Learning outcomes of the course unit
To know the major micro/macroscopical aspects of non neoplastic and neoplastic lesions.
See those as for the integrated course.
Course contents summary
Macro/microscopy of acute and chronic arthritis (rheumatoid arthritis, infectious arthritis and gout).
Nephritic syndrome: etiopathogenesis and macro/microscopy of diffuse acute glomerulonephritis and rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis.
Nephrotic syndrome 1: etiopathogenesis and macro/microscopy of minimal change nephropathy and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.
Nephrotic syndrome 2: etiopathogenesis and macro/microscopy of membranous nephropathy, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis and diabetic nephropathy.
Etiopathogenesis and macro/microscopy of recurrent hematuria and/or isolated urinary syndromes: IgA nephropathy, non IgA focal glomerulonephritis, hereditary nephropathy (Alport syndrome, familiar benign hematuria); end stage kidney disease.
Etiopathogenesis and macro/microscopy of kidney transplant rejection.
Classification and macro/microscopy of kidney, bladder and prostate tumors (benign and malignant, including prostate adenoma).
Kumar, Abbas and Fausto: “Robbins e Cotran: The pathologic basis of diseases” Ed. Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia USA.
Lectures; written and oral exam.