Pathological anatomy II
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Aim of the course is prepare the students on theoretical and practical themes of General Pathologic Anatomy and Specialistic Pathologic Anatomy with particular enphasys on infectious, parasitic, nutritional and neoplastic diseases of domestic animals.
Course contents summary
SKIN AND APPENDAGES
Principles of dermohistopathology, disorders of pigmentation, physicochemical diseases, actinic diseases, nutritional and circulatory diseases, endocrine disease, dermoimmunopahology, viral diseases, bacterial diseases, mycotic diseases, parasitic diseases, skin neoplasia.
Oral cavity diseases, salivary gland diseases, esophagus diseases, forestomach diseases (rumen dilation, traumatic reticuloperitonitis, viral, bacterial, mycosis, parasistic diseases, neoplasia).
Stomach circulatory disturbancies, gastritis and abomasitis, neoplasia.
Intestinal obstruction, nutritional and circulation disturbancies of intestine, viral enteritis, bacterial enteritis, parasitic enteritis, colitis.
Hyperplastic and neoplastic diseases of intestine.
LIVER AND BILIARY SYSTEM
Principles of liver histopathology (hepatocellular degenerations, pigmentations, necrosis), nutritional and circulatory disturbances, viral hepatitis, bacterial hepatitis, parasitic hepatitis, biliary system inflammation, cirrhosis and sclerosis, hyperplastic and neoplastic diseases of liver and biliary system.
Regressive changes, pancreatitis, neoplasia
PERITONEUM AND RETROPERITONEUM
Traumatic lesions of peritoneum and retroperitoneum, abnormal contents in the peritoneal cavitiy
Circulatory disturbancies, glomerular and tubular diseases, tubulo-interstitial diseases, neoplasia
Anomalies and inflammation of lower urinary tract diseases (ureters, urinary bladder, urethra), urolithiasis, neoplasia
Pitiuary and parathyroid diseases, circulatory and inflammation of thyroid, goiter and thyroid neoplasia, Adrenal cortex and medulla diseases. Diabetes mellitus.
FEMALE GENITAL SYSTEM
Ovary cists, hydrosalpinx, salpingitis, pyosalpinx, circulatory and nutritional disases of the uterus, hydrometra, mucometra, endometritis, pathologies of cervix, vagina and vulva, diseases of Bartolini’s gland, diseases of pregnant uterus.
Circulatory and nutritional diseases, mastitis, neoplasia.
MALE GENITAL SYSTEM
Scrotum and tunica vaginalis pathologies, circulatory and nutritiona disorders of testes, testicular degenerations, orchitis, epidedimitis, neoplasia of testes, diseases of glands (seminal vescicles, prostate, bulbo-urethral), pathologies of penis and prepuce.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
Circulatory and traumatic diseases, anoxia, encephalomalacia, viral encephalitis, bacterial encephalitis, parasistic encephalitis, TSE, neoplasia.
GUARDA F., MANDELLI G.: Trattato di anatomia patologica veterinaria, UTET, Torino
MARCATO P.S.: Patologia sistematica veterinaria, Edagricole, Bologna, 2002.
PELLEGRINI:Tecnica delle autopsie, Utet, Torino, 1987.
Lectures and practice in necropsy room and histopatology lab
Gross pathology is teached by Prof. Corradi (27 hours) and Dr. Di Lecce (27 hours).
Histopathology is teached by Prof. Cantoni (27 hours) and Dr. Passeri (27 hours).
Exam: practical and oral