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Title: Pathology Case Study: Cystic Tumor
Url: http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case218.html
Creator: Dunn, Jean
Mnuskin, Anna
Surti, Urvashi
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh. Dept. of Pathology
Description: This cytogenetics 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 case involves 21-year-old male presented with a mass in his right thigh. Prior to this, the patient was healthy and had no major health concerns. The tumor was removed and the attending doctor ordered a cytogenetic analysis of the specimen. The results from that analysis along with microscopic images and electron photomicrographs of the tumor are included in the case study to aid in the understanding of the final diagnosis. The official final diagnosis is accompanied by a discussion of the contributing doctor’s findings and a 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 -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- By region, system, or organ of the body, or type of tumor, A-Z -- Muscles
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- By region, system, or organ of the body, or type of tumor, A-Z -- Musculoskeletal system
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- By region, system, or organ of the body, or type of tumor, A-Z -- Soft tissue
Medicine -- Pathology -- Study and teaching
Medicine -- Surgery -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- Cystic tumors
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Genetics -- Cytogenetics
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 -- Diagnoses
Health -- Diseases
Health -- Neoplasms
Health -- Pathology
Health -- Tissues
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2000-01
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: 2009-05-04 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-07 11:54:21 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Pathology
Full Record Views: 104
Resource URL Clicks: 17
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