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Title: Pathology Case Study: New Onset Weakness
Url: http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case68.html
Creator: Lacomis, David
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh. Dept. of Pathology
Description: This is a case study presented by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology in which a 32-year-old woman with anorexia nervosa and depression has also developed severe weakness, fatigue, and myalgias for several weeks, and can no longer walk. Visitors are given the patient history and microscopic description, including images, and are given the opportunity to diagnose the patient. This is an excellent resource for students in the health sciences to familiarize themselves with using patient history and laboratory results to diagnose disease. It is also a helpful site for educators to use to introduce or test student learning in neuropathology.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Pathology
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Psychiatry -- Psychopathology -- Neuroses -- Depression. Affective disorders
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the musculoskeletal system -- Other diseases of the musculoskeletal system, A-Z -- Myalgia
Medicine -- Pathology -- Manifestations of disease -- Other manifestations of disease, A-Z -- Anorexia
Medicine -- Pathology -- Manifestations of disease -- Other manifestations of disease, A-Z -- Fatigue
Medicine -- Pathology -- Study and teaching
GEM Subject: Health
Health -- Disease
Health -- Body systems and senses
Health -- Instructional issues
Health -- Chronic conditions
Key Concept: Health -- Diagnoses
Health -- Digestive system
Health -- Diseases
Health -- Pathology
Date Issued: 1996-08
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-11-29 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-02-15 15:36:22 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Pathology
Full Record Views: 46
Resource URL Clicks: 2
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