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Rosettes in Pathology

Rosettes in Pathology

Rosettes in Pathology: Rosettes are structures with radial arrangement of cells like that of a rose petals and hence the name “rosette”. Presence of these structures are diagnostic of cert

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Approach to Anemia in Elderly

Approach to Anemia in Elderly

APPROACH TO ANEMIA IN ELDERLY Contributing Author Dr Rashmi M V Professor of Pathology Shree Siddhartha Medical College Tumakuru, Karnataka, India Define Anemia Definition: anemia is functionally defi

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WINTROBE TUBE

WINTROBE TUBE

WINTROBE TUBE This is a tube of 110 mm long and with an internal bore diameter of 3mm The tube is closed at one end. This tube is graduated on both sides from 0-10 in ascending and descending order Th

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INFLAMMATION Part 3: Leukocyte Activation – PHAGOCYTOSIS

INFLAMMATION Part 3: Leukocyte Activation – PHAGOCYTOSIS

Define Phagocytosis It is A process Which involves the recognition , engulfment and digestion of Microbes, dead cells an foreign bodies. Greek word Phagein, meaning “to devour” kytos, mea

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INFLAMMATION Part 2: Cellular Events- Leukocyte Recruitment.

INFLAMMATION Part 2: Cellular Events- Leukocyte Recruitment.

What are the cellular events in inflammation General Principles The influx of the leukocytes ( neutrophils & Monocytes) to the site of injury These leukocytes ingest and destroy the injurious agen

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INFLAMMATION Part 1: General Concepts, Types, Vascular Changes in Acute Inflammation

INFLAMMATION Part 1: General Concepts, Types, Vascular Changes in Acute Inflammation

Define Inflammation Inflammation is defined as a local response of living tissue to any injurious agent. This is basically a protective response needed for survival. Historical aspects: The word infla

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AMYLOIDOSIS: PART 3: Morphology, Diagnosis, Special stains, clinical features & Prognosis

AMYLOIDOSIS: PART 3: Morphology, Diagnosis, Special stains, clinical features & Prognosis

 What are the Organs Involved in Amyloidosis?  The organs  involved are as under Primary Amyloidosis: Heart, GIT, Respiratory tract, peripheral nerves, skin and tongue Secondary Amyloidosis: Kidney

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AMYLOIDOSIS: PART 2: Pathogenesis & Classification

AMYLOIDOSIS: PART 2: Pathogenesis & Classification

Describe the Pathogenesis of Amyloidosis The  basic  mechanism  in the pathogenesis of amyloidosis is abnormal folding of proteins or misfolded proteins. Under normal circumanstances, these abnorma

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