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Title: Pathology Case Study: An Adrenal Mass
Url: http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case244.html
Creator: Finkelstein, Sidney
Peng, Yan
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh. Dept. of Pathology
Description: This endocrine pathology case study, provided by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology, is an excellent resource for students and instructors in the health science fields. A 71-year-old female experiencing “fainting spells” is the focus of this case. The patient’s history, gross description, and microscopic description of test results are provided to aid readers in understanding the patient’s 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. It is also a helpful site for educators to use to introduce or test student knowledge of endocrine pathology.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- By region, system, or organ of the body, or type of tumor, A-Z -- Adrenal gland
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- By region, system, or organ of the body, or type of tumor, A-Z -- Endocrine glands
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- Pathology
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology -- Clinical cases
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 -- Diagnoses
Health -- Diseases
Health -- Endocrine system
Health -- Neoplasms
Health -- Pathology
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: 2009-01-16 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-07 11:42:42 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Pathology
Full Record Views: 113
Resource URL Clicks: 9
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