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What does a typical pathology report state at the minimum?

What does a typical pathology report state at the minimum?

The basics: Patient identifying data, site from which the tissue was taken, a description of what was received by the pathologist and if so what type of preservative / fixative if any. On resected specimens, the description showcases the pathologist's sharp eyes. Almost always there will be a microscopic description of some portion stained in some way, unless it's orthopedic hardware or something similar. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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What is the difference between a histology and a pathology report?

What is the difference between a histology and a pathology report?

Unclear question: Histology usually refers to microscopic features of a tissue. Pathology report has interpretation of the findings and is usually more than just histology. Pathology reports also deal with blood tests, microbial cultures and genetic tests. ...Read more

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Can speech pathology aid in the treatment of dysphagia?

Can speech pathology aid in the treatment of dysphagia?

Yes: Most speech pathologists are also trained in the evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders. ...Read more

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What is the pathology of early/mild ulcerative colitis please?

What is the pathology of early/mild ulcerative colitis please?

Chronic injury: Ulcerative colitis is distinguished from acute colitis by evidence of both acute and chronic mucosal injury. In early stages the chronic changes are mild gland architecture distortion and a pattern of chronic inflammation. Later, gland loss/branching and metaplasia occurs. The pathology can be similar to other processes so your doctor has to consider ALL the findings, to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is clinical pathology?

Clinical Pathology: Also known as laboratory medicine, clinical pathology is the discipline of selecting appropriate methods of testing for all the clinical areas of medicine, including clinical chemistry, hematology, bacteriology and virology, the blood bank, immunology and other areas. On-going monitoring, reference ranges, training and interpretation are also involved. Guiding test use properly is another key act. ...Read more

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How to read pathology report?

How to read pathology report?

Carefully: Pathology reports contain a variety of complex data. The reports often convey a variety of complex data in a minimal amount of text, much the same way that a single pathology slide conveys countless data to the pathologist. If you still have questions regarding a pathology report that your surgeon, oncologist, or other clinical cannot answer, it's possible to reach out to the pathologist direct. ...Read more

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What does discrete mean medical pathology terms?

Two unconnected: Two lesions that are not joined to one another. It's a curious word. ...Read more

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What kind of pathology test needed for my CP child?

Comprehensive eval: There are no specific pathology tests for cp. The choice of tests would be dictated by the clinical findings, e.g., if the child is not eating well, one may wish to test for nutritional deficiencies. A multidisciplinary team of paediatrician, neurologist, nutritionist may consult the pathologist as needed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: pathology?

What is the definition or description of: pathology?

Pathology: Pathology is essentially the study of disease. Specialist trained to help diagnose disease (laboratory medicine) are known as pathologists. Pathologist have completed medical school and completed a residency in laboratory medicine. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long to wait for a pathology report?

Depends: About 80% of the pathology reports are completed in 2-3 days. Some require additional investigation and take a variable amount of time from a week to 3-4 weeks, though the latter is uncommon. ...Read more

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Dr. Amy Deeken
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Pathology (Definition)

Pathology is essentially the study of disease. Specialist trained to help diagnose disease (laboratory medicine) are known as pathologists. Pathologist have completed medical school and completed a ...Read more