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Title: Pathology Case Study: HIV Infection and Multiple Cranial Neuritis
Url: http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case149.html
Creator: Collman, Ronald G.
Goldberg, Herbert
Kenyon, Lawrence C.
Kolson, Dennis L.
Lavi, Ehud
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh. Dept. of Pathology
Description: This is a case study presented by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology where a 36-year-old man known to be infected with HIV presented with decreased visual acuity, back pain and mild leg weakness. The case study provides radiology images along with microscopic description in order to allow the visitor the opportunity to diagnose the patient. Clicking on the final diagnosis link will provide users 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 -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Diseases of the central nervous system -- Diseases of the brain -- Encephalitis
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Diseases of the nerves and peripheral ganglia -- Neuritis
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Pathology
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialities of internal medicine -- Immunologic diseases -- Immunodeficiency -- AIDS. HIV infections
Medicine -- Pathology -- Study and teaching
Science -- Microbiology -- Pathogenic microorganisms. By disease, A-Z -- Cytomegalovirus infections
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 -- Immune systems
Health -- Nerves
Health -- Pathology
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1998-05
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Overviews
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: 2009-10-13 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-02-26 11:49:10 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Pathology
Full Record Views: 82
Resource URL Clicks: 9
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