This atlas examines the benefits and limitations of immunocytochemistry (ICC) in contemporary cytology. The text addresses offers practical advice on choice of markers, and illustrates the use of ICC in fine needle aspiration and body cavity fluid cytology. This practical handbook will allow for quick reference in the selection and interpretation of markers in specific differential diagnostic in the daily practice of diagnostic cytology. Includes 299 color illustrations.
Immunocytochemistry.- Technical Considerations.- Selection of the Markers.- Evaluation of Results.- Immunocytochemical Resolution of Diagnostic Problems: Case Examples.- Undifferentiated Neoplasms.- Soft Tissue Tumors.- Gastrointestinal Tract.- Pancreas and Liver.- Adrenal Gland.- Head and Neck.- Lung.- Pleura and Mediastinum.- Abdominal Cavity.- Female Genital Tract and Breast.- Urinary and Male Genital System.- Lymphoreticular System.- Nervous System.