathogenesis of birth defects.
Features user-friendly summary tables and diagnostic flow charts, making information quick and easy to find.
Includes a CD-ROM featuring all of the illustrations from the 2-volume set.
Volume 1 Pare 1 Genetic and Developmental Pathology 1. Mechanisms of Development and Growth: Molecular Genetics 2. Causes and Pathogenesis of Birth Defects 3. Abnormalities of Blastogenesis, Organogenesis, and Phenogenesis 4. Pathology of Abortion: The Embryo and the Previable Fetus 5. Causes of Stillbirth and Neonatal Death 6. Prenatal Diagnosis 7. Pathology of the Placenta 8. Multiple Pregnancies and Conjoined Twins 9. Disruptions: I. Teratogenic Disruptions II. Vascular Disruptions 10. Chromosomal Abnormalities 11. Sudden Death in Infants: I. Sudden and Unexpected Death in Infants II. Mechanisms of the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 12. Complications of Perinatal Care Part 2 Systematic Pathology 13. Perinatal, Fetal, and Embryonic Autopsy 14. Infectious Diseases 15. Nutritional Diseases 16. Metabolic Diseases 17. Cardiovascular System: I. Development of the Heart and Congenital Malformations II. Cardiovascular Disorders 18. Respiratory System 19. Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas Volume 2 20. Liver, Gallbladder, and Biliary Tract 21. Renal System: I. Kidneys and Urinary Tract II. Genetic Disorders and Malformation Syndromes 22. Hematopoietic System: I. Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood II. Coagulation Disorders 23. Thymus, Spleen, Lymphoid, Tissues, and Immunodeficiency Disorders 24. Central Nervous System: I. Development II. Malformations III. Fetal and Neonatal Brain Damage IV. The "At-Risk Fetus 25. Endocrine Glands 26. Reproductive System 27. Soft Tissue Tumors 28. Skin Diseases 29. Neuromuscular Diseases 30. Skeletal System: I. Osteochondrodysplasias and Dysostoses II. Infections 31. The Eye 32. Head and Neck: I. Craniofacial Abnormalities II. Salivary Glands 33. Pediatric Forensic Pathology