Items tagged “pathology”

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Mixed germ cell tumour of the testis: gross pathology

Mixed germ cell t...
 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Oct 2010
50% complete
Pathology
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Pick bodies

Pick bodies are intracytoplasmic spherical inclusions found in Pick's disease. They are composed of tau fibrils (thus Pick's disease is a taupathy) arranged in a disorderly array 1. Although tau protein is a major component a number of other protein products are present, including ubiquitin and ...
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Neuritic plaques

Neuritic plaques (also known as senile plaques) are pathological extracellular aggregates formed around a core of amyloid β peptide and are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.  They should not be confused with neurofibrillary tangles which are intracytoplasmic. Pathology Neuritic plaques are e...
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Neurofibrillary tangles

Neurofibrillary tangles are abnormal cytoplasmic accumulations of tau proteins, found in neuronal and glial cells of the central nervous system. They are responsible for a number of neurodegenerative disease (collectively known as taupathies) including 1: progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP)  ...
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Appendicitis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 07 Jul 2011
89% complete
CT
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Inflammation

Inflammation is a response to a noxious stimuli which can be either be acute or chronic. The cardinal signs of inflammation include: heat redness swelling pain loss of tissue function Sub types Acute Inflammation Acute inflammation occurs within the first few hours after an injury. In ...
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Adenoma-carcinoma sequence

The adenoma-carcinoma sequence refers to a stepwise pattern of mutational activation of oncogenes (e.g. K-ras) and inactivation of tumour suppressor genes (e.g. p53) that results in cancer. An oncogene is a gene that has the potential to cause cancer. In tumour cells, these are often mutated or ...
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Rosenthal fibres

Rosenthal fibres are astrocytic cytoplasmic inclusions, typically found in areas of longstanding gliosis. These elongated or "corkscrew" structures occur within astrocytic processes and are brightly eosinophilic (stain bright pink on the H&E stain) 1-3. They represent astrocytic processes swolle...
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Submandibular pleomorphic adenoma

FNA submandibular...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Ryan
Published 10 Feb 2012
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Ultrasound
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Subacute (de Quervain’s) thyroiditis

Inflammatory rich...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Ryan
Published 13 Mar 2012
91% complete
UltrasoundPathology
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Hashimoto thyroiditis

Macroscopic - ser...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Ryan
Published 15 Mar 2012
91% complete
UltrasoundPathology
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Renal leiomyoma: gross pathology and histology

Macroscopic - Rig...
 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Andrew Ryan
Published 01 May 2012
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Pathology
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Colorectal carcinoma - with extramural spread: gross pathology

Right hemicolecto...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Ryan
Published 24 May 2012
88% complete
Pathology
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Commensal actinomyces in normal tonsil

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Ryan
Published 06 Jun 2012
85% complete
Pathology
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Adrenal myelolipoma: gross pathology and histology

Macroscopic speci...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Ryan
Published 01 Aug 2012
82% complete
Pathology
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Renal oncocytoma: gross pathology and histology

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Andrew Ryan
Published 07 Nov 2012
44% complete
Pathology
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Renal cell carcinoma in a cystic kidney with ESRF: gross pathology

Gross specimen fr...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ian Bickle
Published 24 Jul 2013
91% complete
Pathology
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Homer Wright rosettes

Homer Wright rosettes are differentiated tumour cells grouped around a central region containing neuropil (therefore its association with tumors of neuronal origin). Pathology Examples of tumours where these can be seen include: medulloblastoma (the presence of Homer Wright rosettes in a post...
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Antisynthetase syndrome (anti-Jo1)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 05 Nov 2014
98% complete
CT
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RANZCR pathology MCQ exam

The RANZCR pathology MCQ exam is part of the RANZCR part 2 examination. Format The examination consists of 100 multiple choice questions, each with a stem and 5 possible answers, and is of 2 hours in duration. Since August 2012 the examination has been delivered electronically. Currently it i...

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