Afip 4/18 - Tumors of the Testis and Adjacent Structures
Authors:Ulbright T.M., Young R.H.
Publisher:Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP)
From the Preface: '...This edition represents a significant expansion of both the textual and illustrative material of the Third Series Fascicle. The numerous images reflect our belief that the 'atlas' role that was the intent of the original fascicles of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology is of paramount importance in these works. At the same time the current scope is no longer primarily a visual resource but also a comprehensive description of clinical, pathologic, immunohistochemical, molecular biologic, prognostic and to a limited extent, therapeutic aspects of the various entities. For this reason we have greatly expanded our coverage of the immunohistochemical and molecular features of the various lesions, recognizing that such information is quickly supplemented be new observations. Nevertheless we continue to believe that careful gross examination and routine light microscopic observations are the foundations for diagnosis of these neoplasms and neoplastic-like processes...'.
Contents: Testicular Tumors: General Considerations * Germ Cell Tumors: Histogenetic Considerations and Intra tubular Germ Cell Neoplasia * Germ Cell Tumors: Seminomas * Nonseminomatous Germ Cell Tumors * Mixed Germ Cell Tumors, Regressed Germ Cell Tumors and Germ Cell-Sex * Sex-Cord Stromal Tumors * Miscellaneous Primary Tumors of the Testis Adnexa and Spermatic Cord * Tumor-like Lesions