PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE

Digestive Diseases

Mar 20, 2021 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Digestive Diseases

Digestive Diseases L. Michael Snyder Michael J. Mitchell INTRODUCTION This chapter focuses on several common gastrointestinal (GI) clinical presentations: abdominal pain (acute and chronic); ascites; diarrhea (acute and chronic); GI…

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Cardiovascular Disorders

Mar 20, 2021 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Cardiovascular Disorders

Cardiovascular Disorders Mohammed Waseem Akhter Craig S. Smith INTRODUCTION This chapter focuses on the common presenting symptoms and conditions of cardiovascular disorders and the differential diagnoses to be considered in…

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Autoimmune Diseases

Mar 20, 2021 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune Diseases M. Rabie Al-Turkmani INTRODUCTION This chapter provides the latest information on the diagnosis of systemic autoimmune diseases. Each entry is organized with a brief definition of the disease,…

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Laboratory Tests

Mar 20, 2021 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Laboratory Tests

Laboratory Tests L. V. Rao Hongbo Yu INTRODUCTION This chapter presents the most commonly ordered serum, plasma, and whole blood laboratory tests arranged in alphabetical order. Each entry is titled…

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Head and Neck

Mar 11, 2021 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Head and Neck

Thyroid Gland Granulomatous Thyroiditis (De Quervain Thyroiditis) Clinical Features • Also called subacute thyroiditis • Presents with clinically marked tenderness of thyroid, fever, sore throat, and malaise most likely related…

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