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Biopsy interpretation of the gastrointestinal tract mucosa. (CD-ROM included).


Biopsy interpretation of the gastrointestinal tract gastrointestinal tract
The part of the digestive system consisting of the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine.

Gastrointestinal tract 
 mucosa. (CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
 in full compact disc read-only memory

Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser).

Montgomery, Elizabeth A.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


411 pages



Biopsy interpretation series


Montgomery (pathology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine) provides a practical and fully illustrated guide to the distinguishing features of non-neoplastic lesions, polyps Polyps
A tumor with a small flap that attaches itself to the wall of various vascular organs such as the nose, uterus and rectum. Polyps bleed easily, and if they are suspected to be cancerous they should be surgically removed.
 (included serrated serrated /ser·rat·ed/ (ser´at-ed) having a sawlike edge.
serrated (ser´āted),
adj having a jagged or notched edge; saw-toothed.
 polyps), and neoplasms of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine small intestine

Long, narrow, convoluted tube in which most digestion takes place. It extends 22–25 ft (6.7–7.6 m), from the stomach to the large intestine.
, colon and anus. She focuses on situations commonly encountered in daily practice, including interpretive issues, and provides ways to avoid pitfalls in diagnosis. Along with the 300 monochrome illustrations in the text, the CD-ROM includes over 1,000 additional full-color digital images. Along with its use as a professional reference, this text could also be adapted to classroom use.

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