I wrote the first edition of this work in 1987 with the object of providing a review of the aetiology, pathogenesis and morphological basis of diseases of the ear, nose and throat. Since that time important changes have taken place in the disciplines of both histopathology and otorhinolaryngology. Pathology has shifted its research orientation towards a molecular one; notable successes with new medical and surgical treatments in ENT have resulted in a striking expansion of that field. To provide a precis of the scientific principles of a subject lying between two such mobile territories was a daunt ing prospect. Help was indeed necessary and I welcome Henrik Hellquist as the co author of this second edition. He has had a longstanding interest in both head and neck and molecular pathology and has not only produced scholarly publications, but has also played an important role in enhancing international cooperation in this combined field.
The book will fend for desperate need for an up-to-date comprehensive text on ENT Pathology
The content reflects the massive growth in molecular pathology that has taken place in all branches of histopathology, a trend which was initiated in the USA
The appearance of the book reflects the modern tendency to produce colour prints of histological photographs (a feature particularly appreciated in American books)
A The Ear.- The Normal Ear.- Non-neoplastic Lesions of the External Ear.- Otitis Media.- Neoplasms of the External Ear.- Neoplasms and Similar Lesions of the Middle Ear.- Malformations of the Middle and Inner Ear.- Trauma; Haemorrhage; Ototoxicity.- Infections of the Inner Ear.- Ménière’s Disease; Pathology of the Vestibular System; Presbycusis.- Bony Abnormalities.- Neoplasms of the Inner Ear.- B The Nose and Paranasal Sinuses.- The Normal Nose and Paranasal Sinuses.- Infections.- Non-infective Inflammatory Conditions.- Papilloma.- Malignant Neoplasms of Surface Epithelium.- Non-epidermoid Epithelial Neoplasms.- Neuroectodermal Tumours.- Vascular Neoplasms; Myogenic Neoplasms.- Neoplasms of Fibrous Tissue.- Neoplasms of Cartilage and Bone.- Miscellaneous Conditions.- C The Nasopharynx.- Normal Anatomy and Histology; Adenoids; Infections; Developmental Lesions.- Epithelial Neoplasms.- Non-epithelial Neoplasms.- D The Palatine Tonsil.- Development; Normal Anatomy, Histology; Inflammatory Diseases.- Neoplasms.- E The Larynx and Hypopharynx.- Normal Anatomy and Histology.- Congenital Anomalies, Laryngocele and Other Developmental Anomalies.- Infections.- Non-infective Inflammatory Conditions.- Neuromuscular Diseases.- Squamous Cell Papilloma.- Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Epidemiology, Early Lesions, Biopsy Diagnosis.- Pathology of Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma.- Unusual Forms of Squamous Cell Carcinoma.- Non-epidermoid Epithelial and Neuroectodermal Neoplasms.- Neoplasms of Vascular, Connective and Muscular Tissue, Cartilage and Bone.- Hypopharynx: Anatomy, Histology and Pathology.- F Major Salivary Glands.- Development; Histology; Non-neoplastic Swellings.- Benign Epithelial Neoplasms.- Malignant Epithelial Neoplasms.- Miscellaneous Neoplasms.- G The Neck.- Cervical Lymph Nodes.- Infections and Cysts.