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Amyloid and Related Disorders

Surgical Pathology and Clinical Correlations

  • Maria M. Picken
  • Guillermo A. Herrera
  • Ahmet Dogan


  • Thoroughly updated and expanded second edition

  • Written by experts in this field

  • Provides updated terminology, including recently-identified entities


Part of the Current Clinical Pathology book series (CCPATH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction/General

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Mario Nuvolone, Giovanni Palladini, Giampaolo Merlini
      Pages 9-29
    3. Amanda K. Ombrello, Ivona Aksentijevich
      Pages 31-53
    4. Oana Madalina Mereuta, Chris P. Larsen, Ahmet Dogan
      Pages 55-63
    5. Merrill D. Benson
      Pages 65-80
    6. Paweena Susantitaphong, Laura M. Dember, Bertrand L. Jaber
      Pages 81-94
    7. Fausto J. Rodriguez, Maria M. Picken, John M. Lee
      Pages 121-131
  3. Non-amyloid Protein Deposits

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Guillermo A. Herrera, Elba A. Turbat-Herrera
      Pages 153-166
    3. Pierre Ronco, Alexandre Karras, Emmanuelle Plaisier
      Pages 167-178
  4. Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Alexander J. Howie
      Pages 197-211
    3. Maria M. Picken, Guillermo A. Herrera
      Pages 225-227
    4. Johan Bijzet, Ingrid I. van Gameren, Bouke P. C. Hazenberg
      Pages 229-248

About this book


The second edition of this text presents an overview of the most recent developments in this area including clinical presentation, etiology, pathogenesis, and differential diagnosis. The rationale for various therapies, including transplantation, is discussed and tissue diagnosis (its pitfalls and strategies for avoiding them) and laboratory support are included. The involvement of all major organ systems including renal/genitourinary, cardiac, gastrointestinal, pulmonary, peripheral nerve/central nervous system, soft tissue, skin, lymph node/spleen and bone marrow pathology is also covered.

Amyloid and Related Disorders, Second Edition
will be invaluable to specialized and general pathologists as well as cytopathologists. Other medical professionals may also benefit from this concise update on the systemic amyloidoses.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Maria M. Picken
    • 1
  • Guillermo A. Herrera
    • 2
  • Ahmet Dogan
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PathologyLoyola University Medical CenterMaywoodUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyLSU Health ShreveportShreveportUSA
  3. 3.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineNew YorkUSA

About the editors

Maria M. Picken, MD, PhD

Professor of Pathology

Director of Surgical Pathology

Past President Renal Pathology Society

Loyola University Medical Center

Department of Pathology

2160 South First Avenue, Building 110, Room 2242

Maywood, IL


Guillermo A. Herrera, M.D.

Albert G. And Harriet G. Smith Professor and Chair

LSU Health Shreveport

Department of Pathology

1501 Kings Highway

Shreveport, LA 


Ahmet Dogan, MD, PhD

Chief, Hematopathology Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

1275 York Avenue

New York, NY 


Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Amyloid and Related Disorders
  • Book Subtitle Surgical Pathology and Clinical Correlations
  • Editors Maria M. Picken
    Guillermo A. Herrera
    Ahmet Dogan
  • Series Title Current Clinical Pathology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Current Clinical Pathology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-19293-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-34246-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-19294-9
  • Series ISSN 2197-781X
  • Series E-ISSN 2197-7828
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages XIX, 542
  • Number of Illustrations 46 b/w illustrations, 345 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Pathology
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