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Acute And Chronic Cholangitis

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Which parts of the cut sections of the liver show the inflammatory changes? What is the usual cause of cholangitis? Why might this be called acute and chronic from a histopathological point of view?...

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Diffuse Cortical Necrosis

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Draw a line between the necrotic cortex and the more viable appearing medulla. On which side of that line can nuclei be discerned more easily? Why?

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Acute Tubular Necrosis

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Show, in any way, shape, or form, a necrotic tubule. Name two or three most common causes of ATN.

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Interstitial Nephritis

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What is the interstitium of the kidney? Why might the term thyroidization be described here as an adjective? Demonstrate it. Demonstrate a tubule with coagulation necrosis.

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Diabetic Glomerulosclerosis

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Even if you didn't know anything at all about diabetes, and also had contempt for esoteric words like Kimmelsteil-Wilson, simply name some ways this kidney differs from all the normal kidneys you have...

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Arteriolosclerosis (Hypertension) And Hydropic...

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Demonstrate tubules with hydropic change. What is hydropic change? Is hydropic change a NON-specific finding in many diseases?

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Myocardial Infarction - Recent

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Demonstrate granulation tissue. What is granulation tissue? Can the term granulation tissue be used, more or less, interchangeably, with the term organizing inflammation?

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Myocardial Infarct - Remote

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Draw a line separating the fibrosis (scar) from the normal cardiac muscle tissue. How might one differentiate scar (fibrosis), from coagulation necrosis, from normal cardiac muscle (in words)?

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Myocardial Infarct

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Demonstrate the coagulation necrosis. Demonstrate the neutrophilic infiltrates (i.e., acute inflammatory infiltrate)

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Acute Fibrinous Pericarditis

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Demonstrate the fibrin. Is it limited to the pericardial layer? What are some common causes of acute pericarditis?

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Bacterial Pericarditis

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In all honesty, can this be grossly or microscopically differentiated from a NON-bacterial pericarditis? Do you feel confident enough to identify bacteria on this type of stain? If so, demonstrate some....

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Acute Fibrinous Pericarditis

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Is it limited to the pericardial layer? What are some common causes of acute pericarditis?

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Acute Cholecystitis

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Is the presence of neutrophils in the wall of the gallbladder needed for the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis? Demonstrate this. Demonstrate some fibrin. If the inflammatory infiltrate was severe enough...

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Chronic Esophagitis

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Which of the four primary GI tract layers, mucosa, submucosa, muscularis, serosa/adventitia is involved the most? Demonstrate this. Being chronic inflammation, what is the primary cell(s) of infiltration?...

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Chronic Fibrinous Bursitis

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Why can the phrase chronic fibrinous be construed as an oxymoron? What is a bursa as opposed to a joint cavity? Show the fibrin. Show the fibrosis. Show some synovial cells. Show villi. [if]Is this a...

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Pseudomembranous Colitis

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Demonstrate the pseudomembrane. What are the two main constituents of the pseudomembrane? What bacterial toxin is this almost always associated with?

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Fat Necrosis - Traumatic

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What is the most common cause of fat necrosis in any part of the body? Demonstrate granulomas, giant cells, and hemosiderin.

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Cerebellum - Abscess

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Demonstrate the abscess by drawing a circle around it. What is the most common cause for brain abscesses in children? Name some things which are associated with brain abscesses in adults. What type...

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Viral Encephalitis

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Demonstrate lymphocytic perivascular cuffing in the Virchow-Robbins space. Is this a classic feature of almost all encephalitis cases? Are the vast majority of encephalitis cases viral rather than bacterial?...

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Cerebral Infarct, Recent

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Is brain damage always used as the best example of liquefactive necrosis? Why is necrosis here liquefactive? Can many types of brain damage cause liquefactive necrosis, in a non-specific fashion? Might...

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Vertebrae- Fracture Callus

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What are the two types of callus in the phases of a healing bone fracture? Which type is this? What is it composed of? Demonstrate it.

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Appendix- Acute Appendicitis- Self-Leraning...

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Find some remnant mucosal glands. What is the definition of ulceration anywhere in the body? Demonstrate neutrophils (i.e., polys, or PMNs) in all four layers---mucosa, submucosa, muscular layer, serosa....

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