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Title: Pathology Case Study: SLE, Paraproteinemia and Polyneuropathy
Url: http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case173.html
Creator: Bilbao, Juan M., 1938-
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh. Dept. of Pathology
Description: This neuropathology case study is provided by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology is an excellent resource for students and instructors in the health science fields. This particular case involves the diagnosis of an elderly woman with a history of the following conditions: polyarticular arthritis, butterfly rash, and Sicca syndrome. A detailed history of the patient provides all the necessary background information, and the microscopic description and images provide the necessary information to help diagnose her. The official diagnosis of this patient is provided in the “Final Diagnosis” section, and is accompanied by a discussion of the case and a short list of references. This is an excellent resource for students in the health sciences to familiarize themselves with using patient history and laboratory results to diagnose patient’s conditions.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Diseases of the nerves and peripheral ganglia -- Other diseases, A-Z -- Polyneuropathies
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Pathology
Medicine -- Pathology -- Study and teaching
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 -- Blood and blood vessels
Health -- Diagnoses
Health -- Diseases
Health -- Nerves
Health -- Nervous system
Health -- Pathology
Date Issued: 1998-11
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
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Resource URL Clicks: 1
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