Key Features

  • Develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of pathology through clinical vignette-style questions emphasizing problem solving over rote memorization. Single-best-answer and extended-matching formats reflect levels of difficulty that prepare you for examinations.
  • Efficiently review a wide spectrum of topics with page references and a parallel organization to both Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease and Robbins Basic Pathology, making additional information easy to locate.
  • Reinforce your understanding of key content with answers and detailed explanations for every question at the end of each chapter.
  • Enhance your understanding of pathophysiology and integrate pathology with other medical disciplines by examining correlative laboratory, radiologic, and physical diagnostic data.
  • Visualize key pathologic concepts and conditions and test your diagnostic skills with over 1,100 full-color images.
  • Challenge your knowledge with a final comprehensive exam of 50 USMLE-style questions covering random topics.

Table of Contents

UN I T I General Pathology

1 The Cell as a Unit of Health and Disease

2 Cellular Pathology

3 Inflammation and Repair

4 Hemodynamic Disorders

5 Genetic Disorders

6 Immune System Diseases

7 Neoplastic Disorders

8 Infectious Diseases

9 Environmental and Nutritional Diseases

10 Diseases of Infancy and Childhood

U N I T II Diseases of Organ Systems

11 Blood Vessels

12 The Heart

13 Hematopathology of White Blood Cells

14 Hematopathology of Red Blood Cells and Bleeding Disorders

15 The Lung

16 Head and Neck

17 Gastrointestinal Tract

18 Liver and Biliary Tract

19 Pancreas

20 Kidney

21 The Lower Urinary Tract and Male Genital System

22 Female Genital Tract

23 The Breast

24 The Endocrine System

25 The Skin

26 Bones, Joints, and Soft-Tissue Tumors

27 Peripheral Nerve and Skeletal Muscle

28 Central Nervous System

29 The Eye

30 Final Review and Assessment


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