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Title: Pathology Case Study: Arthralgia and Myalgia
Url: http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case143.html
Creator: Chung, Wen-Wei
Lee, Robert E.
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh. Dept. of Pathology
Description: The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine's Department of Pathology has compiled a series of case studies to help both students and instructors. In this particular study a 35-year-old woman with a history of arthralgia, Raynaud's phenomenon and myalgia is treated for progressive weakness, shortness of breath and a dry cough. Detailed observations examinations are available along with X-ray images and gross and microscopic descriptions of the patient’s condition. Clicking on the “Final Diagnosis” link will take you to the patient’s official diagnosis and notes from the contributing doctors. Students in the health sciences will find this resource especially helpful, as it provides experience with patient history, lab results, and diagnostics.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the connective tissues -- Individual diseases, A-Z -- Mixed connective tissue disease
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the musculoskeletal system -- Other diseases of the musculoskeletal system, A-Z -- Myalgia
Medicine -- Pathology -- Study and teaching
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Forensic medicine. Medical jurisprudence. Legal medicine -- Death determination and certification -- Medicolegal investigation of death. Forensic pathology. Autopsy
GEM Subject: Science
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 -- Connective tissue
Health -- Diagnoses
Health -- Diseases
Health -- Musculoskeletal system
Health -- Pathology
Date Issued: 1998-05
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
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
Source: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Pathology
Full Record Views: 11
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