This volume is a practical pictorial and textual guide to bladder biopsy interpretation. The book presents a comprehensive, focused review of the light microscopic analysis of inflammatory, neoplastic, and pseudoneoplastic lesions encountered by diagnostic surgical pathologists. The text details the clinical indications and techniques for bladder biopsy and provides extensive coverage of major diagnostic problems such as staging of bladder cancer, interpretation of inverted papillomas, and evaluation of pseudoneoplastic soft tissue lesions. Of special note is a complete explanation of the applications and pitfalls of the ABH and Lewis blood group systems and other immunohistochemical tumor markers. An in-depth review of schistosomiasis is also included.