Heart, Pericardium, and Blood Vessels

Mar 11, 2021 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Heart, Pericardium, and Blood Vessels

Heart Cardiomyopathy Clinical Features Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy • Myocardial disease characterized by left ventricular hypertrophy in the absence of systemic hypertension, aortic valve stenosis, or overt infiltrative diseases • Associated with…

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Lung and Pleura

Mar 11, 2021 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Lung and Pleura

Non-Neoplastic Conditions Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation Clinical Features • Uncommon developmental anomaly predominantly seen in infants that has features of both immaturity and malformation of the airways and distal lung…

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Ureter, Urinary Bladder, and Kidney

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Ureter Ureteritis Cystica Et Glandularis Clinical Features • One of the most common non-neoplastic urothelial proliferations • Reactive urothelial proliferation that develops following an inflammatory stimulus • Typically asymptomatic and…

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Male Genitourinary System

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Prostate Gland Acute and Chronic Prostatitis Clinical Features Clinical classification of acute and chronic prostatitis • Acute bacterial prostatitis • Chronic bacterial prostatitis • Chronic abacterial prostatitis • Prostate is…

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Pancreas

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Nonneoplastic Entities Chronic Pancreatitis Clinical Features • Defined by irreversible loss of pancreatic parenchyma and function caused by inflammation • Patients present with recurrent attacks of abdominal and back pain…

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Adrenal Gland

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Adrenal Cortical Insufficiency (Addison Disease) Clinical Features Primary Adrenal Cortical Insufficiency Etiology • Autoimmune etiology in 75% to 90% of cases, with circulating autoantibodies to endocrine antigens (21-OH, P-450scc, and…

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