VPCS 315: General Pathology

This course is concerned with the basic reactions of cells and tissues to injurious agents or stimuli and practical diagnostic procedures in gross and microscopic lesions. The theoretical part should cover a brief introduction to pathology, structural and functional aspects of the normal cell (cell membrane, the cytoplasm with its various inclusions and vesicles).  This is followed by: (1) Cell injury and death of cells and tissues, necrosis and infarction, cellular infiltrations and degenerations mineral deposits and pigments (2) Disturbance of growth (3) Disturbance of circulation, (4) Inflammation and body reaction (5) Neoplasia (6) Disorders of the immune system.

 

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