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Title: Pathology Case Study: Mediastinal Mass
Url: http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case235.html
Creator: Fowler, Jason C.
Rao, Uma N. M.
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh. Dept. of Pathology
Description: This is a case study presented by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology in which a man complained of diaphoresis nausea and substernal chest pain through his left arm. Subsequent tests revealed a mediastinal mass with both fatty and solid components. Visitors can view both microscopic and gross descriptions, including images, and have the opportunity to diagnose the patient. This is an excellent resource for students in the health sciences to familiarize themselves with using patient history and laboratory results to diagnose disease. It is also a helpful site for educators to introduce or test students of soft tissue pathology.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- By region, system, or organ of the body, or type of tumor, A-Z -- Chest
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- By region, system, or organ of the body, or type of tumor, A-Z -- Soft tissue
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- Pathology
Medicine -- Pathology -- Study and teaching
Medicine -- Surgery -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- Cystic tumors
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
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: 2008-12-25 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-07 11:52:27 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Pathology
Full Record Views: 79
Resource URL Clicks: 5
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