Pathological anatomy i
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Aim of the course is to provide the etiological and anatompathological aspects of the main diseases of the bones and joints in domestic animals.
Propedeutics: General Pathology, animal physiopathology, veterinary immunopathology
Course contents summary
Prof. Paolo Borghetti (1 CFU: 12 ore)
Exhaustive concepts on the main metabolic and inflammatory diseases of bone and on the main degenerative and inflammatory joints pathologies.
1) Bone Pathology: Diseases of the bone development; Metabolic bone diseases (rickets, osteomalacia,osteoporosis, osteodistrophy); Inflammatory bone pathologies.
2) Joint Pathology: Degenerative Joint Disease (Osteoarthritis); Pathologies of the joint development (Osteochondrosis, Hip Dysplasia); Inflammatory Joint Pathology (infectious, traumatic and immune-mediated arthritis). Tumors of joints.
MARCATO P.S. Patologia sistematica veterinaria. Edagricole, Bologna, 2002.
1 CFU of Classroom Lectures (12 hours)
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