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Title: Pathology Case Study: Headache, Ataxia, and Impairment of the State of Balance
Url: http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case157.html
Creator: Günzel, Steffen
Schober, Ralf
Seifert, Volker
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh. Dept. of Pathology
Description: This is a case study presented by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology where a 45-year-old man suffered from ataxia of gait and dizziness as well as intermittent headache for two years. These impairments were progressive. The case study provides imaging and operative description as well as microscopic description in order to allow the user the opportunity to diagnose the patient. Clicking on the final diagnosis link will provide users with a discussion of the actual diagnosis along with important learning points as well as a list of references. This is an excellent resource for students in health sciences to familiarize themselves with using patient history and laboratory results to develop a diagnosis. It is also a helpful site for educators to use to introduce or test student learning in neuropathology.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- By region, system, or organ of the body, or type of tumor, A-Z -- Pineal body
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- Pathology
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Diseases of the central nervous system -- Movement disorders. Basal ganglia diseases. Extra-pyramidal disorders
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Pathology
Medicine -- Pathology -- Manifestations of disease -- Headache
Medicine -- Pathology -- Study and teaching
GEM Subject: Science
Health
Health -- Disease
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Vocational Education
Health -- Body systems and senses
Health -- Chronic conditions
Vocational Education -- Allied health occupations
Key Concept: Health -- Central nervous system
Health -- Diagnoses
Health -- Diseases
Health -- Glands
Health -- Neoplasms
Health -- Neurons
Health -- Pathology
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1998-08
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
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: 2007-12-11 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-11 14:29:23 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Pathology
Full Record Views: 83
Resource URL Clicks: 5
Cumulative Rating: NOT YET RATED
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