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Title: Pathology Case Study: Cavitary Lesion in the Right Upper Lung Lobe
Url: http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case211.html
Creator: Johnson, Douglas R.
Pasculle, A. William
Sheaffer, John
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 case, a 39-year-old woman was treated at an outside institution after experiencing two weeks of chills and a non-productive cough. The patient’s history section includes data on the patient's episodic bronchitis and cigarette use. The following tests were performed on the patient: Serologic studies for Coccidioides, lung CT scan, sputum cultures, and a flexible bronchoscopy. Those test results are all included in the case study to aid in your understanding of the patient’s diagnosis. The “Final Diagnosis” section provides a detailed description provided by the contributing doctors. This is an excellent resource for students in the health sciences to familiarize themselves with using patient history and laboratory results to diagnose disease.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the respiratory system -- Diseases of the lungs
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the respiratory system -- Diseases of the lungs -- Other diseases of the lungs, A-Z -- Fungous diseases
Medicine -- Pathology -- Clinical pathology. Laboratory technique -- Study and teaching
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 -- Bacterial infections
Health -- Diagnoses
Health -- Diseases
Health -- Lungs
Health -- Pathology
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1999-10
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: 2008-03-05 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-07 11:54:26 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Pathology
Full Record Views: 122
Resource URL Clicks: 9
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