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Diagnostic manual of tumours of the central nervous system

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Published by Churchill Livingstone in Edinburgh, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Central nervous system -- Tumors -- Diagnosis -- Atlases.,
  • Histology, Pathological -- Atlases.,
  • Central Nervous System Diseases -- diagnosis.,
  • Nervous System Neoplasms -- diagnosis.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementAntony J. Franks.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC280.N43 F73 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2382907M
ISBN 100443035245
LC Control Number87011658

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The World Health Organization Classification of Tumors of the Central Nervous System: a summary David N. Louis1 Arie Perry2 Guido Reifenberger3,4 Andreas von Deimling4,5 Dominique Figarella‑Branger6 Webster K. Cavenee7 Hiroko Ohgaki8 Otmar D. Wiestler 9 Paul Kleihues10 David W. Ellison The second edition of this concise reference book was prepared by authors from 21 countries and covers the neuro-oncological literature until January Diagnostic criteria, pathological features and associated genetic alterations are described in a strictly disease-oriented manner. Sections on more than 70 neoplasms and their variants include ICD-O codes, incidence, age and sex. contained in the WHO classi Wcation of tumours of the central nervous system [35]. As the book title indicates, the focus is on tumours of the central nervous system, includ-ing tumours of cranial and paraspinal nerves. Tumours of the peripheral nervous system, e.g. neuroblastomas of the sympathetic nervous system and aesthesioneuroblastoma,Cited by: WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System is the revised fourth edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumors. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies.

data on central nervous system (CNS) tumors, both malignant and nonmalignant. Such data are critical to our nation’s efforts to improve treatment and quality of life for people with central nervous system tumors. Researchers, clinicians, and others rely on the data you collect to File Size: 2MB. WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System is the revised fourth edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome. Tumours of the central nervous system (CNS) occur either as intrinsic lesions within the CNS and its coverings, or as metastatic lesions from a primary site outwith the CNS. Primary CNS tumours account for less than 2% of all malignant neoplasms; however, CNS tumours are the second most common group of tumours in : Alastair J. Ironside, Alastair J. Ironside, James W. Ironside, James W. Ironside. Tumours of the central nervous system in infancy and childhood show so many di­ verse pathomorphological characteristics and present so many diagnostic problems that a congress dealing specifically with the subject and thus bringing together a wide .