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Title: Pathology Case Study: Back Pain and Leg Weakness
Url: http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case283.html
Creator: Hewlett, Richard H.
Lamprecht, Deon
Rutherfoord, G. Stuart
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh. Dept. of Pathology
Description: This neuropathology case study 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 a 40-year-old Xhosa male with pain and weakness in the lower limbs. The “Pathology Findings” and “Final Diagnosis” sections reveal the details of the patient’s condition. 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 -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- By region, system, or organ of the body, or type of tumor, A-Z -- Spinal cord
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- Pathology
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Pathology
Medicine -- Pathology -- Study and teaching
Science -- Physiology -- Blood -- Formation. Hematopoiesis. Bone marrow
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 -- Neoplasms
Health -- Pathology
Health -- Bones
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2001-04-09
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: 2009-02-09 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-07 11:42:15 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Pathology
Full Record Views: 48
Resource URL Clicks: 6
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