Schuknecht’s Pathology of the Ear

Saumil N. Merchant, MD
Eliasen Professor of Otology and Laryngology
Harvard Medical School Surgeon in Otolaryngology
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Boston, Massachusetts
Joseph B. Nadol MD
Professor of Otolaryngology
Harvard Medical School Director Otopathology Lab
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Boston, Massachusetts

Schuknecht’s Pathology of the Ear serves as a scientific and educational resource for all those interested in the diagnosis and management of otologic disease. The text emphasizes clinical history and laboratory findings including audiological and vestibular testing for the purposes of clinico-pathologic correlation

This third edition of Harold F. Schuknecht’s Pathology of the Ear consists of four sections: (I.) “Anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the ear;” (II.) “Disease processes of the ear;” (III.) “Patterns of degeneration of the ear with multiple etiologies;” and (IV.) “Histopathology following surgical treatment.” This edition was edited to serve as a teaching material source.

Schuknecht’s Pathology of the Ear has been designated a Doody’s Core Titles® volume.

Key Features:

  • Highly illustrated with four-color illustrations and photomicrographs
  • Based on a collection of over 2000 human temporal bones prepared and studied in the Otopathology Laboratory at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Scratch off code on inside cover provides password access to website with updated content and videos. The supplementary content is temporarily unavailable while the site is updated.

Part I. Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology

  1. Methods of Removal, Preparation and Study
  2. Anatomy
  3. Physiology and Pathophysiology

Part II. Disease Processes of the Ear

  1. Genetically Determined and Other Developmental Defects
  2. Infection
  3. Disorders of Intoxication
  4. Trauma
  5. Vascular Disorders
  6. Disorders of Aging
  7. Neoplastic Growth
  8. Disorders of the Immune System
  9. Disorders of Unknown or Multiple Causes

Part III. Patterns of Degeneration of the Ear With Multiple Etiologies

  1. Degeneration of Auditory and Vestibular End Organs
  2. Neural Disorders
  3. Disorders of Bone

 Part IV. Histopathology Following Surgical Treatment

  1. Surgical Pathology
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Book Details

960 pages


9 in. x 12 in.

Publication Date September 2010

Otolaryngologists, pathologists, audiologists, residents, students, and instructors

ISBN 9781607950301