Gross pathology spot diagnoses

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Gross pathology spot diagnoses, also gross spot diagnoses, collects entities that can be diagnosed with reasonable certainty based on the gross pathological findings.

This does not mean they are gross only diagnoses; however, they are reasonable examination questions.

Microscopic spot diagnoses are found in the article spot diagnoses.

Diagnoses by system and organ

Heart

Heart valve:

Heart - other:

Cardiovascular

Lungs

Gastrointestinal pathology

Esophagus:

Stomach:

Duodenum:

Liver:

Gallbladder:

Pancreas:

Small bowel:

Appendix:

Large bowel:

Gynecologic pathology

Ovary:

Uterine tube:

Uterus:

Uterine cervix:

Dermatopathology

Tumour:

Possible syndromic:

Neuropathology

Bleeds:

Tumours:

  • Meningioma - intradural, extramedullary, sturdy tissue.
  • Schwannoma - cerebellopontine angle, yellow, fatty streaks.


Non-tumour:

Neurodegenerative:

Genitourinary pathology

Kidney:

Testis:

Paratesticular:

Placenta

Membranes:

Disc:

Cord:

  • Two vessel umbilical cord.
  • False knot.
  • True knot.
  • Membranous insertion (AKA velamentous insertion).
  • Furcate insertion - vessels separate before inserting.

Fetal

Genetic:

See also

References

  1. Rose, Alan G. (2008). Atlas of Gross Pathology with Histologic Correlation (1st ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 447. ISBN 978-0521868792.